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DEFINITION: Standby power is electrical power that a device consumes when not in present use, but plugged in to a source of power and ready to be used. Standby power consumption is the amount of such power that is used even though the power drainage is not apparent. The terms apply to appliances such as television sets, computers, computer peripherals, and various other devices, including those that use battery  … 
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Four of the Most Innovative Features of Rack PDUs
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access the following resource to explore the top 4 most innovative features of rack PDUs. Read on now and learn how rack PDUs can help aid in disaster recovery, improve operational capacity, allow for the easy management and monitoring of critical data center components, and much more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

Raritan Inc.

5 Benefits of Having USB Ports on Your Rack PDUs
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the top five benefits of having USB ports on your PDU racks. Access now and learn how USB ports allow for faster network connections, easier upgrades and setups, and much more. Read on to learn if this is something that could benefit your business.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Raritan Inc.

Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper compare the costs of deploying new on-premises data center power and cooling modules as well as prefabricated options. Access now and learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each, identify which environments can best leverage the facility module approach, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Watts and Volt-Amps: Powerful Confusion
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper clarifies the major differences between watts and VA and explains how the terms are correctly and incorrectly used in specifying power protection equipment.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Single Phase UPS Management, Maintenance, and Lifecycle
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn about the key factors that influence both battery and UPS life; and gain some simple recommendations and guidelines to help you manage your single phase UPS to maximize the life and overall availability.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

UPS Operating Modes: A Global Standard
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) terminology is a complex subject, often made more confusing by the competing marketing claims of various manufacturers. This paper explains this terminology and discusses the capabilities and limitations of the various classifications.
Posted: 01 Jan 2011 | Published: 14 Apr 2011

Emerson Network Power

Power and Cooling Design Guidelines for Network Access Rooms
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn about critical guidelines to help you design power and cooling systems so you can maintain your network's efficiency, power use, temperature, and overall structural hardware integrity. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Emerson Network Power

Conducting an Accurate Utility Cost Analysis Based on UPS Efficiency
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn what UPS efficiency ratings mean, how capacity utilization affects your UPS' effiency, and how you can choose the best UPS for your data centre by running a simple cost analysis. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Emerson Network Power

Powering Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers why converged infrastructure must be accompanied with a power protection plan.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Eaton Corporation

Best Practices in Protecting the Technology Systems Revolutionizing Healthcare
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: With technology infiltrating every aspect of healthcare, traditional approaches to power protection no longer suffice. This paper introduces a new hospital power protection model that leverages technologies and best practices forged in the data center.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Essential power management for virtualized environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive source to learn how your business can optimize power management in your virtual environments to boost your data center's efficiency.
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 0002

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

HP 3PAR F-Class Storage Systems: A mid-range storage revolution for lean times
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief details the benefits of HP 3PAR F-Class Storage Systems.  Some of these are 50% fewer arrays that reduce capacity, power, cooling, and floor space by up to 75%. HP 3PAR F-Class Storage Systems can also reduce storage administration time by 90%. Read this document for more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Dispelling the Myths of IBM i Data Access
sponsored by SEQUEL-Software
WHITE PAPER: Accessing data in a format that is usable for each type of user is often referred to as Business Intelligence, or BI. When done correctly, BI can be a powerful force in an organization. Unfortunately, that’s not often the case. Part of the problem is the many myths surrounding BI and its basic concepts.
Posted: 14 Jul 2010 | Published: 14 Jul 2010

SEQUEL-Software

IBM Sets Pace in Unix Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gabriel Consulting report research report focuses on the survey results and discusses IBM’s Power Systems virtualization milestones and touches on the implications for the Unix server market.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

IBM

Rack Powering Options for High Density
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this APC whitepaper, alternatives for providing electrical power to high density racks in data centers and network rooms are explained and compared as well as defined guidelines for rack power systems that can reliably deliver power to high density loads while adapting to changing needs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

Schneider Electric

A Quantitative Comparison of High Efficiency AC vs. DC Power Distribution for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why a move to a DC-based architecture is unwarranted on the basis of efficiency by comparing the most efficient DC and AC power distribution methods.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jan 2007

Schneider Electric

Strategies for Deploying Blade Servers in Existing Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Installing blade servers in an existing data center stresses the power and cooling systems. This paper reviews five methods to deploy blade servers and avoid common pitfalls, helping you select the best power and cooling approach for your IT shop.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Schneider Electric

Green Networking in the Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the challenges faced in today's data centers; addressing the issues surrounding data center power, cooling and efficiency, with an emphasis on how specific networking tools and strategies can help address these issues. It will also highlight the HP ProCurve data center solutions that focus on efficiency.
Posted: 09 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Dell PowerEdge Energy Smart Servers -- The Smart Choice for Optimizing your Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Dell's end-to-end approach helps customers worldwide solve their power and cooling challenges and meet the demands of business growth with industry-standard solutions. They offer solutions you can deploy right now, as well as the right mix of tools, partnerships, and services to help you get the most from your existing infrastructure.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 09 May 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Management Strategy for Network Critical Physical Infrastructure
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Physical infrastructure management is the key to system availability, minimizing downtime risk and increasing personnel productivity. Learn the factors that should be considered when choosing a management solution for the physical infrastructure layer of computing and networking resources.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

Schneider Electric

Speeding Business Innovation with HP Data Center Transformation Solutions
sponsored by Agilysys Technology Solutions Group
WHITE PAPER: HP Data Center Transformation solutions accelerate some of today's most important technology initiatives: enabling consolidation, improving energy and space efficiency, and enhancing business continuity and availability.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Agilysys Technology Solutions Group

Best Practices for Power Equipment Startup
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the need for a systematized program for new power equipment startup and the best practices and pitfalls that exist with regards to power equipment startup.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

BladeCenter E-Kit
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download a complimentary copy of the IBM BladeCenter e-kit which contains white papers, videos and case studies featuring real-life success stories.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

IBM

Energy Management Strategies and Data Center Complexities Require New Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an approach to "going green" that enables you to address challenges like fiscal resource issues and align your IT shop with business goals and strategies.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

IBM

Oracle VM and NetApp Storage-Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews a virtualization strategy that leverages grid technology to dynamically share resources like servers, storage, and networking. This combination helps reduce power and space requirements.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation
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POWER SUPPLIES DEFINITION (continued): …  chargers. Standby power is expressed in watts (W).An increasing number and variety of consumer devices incorporate standby features. Often a device is in standby mode when the consumer thinks it is completely powered-down. Placing the power switch in the OFF position does not guarantee that a device consumes no power. The only way an everyday consumer can be sure a device is not drawing power is to unplug it from the utility outlet.Standby power, over time, adds to the energy expense incurred by a household or business. Consider a home with the following appliances in standby operation: two television … 
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