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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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Avoiding the Economic Cliff by Managing the Data Center Floor
sponsored by Global DataCenter Management, Inc. (GDCM)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews a just-in-time technology to help IT pros defer the ever-increasing cost of the data center: raising the data center floor. Doing so can optimize space, power, and cooling, while also enhancing availability and service levels.
Posted: 03 Nov 2008 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Global DataCenter Management, Inc. (GDCM)

IBM Software: A Green Strategy for Your Entire Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores optimization strategies and demonstrated benefits being achieved today with IBM Software solutions. Utilization of these capabilities can help you meet the increasing challenges of energy efficiency, cost containment and compliance.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

IBM System x Servers - The Right Choice. Open. Easy. Green
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBMSystemx is a portfolio of robust servers built on IBMX-Architecture's our blueprint for bringing innovation tox86systems. Innovation that helps set you apart from the competition. Learn more in this paper.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

IBM

Reducing Desktop Power Consumption: How IT and Facilities Can Both Win
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Power Save helps companies meet their environmental objectives. It uses intelligent energy management to ensure workstations are available when system resources are required, while conserving power during downtimes.
Posted: 07 Aug 2008 | Published: 08 Apr 2008

Faronics

Comparing Data Center Batteries, Flywheels, and Ultracapacitors
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores several popular classes of batteries, compares batteries to both flywheels and ultracapacitors, and briefly discusses fuel cells.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

APC by Schneider Electric

Optimizing Facility Operation in High Density Data Center Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes issues of high processor and server density within existing data center infrastructures. It identifies methods to optimize the effectiveness of power and cooling resources in facilities that are deploying high-density equipment...
Posted: 11 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Breakthrough Approach for Efficient IT Service Delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations in every industry are exploiting advanced technologies to gain a competitive advantage. In this whitepaper learn about IBM's vision for the new enterprise data center which offers an evolutionary new model for efficient IT delivery.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

IBM

Five Major Power Distribution Considerations for Data Center Racks
sponsored by Avocent
WHITE PAPER: Power densities and power consumption costs in data centers are rising. Learn what to consider when choosing the appropriate power distribution products at the rack level.
Posted: 11 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Avocent

Designing Power-Friendly Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for power management and explains the technologies available for designing power-friendly devices. Not just for system's designers this information is valuable and applicable to any computing enviro...
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Intel Corporation

Air-Cooled High-Performance Data Centers: Case Studies and Best Methods
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Combining innovations and best-known methods for air-cooled data center design helps provide new approaches for power and cooling. This white paper discusses real world examples of how to lower costs and improve performance within the IT infras...
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Intel Corporation

Size DOES Matter When Refreshing Your Enterprise Tape System
sponsored by Qualstar Corp
WHITE PAPER: It's easy to list the reasons for the explosion in storage capacity requirements. However, the tough question is: How are you going to solve it? Download this white paper to learn about the most cost-effective solution for storing data for the long run.]
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Qualstar Corp

Avoiding Costs from Oversizing Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how the physical and power infrastructure of data centers and network rooms is typically oversized by more than 100%. Statistics related to oversizing are also presented, as well as the costs and fundamental reasons why oversizing occurs. An architecture and method for avoiding oversizing is described.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

Schneider Electric

Power and Cooling for VoIP and IP Telephony Applications
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how to plan for VoIP power and cooling needs, and describes simple, fast, reliable, and cost effective strategies for upgrading old facilities and building new facilities.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Cooling Audit for Identifying Potential Cooling Problems in Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Routine cooling system checks on blade server and other compact units help identify problems before they result in costly downtime. Download this checklist and learn how to assess ten common problem areas that can adversely affect server room cooling.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Re-examining the Suitability of the Raised Floor for Data Center Applications
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Many of the reasons for the raised floor in the data center no longer exist, and the problems associated with raised floors suggest that their widespread use is no longer justified or desirable for many applications.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2003

APC by Schneider Electric

ESG Lab Validation Report on Brocade Virtual Fabrics and Director Power Efficiency
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Hands-on lab testing of Fibre Channel directors including measurements by an independent electrician. Learn how power savings can leave more watts and amps available per rack and per floor tile for bladed servers and storage.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Brocade

Data Center Energy Efficiency and Productivity
sponsored by Uptime Institute, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Power and cooling expenses within the data center have begun to skyrocket. Hardware vendors are working to make more energy efficient equipment available, but companies cannot afford to wait. Learn about 5 steps that can decrease power consumption ...
Posted: 09 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Uptime Institute, Inc.

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Power Density
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Specifying data center density has yet to conform to an established standard within the industry. This paper describes the science and practical application of an improved method for the specification of power and cooling infrastructure for data centers.
Posted: 30 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

The Seven Types of Power Problems
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will describe the most common types of power disturbances, what can cause them, what they can do to your critical equipment, and how to safeguard your equipment, using the IEEE standards for describing power quality problems.
Posted: 14 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Essential Rack System Requirements for Next Generation Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a categorized and prioritized collection of rack system challenges and requirements as obtained through systematic user interviews.
Posted: 13 Jan 2005 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Rack Powering Options for Data Centers and Network Rooms
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Methods and requirements for providing electrical power to Rack Enclosures for Information Technology Equipment are described. The need for the rack power system to adapt to changing requirements is identified and quantified.
Posted: 31 Oct 2002 | Published: 01 Feb 2003

APC by Schneider Electric
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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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