Effective mission critical installations must address the known problems related to current and past data center designs. This paper presents a collection of power system challenges and requirements as obtained through systematic user interviews.
Effective standby generator system installations must address the known problems and challenges relating to current and past designs to ensure high availability. This paper overviews generator system challenges and offers tips on solving them.
High heat in critical spaces compromises availability. This paper discusses the pros and cons of different cooling fluids and system architectures, and explores the role of supplemental cooling technologies as data center densities increase.
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is often proposed as a key decision making criterion when comparing data center infrastructure systems. This paper explains how MTBF can be effectively used as one of several factors for specification and selection of systems, by making the assumptions explicit.
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Typical data centers draw more than twice as much power as IT loads require. The cost associated with this power consumption is considerable and often avoidable. Get tips on reducing electrical waste and learn about better ways to measure efficiency.
Lorie Wigle discusses Intel's work through the newly launched initiative to establish innovative energy efficiency and power management targets for the computing industry. Find out how we can make a difference - one computer at a time.
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