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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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Battery Technology for Single Phase UPS Systems: VRLA vs. Li-ion
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Lithium-ion batteries have been the industry standard for data center applications for several decades, so why aren't they used as frequently in single-phase uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)? Learn about the rocky relationship between li-ion batteries and modern UPS systems – and how recent advances in battery tech are coming into the mix.
Posted: 05 Mar 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

Schneider Electric

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
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

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 Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

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®

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

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

HP Virtualization with Intel and VMware: End-to-end Virtualization of IT Resources
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a virtualization approach that easily enables you to consolidate IT resources, enhance disaster recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

VMware, Inc.

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

Optimizing Facility Operation in High Density Data Center Environments
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

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

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.
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