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  • Latest innovations in UPS battery technology and how to prolong the life of your batteries

    October 19, 2016 - The life expectancy of lead acid batteries fluctuates significantly depending on their environment.

  • Data Center Performance Benchmarks: Understanding the Cost to Support Compute Capacity

    September 20, 2016 - While data centers have become increasingly complex, the industry’s understanding of the true costs associated with operating a modern data center has remained relatively crude.

  • The Neutral Connection

    July 26, 2016 - Anyone who has to design an electrical system where there is an independent power supply such as a UPS has to understand the consequences of the loss of a neutral, probably due to the inadvertent selection of a four pole device.

  • The ICT Journey to the Edge

    June 30, 2016 - Many businesses have found it cost effective to outsource their IT infrastructure to the Cloud. In most cases what is left is a distributed network of smaller computer rooms spread amongst numerous locations.

  • How to Optimize Direct Expansion Systems: Available Technologies and Freecooling Options

    June 08, 2016 - Direct Expansion solutions play a significant role in achieving system efficiency; it is therefore important to understand the different types of freecooling options available, that help to optimize your data centre applications.

  • Blind Spot Assist: Five Top Considerations In Applying Data Center Thermal Controls

    May 12, 2016 - Today’s modern automobiles feature blind spot detection and control systems to help drivers avoid unforeseen mishaps. Likewise, modern data centers use integrated thermal monitoring and control systems to ensuring trouble-free performance of cooling systems across the data center lifecycle. As data centers expand and change to accommodate Cloud computing and the Internet of Things, controlling and managing environment has never been more important.

  • Single Phase Output UPS and Remote Diagnostics. A gadget or of real value?

    May 04, 2016 - For applications requiring high availability of the load, the UPS is typically selected based on multiple criteria at the design stage (redundancy, modularity, runtime). However, in many cases, keeping the power protection UPS in an optimum state and ready to work against any interruption may be forgotten.

  • Has Rotary UPS technology passed its “sell by” date?

    February 24, 2016 - Rotary UPS has been a well-regarded technology since the 1950’s, where electronics held back the UPS for good reasons. However with major advances in semi-conductor technology leading to faster and more powerful control systems within static UPS's, more and more advantages are evident.

  • Power Configuration Ideas for Modern Data Centers - From Greenfield to Upgrades

    February 23, 2016 - Whether you are facing a new data center build or just a needed power upgrade to replace a legacy UPS system, you’ll find helpful answers in this informative webinar. Industry expert Peter Panfil will outline several innovative power configurations that are becoming normalized to enhance deployment speed, scalability, utilization rates and efficiencies, all while supporting key availability goals.

  • Data Center Performance Benchmarks: Cost and Causes of Data Center Outages

    February 03, 2016 - Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, and Peter Panfil, Vice President of Global Power at Emerson Network Power, will review the data collected over the three Ponemon Cost of Data Center Outages Reports published since 2010—including the 2016 Report—and uncover the factors contributing to the steady increase in downtime costs.

  • State-of-the-Art Chilled Water Systems for Data Center Applications

    January 28, 2016 - The data centre is mission-critical to many businesses. An efficient chilled water system guaranteeing continuous cooling availability is fundamental in obtaining an overall low data center PUE, and it is thus important to clearly understand the different technologies available for your data centre application.​

  • Datacentre2025 – Get Ready For Transformation

    December 09, 2015 - Progressive enterprises no longer view the datacenter as a service to the business but expect it to be a driving engine for growth by being agile and robust. Structured Facilities and IT collaboration enables the business to extract the greatest efficiencies and agility from the datacenter.

  • Modular Data Centres – Understanding the modular way

    November 26, 2015 - While data centre technology plays an important role in ensuring efficiency and availability, data centre operators are now focusing less on technology and more on the architectures in which those technology are deployed. The cost and time saving benefits of a modular approach are becoming increasingly important to data centre managers as pressure on IT spend and implementation time continues to grow.

  • Greater Thermal Protection and Efficiency for Small Business-Critical Spaces

    November 03, 2015 - Many IT professionals rely on computer rooms or small spaces for increasingly business-critical applications, such as branch office operations, telecom, cloud computing and medical diagnostics. Cooling infrastructures for these spaces must deliver high levels of protection, efficiency, capacity and flexibility. However, these demands are not being met by the building air conditioning systems or other precision cooling systems commonly used in these smaller environments.

  • Managing Load Prioritization in Small Uninterruptible Power Supplies – Can it really help maximize runtime and increase energy?

    October 29, 2015 - Total Cost of Ownership optimisation and rapid ROI are some of the key success elements for any critical infrastructure operator. Now a days the idea of saving energy and being efficient is more and more widespread. How does this apply to small single phase UPS? ECO mode and controllable sockets are the key to get there but what else is needed?

  • Closing the Desktop Security Vulnerability

    October 13, 2015 - Individual users are more connected than ever before and they carry their smart devices everywhere – even to work. The rise in smart connected devices has also led to users who understand and know how to leverage these devices to streamline their activities. This combination of connectivity and skill can increase the risk of malicious intrusion at the desktop.

  • Humidity Control in Data Center Applications

    October 1, 2015 - The data center is mission-critical to businesses. Humidity control plays a significant importance in the effectiveness of the operation, and therefore it is essential to understand the effects that different types of humidifiers have on datacentre applications.

  • Strategies for Ensuring Speed of Deployment and Resiliency in a Modern Data Center Power System

    September 30, 2015Save this opportunity to learn more on how regional data center leader Expedient, meets their demanding customer requirements by planning, designing and implementing power systems that deliver resilient protection, intelligent control, agility and speed of deployment.

  • Standardizing and Managing IT at the Edge

    September 29, 2015 - Emerson Network Power is your partner for a holistic approach to branch IT deployment, as well as management and monitoring. Anywhere. Learn how Emerson Network Power can help you consolidate and standardize your infrastructure technologies to one proven and respected brand.

  • New Thermal Upgrades: Getting More Out of Your Data Center

    August 25, 2015 - Cooling systems account for nearly 40 percent of data center energy consumption. Yet, aging cooling systems limit the data center manager’s ability to improve energy efficiency and protect critical loads. Fortunately, new thermal management technologies are available to upgrade existing cooling systems and increase cooling efficiency by up to 50%. In fact, about 50 percent of data centers are currently being upgraded or will be upgraded in the next 12 months.

  • Different Approaches to UPS Modularity and the Real Impact on the Critical Infrastructure

    July 25, 2015 - Data Centre TCO optimisation and rapid ROI are some of the key success elements for any data centre operator.

  • Making the Case for DCIM: How to Assess Business Impact and Estimate ROI

    Join the leading DCIM provider to learn how to estimate the financial and business impact and ROI of DCIM solutions. Emerson Network Power will share the specific areas of the data center to evaluate, practical tips on how to project improvements and best practices in making the case for DCIM learned from over 4500 successful implementations.

  • Addressing Data Centre Operational Challenges Through Evaporative and Adiabatic Technologies

    June 20, 2015 - Over the last few years, the data center ecosystem has become mission-critical in supporting major innovation trends such as: cloud computing, the latent power of ‘big data’, the exponential rise of mobile devices. This has consequently led to an increase in operating temperatures under which the new IT infrastructure operates. Operating temperature increases have paved the way to the use of evaporative and adiabatic technologies.

  • Powerful Innovations: Applying Best Practices When Powering Midsize IT

    June 10, 2015 - Hear industry experts, Brian Kennedy of Emerson Network Power and John Norris with the Boar’s Head Brand explore four guiding principles that can be evaluated and implemented to deliver power performance to critical midsize IT operations. You’ll learn how these principles translate into best practices that can launch greater flexibility, lower costs, improve deployment, deliver intelligence and expand resiliency for all key systems.

  • Prefabricated Data Centres: Challenging a Bricks and Mortar Approach

    May 13, 2015 - The cost and time saving benefits of a modular approach are becoming increasingly important to data centre managers as pressure on IT spend and implementation time continues to grow.

  • Powerful Innovations: Powering the Critical IT Edge

    April 16, 2015 - The dynamics surrounding distributed computing systems which reside on the edge of a network are creating challenges. Housed in smaller spaces, outside of a central data center, these application hubs continue to expand in quantity and criticality. The result is that IT professionals are faced with a new set of demands for providing proper power and support.

  • What To Know In Choosing Custom Air Handlers

    March 24, 2015 - Experienced data center design professionals know that no one air handling technology is right for every location. Join us as we discuss critical factors in designing and selecting custom air handler solutions.

  • The Liebert DSE A Highly Efficient Self-Optimizing Solution for Thermal Management

    January 20, 2015 - Experienced data center design professionals know that no one air handling technology is right for every location. Join us as we discuss critical factors in designing and selecting custom air handler solutions.

  • Industry Panel Discussion The Data Center Ecosystem of 2025

    Ocotber 15, 2014 - Emerson Network Power’s Steve Hassell will be joined by Peter Gross of Bloom Energy, Mark Monroe of DLB Associates and Ben Stewart of Verizon Terremark to discuss the industry’s vision for the data center of the future. The panel will examine the results of Emerson’s recent survey of more than 800 data center professionals from around the world. How will soaring rack densities change the face of the data center? Will alternative energies play a major role? Will the convergence of IT and telecommunications change the data center or be defined by it? Some of the industry’s leading experts will share their perspectives and discuss the possibilities, potential and possible pitfalls of tomorrow’s critical IT facilities.

  • How LIFE™ Services Provide DCIM Expertise without the Expense of Additional Manpower

    July 22, 2014 - Data centers which consider that statement their battle cry may at times feel they don’t carry the staff to uphold such a responsibility. Others feel they just need a little help at maintaining difficult service level agreements (SLAs). For sites like these, a remote service solution like LIFE™ services could be the answer.

  • Evaluating the Role and Effective Utilization of Thermal Monitoring in the Data Center

    May 21, 2014 - Professionals can all agree that improving monitoring and control capabilities throughout a facility is essential to ensuring better efficiency and performance. Too often, this reality has been met with frustrations in delivering that promise.

  • Power Up Your IT Performance with New Rack PDU Technology

    May 7, 2014 - The significant investment you’ve made in your data center power chain comes down to the reliability of your rack power management technologies.

  • What A Commercial Data Center Can Learn and Apply from a Hyperscale Operation

    April 23, 2014 - The news is often full of incredible claims and achievements by Hyperscale-class data centers, isn’t it? Everyone wants to understand how those facilities achieve amazingly low PUEs, seemingly trouble-free operations and construction costs per watt that are unheard of within the Enterprise space.

  • Commissioning Your Data Center: Achieve Greater Availability, Safety and Efficiency While Reducing Costs

    February 27, 2014 - Despite widely available standards for commissioning, there are considerable differences of opinion as to the processes involved when commissioning a data center. As a result, it is generally misunderstood and some of the most valuable commissioning processes are underutilized.

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