The Modular Approach to Megawatt UPS Reliability
Large UPS systems often make up the back bone of the power protection afforded to industrial and IT systems. The mission critical nature of the applications being protected has resulted in the need for more reliable power protection, often resulting in complex system designs with multiple UPS. Modular UPS offer many of the attributes typically only associated with such designs, but when combined with such features as low mean time to repair (MTTR), a high level of fault tolerance, predictive failure analysis, higher efficiency and a power train designed for today’s requirements, modular UPS deliver considerable benefits to data centre managers. By APC.
Whys and Hows of Measuring Power in your Data Centre
If your phone rings tomorrow and the CIO is on the line asking, “What are we doing about power consumption in our data centres?” what will you say? Typically, data centre managers have not worried about power consumption, but this is quickly changing as 1) additional power is often not available, 2) the cost of power is becoming a significant cost of operating a data centre and 3) companies are placing a higher value on green initiatives. Raritan’s Herman Chan, Director for Raritan’s Power Solutions Business Unit, and Greg More, Senior Product Marketing Manager for the same unit.
Demand for real-time content grows; so does the pressure to deliver it
Google’s recent unveiling of a new TV set-top box that combines web browsing with television, reinforces the heightening battle to meet growing consumer demand for compelling online content, says Greg McCulloch, UK Managing Director Interxion.
Adapt or die
Magirus has become Cisco’s first specialty data centre distributor in Europe. DCS talks to Christian Magirus, executive vice-president & COO, Magirus, to find out what this means and how his company is evolving to meet the demands of the virtual, and ‘cloudy’, IT landscape.
Planning to disrupt the data centre space?
When it comes to introducing new technologies and companies to the European market, Zycko has an excellent track record. DCS talks to David Galton-Fenzi, Group Sales & Marketing Director, about how Zycko is positioning itself to help the Channel take full advantage of growth in the data centre and related markets.
Providing a single entry point across the globe
Following Avnet’s acquisition of Bell Microproducts, DCS talks to Roy Vallee, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Avnet, to discover the reasons behind this latest move and how he sees both his organisation, and the Channel more generally, developing over the next few months, with a particular focus on the opportunities that exist for the global solutions distributor.
Arriving At Tier IV
How customer requirements played a major role in the specification of Europe’s first Uptime Institute Accredited Tier IV Data Centre Design. DCS reports.
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