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Don’t Have A Cow About Load Balancing, Man

Posted by Erik Stabile on Mar 14, 2018 4:45:00 PM

Originally Posted Sep 30, 2015, Updated Mar, 14, 2018

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Topics: smart PDU, Helpful Features, 3 phase PDU, server power distribution

What is a PDU vs. a Power Strip?

Posted by Erik Stabile on Mar 6, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Editor's Note: Originally posted Aug 5, 2016 - Updated March 6, 2018

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Topics: power strip, power distribution and monitoring, rack PDU, rack mount power strip

The Big Decision: Smart vs. Switched Data Center PDUs

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 28, 2016 4:37:24 PM

Recently, many customers have inquired about whether they should implement smart or switched power distribution units (PDUs) into their data centers. After all, when looking at the two products side by side, they appear to be almost identical, as both products offer the following features:

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Topics: switched PDUs, data center power, smart pdus

What Thermal Exhaust Ports Have You Overlooked in Your Data Center?

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 21, 2016 2:34:45 PM


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Topics: data center uptime

Use Top Shelf PDUs for your Colocation

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 19, 2016 8:43:08 AM

If there’s one need you can’t skirt around as a colocation provider, it’s rack-level power management.

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Topics: data center power, colocation

Innovative Power Solutions for Government Clients: Part 1

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 7, 2016 10:51:19 AM

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Topics: data center power, government consolidation, server technology solutions

Five Key Benefits of HDOT Switched POPS PDUs

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 6, 2016 10:06:39 AM

Not that long ago, we told you about our customer-focused approach to design and production. We showed how our products often result from working closely with customers to determine their power distribution needs. Now, we’re excited to roll out the newest evolution in customer-driven design: the HDOT Switched POPS PDU 

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Topics: data center power, Per Outlet Power Sensing, HDOT Switched POPS

Problem? Not A Problem With HDOT Switched PDUs.

Posted by Erik Stabile on Dec 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: HDOT, data center power density, Switched

Using a consumer power strip in your server rack? It's time to upgrade.

Posted by Erik Stabile on Nov 29, 2016 9:09:21 AM

Recently, a customer wondered about the real difference between high-quality power distribution units (PDUs) for the data center, and standard 120V power outlets (like the kind you would find in Home Depot). Why spend the extra money? They both supply power directly to the cabinet, right?

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Topics: powerstrip

The Right PDU For Your Data Center Power Needs

Posted by Erik Stabile on Nov 21, 2016 3:13:56 PM

Editor's Note: Originally Posted November 21, 2016.  Updated August 16, 2017

visit the updated rack PDU buying guide here: http://www.servertech.com/rack-pdu-buying-guide

At Server Technology, we understand that power needs vary from customer to customer. Some data centers require all-in-one power solutions complete with all the available bells and whistles, while others have more basic needs. But one thing that doesn’t vary is the desire for a best-in-class high quality power product. Another thing that’s for certain is that Server Technology’s award-winning power solutions provide just that.

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Topics: smart PDU, data center PDU, data center power distribution, How To

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