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Want to Support High-Density Applications? Try a Three Phase PDU.

Posted by RJ Tee on Sep 6, 2018 12:02:13 PM

Sometimes, the road less traveled proves to be the better route. That’s certainly proven to be the case with Server Technology’s series of 3 phase PDUs.  Once it was a less common, new approach to power distribution in the data center, now three phase PDU(s) sales have spiked over the past three years.   

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Topics: How To, three phase PDU, 3 phase PDU, data center PDU

Should Labor Day be called Data Center Day?

Posted by RJ Tee on Sep 3, 2018 9:25:00 AM

We wanted to take a moment to reflect on the Labor Day holiday in the US.  Today’s holiday celebration looks more like an end-of-summer poolside blowout, complete with charcoal grills belching smoke, water splashing, and American flags waving.  Kids are back in school and summertime is officially over. 

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Topics: For Fun, data center PDU, Server Technology, PDUs

The Big Decision: Selecting Smart vs. Switched Data Center PDUs

Posted by RJ Tee on Aug 22, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Updated Aug 22, 2018, originally posted Jun 29, 2016 

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Topics: smart PDU, switched rack PDU, Switched PDU, How To

PDU API: Open, Easy and Efficient

Posted by Calvin Nicholson on Aug 16, 2018 7:05:00 AM

 

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Topics: Helpful Features, power distribution and monitoring

Our Hot New ‘How to ZTP’ Video

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 23, 2018 2:38:00 PM

Originally posted Dec 11, 2017, updated July 23, 2018

Do you know how to ZTP? If not, don’t worry. We have recently posted a YouTube video to show you how.

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Topics: PDU, data center PDU, rack mount power strip/PDU, Industry Trends and Solutions

Shedding Light on Three-Phase Power - Part 2

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 23, 2018 11:54:55 AM

 

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Topics: power distribution and monitoring, three phase PDU, metered power strip, rack mount power strip/PDU

ZTP = PDQ

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 23, 2018 9:06:00 AM

Originally Posted Jul 27, 2017, Updated July 23, 2018

If there was ever a situation where practice doesn’t necessarily make perfect, this is it: setting up a PDU manually – without ZTP.

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Topics: Zero Touch Provisioning, ZTP

Shedding Light on Three Phase Power - Part 1

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 17, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Ask most people involved in data center operations to explain three-phase power to a data center PDU to you, and you’ll notice that they get a little squeamish. Except for your Principals of Electricity professor in college, most people have a difficult time explaining three-phase power and three phase PDU(s). Heck, most people have a tough time explaining how power works, period.  When it comes to rack mount power distribution, what is the difference between single phase and three phase power, you ask?

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Topics: power distribution and monitoring, rack mount power distribution, three phase PDU, data center PDU

Ask the Engineer - How do I get 120V from a 208V circuit?

Posted by Robert Faulkner on Jul 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Originally posted February 22, 2013, Updated July 13, 2018

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Topics: How To, PDU, rack PDU, single phase PDU

The Benefits of 240/415V Power Distribution in North America

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 10, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Originally posted February 22, 2013, Updated July 10, 2018

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Topics: three phase PDU, power distribution units, PDU whips

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