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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

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

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

Single vs. Three Phase Power Distribution - Know the Difference

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 17, 2017 10:59:00 AM

Originially Posted Jan 30, 2017 - Updated March 7, 2018

Electricity is the single most important resource in a data center, as it’s needed for powering every system — from the servers on the floor to the lights overhead.  Often the differences between a single phase PDU and a three phase PDU are not as complicated as they may seem, and even more often a 3 phase PDU is the right fit.

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Topics: How To, single phase PDU, three phase PDU, 3 phase PDU

Using a Horizontal vs. a Vertical Rack PDU

Posted by RJ Tee on Oct 9, 2017 6:00:00 AM

While use of vertical PDUs, or vertical rack power distribution units, has become nearly ubiquitous in today’s data center, they are not the only game in town.  Since we have been getting a lot of questions lately about Horizontal rack PDUs, we thought it would be useful to take moment to pause and reflect on our counterpart from the other axis.

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Topics: server rack power strip, rack pdus, data center PDU, How To

How to Calculate Three Phase Power in the Data Center (And Why it’s Important)

Posted by RJ Tee on Jun 5, 2017 9:28:30 AM

To illustrate the importance of calculating three phase power in the data center, let’s pretend you are going to cook a meal for a big group of people. As simple as it sounds, first you’ll need to figure out how many guests will be arriving so you don’t run out of food and wind up in a pinch.

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Topics: How To, three phase PDU, PDU Cabinet, single phase PDU

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

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