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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

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

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

It’s Not Just a Phase

Posted by RJ Tee on Apr 25, 2018 4:28:45 PM

In the data center, our customers are always going through them.  Equipment comes in, rack counts go up, and loads increase.  Electrically speaking, many of our client’s centers are in a state of flux.  Server Technology manufactures a variety of PDU types for whatever phase of development your data center happens to be in. 

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Topics: power distribution and monitoring, three phase PDU, single phase PDU, PDU whips

What does a Rack PDU do again?

Posted by RJ Tee on Apr 20, 2018 10:04:12 AM

On the surface, it is an amazingly simple question.  Everyone knows what a rack PDU is, don’t they?  In one of the few industry blogs to reference the movie Gremlins, we attempted to answer the question in the context of the acronym-laden industry we work in.  Power Distribution Unit.  In this blog we are going to move beyond semantics and talk more about the doing side of a PDU.

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Topics: rack PDU, Power Distribution Unit Manufacturers, power distribution and monitoring, Power Distribution Unit

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

What’s The Difference Between AC and DC Power?

Posted by Eric Giacomini on Oct 26, 2017 3:45:00 PM

Originally posted on Mar 2, 2015 - updated Oct 26, 2017

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

The Five Biggest Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Erik Stabile on Nov 14, 2016 12:46:26 PM

Data center downtime is one of the most expensive threats facing IT professionals today. The overall cost of downtime can range from thousands of dollars per minute to hundreds of thousands of dollars per hour, depending on the size and severity of the outage.

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Topics: uptime, downtime, power distribution and monitoring

Slash Your Energy Costs To Gain A Competitive Edge 

Posted by Erik Stabile on Sep 8, 2015 7:30:00 AM

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Topics: power distribution and monitoring

The Five Biggest Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Erik Stabile on Mar 23, 2015 9:32:00 AM

Data center downtime is one of the most expensive threats facing IT professionals today. The overall cost of downtime can range from thousands of dollars per minute to hundreds of thousands of dollars per hour, depending on the size and severity of the outage.

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Topics: uptime, downtime, power distribution and monitoring

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