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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

Managing the Challenges of Density

Posted by Josh Schaap on Jun 21, 2018 2:50:00 PM

Originally posted January 7, 2016, Updated June 21, 2018 

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Topics: Server Technology, Industry Trends and Solutions, PDU, data center PDU, data center environmental monitoring

Average Power Density Vs. Peak Power Density

Posted by Josh Schaap on Jun 11, 2018 2:06:00 PM

Originally posted March 1, 2016, Updated June 11, 2018

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Topics: Industry Trends and Solutions, data center environmental monitoring, PDU, data center PDU

Don't Underestimate the Risk of Human Error in the Data Center

Posted by RJ Tee on Jun 8, 2018 1:32:00 PM

Originally posted June 13, 2017, Updated June 8, 2018

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Topics: power distribution and monitoring, Server Technology, PDU, data center power distribution unit

Top Reasons to Use Switched PDUs in Your Data Center

Posted by Josh Schaap on Jun 5, 2018 11:10:00 AM

Originally posted July 1, 2016, Updated June 05, 2018

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Topics: Switched PDU, Helpful Features, switched rack PDU, network controlled power strip

Data Center Managers: Ten-HUT!

Posted by RJ Tee on May 22, 2018 10:42:26 AM

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Server Technology’s new white paper 'Top 10 Concerns of Data Center Managers in 2018' is a comprehensive summary of the 10 things that keep the typical DCM up at night and make their jobs harder.  But we’re not here to commiserate.  We’re here to say this: toughen up and avoid chugging over to mamby-pamby land.  After all, it’s those things that put the ‘manage’ in ‘data center manager.’ Server Technology is here to share these concerns with you and offer our HDOT PDU solution to help you make these battles a little easier.

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Topics: Industry Trends and Solutions, PDU, data center PDU, Servertech PDU

Like a Mother, in a Good Way

Posted by RJ Tee on May 10, 2018 10:50:00 AM

That’s how we’d like you to think about Server Technology’s solutions.  In all the myriad ways your own mother looks after you, Server Technology is there for your business.  Just like your mother knew what you needed and when, often before you did, we can anticipate and meet the needs of your data center racks and everything on them.

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Topics: Industry Trends and Solutions, PDU, rack PDU, data center PDU

Rack PDUs:  Making the Choices less of a Challenge

Posted by RJ Tee on Apr 30, 2018 1:43:04 PM

While in previous blogs we’ve talked about the advantages of customization and having so many PDU options to choose from, now might be a good time to keep it simple.  Server Technology is in the business of meeting complex power needs for every customer’s equipment and data demands.  But we would be remiss if we didn’t address those needs in the simplest and most straightforward way possible.

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Topics: Helpful Features, PDU, rack PDU, Servertech PDU

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