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

Three Things You Don’t Know About Your Own Data Center

Posted by Josh Schaap on Jan 16, 2018 2:05:00 PM

Originally posted May 8, 2015, Updated Jan 16, 2018

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Topics: data center PDU, network controlled power strip, data center environmental monitoring, Industry Trends and Solutions

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

Top Tools For Data Center Environmental Monitoring

Posted by RJ Tee on Feb 24, 2017 8:05:00 AM

There’s an old proverb that goes, “Trust, but verify.” This sentiment is particularly apt for data center management, where it’s vital to track every metric you can get your hands on. The need for better environmental monitoring capabilities is increasing due to increasing compute, network, and storage densities and increasing operating temperatures in the data center. Thus, keeping close watch over environmental activity in your data center, particularly when it comes to temperature, and humidity in the rack are critical to prevent disasters if left unchecked. So, what is the best way to get four or more data center environmental monitoring points in your cabinets?

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Topics: data center PDU, Helpful Features, data center environmental monitoring, intelligent PDU

Still Using the PUE Standard In Your Data Center?

Posted by RJ Tee on Feb 3, 2017 1:38:53 PM

For the better part of the last decade, IT professionals have been using a metric called Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) to measure data center energy efficiency.

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Topics: data center PDU, intelligent PDU, Industry Trends and Solutions, PDU power

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

Are You as Resourceful as Mark Watney in ‘The Martian’?

Posted by Erik Stabile on Feb 17, 2016 9:20:57 AM



In the Oscar-nominated film “The Martian,” astronaut Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon, uses his wits and available resources to attempt survival on a hostile planet. With a limited supply of food, water and air to breath, he optimizes his immediate resources to mitigate risks posed by the dangerous forces surrounding his space station. 

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Topics: Server Technology, data center PDU, network controlled power strip, Industry Trends and Solutions

Five Major Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Erik Stabile on Sep 25, 2015 9:58:12 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: Server Technology, data center PDU, Industry Trends and Solutions, data center power distribution unit

Dilbert’s Top 5 Lessons for the Data Center: Number Three

Posted by Calvin Nicholson on Jun 9, 2015 8:16:00 AM

Dilbert Lessons for the data center is a five part series. Check back for more! 

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Topics: data center PDU, 3 phase PDU, For Fun, Power Disribution Unit

Dilbert’s Top 5 Lessons for the Data Center: Number Five

Posted by Calvin Nicholson on Jun 3, 2015 8:55:00 AM

Dilbert Lessons for the data center is a five part series. Check back for more! 

Number 5: People in the Data Center Cause Problems and always have! - If not why would we keep hearing?

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Topics: PDU, data center PDU, network controlled power strip, For Fun

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