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Protect Your Data Center for the Busy Holiday Shopping Rush

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 27, 2017 1:24:05 PM

It’s official: We are now in one of the busiest times of the year for shopping. All across the world, consumers are scouring the Internet looking for deals on gifts. This year, holiday shoppers are expected to spend at least $680 billion which is an increase from the $655 billion that was spent in 2016.

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Topics: data center uptime, uptime, Switched, intelligent PDUs, intelligent power strip

Five Reasons to be Thankful for Intelligent Data Center PDUs

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 21, 2017 10:15:11 AM

One tool that every data center administrator can be thankful for this year is intelligent power distribution units (PDUs). Recent advancements in the data center PDU market have drastically improved the way that power is managed at the rack level. Over the last few years, intelligent PDUs have gone from a disruptive new technology to a staple tool — and something that every data center should be using to streamline efficiencies.

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Topics: intelligent PDUs, green data center, zombie servers, uptime, Switched PDU, smart, smart PDU, Switched, intelligent power strip

Every Data Center Needs Real-time Reporting

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 14, 2017 11:14:29 AM

Over the last few years, something has been happening in the business world: Communications have been speeding up at an aggressive pace.

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Topics: real time monitoring, environmental monitoring, intelligent PDUs, intelligent power strip

Is Your UPS System Ready for Winter?

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 13, 2017 2:37:34 PM

According to the latest Farmer’s Almanac, much of the U.S. is in store for a cold, wet winter that will stretch well into March. At least five major storms expected to hit the eastern seaboard.

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Topics: uptime, Sentry Power Manager, UPS, intelligent PDUs, intelligent power strip, Switched PDU, smart PDU

Use Data Center PDUs to Reach Your Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 10, 2017 10:39:14 AM


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Topics: green data center, corporate social responsibility, Sentry Power Manager, intelligent PDUs, intelligent power strip

Who Put the ‘i’ in PDU?

Posted by RJ Tee on Nov 6, 2017 8:17:24 AM

As I was sitting around the other day and casting about for a topic for this blog post, my colleagues jokingly suggested that we talk about this trend of putting an ‘i’ in front of everything. You know, how an intelligent PDU can be called iPDU or even IP-PDU, the now-normal branding standard of our modern age, the world of iEverything. 

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Topics: intelligent PDUs, intelligent power strip, power strip, smart PDU, Switched PDU

Location Is Only Half the Battle When Building a New Data Center

Posted by RJ Tee on Jul 5, 2017 2:19:57 PM

Just recently, Network World ran an interesting article explaining how Ireland is the best place to set up a data center in Europe.

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Topics: Affordable Data Center Locations, data center locations, Sentry Power Manager, intelligent PDUs

Smart Cities Need Fog Computing with Intelligent Power

Posted by Marc Cram on Apr 26, 2017 11:02:06 AM

Mainframes and Moore’s law led to personal computers.  Client-server applications became possible with the first local area networks. Cellular radio systems and Wi-Fi, along with Moore’s law (again) combined with improved battery technology have made laptops, tablets, cell phones, and augmented reality headsets key drivers of internet activity today. Tomorrow’s applications will be more widespread, and possibly less visible. Think smart cities, where the lamp posts and the sidewalks work together to guide you to your destination so you don’t have to watch your progress on a map application on your phone. The solar powered talking trash bin on the corner can call a driverless Lyft for you. Need to make a phone call? Put your hand on the glass of the bus stop shelter and you can have a video call for a few micro-cents.

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Topics: smart, intelligent PDUs, fog computing

Migrating to the Cloud? You Still Need Intelligent PDUs

Posted by RJ Tee on Mar 17, 2017 11:28:24 AM

We see this problem time and again with cloud computing: First, a business will partner with a hosted cloud provider offering affordable access to premium infrastructure; then, the business will migrate its workloads and wait for the cost savings to roll in.

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Topics: intelligent PDUs

The One, The Only: HDOT With POPS

Posted by Josh Schaap on Dec 22, 2016 9:17:40 AM

What do you get when you take the flexibility of Server Technology’s High Density Outlet Technology and combine it with Per Outlet Power Sensing? A pretty amazing product, says Vimal Bhakta, Senior Engineering Manager for Server Technology.

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Topics: data center power, rack PDU, intelligent PDUs

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