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2014 May/June

This month's issue of Mission Critical focuses on backup power solutions for mission critical facilities.

Flywheel Energy Storage Offers Increased Power Backup Reliability And Lower Carbon Footprint

June 2, 2014
When it comes to protecting critical operations from power failures, one can never be too prepared, especially with a world that requires 24/7 operations and availability.


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Intelligent Power Management Shines A Light During Blackouts

Disaster preparedness is driving a surge in intelligent power management innovation.
June 2, 2014
Whether they are caused by natural disaster, aging infrastructure, or inadequate supply, blackouts have long been one of our industry’s deepest fears.


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Uninterruptible Power Supply Service Can Tap The Power of Predictive Maintenance

An ounce of predictive maintenance is worth a pound of peace of mind.
June 2, 2014
Utility power plants have an impressive track record for uptime.


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Monitoring And Control Technologies For Ensuring Reliable Critical Power

Comparing SCADA, BMS, DCIM, and CPMS.
June 2, 2014
Afunny thing happened on the way to the forum ... for better power reliability. Monitoring and controlling that power started taking center stage.


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North Carolina Hospital's Emergency Power System Carries On Tradition Of Excellence

The new system is designed to provide more reliability, redundancy, and flexibility.
June 2, 2014
What will an emergency backup power system look like and be capable of 30 years from now?


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Converged Infrastructure: Transforming Data Centers For The Economics Of The Cloud

Use a converged infrastructure system to simplify maintenance and reduce operating costs.
June 2, 2014
When the recession hit in 2008, the U.S. economy slowed dramatically. Large financial institutions collapsed and the country saw some of the worst unemployment rates since the Great Depression.


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Electrical Fault Detection and Mitigation in Transformerless UPSs

Keep your data center running smoothly with transformer-less UPSs.
June 2, 2014
Uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) can prevent loads from seeing voltage sags, surges, or other electrical disturbances. UPSs can also power the load with a battery source during complete outages until the generators start.


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The Cloud Has Walls: Part III

The technical aspects of developing a pro forma.
June 2, 2014
Part III examines developing the pro form during an acquisition or property sale. Just to keep the record straight, my firm is not a brokerage or real estate advisor, but a very smart engineering company.


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Backup Power And The Mission Critical Facility

This month’s full line-up includes practically everything from new technology to proven practices.
June 2, 2014
As the cover says, this month we are focusing on backup power solutions for mission critical facilities, always a popular topic.


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Dealing With Power Loss In The Data Center

Ensure you have an understanding of power use.
June 2, 2014
Every data center has backup generating capacity. Most hope that they will never need it but know that should the situation arise, they must be able to power the data center.


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Considerations On The Future State Of The Data Center

What does the future hold?
June 2, 2014
The technology industry is in such a constant state of evolution that we can never get too comfortable with a new innovation before it becomes obsolete.


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Are You Ready For The Future Of The Data Center?

It is time to decouple technology from infrastructure.
June 2, 2014
Sometimes things just don’t click. For example, have you ever had a conversation with someone and when you walked away, the first thought that popped into your head was, “What the heck did we just talk about?”


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Stranding And Recovering Capacity (And Assets) In The Data Center

Make sure that your data center has enough HVAC capacity.
June 2, 2014
We often measure data centers and other critical facilities in terms of capacity. Capacity is used to measure power, cooling, and of course space. Saying a facility has 50,000 sq ft of computer room space doesn’t really describe its actual capacity.


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A cost-cutting solution to full cooling build-outs in data centers

June 2, 2014
Cooling build-outs are one of the highest operational costs facing data storage facilities today, however executives at San Diego-based redIT have implemented a new cost-saving measure at their data centers.


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UPS from Methode

June 2, 2014
The Methode AC6000 is a 6kW line-interactive 2U UPS powered by lithium-ion technology.


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CoreSpace Dallas Data Center gets power boost

June 2, 2014
Opportunities always present challenges, especially in the competitive data center industry.


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Minimizing lost IT loading capacity through the virtual facility approach

June 2, 2014
The initial capital cost of a data center facility runs anywhere from $10 to $30 million per megawatt of IT capacity.
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Supercomputer keeps its cool with piping

June 2, 2014
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in Livermore, CA is at the forefront of innovation, strengthening U.S. security through development and application of world-class science and technology.


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Cable Assemblies from Fairview Microwave

June 2, 2014
Fairview Microwave, Inc. introduces a new line of low loss test cables using LL335i and LL142 coax.


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UPS from Staco Energy Products

June 2, 2014
Staco Energy Products’ recently expanded its FirstLine® P 65- 250kVA family of UPS products and FirstLine® PL 208V 10 to 40 kVA, offer a complete line of three phase online double conversion models boasting efficiencies of up to 98%,


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UPS from Mitsubishi Electric

June 2, 2014
The 9950A UPS provides mission-critical operations with an efficient UPS design for 400 Volt power distribution infrastructures.


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Power Supplies from B&K Precision

June 2, 2014
B&K Precision has added three new base models to its XLN Series of programmable DC power supplies.


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UPS from Hitec

June 2, 2014
The QPS provides full UPS functionality to protect mission critical systems.


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Racks from Rittal

June 2, 2014
Rittal’s TS IT Dynamic Rack is an economical but reusable packaging system that enables the technician to unpack the enclosure, complete the installation of the intended computing hardware


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Racks from HP

June 2, 2014
HP’s11000 G2 Series Racks are universal racks designed for the modern data center to fit a wide range of HP and third-party equipment and provide high weight capacity


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Doors from Polargy

June 2, 2014
Polargy, Inc. has released the PolarPlex P2 Swing Door, an economical containment door designed to mount easily to any floor and rack arrangement.


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Lock and Connectors from Stay Online Corporation

June 2, 2014
Stay Online Corporation™ has released the IEC Lock+ connector, which builds on the success of the original IEC Lock first launched in 2010, and brings to market a newer model which features a revamped version of the release mechanism.


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DCIM from Geist

June 2, 2014
The latest software release incorporates new asset management tools that enable tracking of rack equipment in the data center.


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Cabling from AFL and Dura-Line

June 2, 2014
AFL and Dura-Line have joined together to develop a high-performance air-blown fiber optic cabling system — eABF™ (Enterprise Air-Blown Fiber).


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Critical Power Monitor from STARLINE

June 2, 2014
Designed so that it can be fully integrated into both end feed and plug-in unit applications of STARLINE Track Busway, the CPM can accommodate up to six current inputs


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Connectivity Module from Emerson Network Power

June 2, 2014
The ASCO® 5140 Connectivity Module redefines high performance, on-site power monitoring and control in real time for an embedded device.


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Automatic Transfer Switches from Eaton

June 2, 2014
The new contactor-based automatic transfer switch (ATS) is designed to provide robust monitoring, reporting, and transfer control operations to include in-phase monitor.


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Survey: Concern Growing Over Technology Change Occurring In Data Center

The Emerson Network Power Survey of North American Data Center Users’ Group found that technology was one of the top five biggest concerns.
May 13, 2014
A growing number of data center managers are concerned over the amount of technology change occurring in their data centers, according to a spring survey of data center users from Emerson Network Power.
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TIA TR-42.7 Creates Task Force

The task force will develop a report on high performance structured cabling applications.
May 9, 2014
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has issued a call for interest on behalf of its TR-42.7 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Copper Cabling Systems (568) to form a task group to develop a TSB document. TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.
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Survey: Network Connectivity And Resiliency To Be Top Data Center Priorities In North America

Digital Realty will present the findings of its annual during a May 30th webinar.
May 13, 2014
When making decisions about new data center facility and colocation investments, business and IT leaders at midmarket firms prioritize network connectivity options, resiliency levels, and the level of control over the data center facility, according to a commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
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Understanding the Impact of Energy Star Programs for Data Centers

Not everyone is aware of the details and the potential impact of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Program that was specifically created for Data Center facilities and key IT components. Join us for the first of a series of free webinars on the Energy Star for Data Centers Program, as well as recommendations and best practices on improving and maintaining overall energy efficiency.

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Mission Critical May/June 2014 issue

2014 May/June

This month's issue of Mission Critical focuses on backup power solutions for mission critical facilities.

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