Category Archives: Data Center – Power and Cooling

PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies–Free Sample Chapters

Get the basics on four key web programming tools in one great book! PHP, JavaScript, and HTML5 are essential programming languages for creating dynamic websites that work with the MySQL database. PHP and MySQL provide a robust, easy-to-learn, open-source solution for creating superb e-commerce sites and content management. JavaScript and […]

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Hybrid Cloud For Dummies–Free Sample Chapter

Choose the right combination of public, private, and data center resources to empower your business. Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You'll get down- to-earth information about cloud technology, questions […]

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Power and Cooling Capacity Management for Data Centers

Learn how capacity management can provide critical information about the state of your data center. High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centers. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads, and loss […]

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Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers

What is the Cost of Electrical Power Consumption? Electricity usage costs have become an increasing fraction of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for data centers. It is possible to dramatically reduce the electrical consumption of typical data centers through appropriate design of the network-critical physical infrastructure and through the […]

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Allocating Data Center Energy Costs and Carbon to IT Users

Discover how simple an energy management process can be and how few measurements are needed to successfully manage infrastructure use and allocate energy costs and carbon to IT users. Are complicated software and instrumentation needed to measure and allocate energy costs and carbon to IT users? Or can we get […]

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Data Center Physical Infrastructure: Optimizing Business Value

Learn how to optimize DCPI to improve its business value. To stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing business world, companies must update the way they view the value of their investments in data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). No longer are simple availability and upfront costs sufficient to make adequate business […]

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Breaking the Bottleneck

Learn how to solve the storage challenges of next generation data centers. The corporate data center has become the heart of the enterprise. But traditionally, storage has lagged behind computer power and networking speeds in terms of innovative breakthroughs. Now, all that is changing with recent advancements in storage technologies. […]

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An Improved Architecture for High-Efficiency, High-Density Data Centers

Learn how APC’s Data Center architecture can be implemented to dramatically improve the electrical efficiency of data centers. Data center power and cooling infrastructure waste more than 60,000,000 megawatt-hours per year of electricity. This white paper describes the principles of a new, commercially available data center architecture that can be […]

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Planning for the Redeployment of Technical Personnel in the Modern Data Center

Learn how to plan for the redeployment of personnel in a modern data center. The modern data center is a highly technical combination of servers, memory devices, management workstations, security devices, software, network-related services, equipment racks, Ethernet LAN switches, multilayer switches, cabling, power systems, cooling systems, fabric switches, and a […]

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Citrix NetScaler: A Powerful Defense against Denial of Service Attacks

This white paper examines the current DoS landscape and discusses common approaches for dealing with the modern DoS threat. It explains how the Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC) provides a robust yet highly affordable foundation for an organization’s DoS defenses. Benefits of the NetScaler solution include:A rich set of […]

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Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers

What is the Cost of Electrical Power Consumption? Electricity usage costs have become an increasing fraction of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for data centers. It is possible to dramatically reduce the electrical consumption of typical data centers through appropriate design of the network-critical physical infrastructure and through the […]

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Virtualization: Optimized Power and Cooling to Maximize Benefits

Learn how an optimized power and cooling infrastructure can meet the technical challenges of virtualization and deliver general performance benefits. Data centers are routinely and unknowingly missing a great portion of their entitlement from virtualization. Beyond virtualization’s undisputed IT benefits – from reduced rack footprint to disaster recovery – is […]

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Energy Efficient Cooling for Data Centers: A Close-Coupled Row Solution

Learn the common misconceptions that cause significant errors in data center efficiency models. The trend of increasing heat densities in data centers has held consistent with advances in computing technology for many years. As power density increased, it became evident that the degree of difficulty in cooling these higher power […]

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Electrical Efficiency Modeling for Data Centers

Learn how to put it all together and create an improved model for data center efficiency. Conventional models for estimating electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Estimates of electrical losses are typically made by summing the inefficiencies of various electrical devices, such as power and […]

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Performance that Adapts to Your Business Environment: Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series Intelligently Scales Performance and Energy Use

Learn more about the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series hero technologies and take performance to the next level. Application performance is critical for day-to-day business operations, as well as creating new products and services, increasing competitiveness, and reaching new customers. For the past decade, IT has rapidly added low-cost hardware […]

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Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges

Learn how the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series can dramatically advance the efficiency of IT infrastructure and provide unmatched business capabilities. In many organizations, IT infrastructure has begun to constrain business efficiency and growth. IDC estimates that for every dollar IT spends on hardware to support new users and applications, […]

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The Modern Virtualized Data Center

Learn how with storage virtualization you must now change the way you plan for implementation, management, backup, and recovery. Storage virtualization has been a positive evolutionary step in the data center, driving the consolidation of power and floorspace to maximize utilization and power savings. With all of the benefits of […]

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