Tag Archives: Best Practice

White paper: The application of economy-mode in ICT UPS systems

In the pursuit of higher energy efficiency, particularly in the rapid growth sector of data centres and ICT microprocessor loads, the utilisation of high-efficiency, or “eco-mode”, UPS is a growing topic for debate. The fundamental question surrounds the risks, perceived … read more

Recommended reading: “Uncommon common-sense” by Uptime Institute’s Ken Brill

Kenneth G. Brill is the Founder of the Uptime Institute and the Site Uptime Network. Brill was involved in many data center industry innovations over the past 25 years, including the industry’s Tier system for evaluating and classifying data center … read more

Podcast: How to make energy-efficient data centers

Money is tight for many businesses, but demands on infrastructure just keep increasing. The Green Grid, a non-profit energy-efficiency group, hopes to help ease the burden with an environmentally friendly approach to data center resource management. In the following podcast provided … read more

How to optimize availability with common UPS tests

Data center downtime can cost a lot of money. As we have shown in another article already, UPS related failure can be the most costly. There are many strategies to prevent this, e.g. an effective preventive maintenance plan to ensure … read more

Best Practices for Increasing Efficiency and Availability in The Enterprise Data Cente

In a recently published Whitepaper Emerson Network Power collected seven seven best practices for increasing efficiency, availability and capacity in the data center. The paper can be downloaded via Emersons Website. Among them are very good recommendations, especially those concerning … read more

Optimizing your UPS infrastructure for cloud computing

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Five years ago Amazon announced its Elastic Compute Cloud beta (EC2), which may well have been the first service to call itself a cloud. Today the cloud computing term is so often used that it seems like it’s been around … read more