We currently have two cabinets of equipment at our datacenter, and each cabinet is served by two 30A circuits. The facility is relatively new, and each circuit is (supposedly) redundant at the source. ...
I'm looking to reduce my carbon footprint and want to find a "green" datacenter. There are so many ways to define a "green datacenter' I'm looking for examples of SMART Criteria such as 20% of ...
One of my client's sites received a direct lightning hit last week (coincidentally on Friday the 13th!). I was remote to the site, but working with someone onsite, I discovered a strange pattern of ...
Our 500-server data center is growing quickly and my manager has started investigating using a specialized Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) package to help manage constraints. DCIM ...
We have a rack in a data center and we became suspicious of running out of power. But our power bar says 2 amps! It has a live indicator, so it's not just one reading. Do you think there's something ...
With network cables it is easy. I use velcro-ties, coloured cables, 0U vertical cable organizers from APC on side of the rack -- easy and neat. However with power cables it was always giving me ...
As part of a sustainability project I have been requested to measure the PUE of our server room. We have gross power usage figures from the UPS (and seperate supply meters) but nothing else. How in a ...
For the purpose of this question, I am interested in server/datacenter related hardware. Have you had any measureable amount of ROI by swapping existing hardware to more "green" or energy efficient ...