The most important factors that determine the correct operation of modern automation, electronics, industrial computers and other devices are the correct power supply and the appropriate climatic conditions. These are necessary to ensure ongoing operation of priority infrastructure equipment – server room, data communication, power engineering.
This paper proposes standard terminology for categorizing the types of prefabricated modular data centers, defines and compares their key attributes, and provides a framework for choosing the best approach(es) based on business requirements.
In this paper, we focus on quantifying the capital cost differences of a prefabricated vs. traditional 440 kW data center, both built with the same power and cooling architecture, in order to highlight the key cost drivers, and to demonstrate that prefabrication does not come
at a capex premium.
Earlier this year, Schneider Electric launched its preconfigured edge datacenter resources with its SmartBunker and SmartShelter products. In developing these products, Schneider closely examined the requirements for successful, secure, rapid edge deployments in support of the explosion of edge data. The result is a standardized solution that can be customized as required and deployed virtually anywhere.
This paper discusses making realistic improvements to power, cooling, racks, physical security, monitoring, and lighting. The focus of this paper is on small server rooms and branch offices with up to 10kW of IT load.
Your business is ready for a new data center or an upgrade.
But is your data center ready for your business? It can be. You want to optimize your ability to adapt to changing IT needs quickly while meeting performance and efficiency requirements. All while either deferring CapEx or reducing OpEx.
A greater dependence on cloud-based applications means businesses must rethink the level of redundancy of the physical infrastructure equipment (power, cooling, networking) remaining
on-premise, at the “Edge”.
This 12-page white paper describes what a data center reference design is, what it includes, and explains how the benefits listed above are achieved.
A data center reference design acts as a starting point offering a project team several valuable benefits including:
• Facilitating and simplifying the planning phase
• Reducing time to create buildable designs
• Reducing risk, offering predictable performance and improved reliability of the data center once operational
This paper explains how to specify the physical infrastructure for an IT pod and describes optimum configurations based on available power feeds, physical space, and targeted average rack power densities.
The first-ever Global Digital Transformation Benefits Report is here. The report analyzes 230 customer stories and 330 data points to provide concrete evidence on digitization's disruptive potential. It examines how digital transformation has driven CapEx and OpEx savings, sustainability initiatives, equipment uptime, and other key business goals. It also includes stories from 34 of our customers, including how:
• Tata Power, an Indian power company, cut power restoration times from hours to seconds.
• New Belgium Brewing, a US beer company, cut downtime by 50%.
• Vitens, a Dutch water utility, shrank deployment times by 65%.
: Are you among the two thirds of industrial companies who are currently, or planning to, implement industrial transformation? A new report by LNS Research finds that there is quite a wide gap in how the companies perceived as industrial transformation leaders develop their transformation project strategies compared with companies perceived as followers.
Don’t get left behind. Discover the recommendations from LNS Research on how to ensure the success of your digital transformation initiatives.
As water is increasingly being recognized as a high-value commodity, aging assets present a major threat to organizations that treat and deliver it. Improving asset performance is one of the most effective strategies water and wastewater plants and networks can implement to reduce costs and protect quality.
"Malicious cryptomining lets cybercriminals profit at your organization’s expense. No industry is safe from malicious cryptomining - a browser or software-based threat that enables attackers to secretly use an organization's computing power to mine digital currency. This fast-growing threat can lead to degraded system performance, soaring electricity usage, regulatory problems, and vulnerability to future attacks.
View our infographic to find out who they’re targeting and how to protect your network.
Data continues to grow at an astounding pace? As a result, data center space is becoming more scarce, as more arrays are acquired to store all of this data. Along with this data taking up space, it is also utilizing a great deal of power and cooling. In fact, the average data center in the U.S. uses approximately 34,000 kW of electricity each year, costing $180,000 in annual energy costs. As Infinidat set out to revolutionize the storage industry, one of our goals was to help consumers of storage build a more sustainable infrastructure that would be not only better for the environment, but also help them to save money as well. All of our patents come together to form InfiniBox, a storage solution that does just this.
Endesa is a leading energy company in Spain and Portugal with around 10,000 employees, providing services for over 11 million customers. The company is committed to spreading a more sustainable energy culture and strives to be at the forefront of the technological transformation of the energy industry. To meet this goal, Endesa joined the Enel Group in 2009, a multinational energy company and leading integrated operator in the global electricity and gas markets, with a particular focus on European and Latin American markets.
How we fuel our vehicles, heat our homes, and power our industries is undergoing fundamental change. Well-deployed but inefficient technologies, such as internal combustion engine cars and oil/gas boilers are being replaced with electrified and higher-efficiency alternatives. And renewables such as sunlight, wind, thermal, and others, supported by next generation battery storage, are fueling an evergreater share of energy demand.
La manera en que ponemos en marcha nuestros vehículos, calentamos nuestros hogares e impulsamos nuestras industrias está cambiando de manera radical. Las tecnologías que se han implementado a gran escala pero que resultan ser ineficientes, como los automóviles que utilizan motores de combustión interna, están siendo reemplazadas con alternativas electrificadas y más efectivas. Y las energías renovables como la solar, la eólica y la térmica, entre otras, apoyadas por el almacenamiento en baterías de próxima generación, están atendiendo un porcentaje cada vez mayor de la demanda de energía.
Este reporte aborda cómo el proveedor líder de infraestructura de tecnologías de la información, TIBCO, está impulsando la transformación digital al permitir tomar mejores decisiones y realizar acciones más veloces e inteligentes a través de TIBCO® Connected Intelligence Cloud. Los siguientes ejemplos muestran cómo la tecnología de TIBCO está ayudando a las empresas de la industria energética:
Endesa es una compañía de energía líder en España y Portugal con alrededor de 10,000 empleados, que provee servicios a más de 11 millones de clientes. La empresa tiene el compromiso de promover una cultura energética más sustentable y busca estar a la vanguardia en la transformación tecnológica de la industria energética. Para cumplir con este objetivo, Endesa se unió al Enel Group en 2009, una firma energética multinacional y el operador líder en los mercados globales de electricidad y gas, con un enfoque particular en los mercados europeos y latinoamericanos.
“¿Cómo utilizaremos todos los datos de la red inteligente?”
Los productores, distribuidores y consumidores de electricidad de casi todos los países desarrollados se están haciendo esa pregunta. Los datos producidos por los medidores inteligentes, los dispositivos conectados, los generadores de energía, las presas hidroeléctricas, las granjas solares y los consumidores más sofisticados, tiene el potencial de mejorar considerablemente la confiabilidad de la generación, gestión, almacenamiento y distribución de electricidad.
La analítica avanzada puede ayudar a alcanzar todo ese potencial. Pero, ¿cómo? Tiene un papel de gran relevancia en las empresas de servicios que buscan convertir los datos en dinero mediante el análisis de la información acumulada para mejorar la gestión en el lado de la demanda, la asignación de recursos y de personal, pronosticar la demanda y el mantenimiento preventivo. De hecho, la analítica está impulsando esta transformación de la industria.
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