It has been obvious for some time that the power distribution system within the data center is the key opportunity to focus upon in order to actively manage the rising costs of power and more specifically, identify problems and waste in real-time.
With future-thinking organizations sharing knowledge between Facilities and IT, the push for more intelligence within this rack-based power infrastructure has become urgent with higher rack power densities. In fact, proactive power management at all stages in the distribution chain within enterprise data centers has become the requirement to feed efficiency studies and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) style optimization initiatives.
Over the past several years, the IT industry has seen solid-state (or flash) technology evolve at a record pace. Early on, the high cost and relative newness of flash meant that it was mainly relegated to accelerating niche workloads. More recently, however, flash storage has “gone mainstream” thanks to maturing media technology. Lower media cost has resulted from memory innovations that have enabled greater density and new architectures such as 3D NAND. Simultaneously, flash vendors have refined how to exploit flash storage’s idiosyncrasies—for example, they can extend the flash media lifespan through data reduction and other technique
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 09, 2015
Download this white paper and learn how the Dell Hybrid HPC solution delivers a hybrid CPU and GPU compute environment with the PowerEdge C6320 and C4130 to:
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This paper explains some of the causes of stranded power, cooling, and space capacity in colocation data centers and explains how high-density rack power distribution, air containment, and other practices improve availability and efficiency. Examples of acceptable use policies that address these issues are provided.
A new 14th generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server equipped with NVIDIA Tesla M10 GPUs and powered by Intel Xeon Scalable processors delivered high-density graphics acceleration in a virtual enterprise environment
As more users move to modern, graphics-intensive Microsoft® Windows® 10 environments, companies using a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) need increasingly robust server resources
to support them. Your company should strive to get the most from each server and maximize datacenter space while providing an excellent end-user experience.
Lenovo® Flex System™ — powered by Intel® Xeon® processors — is the newest blade infrastructure design with the attributes that support soft ware-defi ned infrastructure and virtualization better than any competitor.
It delivers key benefits better than any competitor:
• Reduces capital and operational costs with consistent hardware/software deployment and the ability to simply scale workloads with the highest VM capacity and performance.
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Is your WLAN under increasing pressure from more users, more types of connected devices, and more bandwidth-intensive applications?
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Published By: CyrusOne
Published Date: Jul 05, 2016
Many companies, especially those in the Oil and Gas Industry, need high-density deployments of high performance compute (HPC) environments to manage and analyze the extreme levels of computing involved with seismic processing. CyrusOne’s Houston West campus has the largest known concentration of HPC and high-density data center space in the colocation market today. The data center buildings at this campus are collectively known as the largest data center campus for seismic exploration computing in the oil and gas industry. By continuing to apply its Massively Modular design and build approach and high-density compute expertise, CyrusOne serves the growing number of oil and gas customers, as well as other customers, who are demanding best-in-class, mission-critical, HPC infrastructure. The company’s proven flexibility and scale of its HPC offering enables customers to deploy the ultra-high density compute infrastructure they need to be competitive in their respective business sectors.
With more Internet-connected mobile devices than people in the world in 2013, IT must provide seamless connectivity to every class of user — employees, contractors, guests and even customers — appropriate to their role and type of device. Mobility in the workplace isn’t just for user benefit and productivity. The migration to mobility begets several IT benefits.
Le lieu de travail nouvelle génération repose sur la mobilité. À l’heure où le nombre d’appareils mobiles connectés à Internet dépasse la population mondiale, il est essentiel que les services informatiques soient en mesure d’offrir à chaque catégorie d’utilisateurs (employés, entrepreneurs, invités et clients) une connectivité fluide et adaptée à leurs besoins et types d’équipement. Outre les atouts évidents pour les utilisateurs et l’effet bénéfique sur la productivité, la migration vers la mobilité est source de nombreux avantages pour les services informatiques. Téléchargez ce livre blanc pour les découvrir…
Der Next-Generation Workplace steht für Mobilität. Im Jahr 2013 gab es mehr mit dem Internet verbundene Mobilgeräte als Menschen weltweit. Aufgabe der IT ist es, die dafür notwendigen Verbindungen und Netzwerke zu schaffen und dafür zu sorgen, dass diese an die Anforderungen der unterschiedlichen Benutzergruppen, an ihre Aufgaben sowie die eingesetzten mobilen Geräte angepasst sind – sei es für Angestellte, Unternehmer, Gäste oder Kunden. Mobiles Arbeiten steigert die Produktivität und bietet zahlreiche Vorteile für den Anwender – aber auch IT-Verantwortliche können profitieren. Laden Sie unser Whitepaper herunter und überzeugen Sie sich von den Vorteilen...
El lugar de trabajo de la próxima generación se centra totalmente en la movilidad. En este año 2013 hay más dispositivos móviles con conexión a Internet que personas en el planeta, de modo que la tecnología informática debe proporcionar una conectividad sin restricciones a cada tipo de usuario —trabajadores, contratistas, invitados e incluso clientes— apropiada para la función de cada uno y el tipo de dispositivo que utiliza. Se pone de manifiesto que la movilidad en el lugar de trabajo no es sólo para el beneficio propio del usuario y de la productividad. La migración hacia la movilidad genera varias ventajas en TI. Descárguese este documento técnico para descubrir las ventajas....
Il luogo di lavoro di nuova generazione sarà tutto concentrato sulla mobilità. Già nel 2013 nel mondo ci sono più dispositivi mobili che persone, e l'IT deve fornire una connettività senza interruzioni ad ogni tipo di utente — dipendenti, appaltatori, ospiti e persino clienti — che si adatti al loro ruolo e al tipo di dispositivo che utilizzano. E così, la mobilità sul posto di lavoro non giova solo agli utenti e alla produttività. La migrazione verso la mobilità genera numerosi vantaggi informatici. Scaricate questo libro bianco per scoprirli tutti…
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: May 15, 2018
As wattages increase in high-density server racks, providing redundant
power becomes more challenging and costly. Traditionally, the most
practical solution for distributing redundant power in 208V server racks
above 5 kW has been to connect dual 3-phase rack PDUs to dual power
supplies in each server. Although this approach is reliable, it negates a
rewarding system design opportunity for clustered server applications.
With their inherent resilience and automated failover, high-availability
server clusters will still operate reliably with a single power supply in
each server instead of dual power supplies. This streamlined system
design promises to reduce both capital expenditures and operating
costs, potentially saving thousands of dollars per rack.
The problem is that dual rack PDUs can’t distribute redundant power
to a single power supply. An alternative approach is to replace the dual
PDUs with an automatic transfer switch (ATS) connected to a single PDU,
but perfecting an ATS tha
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Jun 28, 2018
As high-density IT equipment becomes the new normal, the amount of heat generated continues to grow substantially – as does the challenge of efficiently cooling data centers. Traditional perimeter and/or raised floor computer room air conditioning systems increasingly struggle to remove concentrated heat loads. In many small to mid-size data centers, implementing close-coupled cooling solutions can be a highly effective and efficient strategy for supplementing cooling capacity. Located in or near server racks, close-coupled air conditioning units focus cooling where it is needed most without lowering the temperature of the entire data center. In addition, these modular solutions make it easy to reconfigure cooling to handle new equipment or eliminate hot spots. As a result, using close-coupled portable, rack-mounted or row-based air conditioning units tailored to your specific data center needs can boost cooling efficiency and add valuable flexibility.
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Challenge: Legacy Ubiquiti infrastructure was unable to support more than 30 clients per AP.
Solution: 11ac APs provided superior WiFi performance and network reliability.
Today's data centers are embarking down a path in which "old world" business, technology, and facility metrics are being pushed aside in order to provide unparalleled service delivery capabilities, processes, and methodologies. The expectations derived from today’s high-density technology deployments are driving service delivery models to extremes with very high service delivery capabilities adopted as baseline requirements within today’s stringent business models. Part of the "revolution" that is driving today's data center modeling to unprecedented high performance and efficiency levels is the fact that computer processing advances with regard to high-performance and smaller footprints have truly countered each other.
Whether you’re scanning products, medicine, parts or shipping labels, your data capture needs are dramatically shifting. Traceability demands more data in smaller spaces; mobile payments are on the rise; scanning multiple barcodes consumes valuable time, and there’s less tolerance for inefficiency – capabilities only imaging technology can ful?ll.
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