Technology

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

In today’s era of technological advancements, managing and securing sensitive data in an organization is more than important, it’s critical to success. According to statistics from The National Survey on Data Center Outages, the consequences of power outages and interruption are estimated at around $136,761.00 per unplanned outage. Therefore, IT professionals, consultants, and managers need to ensure they avoid power supply outages by investing in the right Uninterruptible Power Supply(UPS) systems

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options From Controlled Power Company

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options From Controlled Power Company

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options
From Controlled Power Company
 

For our November Technology Spotlight, Controlled Power Company is our feature, with an emphasis on their Emergency Lighting Inverters. These products could have a positive impact in numerous ways if you need a backup system for your lighting.

 

What is a centralized emergency lighting inverter and why would you need one?

Here is the industry definition: A centralized lighting inverter is an electronic system that converts DC battery power

Essential Tips for Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

Essential Tips for Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

Fast and reliable access to your data is critical to your business’s success. The safety of your data depends on the design, implementation, and maintenance of your critical power system. There are many specifications that impact your critical power system, but the key design consideration is how the UPS interacts with your other equipment such as the generator.

Your UPS provides uninterrupted power to your data center by filtering out any power anomalies, but any failure

How to Achieve Lower PUE in Your Data Center

How to Achieve Lower PUE in Your Data Center

PUE or Power Usage Effectiveness indicates the ratio of a data center’s energy usage to the amount of energy consumed by the center’s IT equipment alone. The ideal Power Usage Effectiveness ratio is 1.0. This is due to the fact that a data center’s central objective is to provide IT resources for an organization or consumers. Ideally, all the energy used up by a data center goes towards the center’s IT equipment.

That would mean no

Gaining Awareness in Data Center Energy Efficiency

Gaining Awareness in Data Center Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency is a Top Priority

Energy efficiency is a top priority for data center managers. As more of daily life moves online, data storage needs are increasing rapidly and with them, energy needs.

ASHRAE recommendations and variable CRAC units make it easier than ever to maintain the perfect temperature range for your data center. Managers are finding new ways to combine legacy technology, new technology, and creative problem solving to lower operating costs. By increasing

Top Questions to Ask when Investing in a UPS System

Top Questions to Ask when Investing in a UPS System

Equipment inside your organization or manufacturing plant may experience problems if the power supply from the local utility is not available at all times. Therefore, making the decision on the right Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for your network closets and data centers requires thoughtful consideration. An unreliable utility source can damage equipment. A UPS is important for protecting equipment during power failures. They provide continuous battery backup during shorter outages.

At EMR Associates, we have the

Tips For Your Data Center UPS

Tips For Your Data Center UPS

Data centers are incredibly important hubs for business. Usually they house key information and, well, data. This is why a reliable UPS is crucial for any data center. What good is your data or data center if it disappears in a power outage, surge or sag? This is why we are fans of models such as the Mitsubishi 9900AEGIS. A good UPS can offer peace of mind and stability in an facility. However, as with

April Technology Spotlight: J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU

April Technology Spotlight: J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU

Xtreme Power Conversion (XPC) continues to be a global leader in offering quality power distribution products and this month’s spotlight on the J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU series is no exception. Our last spotlight on their products was the popular P80 UPS and we believe you’ll find this just as intriguing.

The sleek J40 models pack loads of advanced surge suppression technology in a tiny package. The 10A version barely tips the scale with dimensions of

Tips On Maximizing The Life of UPS Batteries

Tips On Maximizing The Life of UPS Batteries

Your UPS battery is a critical component of any data center or computer hub. An uninterruptible power supply drastically reduces the risk of complications during loss of power. However, don’t allow the term “uninterruptible” give you a false sense of security. These sealed batteries (typically BRLA) typically last between 3 and 5 years and need to be checked to ensure they reach their lifespan. There are a few things you can do to help maximize

gForce Ultra Offers Big Savings Potential

gForce Ultra Offers Big Savings Potential

In this month’s technology blog, we showcase a product designed to enhance efficiency and reliability in CRAC (Computer Room Air Conditioning) units. The ability to cool effectively is a trademark of Data Aire’s gForce series, but the Ultra edition brings an industry-first feature to the line. The gForce Ultra incorporates variable speed compressors to offer a level of accurate climate control unlike any other product on the market. Let’s get into the specifications of how