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CEG & Upsite Author Room Level Containment Article for Mission Critical Magazine

By Elizabeth Peichel | May 27, 2020

Room level airflow management is the most important aspect of data center airflow management, yet it’s usually the least understood.  Better defined as cooling optimization, airflow management done right will improve energy efficiency, improve cooling capacity, improve IT equipment reliability, and defer capital expenditure. In the third of our Mission Critical Magazine article series, CEG…

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Webinar | Managing Airflow at the Room Level

By Elizabeth Peichel | May 22, 2020

Join CEG and Upsite on May 28 to discuss data center containment best practices that don’t bust your budget Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 Time: 11:00am EDT / 8:00am PDT The Room level is the most important aspect of data center airflow management, yet it’s usually the least understood. Better defined as cooling optimization, Room…

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New Tech News – Industry’s First Integrated Rack with Immersed, Liquid-cooled IT for Data Centers

By Elizabeth Peichel | May 19, 2020

Schneider Electric’s Liquid-cooled Solution is Ideal for Big Data, AI, Machine Learning With high compute demands (big data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine-learning algorithm training development) comes more energy usage and new cooling challenges. Schneider Electric is addressing those issues with the creation of the industry’s first commercially available integrated rack with chassis-based, immersive liquid cooling.…

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CEG Featured in Healthcare Facilities Today – Critical Power for Smaller Medical Facilities

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 29, 2020

CEG’s expert advice on critical power for smaller medical environments was recently featured in Healthcare Facilities Today Hospital networks have UPS systems and redundancies in place for their facilities and sensitive equipment. In our experience that’s not always the case for some smaller clinics, labs, nursing homes or hospice centers. With equipment manufacturing and shipping…

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New Tech News – Lower TCO, Longer Runtime with New Lithium-ion UPS from Vertiv

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 27, 2020

Vertiv’s new Liebert PS15 Lithium-ion UPS provides Power Protection at the Network Edge You may have heard about new lithium-ion batteries for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) but been afraid to take the plunge. Lithium-ion is a giant leap forward in UPS battery technology. It offers several advantages over traditional valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries, including:…

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New Tech News – World’s First 2MW Single Module Lithium-ion UPS

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 21, 2020

Piller Introduces World’s Largest Single-module, Battery-backed UPS With its launch of the UNIBLOCK UBT+ 2000, Piller has the distinction of offering the world’s largest single module battery-backed UPS that’s delivered VRLA and lithium-ion ready. By condensing the multiple paralleled solutions of other technologies into a single unit, the UBT+2000 will cut costs and increase reliability…

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New Tech News – Advanced Console Server Allows for Remote Network Access

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 17, 2020

Avocent ACS8000 Cellular Module Supports Vertiv Infrastructure & Third-party Devices Earlier this month, Vertiv unveiled the latest in IT management technology with the Avocent ACS8000 advanced console server with cellular capabilities. This cellular addition to the ACS8000 family ensures seamless, integrated management of Vertiv and third-party equipment even when no wired network is available. With…

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CEG Addresses Critical Power for Edge Environments in Mission Critical Magazine

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 16, 2020

Edge applications should be driven by business needs. In the latest print edition of Mission Critical Magazine, CEG’s Andrew Graham walks readers through the critical power and airflow considerations to keep in mind once the need for edge infrastructure has been identified. Should we renovate the data center and network room facilities we still have…

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CEG & Upsite Author Row-level Containment Article for Mission Critical Magazine

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 16, 2020

While people quickly navigate to containment when discussing row airflow management, it’s important to note there are other areas in the row that should be addressed when managing airflow at this level. In the second of our four-part article series in Mission Critical Magazine, CEG and Upsite Technologies share data center containment best practices at…

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New Tech News – High Power Density 3-phase UPS

By Elizabeth Peichel | Apr 9, 2020

9900D Series UPS from Mitsubishi Electric are Ideal for Cloud and Colocation Data Centers. Earlier this year, Mitsubishi Electric announced the release of the 9900D, a line of UPS products designed for the relentless demands faced by today’s cloud and colocation data centers. The 9900D is the smallest modular scalable static UPS yet is capable…

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