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The Data Center never gets a Sick Day – not even for Coronavirus

By Mike McClain | Mar 11, 2020

Technology Partners need to do our part in keeping you healthy, safe. The coronavirus outbreak has U.S. companies starting to shutter offices, restrict nonessential travel and send workers home to telecommute. While this may be helpful to guard against further spread of the disease, those working in a data center don’t have the option to…

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New Tech News – Galaxy VS UPS

By Elizabeth Peichel | Mar 8, 2020

CEG offers Schneider Electric Galaxy VS UPS, now with Internal Smart Battery Modules Schneider Electric’s Galaxy VS UPS has received an upgrade!  The 10-50kW UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) now comes with internal smart battery modules – a first for Schneider Electric’s systems. This should lead to improved availability and flexibility when compared to the Galaxy…

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CEG Authors Data Center Containment Article for Mission Critical Magazine

By Elizabeth Peichel | Mar 3, 2020

In a reality where cabinet densities are rising — with recent research stating upwards of 10 kW per rack, on average — increasing energy efficiency and keeping operating costs down in data centers has never been so relevant or so challenging. CEG’s Rob Huttemann and Chatsworth Products‘ Tom Cabral recently authored an article on this…

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Now is the Prime Time for Airflow Containment Webinar

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 26, 2020

Rack densities continue to rise. Increasing energy efficiency and keeping operating costs down has never been so relevant—yet challenging. The good news is that redirecting heat through airflow containment won’t bust your budget. Join CEG’s Rob Huttemann and Chatsworth Product‘s Tom Cabral on March 5 as we discuss affordable best practices for rack-level containment. Learn…

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CEG Participates in AFCOM Leaders Lab for Edge Computing Planning and Implementation

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 24, 2020

CEG’s Andrew Graham joins industry thought leaders driving innovation, education, and advancement of data center technologies. Their work culminates with whitepaper to be presented at Data Center World 2020. CEG is pleased to announce that its Director of Data Center Solutions, Andrew Graham, recently had the honor of participating in an AFCOM Leaders Lab. A…

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Cable Management Best Practices for Data Centers and Server Rooms

By Elizabeth Peichel | Feb 14, 2020

Proper cable management will do more for your system than just keeping you organized. Managing your server rack cables effectively helps improve airflow and cooling efficiency, enhances system performance, and increases availability for maintenance and scalability. Here are a few cable management best practices to implement in your data center, server room or IT closet…

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CEG Interviewed for Mission Critical Magazine Podcast

By Elizabeth Peichel | Jan 27, 2020
CEG interviewed by Mission Critical Magazine

CEG was honored to be interviewed by Mission Critical Magazine for its podcast The Thought Cloud. Andrew Graham talks about curtailing energy consumption in the mission critical industry by implementing technologies that also improve resiliency. Listen now to find out more about containment and airflow management and how power conditioning can be added to the…

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What’s Your School’s Plan for Backup Power?

By Elizabeth Peichel | Dec 27, 2019

Contact Us : 800-257-5235 criticaleg.com Even the Smallest Power Distruption can affect Campus Systems & Facilities It only takes a few seconds of lost power to impact campus operations. Generators aren’t enough to protect computer and network infrastructures or ensure student safety. From surges to outages, CEG’s power solutions protect against all types of debilitating…

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Turning the Tide on Data Center Efficiency Adoption in the 20’s

By Andrew Graham | Dec 26, 2019

As we close out this decade, scientists have reported that the past ten years were the warmest recorded on Earth. Eight of those years were the warmest since we’ve been recording global temperatures! The Data Center Industry is one of the fastest growing energy consumers contributing to this climate change. Data centers will soon consume…

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100% Bonus Depreciation Deductions Anyone? CPI shares CEG’s Expert Advice on Data Center Efficiencies

By Elizabeth Peichel | Nov 20, 2019
CPI shares CEG's article on data center efficiencies

It’s not too late to improve data center efficiency and still achieve a real tax savings in 2019. Our vendor partner Chatsworth Products, Inc. shares some ideas from our CEO Mike McClain (who’s also a CPA) on its Cross-Connect Expert Blog. Read the full article – 100% Bonus Depreciation Deductions Anyone? Your Data Center can…

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