Power Distribution Units for Data Centers

A PDU (Power Distribution Unit) controls and distributes power to computers, servers and networking devices within an IT environment. Almost every equipment rack used to store compute, storage or network equipment requires a rack mounted PDU to distribute power. But, if you’re new to the industry or are unfamiliar with electrical power distribution systems, selecting…

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CEG DCIM

Set and Monitor Thresholds of Inlet Line Amps & Rack PDU Outlet Circuit Breaker Loads to Improve Data Center Uptime. Sunbird’s newest version of its Power IQ® Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software provides the information and controls you need to fully utilize your existing infrastructure resources while alerting you to trouble before it causes…

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CEG Eaton Data Center Solutions

VPM Essential provides users with power management capabilities in a simplified interface for a competitive price. Earlier this spring, Eaton launched the newest version of its Visual Power Manager (VPM) software, VPM Essential. The new offering delivers the comprehensive remote power monitoring capabilities IT and data center professionals rely on in a self-installable, subscription-based license…

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CEG PDU for data center

Greater Reliability, Advanced Functionality and an Overall Higher Standard for Rack PDUs in Mission Critical Facilities Upsite Technologies is raising the standard of rack power distribution with the introduction of PowerLok®.  With automated soldering from line input to each receptacle, PowerLok eliminates all mechanical connections. This unique improvement makes it 270% less likely to fail…

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Power Distribution Units for Data Centers

What is a PDU and what Kind do I Need? A Power Distribution Unit (PDU) is a device meant for controlling electrical power in a data center. PDUs can manage and control energy consumption in everything from small IT environments to a large, critical infrastructure. A PDU can help eliminate downtime, increase efficiency, and monitor…

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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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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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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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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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