lithium-ion battery for data centers

VRLA batteries have long been a preferred UPS energy source given their reliability, low initial purchase cost, and management ease. However, with the decreased price of lithium-ion batteries over the past few years, they’re quickly becoming a viable critical power option for data centers and critical environments of all sizes. But despite their rise in…

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CEG CAPRE webinar on biometric access control

Did you miss our recent webinar on safely preparing your facility for employee and visitor re-entry? You’re in luck, you can watch it here! As American life attempts to return to normalcy in conjunction with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, many commercial buildings are attempting to reopen. But reopening a safe and effective manner is no…

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UPS Systems are the heart of your critical infrastructure. They condition, monitor, and filter incoming utility power, and when the power goes out, the UPS system supports the load itself with internal batteries. They are sensitive pieces of technology that contain hundreds of parts, including capacitors, batteries, and controls, all working together. These systems ensure…

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There are many factors when selecting the right size UPS for your environment. If a UPS is too large for the application, you end up allocating more money and physical space upfront than necessary. UPS systems are more efficient the closer they operate to their rated capacity. But if a UPS is too small for…

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Schneider Electric Simplifies Management of Distributed IT Infrastructure at the Edge Schneider Electric is always looking to add value and functionality to its EcoStruxure IT platform. Early in 2020, we saw the launch of the monitoring and dispatch services to manage distributed IT. Most recently, the company has introduced a new public API to further…

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Vertiv Introduces its most Flexible Modular UPS to North American Data Centers Full disclosure, Vertiv’s latest critical power solution – the Liebert® Trinergy™ Cube UPS – isn’t exactly new. It’s been at the forefront of intelligent, modular power protection around the world for several years, with more than one million kilowatts of power installed worldwide. But having…

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Mission Critical Magazine selects CEG’s Containment Best Practices content for Airflow Management course. Data Center Professionals can receive credit toward maintaining licenses, credentials.   Critical Environments Group℠ (CEG), a leading provider of infrastructure optimization solutions for data centers and mission critical facilities, is pleased to announce that the Engineering+Mechanical Systems Continuing Education Center has developed a course based on…

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Infrastructure monitoring can span multiple stakeholders, data center sites and metrics. Use the five W’s to establish a comprehensive monitoring strategy.   *This article was authored by Jessica Lulka and originally appeared on TechTarget’s SearchDataCenter news site. Click HERE to read the original article. For data center operations, it can be difficult to suss out…

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As the country slowly starts to reopen, strict disinfecting protocols are being used to sanitize touch-based access control technology like fingerprint and palm readers, touchscreens and keypads. But ongoing disinfection is a short-term solution. The fact is that no one will ever want to touch publicly used access control equipment again. It’s this insurmountable challenge…

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