New Tech News – Vertiv Geist Combination Outlet C13/C19

Vertiv combines the C13 and C19 outlets into one, supporting both C14 and C20 plug types. Vertiv has stepped up its critical power game with a rack Power Distribution Unit (rPDU) that features a patented Combination Outlet C13 / C19 option that supports C14 and C20 plug types. This new option should significantly reduce the complexity…

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New Tech News – Raritan Smart Rack Controller

Intelligent Management of Environmental and Security Information in Mission-critical Facilities In the current data center landscape, effective infrastructure management and environmental monitoring go hand in hand. The industry is in complete agreement that real-time data about a facility’s airflow, power consumption, fluid leaks, etc., is vital for ensuring uptime and efficiency. However, many mission-critical facility…

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New Tech News – Server Technology PRO3X PDU

The PRO3X PDU brings together innovation from Legrand’s Server Technology and Raritan. It’s the best of both worlds. The PRO3X line of rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) is a unique marriage between Server Technology’s HDOT Cx PDU and Raritan’s power distribution solutions. The result is an intelligent rack PDU that provides maximum visibility into your…

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New Tech News – CPI Intelligent PDUs provide improved Rack-level Monitoring

CPI enhances its eConnect line of PDUs to include redundancy packs, phase-balance outlets and more Working and learning remotely has placed unprecedented demands on power management in data centers. As a result, rack densities are rising globally and equipment monitoring at the rack level has never been so critical. CPI’s eConnect® power distribution units (PDUs) already…

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New Tech News – Edge-ready Micro Data Center System

Vertiv’s VRC-S can rapidly convert an unconditioned edge location into a micro data center. With so many people across the United States working and learning from home, we’re seeing an unprecedented demand for computing and communications at the edge. Vertiv is addressing this need with its VRC-S Micro Data Center – an integrated solution that…

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How to Choose the Right PDU

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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New Tech News – Sunbird Releases New Version of DCIM Software

CEG offers Sunbird DCIM software

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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New Tech News – Powerlok PDU from Upsite Technologies

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 101

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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