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Data Centers

The Data Center Facilities landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Data Center Facilities

Virtualization, UPS Systems, Green Grid, Data Center Metrics,
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Critical Lessons for Data Center Facility ManagersJeff Gilmer of Excipio Consulting to present on trends in data center recoverability.

  


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What Facility Managers Need To Know About Data Center RedundancyPart 1 of a 5-part article detailing the factors involved in deciding the level of redundancy for critical facilities. part 2: N+1 Redundancy: Multiple Options part 3: Exploring The Value of 2N Redundancypart 4: 2(N+1) and 3N/2 Redundancy: High Reliability Optionspart 5: Swing ATS and Catcher Redundancy Strategies

  


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GSA Spearheads Efforts for Government-wide Data Center Optimization Initiative

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New metric to assess and visualise data centre cooling performance, launched by The Green Grid

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Nlyte Software Releases Nlyte 8 – Complete Data Center Management Via Single Pane-Of-Glass

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In Data Centers, Human Error Is Most Common Cause of DowntimePart 1 of a 3-part article explaining how one organization with multiple data centers successfully uses a dual power path environment. part 2: Facilties Department Solely Responsible For Network Cable, Fiber, and Power Cord Installationpart 3: SIDEBAR: Survey Says Facility Staff in Charge of Data Centers Earn Higher Salaries

  


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Report: Data Centers More Energy Efficient

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Understanding Your Facility Starts by Understanding Data

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Study: Five-Year Outlook Gloomy for Federal Data Centers

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Data Center Trends: Increasing Capacity Demands with Managed Services

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DOE Offers Tools on Data Center Efficiency

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Critical Facilities Summit Focuses on Future of Data Center TechnologyMicrosoft's Project Natick research explores possibility of undersea data centers.

  


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Canara: Insight+ Offers All-Inclusive Predictive Monitoring Service for Data Centers

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HITEC: Company to Announce Details of New UPS Power Solutions

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Eaton: Company Powers Cleveland's Largest Data Center

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ASHRAE: New Publication Explains Impact of IT Equipment on Data Center Design

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Data Centers in the Pacific? Microsoft Explores the Possibility

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Siemon: Company Announces Acquisition of Gigaduct Fiber Containment System

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Emerson: Company's Cooling System Saves North American Data Centers Over 1 Billion Gallons of Water

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Financial Incentives Can Help Cut Data Center Energy CostsFirst of a 3-part article on incentive programs offered by utilities and state energy offices to manage and control data center energy usepart 2: Challenge of Quantifying Value of Data Center Energy-Saving Optionspart 3: Incentives for On-Site Power Generation for Data Centers

  


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JLL: Third-Party Data Center Providers Expand in 2016

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Emerson Network Power: Study Says Unplanned Data Center Outages Cost Companies Nearly $9,000 Per Minute

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Facility Managers' Role Changing as Data Centers EvolveFirst of a 3-part article on cloud, colocation bringing new data center roles for facility managers part 2: Understanding Benefits of Cloud for Data Centers Important for Facility Managers part 3: Scalability, Easy Upgrades Among Cloud Benefits for Data Centers

  


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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey: 2015First of a 9-part article on salary ranges, broken down by data center size and reliability levelpart 2: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: More Than 10 MWpart 3: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: 2 To 10 MWpart 4: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Less Than 2 MWpart 5: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N After Any Failure part 6: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainablepart 7: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1part 8: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: No Redundancy (N)part 9: Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

  


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Uptime Institute: Organization Certifies Over Half of CenturyLink's Global Data Centers

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Survey Shows Challenges, Opportunities In Data Center OperationsIn the spotlight are PUE, DCIM, and renewables

  


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FNT Software: Learn How to Run Your Data Center as a Business

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Survey Highlights Data Center Challenges, OpportunitiesTrends include DCIM, energy strategies

  


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Emerson Network Power: Company Identifies 5 Data Center Trends for 2016

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Best Practices for Saving Energy In Data CentersFirst of a 2-part article describing 12 proven energy-saving strategies for data centers part 2: Data Center Energy Efficiency Targets Include Temperature, Humidity Adjustments; Economizers

  


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Rethinking Healthcare Data Centers: Piecemeal Approach Versus NewFirst of a 2-part article on weighing the costs and benefits of a new healthcare data centerpart 2: Evaluating Data Center Rebuilding Decision with Financial Model

  


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Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance of Critical Facilities Site Selection

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Schneider Electric: New Data Reveals Data Center Manager Leadership Styles

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Emerson Network Power: IDC MarketScape Names Emerson a Leader Again in Analysis of Data Center Infrastructure Management Vendors

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5 Steps To Evaluating Sites For Critical Facilities

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Siemens: Keys to Getting the Right Digital Tools for Data Centers

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JLL: Data Center Providers, Demand Expanding Throughout New North American Locations

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Siemens: 4 Trends Shape Data Center Infrastructure

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Future Resource Engineering: White Paper Outlines 5-Step Energy Efficiency Planning Process for Data Centers

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Emerson Network Power: Company's Resource-Saving Liebert System OK'd for California Data Centers

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Future Resource Engineering: Company Releases White Paper Outlining 5-Step Energy Efficiency Planning Process for Data Centers

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Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance DepartmentPart 1 of a 3-part article on data center maintenance managementpart 2: Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Needpart 3: Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

  


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451 Research: Emerson and Schneider Electric Lead in Power and Cooling Markets, Equinix Highest Rated in Datacenter Colocation

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Design Standards and Objectives in Critical-Facility Siting