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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 Facilities Summit Sessions Provide Emergency Preparedness EducationLessons from past disasters like Hurricane Sandy helped data centers survive this year’s severe storms.

  


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Best Practices for Optimizing VRF Technology in Your Facility

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Demand for Colocation Data Centers Continues to Grow

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Best Practices for Data Center Disaster Recovery

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Vertiv Issues U.S. Colocation Usage Report About End-User Behaviors

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New Data Center Energy Certification Takes Center State At Critical Facilities SummitThe Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP) program teaches users how to show results and prove how much energy is being saved.

  


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7 Steps to Data Center Modernization

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Schneider Electric and LightEdge Bring Hybrid Colo Data Centers to New Markets

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Uptime Institute Announces TIER-Ready Program for Data Centers

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Rectifying Chronic Lapses in Critical Facility Operations

Building Operating Management
Good News, Bad News on PUEPower Use Efficiency (PUE) shows how much power supplied to the data center is used by IT equipment - and it remains a good benchmark for improving energy efficiency

  


Building Operating Management
Expert on Power for Life-Safety to Address Critical Facilities SummitMichael Fluegeman will explain how and why life-safety systems are often at odds with reliability and why risks need to be managed and balanced.

  


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MEA Renews Energy Efficiency Grant for Data Centers

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Data Centers For The Hyperscale CloudFor huge data centers, energy cost and availability, as well as connectivity, are priorities. part 2: Colocation Providers Announce Hyperscale Offerings

  


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How Technology Impacts Fire/Life Safety Systems: Knowing When to Upgrade

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How To Team Up With IT To Manage Data Centers, Critical EnvironmentsBuilding partnerships is essential to building out critical environments at Silicon Valley tech company, NVIDIA. part 2: Building Out Critical Environments: Faced-Paced and Funpart 3: NVIDIA's New Facility: High-Tech FM

  


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Data Centers: FM-IT Partnership Worth Millions to Healthcare Organization

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Huttig Building Products: TierPoint to Provide Colocation and Data Center Migration Services

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Leveraging Existing Hardware to Inform Data Center Energy Usage

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Maintenance Connection Releases Groundbreaking Report on CMMS ROI

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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

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Uptime Institute Awards Its 1,000th Certification

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Summit 2017: An Editor's PerspectiveThis year's conference moves to Minneapolis, where more than 500 facility managers, design engineers, consultants, and others are expected to convene.

  


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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

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Data Aire: 30 Years of Continuous Service…and Counting

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Data Center FMs Have Role When Organization Looks to Cloud or Colo

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Panduit Joins SDVoE Alliance

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Legrand: Expands Data Center Capabilities by Acquiring AFCO Systems

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Announcing The OSCRE Center for Innovation and Leadership

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Women in Data Centers: Advice for Developing a Career

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How To Leverage Existing Infrastructure For Data Center EfficiencyUsing existing metering and powering monitoring in a data center can be the key to turning an energy hog into an energy efficient facility.

  


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Schneider Electric: Helps DartPoints Bring Edge Data Centers to New Markets

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Ascent: Platform Aligns with Tuangru’s Agentless DCIM Tool

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Parallel Technologies Completes Cologix MIN3 Data Center Expansion

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Nlyte Expands Hosting Service

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Rural Telecom Central Offices Could Become Edge Data Centers

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Switch Datacenters’ New Data Hall is Suitable for Open Rack Systems based on OCP Principles

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ABB unveils $60 million technology investment for US market

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Vertiv Collaborates with SBE Inc., to Develop New Capacitor Technology

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Schneider Electric, Microsoft Unveil Universal Rack Power Distribution Solution

Building Operating Management
Data Center As A Service (DCaaS), Colocation Offer Data Center Flexibility, ExpandabilityFirst part of a four-part article examining the potential benefits of DCaaS and colocation. part 2: Tips for FMs Who Run Colocation and DCaaS Data Centerspart 3: QTS Chicago: Colocation Data Center Features Low Latency, High Reliablility, and Redundant Infrastructurespart 4: A Brief History Of Colocation

  


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Redbird Capital Partners, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Management Announce Investment in Compass Datacenters

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Data Centers: Energy Efficiency and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Reducing Data Center Energy Use Means Focusing on PUE, Air Flow, LEEDFirst of a three-part article on how to make critical facilities more energy efficient. part 2: Data Centers Get More Sophisticated About Air Flow, Higher Temperatures part 3: Renewable Energy Gaining Ground In Data Centers

  


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Switch Datacenters Deploys In-House Developed, Patented Data Center Cooling System with Calculated pPUE of 1,04

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New Guide Targets Data Center Energy Use

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Vertiv Identifies Data Center Infrastructure Trends for 2017

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Rural Telecom Central Offices Could Become Edge Data Centers

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Siemens and Vigilent Target Data Center Energy Efficiency with Thermal Optimization Solution

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Software Links Data Center Operations to Facilities Management

Building Operating Management
Considerations For Adding Backup Power To An Existing Data CenterFirst part of a four-part article on best practices for adding power in data centers. part 2: Understand The Legal Issues of Adding Data Center Backup Powerpart 3: Bring in IT Early and Often When Commissioning New Power Reliability Equipmentpart 4: Should FMs Add a Second Utility Feed For Added Backup Power?