Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Tue, 17 Nov 2020 19:42:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Design Considerations for the Deployment of UPS Systems in Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/07/20/design-considerations-deployment-ups-systems-in-data-centers/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/07/20/design-considerations-deployment-ups-systems-in-data-centers/#respond Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=78542 Over the last 40 years, the world’s power grids have become more and more unstable. This is largely due to three major factors: 1) utility transmission grids have experienced very... Read more »

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Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck with Data Center Modernization https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/05/01/getting-the-most-bang-for-your-buck-with-data-center-modernization/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/05/01/getting-the-most-bang-for-your-buck-with-data-center-modernization/#respond Fri, 01 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=56666 Ten years ago, the iPad didn’t exist, we connected via a 3G network. Clearly, much has changed including data center technology. But as assets age, it’s hard to know where... Read more »

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How Can Colocation Providers Capitalize on the Growing Market? https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2017/04/07/colocation-providers-capitalize-market/ Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:00:20 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=36380 Digital and connectivity demands and the need for greater processing power have elevated the importance of data centers in today’s businesses. These factors and more, are driving growth in the... Read more »

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Changing the Market: Hill Country Telco Opens Data Center https://blog.se.com/telecommunications/2016/06/07/telco-opens-data-center-hctc/ Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:00:48 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=29525 The saying “everything’s bigger in Texas” sure rings true for Hill Country Telephone Cooperative (HCTC). What started out as a possible building renovation turned into the construction of an entirely... Read more »

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How to Turn your Telco Facility into a Revenue Driving Data Center in Just Days https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2016/01/20/how-to-turn-your-telco-facility-into-a-revenue-driving-data-center-in-just-days/ Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:30:09 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=26804 Of the many changes that have adversely affected the telecommunications industry over the last several years, one has actually created tremendous opportunity. The transition to new technology has created open... Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Legacy Telco Facilities Can Make Perfect Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2015/10/27/3-reasons-why-legacy-telco-facilities-can-make-perfect-data-centers/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2015/10/27/3-reasons-why-legacy-telco-facilities-can-make-perfect-data-centers/#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:00:40 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=25528 The longest echo lasted 75 seconds and was recorded in Scotland in an empty oil tank measuring twice the length of a soccer field. The central office at your telecommunications... Read more »

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3 Things Your Data Center and Car Have in Common https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2015/09/17/3-things-your-data-center-and-car-have-in-common/ Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:10:16 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24828 If you own a car, you know regular tune-ups are a must for avoiding unnecessary repairs. You also know that once you near 100K miles, you better replace the timing... Read more »

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“Capitalizing” on Modular and Prefabricated Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2015/08/12/capitalizing-on-modular-and-prefabricated-data-centers/ Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:14:08 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24132 In a previous post, I wrote about how a “just in time” (JIT) delivery strategy can compress the design and build schedule and help preserve capital. In the past, data... Read more »

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Optimizing Data Center Cost and Reliability https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2015/07/22/optimizing-data-center-cost-and-reliability/ Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:06:07 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=23364 Optimizing data center cost and reliability should be the goal of every data center owner. Failure to do so could impact competitiveness in the marketplace.  In a video interview, “Maintenance... Read more »

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Take the Heat out of Your Hot Spots https://blog.se.com/datacenter/dcim/2015/07/16/take-the-heat-out-of-your-hot-spots/ Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:49:32 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=23623 Today’s IT equipment is more robust than ever, and new standards developed by ASHRAE are encouraging us to turn up the heat in our data centers. But that’s a daunting... Read more »

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Just in Time Capacity Satisfies CFO and IT Demands https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2015/07/14/just-in-time-capacity-satisfies-cfo-and-it-demands/ Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:51:49 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=23650 The words data center bring different visions to mind, depending on the stakeholder: CFOs think in terms of the cost to build and the return on investment, whereas, IT personnel... Read more »

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Micro Data Centers: What’s Big is Small https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2015/07/13/micro-data-centers-whats-big-is-small/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:23:31 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=23643 If you read any data center industry news today you are likely to come across the term “micro data center.” The question you might ask is: What is a micro... Read more »

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