Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Tue, 17 Nov 2020 18:44:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Get Schooled in the Basics of Physical Infrastructure Management at Energy University https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-operations/2014/02/04/get-schooled-basics-physical-infrastructure-management-energy-university/ Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:09:20 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=11950 For decades IT groups have been using increasingly advanced tools to manage their various servers, storage systems, networks and printers. Data center physical infrastructure is just as important as these... Read more »

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Learn How to Deploy High-Density Pods in a Low Density Data Center https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/10/18/learn-deploy-high-density-pods-low-density-data-center/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/10/18/learn-deploy-high-density-pods-low-density-data-center/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:05:05 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=10690 Server technology continues to improve, packing more power in smaller packages. While that’s great for IT, it can create challenges for data centers that may be ill prepared to house... Read more »

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Learn How to Save Big with Economizer Mode at Energy University https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/09/04/learn-how-to-save-big-with-economizer-mode-at-energy-university/ Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:30:16 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=9950 We’ve been singing the praises of using economizer mode with data center cooling systems pretty much ever since the inception of this blog. Perhaps you’ve seen posts like this one... Read more »

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Assessing Fuel Cells and Micro-turbines for Backup Data Center Power https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/07/30/assessing-fuel-cells-and-micro-turbines-for-backup-data-center-power/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/07/30/assessing-fuel-cells-and-micro-turbines-for-backup-data-center-power/#comments Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:53:45 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=3282 Data center operators are always looking for ways to improve reliability and one of the main challenges in that effort is making sure the data center has a reliable source... Read more »

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Learn How a Modular Data Center May Lower Your Tax Bill https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2013/06/10/learn-how-a-modular-data-center-may-lower-your-tax-bill/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2013/06/10/learn-how-a-modular-data-center-may-lower-your-tax-bill/#comments Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:28:15 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=7254 Regular readers of this blog know we’ve covered many times the benefits of modular, scalable data center infrastructure, including speed of deployment, ease of scalability and lower overall costs. Now... Read more »

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Go to School On How to Keep Your Data Center Cool https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/05/23/go-to-school-on-how-to-keep-your-data-center-cool/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/05/23/go-to-school-on-how-to-keep-your-data-center-cool/#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 17:41:03 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=5992 When building or renovating a data center, choosing the appropriate cooling system is obviously a big decision point, one that has a direct impact on how well your IT systems... Read more »

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Bringing Clarity to Modular Data Center Architectures https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2013/05/10/bringing-clarity-to-modular-data-center-architectures/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2013/05/10/bringing-clarity-to-modular-data-center-architectures/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 19:38:48 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=6389 Anyone who pays even scant attention to data center issues has no doubt been hearing the term “modular” with increasingly greater frequency, and with good reason. As we’ve covered previously,... Read more »

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Learn how to Limit Your Risk of a Data Center Fire https://blog.se.com/datacenter/environment/2013/02/27/limit-risk-of-data-center-fire/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/environment/2013/02/27/limit-risk-of-data-center-fire/#comments Wed, 27 Feb 2013 05:28:35 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=4301 You’ll see a fair amount of coverage on this blog and elsewhere about natural disasters that can disrupt power and generally wreak havoc on a data center. But we don’t... Read more »

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Mastering the Science (and Art) of Building Control Sensors https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/02/05/mastering-the-science-and-art-of-building-control-sensors/ Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:09:47 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=3689 We all know the drill. One person in your cubicle farm is either always too cold or too hot and ends up commandeering the thermostat, forcing everyone else to work... Read more »

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Do you know Energy University? https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/01/30/do-you-know-energy-university/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/01/30/do-you-know-energy-university/#comments Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:14:12 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/main/?p=478 Energy University is a FREE, online, educational resource, offering more than 200 vendor-neutral courses on energy efficiency and data center topics to help you identify, implement, and monitor efficiency improvements... Read more »

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How to Save Up to 50% on Your Pump or Fan Installation https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/01/18/save-big-pump-fan-installation/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/power-and-cooling/2013/01/18/save-big-pump-fan-installation/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:09:16 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=3680 Picture yourself driving your family sedan down a windy country road. Now picture that you have no control over the gas pedal—it is always fully to the floor—and the only... Read more »

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Learning the ABCs of Building Controls https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/01/14/learning-the-abcs-of-building-controls/ Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:17:43 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=3683 Ever been working late at your office building and notice how the whole building’s atmosphere seems to change after 6 p.m.? Everything gets just a little bit darker and quieter—and... Read more »

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