The amount of power used by each data center rack continues to rise for enterprise users, according to new research from AFCOM, the industry association for data center professionals.
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Data center rack densities are rising, and large enterprises expect that trend to continue, according to a new report from 451 Research, which suggests a growing opportunity for specialized cooling solutions, including liquid cooling.
Rack densities are beginning to rise, and some companies specializing in liquid cooling for the data center industry are investing in growth. Others see more potential in the fast-growing esports market.
Lincoln Rackhouse continues to expand its data center network. It has just acquired ByteGrid, which offers colocation and managed services in three markets.
Recognize that the last line of defense in physical security between data processing and storage equipment and access by unauthorized users is a secure server cabinet. A new report from Chatsworth Products explores the potential of cabinet-level electronic access control to improve physical data security.
After significant growth, Xfernet, a Los Angeles-based colocation, needed to move its facility into a 14,000 square foot data center space with shallow raised floors, low ceilings and limited footprint for new cooling equipment. Chatsworth Products’ John Thomas highlights how the California colocation achieved higher rack densities and ramped up efficiency by using new data center cooling strategies.
Almost every Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment rack used to store compute, storage or network equipment requires a rack-mount Power Distribution Unit (PDU) or power strip to distribute power to equipment. But, if you are unfamiliar with electrical power distribution systems or even the differences in industry jargon, selecting a PDU or power strip can be challenging. This white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), presents an overview of the basics of selecting Rack-Mount Power Distribution Units and power strips.
Rack-mount power distribution units (PDUs) and power strips are a well-established solution for distributing power into Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment racks. Download a new white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), that presents additional considerations when selecting PDUs and power strips. It covers key concepts and features that enhance reliable power delivery and monitoring at the rack level. It concludes with resources that will help you select the right PDU or power strip for your application.
To meet demand for its pre-loaded server racks, Supermicro has opened a new integration facility in San Jose that uses robotics to move racks of servers.
Our Executive Roundtable looks at the latest trends in rack power densities,and what they mean for data center cooling and facility design.