Microsoft data centers will soon begin sharing energy from their UPS battery storage systems with Ireland’s power grid, part of a growing movement for data centers to collaborate more closely with the utility industry.
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Investors are pouring money into artificial intelligence (AI) startups at an unprecedented rate. Last week, two AI hardware startups received nearly $1 billion in venture capital funds to bring additional chips to market.
IT agency UPSTACK has received a $50 million investment from private equity firm Berkshire Partners. The funding reflects investor interest in the business of procuring cloud and colocation services.
The grid that provides most of the electrical power in the U.S. was designed in the 1890s. A Smart Grid that includes data center UPS units has the potential to be a win-win-win solution for all parties.
Amazon Web Services has begun designing its own rack-level Micro UPS units for its data centers, eliminating a centralized UPS in a move that will dramatically improve the power efficiency of its cloud computing operations.
Ed Spears, Product Marketing Manager, Eaton Critical Power Solutions Division, explores how to make your uninterruptible power supply – or UPS system – to work creating new revenue for your data center.
Ed Spears, Product Marketing Manager, Eaton Critical Power Solutions Division, highlights the benefits and changing reputation of lithium-ion UPS batteries in the data center and colocation industry.
More than 20 new companies are using constellations of low-cost low-flying “nanosatellites” to collect data from devices, pursuing a future in which space-based networks connect the Internet of Things (IoT).
Lithium-ion batteries may have. been a common source of power for various consumer devices for years, but the they now being adopted, as well, for use with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) applications, “as a means of ensuring uptime for mission-critical infrastructure in data centers.” A new white paper from Vertiv pointed out that for companies looking to deploy distributed computing and edge networks, lithium-ion batteries are well suited for use with IT deployments in remote locations.
If your company has a need to establish localized IT resources, you may be thinking of investing in and deploying multiple IT footprints in remote locations, as part of a distributed computing or edge network. In the past five years, lithium-ion batteries have come into use as a stored energy source in traditional data centers. Download the new white paper in which Vertiv looks at how these types of batteries can also be used to support single-phase UPS systems in remote mission-critical environments and edge data centers.