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IPV42/70 Series - Intelligent Power Distribution Units

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 06, 2009
Power distribution units (PDUs) are vital to the management of power to IT arrays and have evolved from a simple panel of switches and outlets to designs that can now be considered "intelligent" through the inclusion of internal processing capabilities.
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eaton, power distribution units, pdus, power management, snmp communication protocols, intelligent pdus, electronics, analog communications
    
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No Harmony in Harmonics

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 04, 2012
You can download this white paper on common causes, implications and resolutions for problematic harmonic distortion in your electrical system.
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data management, systems management, harmonics, power and cooling, power, size, linear, loads
    
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Distributed versus centralized power backup strategies

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jun 01, 2012
Though power protection solutions vary in numerous ways, all but the largest data centers use basic approaches when deploying uninterruptible power systems (UPSs): Either they distribute many smaller UPSs among their server racks or they install one or two large UPSs centrally within or near their server room. This white paper outlines each architecure's pros and cons.
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uninterruptible power system, ups, power back up strategy, distributed power back up scheme, centralized back up scheme, white space, hybrid back up strategy, distributed computing
    
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Power Management for Server Virtualization

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jun 01, 2012
Server virtualization empowers businesses to lower hardware spending, simplify administration and boost availability. For IT and facilities managers, however, it introduces challenges and opportunities.
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power management, server virtualization, business continuity, data center, virtual machines, server utilization, infrastructure, internetworking hardware
    
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Tap into the Virtual Wave..and Win

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jun 01, 2012
For all their advantages, virtualization and cloud computing bring some unique challenges: higher power demands per server and enclosure, more critical applications residing on each server, and a need for greater visibility into power conditions.
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virtualization, cloud computing, resellers, power distribution, power protection, business continuity, power monitoring, power audits
    
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What You Need to Know About Arc Flashes

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jun 01, 2012
This white paper aims to fill that knowledge gap byproviding introductory-level information about what arc flashes are, why they're so hazardous and what steps data center managers should take to safeguard their employees and infrastructure.
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arc flash, mitigation strategy, hazard analysis, ppe, personal protective equipment, ieee 1584, nfpa 70e, nclb
    
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The Not-So-Shocking Truths About UPS Safety

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
When working with data center and commercial facility electrical systems, shocks of 100mA to more than 2,000mA are possible—definitely in the realm of serious harm to humans and property. Energized electrical equipment also presents the risk of arc flash caused by electrical faults that produce powerful explosions. When dealing with commercial and industrial electrical systems, such as uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) and their batteries, data center and facilities managers need to be aware of these risks, especially since some repair and maintenance procedures require working with a unit that is still energized. There are ways to minimize the risks to employees, equipment and the field technician performing the service. This paper answers some common questions about UPS maintenance, how to reduce the risks associated with servicing UPSs and batteries, and how to qualify a UPS service provider.
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eaton, ups safety, data center, arc flash, energized electrical equipment, facility managers, ups maintenance, it management
    
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Arc Flash Explosions: Myth or Dangerous Reality for Data Centers?

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
Arc flashes—the fiery explosions that can result from short circuits in high-power electrical devices—kill hundreds of workers in the U.S. every year and permanently injure thousands more. They can also wreak financial havoc in the form of fines, lawsuits, and damage to expensive equipment. This white paper aims to fill that knowledge gap by providing introductory-level information about what arc flashes are and what you can do to prevent them.
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eaton, arc flashes, data center solutions, data centers, it management, knowledge management, enterprise applications
    
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Rethinking Data Center Design

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
This white paper discusses the issues making data center cooling more challenging than ever and explains why starting the data center design process with the racks rather than the room can help businesses reduce energy consumption, increase capacity and optimize floor space utilization.
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eaton, data center design, data center cooling, floor space utilization, data center solutions, it management, knowledge management, enterprise applications
    
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Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
Cloud computing vendors and colocation data centers make every effort to maximize the scalability, efficiency and agility of their data centers. As a result, more and more of them are looking into replacing older, transformer-based centralized power protection schemes with distributed architectures in which uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) reside in the white space (or data hall). This white paper describes the advantages of positioning UPSs in the white space as well as the essential qualities to look for in a white space-ready UPS.
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eaton, data center trends, white space, upss, uninterruptible power systems, data hall, it management, knowledge management
    
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Efficiency and Density-Boosting Upgrades for the Modern Data Center

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
This white paper explains why many data centers are ill-equipped to support today’s most important new technologies; discusses why packaged power and cooling solutions can be a flawed way to upgrade existing facilities; and describes the core components of a data center upgrade strategy capable of enhancing efficiency and power density more completely and cost-effectively.
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eaton, modern data centers, data center solutions, virtualization, big data, converged infrastructures, it management, knowledge management
    
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Backup Basics: Distributed Vs Centralized Backup

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
When designing a power protection scheme for their data center, IT and facilities managers must ask themselves whether a distributed or centralized backup strategy makes more sense. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to that question. Companies must weigh each architecture’s advantages and disadvantages against their financial constraints, availability needs and management capabilities before deciding which one to employ. This white paper will simplify the decision-making process and lessen the potential weaknesses of whichever strategy you ultimately select.
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eaton, distributed backup strategy, centralized backup strategy, facility managers, data center solutions, it management, knowledge management, enterprise applications
    
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Optimizing Rack Power Distribution

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Jan 26, 2016
This white paper discusses the forces shaping today’s data centers and describes the capabilities businesses should look for when selecting PDUs.
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eaton, pdus, data centers, rack power distribution, operating efficiency, multi-tenant data centers, it management, knowledge management
    
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Eaton RackPack IT: Simplified Power Management

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Mar 07, 2016
Explore this brochure to see how RackPack IT can save you time and money while allowing you to organize, protect and manage your environment more effectively.
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rackpack it, organization, power management solution, eaton, onsite assembly, installation, it management, storage
    
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Success Story: Hurricane Electric ESS exceeds expectation for colocation provider

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Mar 07, 2016
See how the performance of the 9395 blew Hurricane Electric away, and why the company is installing more units to meet its influx of new customers.
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eaton, colocation facilities, colocation providers, data centers, uptime, capacity, eaton power xpert 9395 ups, it management
    
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Success Story: Magic Springs Water and Theme Park

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Mar 07, 2016
The 9PX delivered on every requirement, providing high availability and efficiency in a centralized solution. Magic Springs also gained up to 28 percent more wattage than comparable UPSs, with an exceptional power factor that positions them for future growth. Learn more about how the 9PX ensured a smooth ride for Magic Springs, while fitting their projected power needs for the next five years.
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eaton, upss, uninterrubtible power system, equipment protection, eaton 9px ups, efficiency, wattage, it management
    
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Success Story: Washington Unified School District

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Mar 07, 2016
In their search for top-of-the-class uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) for their demanding data center environment, WUSD wanted a system that would keep everything backed up with enough runtime for a graceful shutdown, but was also easily scalable. Equally important, the district wanted seamless integration with their virtual environment. Find out how the Eaton 9390 UPS and the Eaton Intelligent Power Software (IPS) Suite made the grade.
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upss, uninterruptible power systems, data center environment, backup, shutdown, scalability, integration, it management
    
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UPS Basics: Everything you ever wanted to know about UPSs but were afraid to ask

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 09, 2017
In this white paper, Eaton experts give you an introductory overview of what a UPS is, and what kinds of UPSs are available, along with a comprehensive guide to matching the right UPS and accessories to your needs.
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uninterrubtible power systems, electicity, eaton, dependability, it power supply, ups accessories, it management, storage
    
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UPS Basics: Everything you ever wanted to know about UPSs but were afraid to ask

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 09, 2017
Budgeting for electricity, securing adequate supplies of it and finding ways to use less of it are all common topics of conversation among data center operators. Ensuring that the power their IT resources rely on is both dependable and clean, sadly, can sometimes be an afterthought.
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Power Management for Server Virtualization and Integrated Environments

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
Server virtualization empowers businesses with significant advantages that include reduced hardware expenses, simplified administration and heightened availability. As a result, nearly 80 percent of server workloads supported by x86 hardware are now running on virtual machines, according to Gartner estimates. However, despite its widespread adoption and benefits, the technology is not without its challenges.
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The Eaton UPS and Power Management Fundamentals Handbook

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
From plug and receptacle charts and facts about power problems to an overview of various UPS topologies and factors affecting battery life, you’ll find a wealth of pertinent resources designed to help you develop the optimum solution.
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The Eaton Rack and Enclosures Fundamentals Handbook

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
Not so many years ago, network closets, server rooms and data centers were designed from a “room to rack” standpoint. Deciding specifically where to store your technology typically came later in the design process. However, rapid technology refresh cycles, the need to rackmount more equipment and the desire for increased cooling capacities in an enclosed rack (known as an enclosure), have all begun to reverse that trend. Today, IT professionals are designing these critical workspaces with more of a “rack to room” methodology.
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How to Enhance Hyperconvergence With Infrastructure Management

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
Hyperconvergence collapses the physical components of IT with its virtual aspects into a single appliance form factor. Servers, storage and virtualization layers are bundled into one scalable pool of resources and completely integrated for easier, faster and more costeffective management.
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Quick Guide to Power Distribution Bring Peace to Your IT Environment

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
Power distribution is facilitated through different pieces of equipment that take the power conditioned by your uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and send it to your IT equipment . Power distribution solutions can manage and even control energy consumption in smaller environments as well as large data center applications . Distributing power efficiently results in reduced operating costs and increased reliability.
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Getting the Most Out of the Network Closet

Published By: Eaton     Published Date: Feb 09, 2017
While network closets take on all shapes and sizes, they are essentially an arm of the data center and as an important component of all mission-critical environments, must be organized, protected, and managed efficiently and effectively. IT professionals are charged with keeping the technology infrastructure functioning, even in the face of constrained resources and increasing complexity.
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