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Laura is one of the sharpest account managers around. Need help with your data center conundrum? Laura is ready to answer the call. Below are some of the more common questions she’s been presented.

Data Center Airflow

For years, data center managers gave little thought to the data center air flow. That mindset seems to have changed in recent years. Why? What is driving the push toward airflow efficiency? As data centers shift towards high-density models, it has become far more crucial for data center airflow to be closely monitored and managed …

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High-Density Power Infrastructure | Rackmount Solutions, Inc.

Today’s high-density data centers also need a high-density power infrastructure. Why are high-density PDUs and other power equipment necessary? With the majority of servers and other equipment that is on the market today being designed for high-density applications, it has become absolutely crucial to ensure that data center managers are knowledgeable regarding the density requirements …

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Environmental Monitoring in the Data Center

In terms of heat, humidity, cooling, airflow, water, and other environmental conditions in the data center, what are common environmental monitoring¬†mistakes enterprises make regarding these conditions? Oftentimes, data center managers will use environmental monitoring solutions at the room level, but not at the rack level. The most common environmental concern to take place within the …

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Common Mistakes made when Purchasing UPSes | Rackmount Solutions

What are the most common mistakes made when purchasing UPSes? The most common mistake that is made when selecting a UPS is improper sizing. Choosing the appropriate sized UPS can be daunting. Selecting a system that is too large will be a money pit, and selecting one that is too small has the obvious result …

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