Apr 01
2012
Laura Viars for blog By Laura Viars, Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions, Inc.

Solve Cable Challenges by Choosing the Right Cable for Your Needs

“Comparing Various Network Cable Types for Your Data Center” from SearchDataCenter.com is the second in a two-part series about data center cabling. It gives practical tips on cable selection and discusses various cable types, including fiber optic and copper. The article identifies common challenges of data center cabling and emphasizes that data centers should invest sufficiently in quality data center cabling. Click here to read the entire article.

Steps Toward Sustainability: Advice from Campus

Although the Campus Technology article “5 CIO Tips for Green Data Center Success” was written with collegiate data centers in mind, the tips will be helpful for any business data center trying to reduce its environmental impact. The article emphasizes that good intentions do not automatically translate into results. The five tips guide readers through the process of obtaining buy-in and support for a greener data center. You can read the entire article here.

Ensure Data Center Reliability from the Source

“Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Guidelines for Data Centers” from Schneider Electric states that data center reliability hinges on circuit breaker reliability, so it is critical to evaluate this issue when designing a data center. The article discusses the ways that circuit breakers affect data center reliability and talks about circuit breaker design and minimum specifications. To learn more on this topic, read the article here.

Other articles by Laura Viars:

Lots of Cables?  There’s a Rack for You!

Cooling Your Data Center

Laura Viars
By Laura Viars
Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions