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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Increase The Efficiency Of Power Distribution In Your High-Density Data Center

    As power density in modern data centers has increased, IT pros are increasingly focused on ensuring efficiency in their power distribution infrastructure. This paper explores a variety of practical and affordable options that can significantly improve efficiency without making major changes to the existing power delivery infrastructure. Readers will learn...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Overcoming Eight Common Power Management Challenges

    Using outdated, standalone software from multiple vendors to monitor and manage uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), power distribution units (PDUs) and other crucial power quality devices can create power-related challenges. This paper outlines eight of the most common problems, and shows how intelligent, logical and complete power management solutions can help...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Maximizing UPS Availability

    Uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) play a vital role in ensuring IT reliability. As a result, their reliability is a crucial consideration too. Any time a UPS fails, mission-critical electrical loads are potentially at risk. What, then, can organizations do to optimize UPS availability? As this white paper shows, the...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Optimizing your infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is generating enormous amounts of discussion and excitement in the world of corporate IT. Eager to drive efficiency up and costs down, organizations of every size and description are rapidly adopting Web-based software, platform and infrastructure solutions. Indeed, analyst firm International Data Corporation expects global spending by enterprises...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Is power protection costing you more than it should?<br>A simple change in your power system can pay for itself many times over? and return thousands of dollars to your IT budget.

    In the quest to reduce energy consumption and cooling costs, data center managers have been looking more closely than ever at the energy efficiency of their uninterruptible power systems (UPSs). Legacy UPSs?those five to 10 years old?could be squandering as much as 10 percent of incoming energy in the course...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Optimizing Power Distribution for High-Density Computing

    Choosing the right power distribution units for today and preparing for the future Fueled by the rapid rise of technologies such as virtualization and blade servers, computing densities in today's data centers are climbing dramatically. As a result, server enclosures are requiring more power than ever before. The result...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Unleashing Stranded Power and Cooling

    Global demand for digital information and imagery is rising rapidly, putting severe strain on today's data centers. In response, organizations are making increased use of blade servers and virtualization technologies that allow IT managers to squeeze more processing power into existing floor space, but that also significantly raise power and...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Emerging UPS Standby Power Sources: Four Promising Alternatives to the Lead Acid Battery

    Though an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) performs many important functions, most users value them chiefly for the emergency energy they provide during a power outage. UPSs give IT personnel the time they need to protect sensitive equipment and data from the effects of an electrical service interruption by shutting down...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    No Harmony in Harmonics

    Harmonic currents generated by non-linear electronic loads increase power system heat losses and power bills for end users. These harmonic-related losses reduce system efficiency, cause apparatus overheating, and increase power and air conditioning costs. As the number of harmonics-producing loads has increased over the years, it has become increasingly necessary...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Powering Through the Economy

    Today's lean, more tightly?regulated economy and the ever?increasing importance of IT have many organizations caught in a bind. On one hand, reliable access to power is vital to keeping data centers operational, and the costs associated with loss of power can be devastating. On the other hand, IT departments are...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Emerging UPS Standby Power Sources

    Though an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) performs many important functions, most users value them chiefly for the emergency energy they provide during a power outage. UPSs give IT personnel the time they need to protect sensitive equipment and data from the effects of an electrical service interruption by shutting down...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an energy ?wasting data center draining your bottom line?

    New technology options and power distribution strategies can dramatically reduce the cost and carbon footprint of your data center. An unforgiving economic climate has left many organizations struggling to sustain (or restore) profitability. Many of them reacted to the downturn by restructuring, trimming back R&D and marketing, and laying...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an energy-wasting data center draining your bottom line?

    An unforgiving economic climate has left many organizations struggling to sustain (or restore) profitability. Many of them reacted to the downturn by restructuring, trimming back R&D and marketing, and laying off employees. All of these moves leave a company in a vulnerable position when the market rebounds, which it inevitably...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an Energy-Wasting Data Center Draining Your Bottom Line?: New Technology Options and Power Distribution Strategies Can Dramatically Reduce the Cost and Carbon Footprint of Your Data Center

    With the change in economic climate, many companies around the globe suffered huge losses with energy consumption and costs. To overcome this problem, most IT and electrical industries are adopting new energy-saving tools and approaches including end-to-end power distribution. This has become an important solution that could benefit organizations by...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    10 Ways to Increase Power System Availability in Data Centers

    This paper explains how organizations can significantly mitigate their exposure to power-related down-time by adopting proven changes to their business processes and electrical power system management practices. The author discusses 10 underutilized best practices for building and maintaining a highly available data center. Leveraging these best practices can help IT...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Which UPS is right for the job?

    Traditionally, data center managers and facilities managers could choose from three UPS topologies: standby, line-interactive and double-conversion?offering widely varying levels of efficiency, performance and protection. The latest generation of double-conversion UPSs offers unique multi-mode capabilities. The UPS operates in a very high-efficiency mode unless power conditions warrant a switch...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Eaton Energy Saver System for Highest-Efficiency Power Protection

    Utility costs now account for 20 to 30 percent of data center operating costs. For many IT organizations, energy costs represent the largest single component of total cost of ownership - and the most stifling influence on IT expansion. According to IDC, for every dollar spent on new IT hardware,...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Power Monitoring Supervisory, connectivity and protection options that add an umbrella of protection over your entire IT infrastructure

    Monitoring options are now available for organizations of any size. You can remotely monitor and manage a single uninterpretable power system (UPS), an enterprise-wide network of many UPSs and power distribution devices, or a complete IT support infrastructure, including generators, environmental systems and detection devices, and other components from multiple...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Advanced Battery Management (ABM) and Battery Testing in Eaton UPS

    The battery system in a UPS forms the heart of the power protection benefit to the user. It is a key element which performs two functions: delivers energy during a power outage and stores energy efficiently for extended periods of time. That stored energy is instantaneously available when needed to...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Vector Approach to Data Center Power Planning

    Many data centers, including most of those built before 2001, are at risk of outstripping their capacity to power and cool their IT systems. Already, data centers consume 10-30 times more energy per square foot than the typical office building?a figure that has doubled in the last five years. Energy...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    What Your IT Equipment Needs From a UPS

    To support IT equipment as it was designed to operate, internal Power Supply Units (PSUs) must have incoming power that meets five basic requirements, as defined by international standards set forth by the IT industry. Designed to perform under local electric utility conditions around the world, modern PSUs are more...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Benefits of a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan for Your UPS

    Eaton Corporation, a global leader in power quality, distribution and control, strongly endorses a preventive maintenance service plan to maximize the reliability of an Uninterruptible Power System (UPS). Because companies rely on a UPS to deliver continuous power without any disruption to their business, a maintenance plan is a critical...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Is Your Data Center Ready For Virtualization?

    This paper discusses important challenges that may be associated with virtualized environments?such as variable power consumption, fewer servers, inadequate power and cooling infrastructure and suboptimal efficiency overall. Each challenge is examined in depth, and the reader is provided with technological solutions that are practical and affordable. Armed with this information,...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Necessary Convergence of IT and Facilities ? Bringing the two groups together under one unified process

    In the quest to more effectively manage the IT infrastructure, many organizations are stymied by a disconnect between IT and Facilities. The two groups rarely collaborate and typically report into different parts of the organization. Apart, neither group can optimize energy consumption and system availability across the big picture. The...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Necessary Convergence of IT and Facilities: Bringing the Two Groups Together Under One Unified Process

    Many organizations are seeking to reduce energy consumption to combat rising costs and carbon emissions. The data center, power-hungry as it is, is naturally central to any energy-saving initiatives. However, many organizations are stymied by a disconnect between IT and Facilities - one wholly dependent on the other, both at...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Is Your Data Center Ready for Virtualization?: Important Power Considerations for Virtualized IT Environments

    Server virtualization has come to be an important means of saving costs for data centers. With efficient server virtualization, data centers can save in terms of the server count, footprint, energy consumption and expenditure on cooling. With all the palpable advantages that virtualization provides, it comes with some discreet challenges....

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Parallel UPS Configurations Connecting Multiple UPS Modules for Added Capacity or Redundancy

    Increasingly, organizations are finding that the risk of running off straight utility power - even briefly - is too great to ignore. So they deploy multiple UPS modules to ensure conditioned power even if one UPS fails. In paralleling, two or more UPSs are electrically and mechanically connected to form...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Is power your weakest link in data center flexibility? Key considerations for power systems in adaptive IT environments

    Flexible. Adaptive. These are the hottest buzzwords in IT infrastructures today. The power infrastructure must be flexible and adaptable too. In most cases, power is not a focal point in IT planning, so the power chain can be strained to meet large fluctuations in power demand. Download this paper...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Distributing Power to Blade Servers: Ten steps to selecting the optimal power distribution design

    These days, a single rack of equipment can easily produce dozens of power cords to manage, and a sizable appetite for reliable power. Which enclosure-based power distribution unit (ePDU) is right for your application? Find out in this white paper by assessing 10 key factors, to satisfy present and future...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    10 Ways to Increase Power System Availability in Data Centers

    This paper explains how organizations can significantly mitigate their exposure to power-related down-time by adopting proven changes to their business processes and electrical power system management practices. The author discusses 10 underutilized best practices for building and maintaining a highly available data center. Leveraging these best practices can help IT...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Which UPS is right for the job?

    Traditionally, data center managers and facilities managers could choose from three UPS topologies: standby, line-interactive and double-conversion?offering widely varying levels of efficiency, performance and protection. The latest generation of double-conversion UPSs offers unique multi-mode capabilities. The UPS operates in a very high-efficiency mode unless power conditions warrant a switch...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an energy ?wasting data center draining your bottom line?

    New technology options and power distribution strategies can dramatically reduce the cost and carbon footprint of your data center. An unforgiving economic climate has left many organizations struggling to sustain (or restore) profitability. Many of them reacted to the downturn by restructuring, trimming back R&D and marketing, and laying...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Distributing Power to Blade Servers: Ten steps to selecting the optimal power distribution design

    These days, a single rack of equipment can easily produce dozens of power cords to manage, and a sizable appetite for reliable power. Which enclosure-based power distribution unit (ePDU) is right for your application? Find out in this white paper by assessing 10 key factors, to satisfy present and future...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Is power your weakest link in data center flexibility? Key considerations for power systems in adaptive IT environments

    Flexible. Adaptive. These are the hottest buzzwords in IT infrastructures today. The power infrastructure must be flexible and adaptable too. In most cases, power is not a focal point in IT planning, so the power chain can be strained to meet large fluctuations in power demand. Download this paper...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Is Your Data Center Ready For Virtualization?

    This paper discusses important challenges that may be associated with virtualized environments?such as variable power consumption, fewer servers, inadequate power and cooling infrastructure and suboptimal efficiency overall. Each challenge is examined in depth, and the reader is provided with technological solutions that are practical and affordable. Armed with this information,...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Necessary Convergence of IT and Facilities ? Bringing the two groups together under one unified process

    In the quest to more effectively manage the IT infrastructure, many organizations are stymied by a disconnect between IT and Facilities. The two groups rarely collaborate and typically report into different parts of the organization. Apart, neither group can optimize energy consumption and system availability across the big picture. The...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Vector Approach to Data Center Power Planning

    Many data centers, including most of those built before 2001, are at risk of outstripping their capacity to power and cool their IT systems. Already, data centers consume 10-30 times more energy per square foot than the typical office building?a figure that has doubled in the last five years. Energy...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Power Monitoring Supervisory, connectivity and protection options that add an umbrella of protection over your entire IT infrastructure

    Monitoring options are now available for organizations of any size. You can remotely monitor and manage a single uninterpretable power system (UPS), an enterprise-wide network of many UPSs and power distribution devices, or a complete IT support infrastructure, including generators, environmental systems and detection devices, and other components from multiple...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Powering Through the Economy

    Today's lean, more tightly?regulated economy and the ever?increasing importance of IT have many organizations caught in a bind. On one hand, reliable access to power is vital to keeping data centers operational, and the costs associated with loss of power can be devastating. On the other hand, IT departments are...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Unleashing Stranded Power and Cooling

    Global demand for digital information and imagery is rising rapidly, putting severe strain on today's data centers. In response, organizations are making increased use of blade servers and virtualization technologies that allow IT managers to squeeze more processing power into existing floor space, but that also significantly raise power and...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Is power protection costing you more than it should?<br>A simple change in your power system can pay for itself many times over? and return thousands of dollars to your IT budget.

    In the quest to reduce energy consumption and cooling costs, data center managers have been looking more closely than ever at the energy efficiency of their uninterruptible power systems (UPSs). Legacy UPSs?those five to 10 years old?could be squandering as much as 10 percent of incoming energy in the course...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Maximizing UPS Availability

    Uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) play a vital role in ensuring IT reliability. As a result, their reliability is a crucial consideration too. Any time a UPS fails, mission-critical electrical loads are potentially at risk. What, then, can organizations do to optimize UPS availability? As this white paper shows, the...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Optimizing your infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is generating enormous amounts of discussion and excitement in the world of corporate IT. Eager to drive efficiency up and costs down, organizations of every size and description are rapidly adopting Web-based software, platform and infrastructure solutions. Indeed, analyst firm International Data Corporation expects global spending by enterprises...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Increase The Efficiency Of Power Distribution In Your High-Density Data Center

    As power density in modern data centers has increased, IT pros are increasingly focused on ensuring efficiency in their power distribution infrastructure. This paper explores a variety of practical and affordable options that can significantly improve efficiency without making major changes to the existing power delivery infrastructure. Readers will learn...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Overcoming Eight Common Power Management Challenges

    Using outdated, standalone software from multiple vendors to monitor and manage uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), power distribution units (PDUs) and other crucial power quality devices can create power-related challenges. This paper outlines eight of the most common problems, and shows how intelligent, logical and complete power management solutions can help...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Necessary Convergence of IT and Facilities: Bringing the Two Groups Together Under One Unified Process

    Many organizations are seeking to reduce energy consumption to combat rising costs and carbon emissions. The data center, power-hungry as it is, is naturally central to any energy-saving initiatives. However, many organizations are stymied by a disconnect between IT and Facilities - one wholly dependent on the other, both at...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an Energy-Wasting Data Center Draining Your Bottom Line?: New Technology Options and Power Distribution Strategies Can Dramatically Reduce the Cost and Carbon Footprint of Your Data Center

    With the change in economic climate, many companies around the globe suffered huge losses with energy consumption and costs. To overcome this problem, most IT and electrical industries are adopting new energy-saving tools and approaches including end-to-end power distribution. This has become an important solution that could benefit organizations by...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Is Your Data Center Ready for Virtualization?: Important Power Considerations for Virtualized IT Environments

    Server virtualization has come to be an important means of saving costs for data centers. With efficient server virtualization, data centers can save in terms of the server count, footprint, energy consumption and expenditure on cooling. With all the palpable advantages that virtualization provides, it comes with some discreet challenges....

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Emerging UPS Standby Power Sources

    Though an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) performs many important functions, most users value them chiefly for the emergency energy they provide during a power outage. UPSs give IT personnel the time they need to protect sensitive equipment and data from the effects of an electrical service interruption by shutting down...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    What Your IT Equipment Needs From a UPS

    To support IT equipment as it was designed to operate, internal Power Supply Units (PSUs) must have incoming power that meets five basic requirements, as defined by international standards set forth by the IT industry. Designed to perform under local electric utility conditions around the world, modern PSUs are more...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Benefits of a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan for Your UPS

    Eaton Corporation, a global leader in power quality, distribution and control, strongly endorses a preventive maintenance service plan to maximize the reliability of an Uninterruptible Power System (UPS). Because companies rely on a UPS to deliver continuous power without any disruption to their business, a maintenance plan is a critical...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Eaton Energy Saver System for Highest-Efficiency Power Protection

    Utility costs now account for 20 to 30 percent of data center operating costs. For many IT organizations, energy costs represent the largest single component of total cost of ownership - and the most stifling influence on IT expansion. According to IDC, for every dollar spent on new IT hardware,...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Advanced Battery Management (ABM) and Battery Testing in Eaton UPS

    The battery system in a UPS forms the heart of the power protection benefit to the user. It is a key element which performs two functions: delivers energy during a power outage and stores energy efficiently for extended periods of time. That stored energy is instantaneously available when needed to...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Parallel UPS Configurations Connecting Multiple UPS Modules for Added Capacity or Redundancy

    Increasingly, organizations are finding that the risk of running off straight utility power - even briefly - is too great to ignore. So they deploy multiple UPS modules to ensure conditioned power even if one UPS fails. In paralleling, two or more UPSs are electrically and mechanically connected to form...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is an energy-wasting data center draining your bottom line?

    An unforgiving economic climate has left many organizations struggling to sustain (or restore) profitability. Many of them reacted to the downturn by restructuring, trimming back R&D and marketing, and laying off employees. All of these moves leave a company in a vulnerable position when the market rebounds, which it inevitably...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Emerging UPS Standby Power Sources: Four Promising Alternatives to the Lead Acid Battery

    Though an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) performs many important functions, most users value them chiefly for the emergency energy they provide during a power outage. UPSs give IT personnel the time they need to protect sensitive equipment and data from the effects of an electrical service interruption by shutting down...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    No Harmony in Harmonics

    Harmonic currents generated by non-linear electronic loads increase power system heat losses and power bills for end users. These harmonic-related losses reduce system efficiency, cause apparatus overheating, and increase power and air conditioning costs. As the number of harmonics-producing loads has increased over the years, it has become increasingly necessary...

    Provided By Eaton

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Optimizing Power Distribution for High-Density Computing

    Choosing the right power distribution units for today and preparing for the future Fueled by the rapid rise of technologies such as virtualization and blade servers, computing densities in today's data centers are climbing dramatically. As a result, server enclosures are requiring more power than ever before. The result...

    Provided By Eaton