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  • UPS Deployment Design Choices for High Availability Applications

    UPS Deployment Design Choices for High Availability Applications

    Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) are designed to provide power protection in the event of a utility power disruption or failure. But some applications are so sensitive to downtime that...

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  • How much power? What density? The IT Pod Sizing Calculator can help answer these data center questions.

    How much power? What density? The IT Pod Sizing Calculator can help answer these data center questions.

    Let’s start with the first question… how much power can my IT space support? Often times, the available power feeds (the input voltage and breaker size) are constraints within the... Read more...

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  • An Alternate “Stranger Things” Ending Thanks to a Reliable UPS System

    An Alternate “Stranger Things” Ending Thanks to a Reliable UPS System

    By now hopefully anyone who’s interested has already seen “Stranger Things 2,” season two of the hit Netflix sci-fi thriller. If not, consider this a spoiler alert, stop reading and... Read more...

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  • How to Help Customers Choose the Right UPS

    How to Help Customers Choose the Right UPS

    For electrical contractors and other IT service and equipment providers, helping customers decide which uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is best for their needs requires asking lots of questions...

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  • Should you convert your 3 Phase UPS to Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries?

    Should you convert your 3 Phase UPS to Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries?

    Is Lithium Ion (Li-ion) a suitable replacement battery solution for your 3 phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System? We have received inquiries from our customers regarding possible...

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  • Identifying Power Quality Issues and Implementing Solutions

    Identifying Power Quality Issues and Implementing Solutions

    Don’t let hidden power quality issues wreak havoc on your operations. Implementing power quality solutions is crucial to improving operations, energy efficiency and productivity, and saving money.

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  • Not Your Father’s UPS: Latest Models Offer Improved Efficiency, Management, Batteries and More

    Not Your Father’s UPS: Latest Models Offer Improved Efficiency, Management, Batteries and More

    Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) technology has changed quite a bit over the past several years, with newer devices offering far more intelligence and energy efficiency than previous...

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  • A Look Ahead: What’s New for Offshore Oil and Gas UPS Solutions

    A Look Ahead: What’s New for Offshore Oil and Gas UPS Solutions

    Downtime in the oil and gas industry is expensive. What’s more, the cost of a mishap on an offshore platform can run in the billions of dollars and have an... Read more » The post A Look Ahead:...

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  • How Colocation Providers Can Free up 30% More IT Capacity While Saving on Opex

    How Colocation Providers Can Free up 30% More IT Capacity While Saving on Opex

    If you’re a colocation provider and could find a way to get 30% more IT capacity out of your existing data center power infrastructure while reducing operating costs by 60%,... Read more » The...

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  • Medium Voltage Design: Evolving Standards

    Medium Voltage Design: Evolving Standards

    The previous post in this series pointed out that operating conditions are critical in medium voltage (MV) design. Extremes in temperature and humidity should be avoided as well as exposure... ...

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  • On-premise Infrastructure for Edge Computing and IOT:  Local Edge Part 13:34

    On-premise Infrastructure for Edge Computing and IOT: Local Edge Part 1

    This 3 min overview explains how IOT demands and cloud limitations are changing the requirements of edge computing.

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  • Key Imperatives for Edge Computing Infrastructure: Local Edge Part 2 – Channel Edition9:15

    Key Imperatives for Edge Computing Infrastructure: Local Edge Part 2 – Channel Edition

    Edge Computing requires redundant, manageable and secure distributed IT infrastructure, which presents business and services opportunities for the IT Channel. See how APC partners can maximize growth

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  • Redefining Power Distribution for a Digital World

    Redefining Power Distribution for a Digital World

    The demand for power is constantly increasing. Over the past couple of decades, an increased global economy, combined with urban migration and a growing world population, have shown conclusively...

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  • Facebook: Open sharing was key to addressing arc flash incidents

    Facebook: Open sharing was key to addressing arc flash incidents

    by Rich Miller - Data Center Frontier

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  • WP 266 - Battery Technology for Single Phase UPS Systems VRLA vs. Li-ion

    WP 266 - Battery Technology for Single Phase UPS Systems VRLA vs. Li-ion

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  • Medium Voltage Design Basics: Environmental & Operation Conditions

    Medium Voltage Design Basics: Environmental & Operation Conditions

    As noted in the previous post in this series, being flexible is important for panel builders, contractors, facility managers and specifiers. Having components meet medium voltage (MV) standard IEC...

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  • Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power

    Your electrical network has hidden potential. Our power management systems helps you find it.

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  • Want a Safe, Reliable Electrical Distribution System? Start Early.

    Want a Safe, Reliable Electrical Distribution System? Start Early.

    This is the second in a 2-part blog series discussing the safety and reliability of medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) electrical distribution systems. In my first post, I... Read more...

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  • Medium Voltage Design Basics: Switchgear Introduction

    Medium Voltage Design Basics: Switchgear Introduction

    For panel builders, being flexible is crucial. That is certainly true when designing and working with medium voltage (MV) networks, or distribution systems with voltages above 1 kV and up... Read...

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  • Lesson from Hurricane Irma: Get a UPS to Keep Phones Charged, Provide Peace of Mind

    Lesson from Hurricane Irma: Get a UPS to Keep Phones Charged, Provide Peace of Mind

    I moved from Miami to Atlanta just a few months ago, so took great interest when Hurricane Irma slammed through Florida in September. In fact, I was fairly glued to outlets such as The Weather... ...

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