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  • It’s Time for a Smaller, More Powerful UPS for Edge Computing Sites

    As the need for compute, storage, and analytics grows, data center rack space gets tighter and tighter, leaving little or no room for an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The problem is that the...

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  • UPS as a Service: Good for Your Customers, Good for You (And You’ll Both Avoid Costly Upfront Expenses)

    With remote and hybrid work scenarios the norm and enterprises leveraging the cloud more than ever, your customers are likely looking to edge computing for faster, more reliable data processing....

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  • Are Your Customer’s Edge Computing Sites Crashing?

    IT service providers across North America are recognizing two seemingly contradictory trends: Our need for data is getting both bigger and smaller at the same time. Large, centralized data centers...

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  • Black Friday: Don’t Forget the UPS for Home Office Electronics

    Black Friday is already underway. As a result of persistent supply chain disruptions, retailers are currently offering deals to encourage consumers to start their holiday shopping early. However,...

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  • The Edge Computing Opportunity Combines Hardware with Software and Services

    In selling edge computing solutions, IT solution providers should take into account the whole picture – hardware, software and services. Unlike data centers, where it’s common to deploy different...

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  • Four Reasons to Offer Managed Power Services

    Power infrastructure discussions usually occur late in the technology sales cycle. Customers typically are more interested in applications, servers, storage and networking. So it’s up to the IT...

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  • Back to School: Districts Urgently Need IT Infrastructure Upgrades

    Just about every student in kindergarten through high school has a wireless device they use for learning. When the COVID-19 pandemic started, school districts across the country rushed to issue a...

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  • Are Today’s UPSs Addressing the Needs of Customers with Edge Computing Sites?

    As businesses push forward with digitization strategies, they are calling on IT Solution Providers to deliver solutions that address their most pressing challenges at the edge. Edge...

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  • UPS Solutions Provide Backup in Severe Weather Conditions

    The frequency of severe weather events has increased in recent years, causing power outages that pose a threat to equipment and data in small businesses and home offices. Even a short interruption...

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  • Can I Get a Witness? Making Edge Computing Sites Truly Autonomous

    Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solves many problems that historically have plagued data center managers – clutter, management complexity, and high upgrade and maintenance costs created by...

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  • Protecting and Updating Customer IT Environments with UPS Assessments

    Wherever you run IT infrastructure, whether on-premise, in the cloud or at the edge, power backup is critical. While end customers generally don’t give it much thought, solution providers know how...

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  • Help Customers Prepare for Power Outages by Calculating Downtime Costs

    The recent severe winter storm in Texas and surrounding states was a clear reminder that when the power goes out, much of society comes to a halt – especially in frigid temperatures. Besides human...

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  • What are Managed Power Services?

    Rapid expansion at the edge is creating an acute need for remote management at unstaffed edge sites. The opportunity is tailor-made for managed service providers (MSP) or IT solution providers...

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  • Contest Applicants: The Unlikely Heroes of K-12

    If ever there has been a time when our schools have needed a helping hand, this last year must surely rank near the top. Since 2016, one of the ways Schneider Electric tries to be... Read Article...

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  • Will Your Customer Be the Next Winner of an IT Makeover?

    We know you’ve seen them. Those unsightly (or unsafe!) IT rooms and closets with servers, routers, and switches sitting on desks, makeshift air handlers held together by duct tape, or the dreaded...

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  • Will Your Customer Be the Next Winner of an IT Makeover?

    We know you’ve seen them. Those unsightly (or unsafe!) IT rooms and closets with servers, routers, and switches sitting on desks, makeshift air handlers held together by duct tape, or the dreaded...

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  • A Major Step To Predictive Capability: UPS Management with Battery Status Monitoring

    If there is one truism IT solution providers understand all too well, it is that it’s hard to manage what you can’t see. If you lack visibility into customers’ environments, the chances of...

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  • Preparing your Edge Computing Site for a Micro Data Center

    Edge computing is becoming a popular way of addressing business needs, but there’s little information available when it comes to the practical guidance of how to prepare (or in IT speak,...

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  • As Schools Ramp Up Digital Learning, Edge Computing Technology Partners are Key

    A significant change was already underway at educational institutions far and wide, including the adoption of cloud resources and online learning. But, as with so many industries, the pandemic is...

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  • New to Local Edge Configurator: Factory Rack Integration of UPSs, PDUs and More

    New to Local Edge Configurator: Factory Rack Integration of UPSs, PDUs and More

    We are always looking for ways to increase efficiency and profitability for our partners and I’m happy to share the latest advancement in that effort: factory integration of racks that you design...

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