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  • Intelligent Rack PDUs: The hidden answer to more resilient edge computing sites

    The global edge computing market size will exceed $68 billion USD by 2028, according to Grand View Research. That number represents a 38% compound annual growth rate from 2021. Although edge...

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  • Schneider Electric’s Edge Software & Digital Services Partner Program Earns Five Stars from CRN

    Schneider Electric’s Edge Software & Digital Services Program has been designated as a 5-Star Partner Program by CRN. The acknowledgment is included in the publication’s annual release of its...

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  • How IT Partner Programs Help IT Solution Providers Diversify their Business Models

    IT solution providers spend much of their time focused on the day-to-day needs of customers. Yet, to thrive in this business, providers must keep an eye on the future by ensuring their business...

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  • The Modular Uninterruptible Power Supply Reinvented for Edge Computing

    Digital transformation is rapidly accelerating the growth of computing at the edge. Spending on global edge computing is expected to reach $176 billion in 2022[1], increasing 14.8% over 2021, and...

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  • As Markets Evolve, So Must IT Partner Programs

    The IT channel is a diverse ecosystem of companies with different skills and competencies serving an even more diverse customer base. Specialization for years has been a top priority for a...

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  • A Managed Power Services Story: How an IT Solution Provider Improved Uptime for a Community College

    As pandemic-related concerns persist, colleges and universities are walking a fine line between on-campus and remote learning while struggling with IT staff shortages. These challenges open up...

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  • Back to School: Districts Urgently Need IT Infrastructure Upgrades

    While K-12 school districts had been working on digitization strategies for years, it took a pandemic to accelerate the implementation of digital learning. When the COVID-19 virus started forcing...

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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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  • 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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