Data Center Domain: Data Center Lifecycle Management

  • The 12 Essential Elements of Data Center Facility Operations

    The 12 Essential Elements of Data Center Facility Operations

    Managing a data center is like maintaining a plane … While you’re also flying it. Here’s an invaluable guide for smooth flying.

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  • Modernize or Outsource: Evaluating your Data Center Options

    Modernize or Outsource: Evaluating your Data Center Options

    Do you know you can boost efficiency as much as 67% by upgrading your aging data center? Many improvements to existing performance can be both simple and cost effective.

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  • Five Steps to Data Center Consolidation

    Five Steps to Data Center Consolidation

    Get the big picture on a smaller data center.

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  • How Your Data Center Consolidation Can Impress Your Boss: 5 Best Practices to Adopt

    How Your Data Center Consolidation Can Impress Your Boss: 5 Best Practices to Adopt

    The data center landscape has changed drastically over the last 5-10 years. Companies are relying on cloud data centers to offload key applications, colocation data centers are being used to... ...

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  • It’s All About Business Continuity: How Electricians Can Offer BackUp Power Protection to Commercial Customers

    It’s All About Business Continuity: How Electricians Can Offer BackUp Power Protection to Commercial Customers

    Imagine you own a small business, maybe a bakery or a retail shop, and you come to work in the morning to find the power is out. You can’t turn... Read more » The post It’s All About Business...

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  • [Webinar] DCIM as a Tool for Modernizing and Extending the Life of your Data Center

    [Webinar] DCIM as a Tool for Modernizing and Extending the Life of your Data Center

    Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools are a critical enabler of data center modernization & life extension. In the age of digital, options abound. Success begins with mapping your DCIM

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  • Condition-based Maintenance is a MUST for Electrical Distribution Infrastructure

    Condition-based Maintenance is a MUST for Electrical Distribution Infrastructure

    The electrical distribution infrastructure is the foundation through which power is safely delivered to industrial processes around the globe. This vital power distribution infrastructure...

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  • Data Center Facility Operations Services: Tips for a Bulletproof Request for Proposal (RFP)

    Data Center Facility Operations Services: Tips for a Bulletproof Request for Proposal (RFP)

    By now, I think we all know that no matter how well thought out a data center design is, human error can bring it all down. I’m sure many of... Read more » The post Data Center Facility...

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  • The Future of Design and Collaboration

    The Future of Design and Collaboration

    Airline travel took 68 years to reach 50 million users where the Internet achieved that in just seven. In the same way, we have seen the speed of technology adoption accelerate across multiple...

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  • How digitization is bringing critical power distribution out of the dark

    How digitization is bringing critical power distribution out of the dark

    In the face of rising competition and mandates to improve operational efficiency, large and critical power facilities need to keep power distribution systems running safety, reliably, efficiently,...

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  • Alabama Colocation Provider Finds a Better Approach to Data Center Management

    Alabama Colocation Provider Finds a Better Approach to Data Center Management

    Despite being responsible for a colocation data center with some 300 racks and demanding customers, Jeff Gardner is sleeping better these days and never gets taken away from an important... Read...

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  • Retirement Systems of Alabama Colocation Data center Leverages EcoStruxure™ to Drive Economic Growth2:04

    Retirement Systems of Alabama Colocation Data center Leverages EcoStruxure™ to Drive Economic Growth

    Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) maintains zero-downtime in its 44,000 sq ft colocation data center. With a reputation staked on high availability, data center performance relies on a failsafe powe

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  • Data Center Management: A Remote Monitoring System for Cavern Technologies | Schneider Electric2:16

    Data Center Management: A Remote Monitoring System for Cavern Technologies | Schneider Electric

    Cavern Technologies partnered with Schneider Electric for data center management solutions for their colocation customers. This remote monitoring system is key when providing enterprise-class data cen

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  • Optimize Operations – Integrate Automation and Power Distribution Systems

    Optimize Operations – Integrate Automation and Power Distribution Systems

    Power distribution systems and automation systems are evolving and converging to drive better efficiency across industries. Integrating these systems allows industrial companies, especially energy...

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  • How to Justify Data Center Modernization to an Executive

    How to Justify Data Center Modernization to an Executive

    A key challenge facing data center operations personnel is how to achieve buy-in from executives for funding technology upgrade projects. For many, the critical success factor for getting...

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  • How IoT Technology Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

    How IoT Technology Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

    The pace of change in the colocation market continues to accelerate, and it is absolutely critical that we all adopt new technologies to help us keep pace with this change.... Read more » The...

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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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  • IoT EcoStruxure Ensures Continued Learning at Bainbridge Island School District2:08

    IoT EcoStruxure Ensures Continued Learning at Bainbridge Island School District

    Bainbridge Island School District chose EcoStruxure™ IT to help ensure continued availability of its innovative digital learning environment. Learn more at http://www.schneider-electric.com/b2b/en/cam

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  • Faster recovery from major power outages is now a reality

    Faster recovery from major power outages is now a reality

    No matter what kind of facility you’re responsible for, any amount of downtime is expensive. Employees sit idle. Servers and communications go dead. Data can be lost. Machinery stands still.... ...

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  • How digitization delivers new levels of insight into power reliability and energy efficiency

    How digitization delivers new levels of insight into power reliability and energy efficiency

    This is the second in the blog post series, looking at how power distribution systems are becoming more intelligent and connected. These innovations are needed to take full advantage of... Read...

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