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CUSTOMER STORY: Secant Technologies Innovates Data Center Design
Does achieving 36kW per rack densities using perimeter cooling sound difficult? Vertiv colocation customer Secant Technologies, of Kalamazoo, MI, is doing it. See how.
Lithium Ion Batteries: Safe and Effective when Properly Applied
Read our latest white paper on how fast-improving technology and new safety standards and codes make lithium ion batteries a highly appealing energy storage solution
Colos Not Raging Against the Machine
The use of AI will increase competitive pressures on colocation providers and traditional operational models will no longer be sufficient for growth.
Customer Story: Power of Local Partnerships
Having access to local engineering, sales and service offices is a unique advantage of working with Vertiv. See how a 20-year partnership with the local Vertiv business partner in Grand Rapids, MI has created success for colocation provider Secant Technologies.
Even More Efficiency from the Liebert EXL S1
Our popular Liebert EXL S1 UPS has a new mode of operation – Dynamic Online Mode – that offers over 98% efficiency while still protecting the critical load.
Interactive Tour: Liebert DSE 400kW Packaged Free-Cooling Solution
Designed for large colocation and cloud hosting data centers, this innovative free-cooling solution provides low peak power, optimal energy efficiency and minimal air leakage – without using water.
Save Space with New Power Unit
The new Liebert PPC with isolated distribution significantly reduces footprint, provides better personnel safety and lowers capital expenses while keeping systems operational.
BLOG: Prefabricated Data Centers – The Quality Secret
What Henry Ford did for the automobile industry with the Model T and assembly line production, we are now applying to the construction industry with data centers, cable landing stations, base stations, control rooms, and other mission-critical facilities
Around the World
Two-part series by Sean P. Brady, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield, on the cost considerations in selecting colo providers. Potential users need to do their “homework” including having the IT consultant and the IT staff evaluate how to consolidate the number of current cabinets for space savings and higher densities.
Flexential's Cloud Chief Jason Carolan shares his perspective on changes in the colocation industry.
Chasing density is giving rise to liquid cooling inside data centers that deploy servers filled with GPUs and other types of accelerator processors. But barriers will have to be overcome as liquid cooling grows.
The street light may not look like technology. But many technologists believe the humble street light will illuminate the future of smart cities. These new smart street lights come equipped with energy-efficient LED bulbs, which last longer and use less power than traditional street lights. But there’s more: these light poles can also include built-in wireless connectivity (Bluetooth and wifi), high-definition digital cameras, and sensors to monitor weather and air quality.
Jonathan Lewis, vice president at for NS1, talks about what's ahead for CDNs, service providers and colos under 5G.
Liquid cooling can yield energy savings, but the desire for higher power density is the main driver for liquid cooling.
CUSTOMER STORY: Local Government and Schools Partner for Data Center of the Future
When Henrico County, VA and Henrico Public Schools replaced their aging data centers, they took an unusual step for local governments – the teamed up to build a single, shared data center, one using Vertiv SmartAisle technology.
FAQ: Lithium Ion Batteries in the Data Center
Lithium-ion Batteries (LIB) are gaining attention as a viable replacement for the standard valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries, most common as a short term power source with UPS systems.