Data Centers & Environmental Threats

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Mission critical facilities are at the core of all successful businesses, supporting the flow and storage of essential data and information. Environmental threats, including power failure, flood and HVAC malfunction‒which may lead to fluctuating humidity and temperature‒can all wreak havoc on a data center, compromising your business.   So how do you prevent this from happening to you?

Containing the Energy!

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As a data center owner, operator or engineer, one of your main responsibilities is to reduce the energy usage in your data center without sacrificing reliability and performance. This can be a daunting task especially in a legacy data center, so the available options need to be well thought-out and should take into account existing conditions and operational requirements. One … Read More

Providing Peace of Mind, Energy Savings

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McKenney’s expanded a chiller plant at one of the world’s largest data centers in order to deliver energy savings, boost redundancy and help decrease the risk of outages.   The Challenge The facility needed to stay operational during the addition and integration of a new waterside economizer and 90,000-gallon thermal storage system. The project required multiple connections to live piping … Read More

Energy Savings Strategies in Your Data Center – Part 2: Evaluating the Potential Impact of the Big Investment through Free Agency

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With the onset of 24/7 sports channels, you can track every decision your favorite football team makes, including the big free agent signing, that can potentially turn the fortunes of the team around or set them up for a championship run the following season. When it comes to data centers, the idea of free agency can help you evaluate the … Read More

Energy Savings Strategies for Your Data Center – Part 1: Building a Winning Team through Good Coaching

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If you are like me, you’ve been counting down the days until football season kicks off. Right now, the optimism for the season’s success is at an all-time high. As the season continues, you will begin to gather information on the coaches, free agents and draft picks. This information will enable you to evaluate the probability of a successful season. … Read More