White Papers & Case Studies

  1. Preparing The Physical Infrastructure Of Receiving Data Centers For Consolidation
    3/2/2012
    The consolidation of one or more data centers into an existing data center is a common occurrence. By APC by Schneider Electric
  2. Four Steps To Determine When A Standby Generator Is Needed For Small Data Centers
    3/2/2012
    Small data centers and network rooms vary dramatically in regard to the amount of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) runtime commonly deployed. This paper describes a rational framework for establishing backup time requirements. By APC by Schneider Electric
  3. Allocating Data Center Energy Costs And Carbon To IT Users
    3/2/2012
    Are complicated software and instrumentation needed to measure and allocate energy costs and carbon to IT users? Or can we get by with simple, low cost methods for energy cost and carbon allocation? How precise do we need to be? By APC by Schneider Electric
  4. The Seven Types Of Power Problems
    3/2/2012
    Many of the mysteries of equipment failure, downtime, software and data corruption, are the result of a problematic supply of power. There is also a common problem with describing power problems in a standard way. By APC by Schneider Electric
  5. Ten Cooling Solutions To Support High-Density Server Deployment
    3/2/2012
    High-density servers offer a significant performance per watt benefit. However, depending on the deployment, they can present a significant cooling challenge. By APC by Schneider Electric
  6. The Different Technologies For Cooling Data Centers
    3/2/2012
    There are 13 basic heat removal methods to cool IT equipment and to transport unwanted heat to the outdoor environment. This paper describes these fundamental cooling technologies using basic terms and diagrams. By APC by Schneider Electric
  7. The Different Types Of UPS Systems
    3/2/2012

    There is much confusion in the marketplace about the different types of UPS systems and their characteristics. Each of these UPS types is defined, practical applications of each are discussed, and advantages and disadvantages are listed. With this information, an educated decision can be made as to the appropriate UPS topology for a given need.

  8. A Quantitative Comparison Of High Efficiency AC Vs. DC Power Distribution For Data Centers
    3/1/2012
    This paper presents a detailed quantitative efficiency comparison between the most efficient DC and AC power distribution methods, including an analysis of the effects of power distribution efficiency on the cooling power requirement and on total electrical consumption. By APC by Schneider Electric
  9. How An IT Firm Cut Travel Costs By $36,000 With Telepresence
    2/29/2012
    IT firm Intelligent Technologies Labs (ITL) had several offices in the United States and in Saudi Arabia. The necessity to communicate clearly and routinely grew as the company expanded into various territories. Rather than continuing to increase its travel, which was far exceeding 180 hours a year, the company invested in a telepresence solution, which provided an immediate increase in productivity and simultaneously provided a significant cost savings. By Zenith Infotech
  10. Prevent SMB Data Breaches
    2/29/2012
    Today’s business environment can hardly be imagined as fully functional without a connection to the Web and indispensable applications such as email, instant messaging, voice over IP, Web sites, and file servers. Securing this type of communication must be a key concern for all companies, regardless of their size or main activity. By Loredana Botezatu and Ioana Jelea, e-threats analysis and communications specialists, BitDefender
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