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Category Archives: Data Center Cooling
TIA 942 was the first data center cabling standard in the US. Many countries either follow or at least use its guidance. In TIA (View the Standards Informant Guide to TIA Standards), standards are written with a useful life of … Continue reading
It is OK to raise temperatures in the data center? According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and equipment manufacturers, it is. New recommendations in ASHRAE 72-74 (22-23C) suggest it is no longer necessary … Continue reading
Server-mounted swing arms are a common solution for cable management in data center enclosures. But they actually cause more problems than they solve. Swing arms have limited capacity and when overfilled, can keep cabinet doors from closing. This not only … Continue reading
Future-Tech, a specialist in data center design and construction, provides this excellent case study video about their implementation of an energy efficient data center at St Andrew’s University in Scotland. The data center cabinets you’ll see in the video are … Continue reading
The 11/4/11 issue of Processor Magazine features a cover story exploring point-to-point cabling (AKA: top of rack, direct-connect, etc) versus any-to-all structured cabling in the data center. Based on an interview with Siemon’s Carrie Higbie, it does a great job … Continue reading