Hot and Cold Aisle Containment: How it Works, Efficiency and Environmental Concerns

Dec 15, 2018 1 month ago
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In order to meet the growing demand of new services and applications, such as block chain technology and other increasingly complex data apps, control rooms and command centers for any and all sized businesses are having to step it up a notch. As a result, more servers and server space is required, presenting organizations with greater challenges with regard to efficiency, manageability, and costs. Increase the number of servers and you’ll require more space. This has begun to spell trouble for the current data center setup as temperature spikes and fluctuations can cause servers to overheat and shut down. In…

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What To Look For In Data Center Server Racks

May 31, 2016 3 years ago
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Choosing suitable server racks for your data center is one of the most important parts of the initial design phase. When you’re in the market for data center server racks there are several important factors to consider. Here’s a rundown to help you choose the racks that are right for you. Server Rack Size The size of server rack you need will depend on both the type of server equipment you need mounting and the amount that requires enclosure space. When you’re calculating how much space you will need now, don’t forget to factor in future expansion. Server Rack Cooling…

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California Title 24 Compliance for Aisle Containment

May 21, 2016 3 years ago
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California Title 24 Compliance for Aisle Containment As of July 1, 2014, California’s Title 24 of the Building Efficiency Standards has become mandatory. This means that each newly constructed data center must have a form of airflow containment in the facility. This prevents air recirculating and throughout the facility and causing inadvertent temperature changes. If this is permitted to happen, cooling expenses are higher and over time, equipment will become damaged. One of the best solutions for containment is cold aisle containment. This is comprised of barriers which contains the cool air supply to the IT equipment’s intake, ensuring predictable and uniform temperature throughout the aisle….

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5 Things You Need To Know About Air Conditioned Enclosures for Your Data Center | Cool-Shield

Apr 22, 2016 3 years ago
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5 Things You Need To Know About Air Conditioned Enclosures for Your Data Center Air conditioned enclosures (ACE) are designed to take full control of the temperature inside your data center. They are particularly suitable for hot spots or locations that have neither constant air-conditioning nor room air-conditioning. Here are five things you should know about ACE. Variable configurations: ACE is available in three different configurations designed to optimize the performance of equipment loads. These may be placed within a closet, on a production floor or in an office where the air-conditioning is turned off during weekends. Environmentally friendly cooling:…

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