EDP Europe's Data Centre Solutions In-Focus Program With the wide variety of data centre solutions and services offered by EDP Europe, we have introduced our In-Focus program. Every week on our social media feeds we put some of our data centre solutions In-Focus, in a simple image that highlights some key features of individual products [...]
Are you securing power cords on your mission critical equipment or leaving it to chance? Securing power cords on mission critical IT and other equipment should be a primary concern to IT managers or facilities managers. With most IT equipment and PDUs using either IEC C13 / C14 or IEC C19 / C20 connectors these [...]
Can a wireless monitoring system really work in a data centre environment? Can wireless monitoring provide a reliable and secure way to monitor power and environmental conditions within a data centre or other IT environment? With so many systems communicating across the airways is it possible to add wireless monitoring without polluting data? In a [...]
How optimised cooling can improve Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) Ways to improve Power Usage Effectiveness or PUE as it has become better known as has become an important target for most Data Centre Managers in recent years. Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a popular metric by which a data centre can measure how efficiently it [...]
The Packet Power wireless power and environmental monitoring solution, which utilises a self-forming mesh network, has recently been enhanced with the introduction of a new Ethernet Gateway, along with Hubs that enable the connection of third party monitoring devices. The Ethernet Gateway provides the central connecting point for the Packet Power system. As power and [...]
Changes in EU legislation regarding energy billing meters, means that from October 2016 any new billing power metering system must be MID approved. Until now if you are a residential, commercial, industrial landlord or property manager having a UK National approved meter was sufficient. If these are currently still installed and measuring accurately they can [...]
An article in the June issue of Networking+ magazine (www.networkingplus.co.uk) revealed that many of London’s councils are not monitoring IT energy usage when it comes to the power consumption of their desktop computers. All 32 London boroughs were sent Freedom of Information requests and asked questions about the power consumption of their desktop computers, and [...]
EDP Europe is pleased to announce the introduction of iPower Lite to its range of iPower intelligent power distribution units. iPower Lite is a range of cost effective intelligent PDUs designed to provide entry level, local and remote power monitoring. iPower Lite intelligent PDUs are fully compatible with models within the existing iPower PDU product [...]
The global data centre market has seen unparalleled growth in recent years, and has seen power usage grow enormously. In 2007 the global data centre market consumed 12Gw by last year this figure had risen to 38Gw!
As competition in the data centre market grows, it will be those that offer a competent service and offer accurate accountability for variables like power cost, and power consumption that will be most competitive.
EDP Europe is pleased to announce its appointment as UK distributor for the Packet Power wireless power and environmental monitoring system. Packet Power provides the easiest, most cost effective way to capture detailed power and temperature information for both single site and large multi-facility operations.