Category Archives: Cooling

Panduit BICSI Accredited Expert Webinar Solves Thermal Issues in the Data Center

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WESCO CSC’s Expert Webinar Series continues with another exciting opportunity for Data Communications professionals to earn BICSI credits, while enhancing their knowledge in the latest technologies. The next course, “Solving Thermal Issues in the Data Center,” hosted by Panduit, will be held on November 18th, 10 – 11 a.m. (Central). Participants can earn 1 BICSI continuing education credit … Read More »

What’s new in the WESCO Data Center App for iPad®

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Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see an article in my Inbox or RSS feed mentioning the accelerated rate (compared to predictions) of BYOD use in business. I know that I take my iPad with me pretty much wherever I go – including each day to work. I’ve found myself loading more “business” apps than games or photos, … Read More »

Floor Tile Efficiency – What You Need to Know

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“Flat bottom tiles are like a car window.”
Sometimes it is the simplest explanation that makes the most sense. I was curious about the importance and effect of perforated floor tile placement on air flow management in a data center. I decided to do a little research and started by looking at one of our partner’s websites – Triadfloors.com 
Triad has a wonderful “education” section … Read More »

Emerson Network Power’s SmartRow Intelligent Integrated Infrastructure Solution

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My curiosity was immediately peaked when I pulled into CSC’s parking lot a few days ago and I saw a large truck with the Emerson Network Power Logo on the side. As I approached, I could see a small staircase mounted along the side of the truck. I realized the side paneling had been removed, and in its place I could see what looked like a small … Read More »

Energy Savings with CPI’s Passive Cooling and Containment Solutions

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In order to create an ENERGY STAR data center, a lot of factors must be in place. There are only a limited amount of data centers that have actually received the EPA’s ENERGY STAR rating. Recently, BendBroadband Vault, a colocation and virtualization provider, earned this rating thanks to Chatsworth Products’ (CPI) Passive Cooling Solutions. CPI created custom heat containment Performance-Optimized … Read More »

Using Supercomputing Data Center Technology to Cool a Solar Power Generation System

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Ambrose McNevin posted the article “250 watts from a 1cm x 1cm photovoltaic chip” on DatacenterDynamics which explains how High Concentration Photovoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system can be used to cool the data center. The author explains that researchers are developing a “system designed to draw 250 watts for each square centimetre of photovoltaic chip and can generate … Read More »

WESCO Distribution Launches Data Center App for iPad on the App Store

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Pittsburgh, November 26, 2012:
WESCO Distribution, (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, released its data center App for iPad in the App Store. The new app provides data center managers with instant access to the latest products from industry-leading suppliers wherever they … Read More »

Emerson Network Power’s Energy Logic 2.0

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Today I found myself completely engulfed by Emerson Network Power’s “e-book” White Paper presenting their Energy Logic 2.0. Well presented in a PowerPoint style, yet with interactive links out to YouTube to keep my interest, I knew I had to share this information with our community.
Energy Logic 2.0 helps data center managers combat the ever-rising energy consumption with methods to optimize power, cooling and … Read More »

Belden Webinar: Intelligent Power and Cooling Strategies for Energy Efficiency

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Today, data center managers can’t simply “manage” space, power and cooling in a reactive manner, they need to pro-actively handle all of their data center resources. This includes reducing operating costs, cutting waste and understanding the limitations of the data center design. In addition, they have to manage uptime and maintain agility to address business changes.  Therefore, implementing intelligent monitoring of power … Read More »

Building a Highly-Secure, Near-Zero Carbon Data Center

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From the title of this post, you may think it will end “Case in point in the Twilight Zone”, but I assure you it won’t. Instead I present to you a case study recently deployed through CSC’s Trusted Advisor eNews – where we present recent and unbiased information from industry leading manufacturers on the technological information you crave. Subscribe … Read More »