Category Archives: Industry Resources

WESCO Security Advisor: IP and Mobile Technologies Abound

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Whether a commercial facility requires monitoring situations across the room or across the world, leading-edge IP solutions allow professionals to see more and make more informed decisions than ever. The WESCO Security Advisor e-newsletter shares news about some of the latest systems from WESCO CSC suppliers that support these functions—and more.
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New Energy Productivity Metric Unveiled by The Green Grid


In the past, I’ve written about Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) as a benchmark for measurement in data centers. I have also pointed you to the Green Grid as a major industry resource for data center information. In an article featured on there is exciting new information that the Green Grid, along with a global task force, has standardized … Read More »

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


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 »

Belden Announces New Data Center Blog


Are you a blog buff? Chances are, if you are reading this, you might be. Belden is proud to announce “The Right Signals Blog”. Every Wednesday, educate yourself on topics from the latest trends and topologies to testing and troubleshooting from industry-leading experts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become an expert in today’s data center solutions.

Belden Webinar on Data Center Trends this Wednesday


Just came across this interesting webinar being presented by Belden. Data Center Trends: What’s Hot & What’s Not will take place from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST this Wednesday February 27th. A brief summary of what the call will cover:
• Understand the shift from enterprise-operated data centers to multi-tenant data centers.
• Learn about addressing the need to manage the … Read More »

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


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 »

Take a Peak Inside a Google Data Center


At a time when most major companies are “super secretive” about  their data centers, Google has put theirs out there front and center. I’ve had the opportunity to tour data centers in the past, but nothing quite compares to the presentation Google has made on their “Data Centers” page and through their “Street View”. Utilizing the latter, you can navigate … Read More »

ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines for Data Centers


The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is committed to advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. They have published the 3rd edition of “Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments” in response to the industry need & migration toward increased energy efficiency for data center operation. … Read More »

Emerson Network Power’s Energy Logic 2.0


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


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 »