Overview: APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry leading product, software and systems for home, office, data center and factory floor applications.
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Air Distribution Architecture Options for Mission Critical Facilities by APC by Schneider Electric
November 2008 - An understanding of the 9 types of cooling systems and their attributes can be used to develop guidelines for when each type should be used, and such guidelines are provided in this paper for both raised floor and hard floor applications.
Alternative Power Generation Technologies for Data Centers and Network Rooms by APC by Schneider Electric
April 06, 2010 - Fuel Cells and Micro Turbines are new technology alternatives for power generation for data centers and network rooms. This paper discusses the various modes of operation of these systems and examines benefits and drawbacks of the technologies when contrasted with conventional alternatives such as standby generators.
Battery Technologies for Data Centers and Network Rooms: Environmental Regulations by APC by Schneider Electric
February 04, 2009 - This paper offers a high level summary of the regulations and provides a list of environmental compliance information resources.
Battery Technology Data Centers and Network Rooms: Lead-Acid Battery Options by APC by Schneider Electric
February 04, 2009 - This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of Flooded, Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VLRA), and Modular Battery Catridge (MBC) lead-acid battery technologies.
Battery Technology for Data Centers and Network Rooms: Fire Safety Codes - USA by APC by Schneider Electric
October 07, 2011 - Proper interpretation of the fire codes is essential in the design and implementation of data centers and network rooms. This resource explores fire safety regulations and their application to uninterrupted power supply (UPS) battery installations.
Classification of Data Center Management Software Tools by APC by Schneider Electric
January 26, 2011 - This paper divides data center “Operations Technology” into four distinct subsets and compares the primary and secondary functions of key subsystems within these subsets. With a classification system, data center professionals can begin to determine which physical infrastructure management tools they need to operate their data centers.
Comparing Data Center Batteries, Flywheels, and Ultracapacitors by APC by Schneider Electric
July 2008 - This paper explores several popular classes of batteries, compares batteries to both flywheels and ultracapacitors, and briefly discusses fuel cells.
Data Center Projects: System Planning by APC by Schneider Electric
February 2009 - The planning sequence described in this paper covers the design of the data center's physical infrastructure layer, whose job it is to house, power, cool, and protect the data center's computing and network functions.
DCIM Software to Cut Energy and Operational Costs by APC by Schneider Electric
June 29, 2011 - Access this exclusive resource to learn how data centre infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, reduce costs, and accelerate information delivery.
Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure by APC by Schneider Electric
April 30, 2009 - Predicting and measuring Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the physical infrastructure for network rooms and data centers is required for ROI analysis and other business decision processes. This paper describes a method for determining TCO of physical data center and network room infrastructure including power, cooling and protection.
Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure by APC by Schneider Electric
February 2005 - This white paper describes an improved method for measuring TCO for data center and network room physical infrastructure, and provides examples on how to relate these costs to the overall IT infrastructure and evaluate cost control strategies.
E-guide: Building an energy efficient data center by APC by Schneider Electric
November 04, 2011 - When building an efficient and reliable data center, you must not only be aware of how much information it can hold, but also of the resources necessary to run it smoothly and effectively. This expert e-guide from our editors provides the necessary steps needed for implementing and supporting an efficient, green data center.
Essential Standby Generator System Requirements for Next Generation Data Centers by APC by Schneider Electric
January 2005 - Effective standby generator system installations must address the known problems and challenges relating to current and past designs to ensure high availability. This paper overviews generator system challenges and offers tips on solving them.
Five Basic Steps for Efficient Space Organization within High Density Enclosures by APC by Schneider Electric
June 30, 2011 - Before getting started with your virtualization project, you should implement a solid approach to data center management. This white paper explores the impact of virtualization on enclosure enviornments and power densities and offers advice to ensure that your virtual environment is highly available and efficient.
Fundamental Principles of Air Conditioners for Information Technology by APC by Schneider Electric
January 2004 - Every Information Technology professional who is responsible for the operation of computing equipment needs to understand the function of air conditioning in the data center or network room. This introductory paper explains the function of basic components of an air conditioning system for a computer room.
Fundamental Principles of Generators for Information Technology by APC by Schneider Electric
November 24, 2011 - This whitepaper covers the basics on standby generators and systems to prepare your IT staff for any prolonged utility power outages.
How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs by APC by Schneider Electric
June 28, 2011 - This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.
How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets by APC by Schneider Electric
January 26, 2011 - Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for how a basic monitoring system can help reduce the occurrence of these unanticipated events.
Humidification Strategies for Data Centers and Network Rooms by APC by Schneider Electric
February 01, 2005 - The control of humidity in Information Technology environments is essential to achieving high availability. This paper explains how humidity affects equipment and why humidity control is required.
Reliability Analysis of the APC InfraStruXure Power System by APC by Schneider Electric
January 28, 2010 - The APC InfraStruXure product line offers an alternative architecture to the central UPS. This paper summarizes the key findings of MTechnology's quantitative risk assessment and discusses their implications for facility managers and designers.
Reliability Analysis of the APC Symmetra MW Power System by APC by Schneider Electric
January 28, 2010 - MTechnology, Inc. (MTech) performed a quantitative reliability analysis of the APC Symmetra MW UPS. The study used techniques of Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) to calculate the likelihood of over 680,000 potential failure modes.
Server, Network and Telecom Power Solutions by APC by Schneider Electric
January 01, 2004 - Symmetra Power Array was designed to fit all these customer expectations. It the world's first redundant, scalable, user-serviceable, and manageable power protection solution.
TechTarget ANZ's guide to a cost-effective and reliable data centre by APC by Schneider Electric
September 22, 2010 - Virtualisation is known for reducing rack footprint and improving disaster recovery in the data centre. But it can also reduce power and cooling costs, so long as you consider the physical design of your data centre, as this e-book explains.
The Data Center Facilities IT Handbook: Reinforcing IT and Facilities Relations by APC by Schneider Electric
April 24, 2009 - Communication failures between IT staff and facilities managers have cost companies enormous amounts of money in lost revenue. This eBook discusses the importance of open communication between both groups, and also serves as a guide for IT pros looking for information on ensuring that their physical infrastructures support the data center.
The Different Types of Air Conditioning Equipment for IT Environments by APC by Schneider Electric
July 09, 2009 - Cooling equipment for an IT environment can be implemented in 10 basic configurations. The information in this paper allows IT professionals to be more involved in the specification of precision cooling solutions that better align with IT objectives.
The Different Types of UPS Systems by APC by Schneider Electric
February 01, 2005 - There is much confusion in the marketplace about the different types of UPS systems and their characteristics. Each of these UPS types is defined, practical applications of each are discussed, and advantages and disadvantages are listed.
Understanding EPO and Its Downtime Risks by APC by Schneider Electric
January 01, 2005 - This white paper describes the advantages and disadvantages of EPO for protecting data centers and small IT equipment rooms containing UPS systems.
Using Virtualization and BPM to Maximize Efficiency and Cost Savings by APC by Schneider Electric
March 21, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, learn how midmarket organizations can leverage virtualization, BPM and compliance/security technologies to become more efficient and improve business processes.
Virtualization and Cloud Computing : Optimized Power, Cooling and Management Maximizes Benefits by APC by Schneider Electric
January 19, 2012 - Many IT infrastructures were not built to support the explosive growth in today’s business environment including cloud computing and virtualisation capacity. Learn about the impact of virtualisation and the effects this emerging technology can have on the data centre physical infrastructure (DCPI).
Virtualization Energy Cost Calculator by APC by Schneider Electric
April 18, 2012 -
Access this virtualization energy cost calculator to compare the cost of virtualized and non-virtualized IT environments. Input information about data center capacity, load, energy cost and view the percentage savings that virtualization can bring to your annual electric bill.
WP #18: The Seven Types of Power Problems by APC by Schneider Electric
April 16, 2012 - Learn more about the power disruptions that could be affecting your business and ways to prevent them. This resource provides vital information about the different kinds of power disturbances and how understanding them can help reduce equipment downtime and production expense.