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Testing Network Cable

The first thing to understand about testing data cables is the ACR. This stands for attenuation to crosstalk ratio. The pink area in the graph is the attenuation. Attenuation is the reduction in signal strength over the length of the cable and frequency range....The question becomes "What causes the signal to attenuate and where does the crosstalk come from?"

READ MORE @ TechTarget (2013)

Saving money through an energy-efficient UPS

A data center is a power hog. Unfortunately, energy prices have been trending ever higher, and the cost of powering a data center is now a major drain on an organization's budget. A modern, energy-efficient UPS can run at greater than 98% efficiency and is far more modular in its construction. As a data center grows, more modules can be added to meet incremental needs with automatic workload balancing.

READ MORE @ TechTarget (2013)

5 Tips to Cut Data Center Energy Use

"Most data centers waste enormous amounts of electricity using inefficient cooling designs and systems."Even in a small data center, this wasted electricity amounts to more than 1 million kilowatt hours annually that could be saved with the implementation of some best practices," Paul McGuckin, research VP at Gartner, said in a release..."

READ MORE @ Wall Street and Technology, (2013).