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Scot Love

Scot has worked with a diverse range of IT organizations from start–ups to global conglomerates for over 25 years. Scot provides innovative problem solving capabilities focused on the most pressing issues facing data center operators today – specifically power and cooling. Scot holds a B.S. in Information Systems Management from the State University College at Buffalo.

Recent Posts

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's CoE reviews Packet Power's Environmental Monitors

Posted on Monday, March 12, 2018 by Scot Love

The Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (CoE), located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, recently completed an in-depth analysis of several portable air management measurement tools for use in small data centers.  

Here's part of what they had to say about Packet Power's wireless environmental monitoring solution.

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Topics: Packet Power, environmental monitoring, data center energy efficiency

Packet Power announces simple PUE solution for EO 13693

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Scot Love

Executive Order 13693 requires federal government data center managers to install energy meters by 2018 so they can establish a specified PUE. Packet Power is pleased to offer focused, simple PUE Monitoring Packages for U.S. government entities.

We can help meet EO 13693 requirements by the deadline and at a fraction of the cost of other solutions.

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Topics: PUE, data center monitoring, Packet Power, EO 13693

Measuring PUE doesn't have to be hard

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Scot Love

Trying to understand the impacts of changes in demand in your data center? Perhaps you want to measure the impacts of energy efficiency initiatives you recently implemented. Or, you may be a U.S. federal government data center manager looking for ways to meet the requirements of Executive Order 13693 with its mandate to meet specific PUE levels.

Whatever your reason for measuring PUE, Packet Power offers a focused, simple solution.

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Topics: Know your power, PUE, data center monitoring

Meet Packet Power at DCD Enterprise in NYC

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016 by Scot Love
Want to discuss wireless power and environmental monitoring at DCD Enterprise in New York next week? Scot Love would be happy to meet. Scot can be reached at scot.love@packetpower.com or +1 (561) 214-2414.
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Data center hot spots -- don't get burned

Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Scot Love

Data center hot spots are a bit of an enigma. While they remain colorless and odorless, you know they're there. You can feel them as you walk by rows of humming server racks. We've all done it -- the hot spot drive-by. You feel it. It's kind of hot right here, isn't it?


Data center hot spots

It's unfortunate that some managers don't take hot spots seriously. Perhaps it is the covert and evasive nature of hot spots that place them on the back burner. Yet it only takes one negative thermal event to get management's attention.

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Topics: data center temperature monitoring, data center operations, environmental monitoring, data center hot spots