Packet Power Blog

Phasor diagrams now available

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Alan Katz

Packet Power recently released several changes to EMX, our power and environmental monitoring software. A notable change is the addition of phasor diagrams.

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Topics: EMX, Packet Power, power monitoring

Interactive charting improvements in EMX

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Alan Katz

We have added new capabilities to the powerful interactive charting in EMX. This 2-minute video lays out new ways to analyze, annotate and share data on your energy usage trends. 

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Topics: EMX, Packet Power, DCIM

Helping Involta manage power in eight data centers for hundreds of clients

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Alan Katz

Co-location companies need the ability to track power usage at the cabinet level to accurately bill customers, meet their SLAs, and plan for growth. Involta, a rapidly growing multi-tenant data center services provider, wanted one monitoring solution that could meet the needs of a number of different facilities with different power configurations. Packet Power delivered a solution that installed quickly, integrated seamlessly and provides value to Involta and Involta's clients.

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Topics: data center monitoring, Involta, EMX, environmental monitoring, co-location, power monitoring

How Data Realty helps its customers avoid unplanned outages

Posted on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Alan Katz

One of the things that can keep co-location data center managers up at night is the worry that customers will unknowingly exceed their capacity and trip a breaker resulting in the possibility of an unplanned outage.

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Topics: data center monitoring, realtime alerts, EMX, environmental monitoring, power monitoring

What do you need to know to manage your data center more effectively?

Posted on Monday, November 9, 2015 by Troy Wyborny

You probably need to know which circuits could handle more power and which are at risk of tripping. Are you also being asked to reduce cooling costs but aren't sure where you can safely increase ambient temperature? How confident are you in your documentation for meeting service level agreements? Is all this information instantly accessible?

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Topics: data center monitoring, EMX