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Split core CTs and why size matters

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by Packet Power Team

Current transducers (CTs) are a critical component of power monitoring. They come in a variety of formats, sizes, current ratings and accuracy levels.  The aspect we would like to focus on here is size, specifically inside diameter.  

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Topics: Packet Power, power monitoring, branch circuit monitoring, Power basics, selective circuit monitoring, Current Transducers (CTs)

Warmest holidays from Packet Power

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by Packet Power Team

Happy holidays from the Packet Power team. With the holidays upon us, we wanted to let you know that our offices will be closed December 24-25 and January 1. 

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Packet Power launches new compact wireless multi-circuit monitors

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Packet Power Team


The new monitors offer an easy way to add monitoring to some or all of the circuits on switchgear, panelboards, HVAC units, generators and other devices. 

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Topics: data center monitoring, Packet Power, wireless monitoring, power monitoring, data center power monitoring, selective circuit monitoring, New product launch

Unique twist on Packet Power product training

Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2018 by Troy Wyborny

It's hard to get people's attention for product training. A Packet Power customer decided to take a different approach that resulted in enthusiastic team engagement. It involved a Packet Power power module, environmental monitor and Ethernet Gateway along with an espresso machine and two light bulbs.

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Topics: Packet Power, wireless monitoring, product training

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

Meet Packet Power at Data Centre World 2018

Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2018 by Packet Power Team

Do you want to learn more about the advantages of wireless power and environmental monitoring? Are you planning to be in London March 21 -22? Please consider stopping by Data Centre World where Daxten will be showcasing Packet Power products at Stand D540.

Troy Wyborny,  Packet Power's Global Channel Manager for Europe and North America, will be there to help answer questions. Hope to see you there.

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Topics: Events, Data Centre World

Best wishes from Packet Power

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Packet Power Team

Wishing you a joyous holiday season and a New Year filled with peace and happiness.

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Bowling balls and one-way mirrors:  The physics of provably safe and secure monitoring systems

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Paul Bieganski

Security and safety are the foremost concerns of anybody deploying and managing an energy and environmental monitoring solution within a data center or any other networked environment such as a building or factory floor. The system being monitored and the systems performing the monitoring deploy exceedingly complex technologies. Unfortunately, complexity tends to lead to side effects and unintended consequences.

We have all heard of the original Internet worm, Stuxnet, ransomware and dozens of other public and not so public incidents involving accidental or malicious disruptions spread and delivered through computer networks. At times, the complexity of the problem seems very daunting, despite the acronym soup of safe-sounding certifications and assurances from vendors. Luckily, there are some basic rules that ANY technology has to obey.

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Topics: Packet Power, wireless monitoring, Wireless technology, wireless security

New Packet Power products deliver cost-effective, time-saving BCMS solutions

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by Alan Katz

Packet Power is excited to add two models to our set of branch circuit monitoring retrofit solutions and an industry-leading way to share monitoring data between two distinct and secure IP networks

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Topics: Packet Power, wireless monitoring, branch circuit monitoring, New product launch, wireless security, secure IP network bridge

Stop by if you're in Mumbai

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 by Alan Katz

Curious about the advantages of wireless power and environmental monitoring? Planning to be in or near Mumbai early November? Consider stopping by.

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Topics: Packet Power, wireless monitoring, Partner events

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