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Season's Greetings from Packet Power

From all of us at Packet Power, we wish you a delightful holiday with family and friends and success in the year to come. Please note that our offices will be closed December 23-24. Thank you for your continued support. Read More

Monitoring Made to Measure Simplifies Power Monitoring [VIDEO]

Your power monitoring needs are unique. You need a system built specifically to meet these needs. Sound expensive? Packet Power’s "Monitoring Made to Measure" approach to building power monitoring systems significantly reduces installation time,... Read More

Case Study: Environmental Monitoring Made Easy

When your existing monitoring devices are not keeping up with new demands, it’s time for a change. But upgrading monitors in a facility can be daunting. How do you change out equipment without disrupting operations? How much time and money will... Read More

Say what? Data center acronyms clarified

Data center industry jargon is filled with acronyms and expressions. Even the most experienced professional can get caught off guard by a new term or an old abbreviation. Here are the acronyms and phrases you’ll run into the most. Read More
Avoiding disasters with monitoring

Avoiding Disaster With Smart Power and Temperature Monitoring Systems

Power and environmental monitoring can reduce outages and downtime by keeping you abreast of operating conditions within your critical facilities at all times. You can be alerted to issues quickly before they escalate into serious problems. And you... Read More

Metered, Monitored, Switched, Smart: Comparing Types of PDUs

Power distribution units (PDUs), commonly referred to as power strips or rack mounted power distribution units (RMPDUs), are critical components within a data center's power hierarchy. They include multiple outlets that provide power to rack level... Read More
Power Monitoring Reduces Downtime

How Power Monitoring Helps Reduce Downtime

Critical facilities like data centers require a power infrastructure that is energy-efficient and cost-efficient but, above all, reliable. Downtime is expensive and even possibly "career limiting." Power problems can also result in damage to... Read More

Power Factor: The difference between promise and reality

You may be getting less power throughout your facility than you think, thanks to something known as power factor. Power factor affects power management, especially if you’re running very high power equipment such as an uninterruptible power supply... Read More

How to Pinpoint Hot Spots in Your Data Center

Hot spots in a data center must be closely monitored: let the warmest areas in your facility get too warm and you risk degraded performance, outages, and potential equipment damage. Yet they can also drive how much you spend to cool your entire data... Read More

Data Center Retrofitting: The Role of Monitoring

Data centers must meet constantly evolving needs. Trends such as increasing power density, cloud computing, edge computing, and data analytics ultimately place differing demands on the data center. This often requires that improvements be made to... Read More