What’s the Best Way to Achieve Power Redundancy for Servers with Dual Power Supplies?

If you have a server with dual power supplies, you might be wondering about the best way to achieve power redundancy. While a single-circuit, single-UPS configuration is functional and very common, there are many benefits to a dual-circuit, dual-UPS configuration. Let’s take a look at examples of how the two configurations work.
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The Ideal Intake Temperature for IT Equipment – And Why it Matters


It’s a common misconception that data centers need to be kept freezing cold. In fact, manufacturers recommend IT equipment intake air temperatures at, or slightly above, room temperature for maximum reliability, availability and performance – as high … [Continue reading]

Connect Your Laptop or PC to a Cisco Device with a Single Cable


If you're a Cisco Network Engineer who is fed up with juggling multiple cables and adapters just to connect your laptop to a Cisco device, you'll want to keep reading. Until just a few months ago, a cumbersome two-cable or two-adapter-one-cable … [Continue reading]

What’s the Difference between a KVM Switch and a Console Server?


KVM switches and console servers are both used to manage networks, yet their similar function often causes confusion. There are two main differences between devices: 1. While KVM switches can control PCs and servers, console servers can also … [Continue reading]

USB Charging Cables Can Impact Mobile Device Battery Charging Rates


When you feel your phone, tablet or laptop is taking an awfully long time to recharge back to 100% capacity, you may be wondering whether it’s time to buy a new battery or even a battery charger. While it’s possible that your battery or charger could … [Continue reading]