The Importance of Power Protection for Office Workstations

Everyone recognizes the importance of backing up the data center, but overlooking the workstation is an all-too-common mistake. Office workers’ productivity depends on the smooth operation of their desktop workstations. [Continue reading]

DVI Decoded


Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface standard that is used to send an analog or digital signal from a source (e.g. a computer) to a display (e.g. a video monitor or television). While it doesn't support audio like the newer … [Continue reading]

Solutions for Digital Signage / Large Format Displays


Digital signage reached a tipping point when prices for high-quality flat-panel displays reached commodity levels. Now that digital signage is enjoying widespread adoption, sales opportunities are expanding. The worldwide market is expected to grow … [Continue reading]

How to Plan for a Rack Installation

As with any IT project, a little planning at the outset can prevent big headaches down the road. When you’re designing a data center, server room or network closet, deciding which racks to deploy and how to configure them should be at the top of your … [Continue reading]

Improving Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)

What is Power Usage Effectiveness? Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is the ratio of total energy employed at a data center or network facility vs. the total energy used strictly by IT equipment. Essentially, it measures how efficiently power is … [Continue reading]