When you run a busy data center, power management hardware and software are a vital part of your business. The quality of both the products you buy and the advice you receive can be deal breakers.
Fortunately, many of the leading data center power professionals are active on Twitter, sharing their advice and insights that can help you make smarter purchasing decisions. Seven of them are featured in this article.
- Eaton Electrical: Eaton Electrical has a portfolio th at encompasses a wide spectrum of power management solutions, including UPSs, PDUs, surge suppression, remote monitoring, power conditioners, and more. Eaton products appear in data centers all over the world.
- Energy Central: Energy Central is an active and informative news and community site dedicated to the needs of power industry professionals. Regularly updated content includes a news section, subject-specific blogs, Q&A, events announcements, and job opportunities in the energy industry.
- GTSPower: GTS is a widely recognized provider of mobile power technologies. Its product line includes high-performance batteries, chargers, and power management products for mobile devices. Its mobile computers, two-way radios, and other devices support data center operations across the globe.
- Panoramic Power: Panoramic Power’s flagship product is a self-powered, wireless sensor that monitors the flow of electricity in any given location and sends information wirelessly to managers in real-time. Panoramic’s business model is built on products that reduce energy waste and identify power-saving opportunities in real-time.
- Schneider Electric: Schneider Electric develops connection technologies and solutions that allow data centers and other facilities to manage energy in ways that are safe, efficient, and sustainable. Schneider systems are popular with data centers that are concerned about their rising energy costs.
- Technologies Mgt Inc: Technologies Management, Inc. is a consulting firm that focuses on regulatory issues for the competitive energy and telecommunications industries. Its combined emphasis on product planning, market entry, and regulatory compliance has helped data center service providers maintain high best practice standards while complying with state and federal regulatory agencies.
- UPS Ltd: UPS Ltd. is a popular provider of critical power protection solutions, such as UPS power sources, battery banks, standby generators, and emergency maintenance contracts. Its customer base includes data centers, telecommunications, financial services, retail, power, manufacturing, and other key industries.
Twitter is a goldmine of information, but its sheer size makes following the right experts a challenge akin to finding a needle in a haystack. The companies listed here all have a solid client base and track record when it comes to providing data centers with effective and sustainable power solutions.
Which data center power professionals do you follow on Twitter, and why? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments box below.
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