Posts Tagged ‘outlet metered pdu’

Intelligent High Amp PDU Supports Script Driven Power Regression Test Applications

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Irvine, Ca, April 30, 2014 – WTI (www.wti.com), a long respected innovator in the fields of power management and out-of-band console server solutions has announced that their VMR-HD4D series Intelligent PDU has been enhanced to support script driven control of power switching and reboot functions. As a result of this capability, the VMR-HD4D now provides a perfect power management solution for high amp repetitive reboot power regression testing in accelerated enterprise applications.

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Microsoft Hohm home efficiency site slowly becoming useful

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Hohm sounds like a handy tool for those who are trying to cut energy consumption in a residential environment … an outlet metered PDU can be a tremendous help to those who are trying to manage power in a data center.




Microsoft’s Hohm website, an online service designed to make it easier for people to figure out how energy efficient their house is (and how to make it better), has become a great deal more useful with the new addition of real estate data. Now, anyone in the US can enter their ZIP code and get an instant, if approximate, evaluation of their house’s efficiency.

These evaluations use a combination of public housing record information and weather data to come up with a score. More dedicated users can sign in and describe their house’s appliances and construction to get a more detailed assessment of their energy usage, and advice on what changes to make to reduce energy bills.

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Data Center Power Like Cable: On Demand

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

For many power management applications, our outlet metered PDU can also provide a cheaper, simpler way to conserve power in the data center …

What if the energy needed to power data centers could be like the latest episode of “True Blood” — on demand? That’s the idea behind Power Assure, a startup founded three years ago that makes a software-as-a-service product that can ramp up and down the power consumption of data centers to coincide with the demand of its web company users. So, say, in the middle of the night, when few people are pinging its customers’ websites, Power Assure’s service can reduce energy consumption appropriately, and when there’s a sudden spike of traffic in the morning, the service can quickly ramp capacity back up.

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