Welcome to the Upsite BlogCapturing the Evolution of Data Center Cooling and Airflow Management
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That is what you’ll gain with the Upsite Blog. We’ve been posting for several years now. One might think there is only so much to say about data center cooling and airflow management, but as a testament to our passion, and the ever changing landscape of data centers and computer rooms, we still have plenty left to talk about.
We hope you’ll find the content herein valuable and useful as you begin, or continue, your journey towards data center cooling optimization.
This week our company president, John Thornell, delivered a presentation at the AFCOM Boston-New England Chapter meeting. John discussed the energy and cost savings that can be realized through airflow management, and outlined specific steps for improvement. Take a...read more
To contain or not to contain? That is the question that more and more data centers are considering. Awareness in AFM continues to grow as containment has become a widely discussed airflow management solution and continues to gain popularity. Rudimentary containment...read more
The following is a transcript of a eulogy delivered by Upsite Technologies' President John Thornell at Ken Brill's funeral in August, 2013. Ken founded Upsite Technologies in 2001. As the father of the data center industry, Ken has many accomplishments to his name....read more
This post originally appeared on Data Center Journal, titled Connecting the Dots Between Cooling Capacity, IT Load and Airflow Management. You can view the original article here. Introduction Everyone is trying to improve airflow management (AFM) because cooling...read more
Currently, data centers are being pushed to reduce operating costs, but most data center managers are afraid to increase temperature set points for fear of causing equipment failure. ASHRAE has raised recommended temperatures twice in the last few years, driven by...read more
Airflow Management Awareness Month 2019
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Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Data Center Savings
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