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Data Center Building Management Solutions ... - Schneider Electric

Increase datacenter uptime whiledecreasing costsWhy not have it all?Data CenterBuilding Management Solutions


Keep your datacenter and yourcustomers fromoverheating


Balance your ever-increasingpower needswith the pressure to keep your budget in checkManaging a data center can be challenging. You are often tasked withbalancing the need for electrical power with the pressure to reduce costs.To avoid overheating, cooling infrastructures areneeded to protect your data center assets andmaintain continuous uptime. In addition, the vastamounts of real-time, unstructured data generatedcan be difficult to interpret. This can lead to humanerrors, downtime and the inability to meet yourcustomers’ Service Level Agreements.How can you respond to these challenges?By choosing the right partner that can help youstrike the perfect balance among your competingdemands. Schneider Electric helps data centersaround the world monitor, integrate and managetheir data. We then turn that data into actionablealarms, displays and reports that facilitate betterdecision-making. As a result, you benefit fromreduced operating costs, thanks to reducedcooling and energy consumption. Plus, youimprove operational uptime and increaseemployee productivity.We conducted a strenuous selection process, looking at all the suppliers.Schneider Electric provided the greatest degree of flexibility to address ourmulti-tenant applications. International expansion goals for Digital Realty Trustinclude Schneider Electric as a key partner to guarantee high-performancecapacity and profitability of our facilities.— Ted Martin, VP Operations,Digital Realty Trust


Deliver data center uptimemore of the timeData center downtime is catastrophic. It leads to lost transactions,corrupted server data, network traffic disruptions, unavailable hostedapplications, financial losses, plus unhappy and lost customers.Consider how much money per minute a large international brokerage firmwould lose if customer trades couldn’t be executed. How much revenuewould Amazon.com lose if their data center was down for several hours?How much money would be lost in click-through advertising if search engineslike Google were unavailable?To avoid downtime, you need Schneider Electric’s experience and reliablesolutions. Our systems monitor, collect, integrate, and display real-time datain a single frame, so that data center managers can access and analyze itquickly, and avoid potential problems. Operators and management are alertedimmediately in the event of a potential or real failure. In so doing, you meet theexpectations of your customers and your executives. Our systems will helpkeep your applications running 24/7/365. When your data center is thisreliable, it lowers your total cost of ownership, and allows you to focus onimproved performance and disaster avoidance, instead of disaster recovery.


Make the most of your energyand still reduce costsCooling IT gear typically consumes 50% of a data center’s power use.Effectively managing the heat load minimizes the risk of downtime andmanages energy costs. How can you do this?Choose Schneider Electric as your buildingmanagement systems partner. We help you answeryour most pressing energy-efficiency questions—How much power am I using? What IT servicesare costing me the most in power consumption?How can I turn the power down when the IT loaddecreases? How much money can I save?Our electrical power monitoring systems and APC’scritical power and cooling systems for the IT spacehelp your company become more energy-efficient,immediately. One single management systemfor a data center’s physical infrastructure deliversa common view of energy, enabling data centermanagement to tie energy into the servicemanagement of IT assets. We collect and analyzekey power consumption data, temperature andhumidity in real time, and automatically adjustcooling and lighting.In addition, Schneider Electric’s system has secureweb portals, so that you can access reports onpower quality, personnel access, and critical alarmhistory more easily and securely—even fromremote locations. With us, you not only improveyour bottom line; you also make informationmore accessible. Success storySchneider Electric is a key solutions provider for the Switch® SUPERNAPdata center in Las Vegas, NV, which opened in Fall, 2008. Schneider’sinnovative solutions allow the SUPERNAP to run 95% efficient at half-load,saving Switch several million dollars a year in electricity cost, and allowingthem to grow their data center modularly as they acquire more customers.Schneider Electric’s data center solutions for Switch include buildingmanagement, electrical distribution and power monitoring (Square D),video security (Pelco), and white space solutions (APC).95%efficiencyathalf-load100%uptimeguaranteedby SUPERNAP


Protect your data, your facility,and your reputationWe’ll show you howSchneider Electric’s access control solutions allow you to monitor and authorize who entersyour data center, to prevent security breaches and sabotage that can result in lost data,damaged equipment, and downtime.Our biometric, card, and keypad access systems keep unauthorized peopleout of your data center building. You can restrict access by assigning rolebasedpriviledges, setting schedules, and using temporary access codes.Schneider Electric and Pelco’s state-of-the-art video surveillance and analysistechnology further protect a data center’s most important assets. Under thewatchful eye of Pelco cameras, video analytic software examines a camera’sfield-of-view for patterns of movement that match abnormal real-life events, likeleft items, fence-climbing, lurking, and jumping trip lines. Alarms alert securitystaff immediately when any of these patterns occur. This allows security tofocus on unusual events, rather than on all events simultaneously.By integrating your security and life safety systems with your buildingmanagement system, you can reduce installation and operating costssignificantly, and control your entire facility via a single set of networkedworkstations. With this single browser interface, you can manage diversebuilding functions, such as environmental and access controls, powerreliability and quality, video security, and alarms.Success storyDigital Realty Trust’s data center in Dublin, Ireland is a hardened, state-ofthe-artfacility protected by Schneider Electric and Pelco security solutions.This new energy efficient data center provides mission critical IT infrastructureto eircom, the country’s leading broadband provider. Motion detectionsensors, access controllers, biometric readers, and fixed cameras providefail-safe access control to the data center’s doors and suites. Pelco’s videosecurity system with IP cameras and recorders keeps a watchful eye withactive surveillance 24/7 on the facility’s exterior and sensitive areas. Securitypersonnel use the Identify, Observe, and Understand (IOU) methodology toinclude constant monitoring, camera use for detection, and video recordingsfor investigations.


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