Racktivity, a provider of data center power distribution and energy management solutions, announced the launch of its EnergySwitch ES1008 Power Distribution Unit (PDU) for energy and environmental management within data centers.
The ES1008 energy switch offers RMS measurement capability, predictive analysis and individual power-port level switching capability to data center professionals. Users can benefit from the lowest energy consumption available in a PDU device.
“Our new ES1008 PDU is the most intelligent PDU available in the market today, providing those real-time metrics essential for operators to precisely understand and manage their power consumption in data centers,” said Marco DeMiroz, president & CEO of Racktivity, in a statement.
The ES1008 is designed to offer comprehensive set of performance analytics for every port along with per-port switching. The ES1008 switch sees voltage spikes, ripple and sag, along with harmonics produced by attached IT devices before they actually fail, company officials said.
“We needed a PDU solution to give us highly detailed per-port energy monitoring in our data centers and found the True RMS monitoring and remote management features on the Racktivity ES1008 to be much more comprehensive than anything else we had evaluated,” said Philippe Durando, CTO of Luxembourg Telecom, one of Racktivity customers.
“As a result, we have found energy management and control much easier with less guesswork. Based on these stellar results, we expect to be deploying the Racktivity EnergySwitchTM PDU solution across more and more of our operations,” Durando added.
EnergySwitch PDUs provide remote switching and port-level true RMS monitoring of current (amps), voltage, power (kVA, kW), power factor and energy consumption (kWh, kVAh) with maximum accuracy.
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Edited by Chris DiMarco