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PTS Data Center Solutions professionals find most data center facility managers don’t want to burden or use their expensive network infrastructure to address environmental & power monitoring solutions. We all know we can’t manage what we don’t measure, but often the resistance of facilities and IT wanting to work together to address the problem prevents both groups from effectively monitoring environmental conditions on the network to optimize the Data Center. Wireless sensor solutions can not only eliminate the resistance when trying to get network infrastructure allocated for environmental monitoring but they also give data center operators the ability to quickly deploy and the flexibility to move sensors around for testing as new equipment is being deployed.
Our solutions represent the best in class in terms of functionality, ease of use, accuracy, and long term performance.
The wireless energy monitoring system uses a wireless mesh network to monitor inline power meters, temperature, humidity and air pressure that the management of complex facilities requires. The data collected from these sensors can be managed in a cloud portal, or you can just use a gateway for SNMP Connectivity and Modbus TCP/IP Connectivity link the wireless monitoring devices to your existing data center monitoring software.
A wireless temperature monitoring device can reports highly accurate, real-time ambient level temperature measurements, without wires, and is FCC and CE-approved for license free operation worldwide. The device utilizes a solid state sensor in a unique configuration for ultimate installation flexibility. Individual sensors are “daisy chained” using standard CAT5 patch cables. Up to three sensors are supported as standard and these sensors can be added and or reconfigured in the field. The system simply recognizes the attached sensors and reports temperature with virtually no user configuration.
This solution utilizes highly accurate, MEMS solid state sensors and a replaceable “C” size battery provides years of reliable operation. The data acquisition Gateway is a powerful appliance providing network management, user interface, data logging, trending, alarming and communications without any complicated software to install. A standard browser and network connection is all that’s required to access and configure the system. This also operates as stand-alone data logger with real time views, trending and e-mail alerts.
Wireless mesh network monitoring measures:
- Server inlet temperatures
- Delta T across CRAC units
- Humidity and calculate dew points
- Subfloor pressure differentials
Software provides real-time visibility to assess current data center operating conditions, including generating a temperature gradient to identify operational or energy efficiency opportunities, and quantify improvements.
Quickly and easily identify temperature status and potential issues from across the data center. High-resolution wireless temperature sensing strips couple a series of 8 temperature sensors with an array of high intensity LEDs. This design provides the appearance of a “live” CFD by visually displaying a range of cool (blue) to hot (red) and a blend of 129 colors in between.
The Aurora is the perfect self-policing, real-time troubleshooting tool to clearly identify potential cooling or heat-related issues. Data Centers are dynamic environments, so the instantaneous feedback is invaluable when monitoring changes or validating best-practice improvements.
PTS can be your single source to evaluate your facilities with your IT and to help you optimize it. We offer a distinct set of best-of-breed solutions & services that seamlessly work together.
We bring IT & facility engineering expertise together for your project and we have strategic alliances with some of the following best-in-class technology firms.
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You shouldn’t have to compromise when it comes to your data center. Our expert team assesses your unique needs, and then employs a proven data center plan that reduces the amount of support infrastructure you will need.
The result is higher efficiency, reduced complexity and better resiliency at lower cost… all at the same time.
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