Articles Tagged: modernization

Four critical steps to reduce unplanned industrial site electrical system downtime

Economic difficulties over the last 8 years have driven many industrial organizations to cut back on their power infrastructure maintenance spending. This includes maintenance on devices such as transformers, electrical… Read more »

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Improve reliability by modernizing switchgear in low and medium voltage networks

Do you have a strategy for modernizing or replacing your aging LV and MV electrical switchgear? A reliable, safe, easily maintainable power network is more crucial than ever because downtime… Read more »

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UPS Deployment Strategies for Critical Power Distribution

One tends to think of UPS systems as black box devices connected to various IT assets and critical appliances or machines. While these standalone applications for uninterruptible power still exist,… Read more »

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Modernization: Making quiet heroes of data center managers

Competing successfully in today’s digital economy requires enterprises to be agile, flexible and data-driven, which means organizations must rely on their data centers more than ever before. This puts tremendous… Read more »

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When retrofitting an aging data center infrastructure to extend its use makes the most sense

In a 2014 white paper on “The Cost of Retaining Aging IT Infrastructure,” technology research firm IDC writes, “[I]f a transition to new technologies has been deferred too long, then… Read more »

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3 Reasons You Need to Modernize Your Power Infrastructure

Data center power infrastructure equipment has improved dramatically in recent years. But even the best and most well-maintained UPSs don’t last forever. Aging equipment can lead to outages, which can… Read more »

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Revitalizing your UPS throughout the data center life cycle

“Don’t fix it if it isn’t broke,” is a great philosophy when the likelihood of failure is low and the cost of failure is even lower.  That’s why some industries… Read more »

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Five tips to reduce downtime and gain a whole lot more

Whether you’re mining iron ore in Brazil, operating a water treatment plant in China, or on the production line of a pasta making factory in Italy, unplanned downtime is expensive… Read more »

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Is downtime sucking profit from your business?

It’s probably happened in your household at some point; the vacuum cleaner breaks down half way through the housework. It leaves you with a partly cleaned floor, a hefty repair… Read more »

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GUEST POST: Don’t Get Complacent When Modernizing “Simple” PLC Systems

As a system integrator, we have performed many PLC system modernization projects – some more challenging than others. What we always find is key is ensuring they’re well planned; the… Read more »

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UPS Deployment Strategies for Critical Power Distribution

One tends to think of UPS systems as black box devices connected to various IT assets and critical appliances or machines. While these standalone applications for uninterruptible power still exist,… Read more »

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GUEST POST: Don’t Get Complacent When Modernizing “Simple” PLC Systems

As a system integrator, we have performed many PLC system modernization projects – some more challenging than others. What we always find is key is ensuring they’re well planned; the… Read more »

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Five tips to reduce downtime and gain a whole lot more

Whether you’re mining iron ore in Brazil, operating a water treatment plant in China, or on the production line of a pasta making factory in Italy, unplanned downtime is expensive… Read more »

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Improve reliability by modernizing switchgear in low and medium voltage networks

Do you have a strategy for modernizing or replacing your aging LV and MV electrical switchgear? A reliable, safe, easily maintainable power network is more crucial than ever because downtime… Read more »

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Revitalizing your UPS throughout the data center life cycle

“Don’t fix it if it isn’t broke,” is a great philosophy when the likelihood of failure is low and the cost of failure is even lower.  That’s why some industries… Read more »

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Reinvesting through Modernization Services. Say what?

Every once in a while I try to make a to-do list of everything in my life that could use a tune up or full replacement. For example, I could… Read more »

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3 Reasons You Need to Modernize Your Power Infrastructure

Data center power infrastructure equipment has improved dramatically in recent years. But even the best and most well-maintained UPSs don’t last forever. Aging equipment can lead to outages, which can… Read more »

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Moore’s Law presents Opportunities and Challenges for Industrial Automation and Aerospace Manufacturers

Intel was founded in 1968 by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce. I, like many others have a sticker on my laptop that reminds me that their microprocessor products are in… Read more »

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Is downtime sucking profit from your business?

It’s probably happened in your household at some point; the vacuum cleaner breaks down half way through the housework. It leaves you with a partly cleaned floor, a hefty repair… Read more »

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Modernization: Making quiet heroes of data center managers

Competing successfully in today’s digital economy requires enterprises to be agile, flexible and data-driven, which means organizations must rely on their data centers more than ever before. This puts tremendous… Read more »

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Moore’s Law presents Opportunities and Challenges for Industrial Automation and Aerospace Manufacturers

Intel was founded in 1968 by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce. I, like many others have a sticker on my laptop that reminds me that their microprocessor products are in… Read more »

2 Comments

Reinvesting through Modernization Services. Say what?

Every once in a while I try to make a to-do list of everything in my life that could use a tune up or full replacement. For example, I could… Read more »

2 Comments

GUEST POST: Don’t Get Complacent When Modernizing “Simple” PLC Systems

As a system integrator, we have performed many PLC system modernization projects – some more challenging than others. What we always find is key is ensuring they’re well planned; the… Read more »

2 Comments

3 Reasons You Need to Modernize Your Power Infrastructure

Data center power infrastructure equipment has improved dramatically in recent years. But even the best and most well-maintained UPSs don’t last forever. Aging equipment can lead to outages, which can… Read more »

1 Comment

Five tips to reduce downtime and gain a whole lot more

Whether you’re mining iron ore in Brazil, operating a water treatment plant in China, or on the production line of a pasta making factory in Italy, unplanned downtime is expensive… Read more »

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Revitalizing your UPS throughout the data center life cycle

“Don’t fix it if it isn’t broke,” is a great philosophy when the likelihood of failure is low and the cost of failure is even lower.  That’s why some industries… Read more »

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When retrofitting an aging data center infrastructure to extend its use makes the most sense

In a 2014 white paper on “The Cost of Retaining Aging IT Infrastructure,” technology research firm IDC writes, “[I]f a transition to new technologies has been deferred too long, then… Read more »

Leave a comment

Modernization: Making quiet heroes of data center managers

Competing successfully in today’s digital economy requires enterprises to be agile, flexible and data-driven, which means organizations must rely on their data centers more than ever before. This puts tremendous… Read more »

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UPS Deployment Strategies for Critical Power Distribution

One tends to think of UPS systems as black box devices connected to various IT assets and critical appliances or machines. While these standalone applications for uninterruptible power still exist,… Read more »

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Improve reliability by modernizing switchgear in low and medium voltage networks

Do you have a strategy for modernizing or replacing your aging LV and MV electrical switchgear? A reliable, safe, easily maintainable power network is more crucial than ever because downtime… Read more »

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