Articles Tagged: MTBF

Avoiding the Darkness of Unplanned Downtime With Smart, Highly Available Solutions

Regardless of the process, downtime always means a loss of productivity for a process application. Unplanned downtimes, whether due to component failure or human error, are the most costly ones…. Read more »

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A New Take on UPS Eco-mode Delivers Efficiency Without Sacrificing Reliability and Availability

Eco-mode technology for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) has been around for quite some time, probably a decade or so. But the technology has never really taken off because the gains… Read more »

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A Look at Data Center Reliability and Availability

In the world of data centers, the terms, “availability” and “reliability” are often, erroneously, used interchangeably. While both describe a center’s performance and are related, they mean two distinctly different… Read more »

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Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 2

In this blog I am going to finish the topic I started last week’s blog on understanding MTBF.  If you recall, I stated towards then end of last week’s blog… Read more »

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Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 1

Lately, I’ve been seeing data center RFP’s come through with requests for the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) of a product.  Nothing much else is specified other than “what is… Read more »

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How to Assess Failure Rate Claims for Data Center Infrastructure

Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is the most common criterion used when comparing data center physical infrastructures. But while MTBF actually can be calculated as a formula (based on another… Read more »

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Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 2

In this blog I am going to finish the topic I started last week’s blog on understanding MTBF.  If you recall, I stated towards then end of last week’s blog… Read more »

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Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 1

Lately, I’ve been seeing data center RFP’s come through with requests for the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) of a product.  Nothing much else is specified other than “what is… Read more »

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How to Assess Failure Rate Claims for Data Center Infrastructure

Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is the most common criterion used when comparing data center physical infrastructures. But while MTBF actually can be calculated as a formula (based on another… Read more »

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A Look at Data Center Reliability and Availability

In the world of data centers, the terms, “availability” and “reliability” are often, erroneously, used interchangeably. While both describe a center’s performance and are related, they mean two distinctly different… Read more »

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A New Take on UPS Eco-mode Delivers Efficiency Without Sacrificing Reliability and Availability

Eco-mode technology for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) has been around for quite some time, probably a decade or so. But the technology has never really taken off because the gains… Read more »

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Avoiding the Darkness of Unplanned Downtime With Smart, Highly Available Solutions

Regardless of the process, downtime always means a loss of productivity for a process application. Unplanned downtimes, whether due to component failure or human error, are the most costly ones…. Read more »

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Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 2

In this blog I am going to finish the topic I started last week’s blog on understanding MTBF.  If you recall, I stated towards then end of last week’s blog… Read more »

1 Comment

How to Assess Failure Rate Claims for Data Center Infrastructure

Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is the most common criterion used when comparing data center physical infrastructures. But while MTBF actually can be calculated as a formula (based on another… Read more »

1 Comment

Understanding Mean Time between Failure in the Data Center – Part 1

Lately, I’ve been seeing data center RFP’s come through with requests for the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) of a product.  Nothing much else is specified other than “what is… Read more »

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A Look at Data Center Reliability and Availability

In the world of data centers, the terms, “availability” and “reliability” are often, erroneously, used interchangeably. While both describe a center’s performance and are related, they mean two distinctly different… Read more »

Leave a comment

A New Take on UPS Eco-mode Delivers Efficiency Without Sacrificing Reliability and Availability

Eco-mode technology for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) has been around for quite some time, probably a decade or so. But the technology has never really taken off because the gains… Read more »

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Avoiding the Darkness of Unplanned Downtime With Smart, Highly Available Solutions

Regardless of the process, downtime always means a loss of productivity for a process application. Unplanned downtimes, whether due to component failure or human error, are the most costly ones…. Read more »

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