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Medium voltage AC: Big Data? ‘Big Power’ isn’t far behind  

Context: an evolving standard for power distribution Data center operators are under intense pressure to maximize the efficiency of data centers. To maintain competitiveness in a race in which rack density increases and power consumption keeps pace to meet increasing demand for service delivery, data center operators are looking for ways to improve the efficiency […]

Dave Sterlace, market development manager for data centers and critical power, Thomas & Betts (ab ABB company)

Interesting post on the business implications of IoT/Industrial Internet  

There’s no doubt that technology is driving fundamental changes in many different kinds of businesses. The public perspective on this has been evolving over time: in 2011, Marc Andreesen noted that “software is eating the world.” In early 2014, David Moschella noted that as innovation in multiple araeas proceeds, any traditional company “can be seen […]



Infographic: A primer on AWS

InsightaaS: Is it a trend, or just the need for “summer reading” in the IT industry? Whatever the cause, ATN is starting to see some very interesting infographics. Today’s comes from Udemy, which has produced the graphic as a companion to an online course it offers entitled “AWS Certified Solutions Architect (2013).” It provides some […]

New infographic: A communication framework for change agents

InsightaaS: Infographics can be a tricky means of communications: often, they contain too little information to be really useful, or lack the context needed to make business sense of their key mesages. Today’s featured infographic avoids both issues. Prepared by Workboard, a collaboration application supplier, the infographic does a terrific job of illustrating key issues […]