Eaton White Papers
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10 Ways to Increase Power System Availability in Data Centers
Strategies for ensuring clean, continuous power to essential IT systems Read the full paper.
AC Versus DC Power Distribution
Issues to consider when comparing options for improving data center energy efficiency Read the full paper.
Alternative data center power
A quantitative TCO comparison of 400V AC and 600V AC power systems Read the full paper.
Arc Flash Safety in 400V Data Centers
Strategies for protecting employees from underappreciated yet potentially deadly hazards Read the full paper.
Branch Circuit Protection for High Density 208V Power Solutions
Over the past two years the power consumption per server has increased an estimated 20-30%. To facilitate the increased power loads, power solutions that were typically rated at 1900 to 4900VA are now regularly rated at 4800 to 8600VA. Because of this, there are new certification requirements that must be employed to ensure the integrity of a mission critical facility. Read the full paper.
Build for today. Expand on demand.
Modularity in the data center power infrastructure Anderson Hungria, Application Engineer, Eaton Read the full paper.
Choosing a UPS Service Plan
This white paper examines the four primary options available for maintenance and service of UPS products, as well as outlines the differences and specific advantages among these alternatives. Read the full paper.
Cold Aisle Containment System Performance Simulation
Simulating data center performance using Future Facilities 6SigmaDC computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Read the full paper.
Considering the effects of UPS operation with leading power factor loads
Over the past five years, a new generation of data processing and communications equipment has become prevalent in modern data centers and network operations centers. These newer products provide beneficial increases in processing power and higher-density form factors, resulting in reduced operating costs, conservation of valuable facility space and enhanced capabilities for the enterprise. Read the full paper.
Data Center – Unique Characteristics and the Role of Medium voltage Vacuum Circuit Breakers
Medium voltage circuit breakers with enhanced capabilities in concert with state-of-the-art protective/monitoring devices can help to simplify the task of providing power to the data centers and increase the value to the end customer. Read the full paper.
Distributed versus centralized power backup strategies
Choosing the right UPS deployment architecture for your data center Read the full paper.
Distributing Power to Blade Servers
Ten steps to selecting the optimal power distribution design Read the full paper.
Efficiency and Density-Boosting Upgrades for the Modern Data Center
The core components of a data center's upgrade strategy to enhance efficiency and cut costs. Read the full paper.
Electrical Equipment Floor Space
Selected NEC Code Requirements and New Options for the Electrical System Designer Read the full paper.
Emerging UPS Standby Power Sources
Four Promising Alternatives to the Lead Acid Battery Read the full paper.
Energy efficient transformers reduce data center utility costs
New legislation restricts the type of transformers you can buy, to more expensive models of new design. That’s actually good news for your power distribution system. Read the full paper.
High Power UPS Achieves Significant Size and Weight Reductions While Enhancing Performance
History of transformer-free UPS technology Read the full paper.
Increase Server Energy Efficiencies
High-Voltage Power Supplies and 208V UPSs Offer a Solution Read the full paper.
Increase the efficiency of power distribution in your high-density data center
As power density in modern data centers increases, more focus has been placed on improving efficiency in the power distribution infrastructure. Read the full paper.
Increasing Uptime and Efficiency with Switched PDUs
This paper provides a brief introduction to rack Switched PDUs and describes two underappreciated yet powerful ways to take advantage of their advanced functionality. Read the full paper.
Is an energy-wasting data center draining your bottom line?
New technology options and power distribution strategies can dramatically reduce the cost and carbon footprint of your data center Read the full paper.
Is power protection costing you more than it should?
A simple change in your power system can pay for itself many times over — and return thousands of dollars to your IT budget. Read the full paper.
Is power your weakest link in data center flexibility?
Key considerations for power systems in adaptive IT environments Read the full paper.
Is your data center ready for virtualization?
Important power considerations for virtualized IT environments Read the full paper.
Is your data center running out of power or cooling?
Seven ways to extend the value of what you have and optimize the plan for what you need Read the full paper.
Maximizing UPS Availability
A comparative assessment of UPS designs and deployment configurations for the high availability data center Read the full paper.
Modernizing Vintage Data Centers
Improving the reliability, efficiency and effectiveness of older computing facilities by upgrading their power and cooling systems Read the full paper.
No Harmony in Harmonics
Common causes, implications and resolutions for problematic harmonic distortion in your electrical system Read the full paper.
Optimizing Power Distribution for High-Density Computing
Choosing the right power distribution units for today and preparing for the future Read the full paper.
Optimizing your Infrastructure for Cloud Computing
Best practices for managing a cloud IT environment Read the full paper.
Overcoming Eight Common Power Management Challenges
How intelligent, logical and complete power management solutions provide relief for some of today’s worst power-related headaches Read the full paper.
Parallel UPS configurations
Connecting multiple UPS modules for added capacity or redundancy Read the full paper.
Power Considerations for VoIP
Protecting critical voice communications in the converged enterprise network environment Read the full paper.
Power factor as it relates to UPS products
This white paper is designed to provide clarification about issues related to UPS power factor (pf). Read the full paper.
Power Management for Server Virtualization
Strategies for preserving business continuity and data integrity in virtualized data centers Read the full paper.
Power Monitoring 101
Supervisory, connectivity and protection options that add an umbrella of protection over your entire IT infrastructure Read the full paper.
Powering Through the Economy
Five strategies for protecting the environment and boosting your bottom line Read the full paper.
Powerware® eNotify Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Service Technical Briefing Paper
This briefing paper describes the technical details of the eNotify Service, allowing your I.T. and Facilities personnel to become acquainted with the architecture, process, and requirements of this capability. Read the full paper.
Precision Cooling Industry Fails the CIO
Creating a flexible, cost effective and green directed airflow solution that returns flexibility and control to the data center manager Read the full paper.
Rack Hygiene White Paper
Describing the concept of Rack Hygiene, which positions the rack as an airflow management device Read the full paper.
Redefining the economics of running the modern data center
Is your IT organization capitalizing on the latest technology options and best practices? Read the full paper.
Rethinking Data Center Design
Building the room around the rack can ease cooling challenges and save money. Read the full paper.
Rethinking Off-the-shelf Console Design
Achieving a balanced integration of people, technology, workspace and workflow Read the full paper.
Right-Sizing Your Power Infrastructure
How to optimize energy efficiency without impeding growth Read the full paper.
Simplifying power management in virtualized data centers
Eaton Intelligent Power Manager plug-in for VMwares vCenter Server integrates virtualization and power management Read the full paper.
Static Auto Tie mean time between failure calculations
In a dual power path UPS and distribution system where there are single power cord loads (SPCL) as well as dual power cord loads (DPCL) the availability of protected power to the SPCLs can be greatly increased by the addition of a Powerware® Static Auto Tie (SAT) to the system which will allow the elimination of all the downstream static transfer switches (STS) that serve the SPCLs. Read the full paper.
Straight talk about Electrolytic Capacitors in your UPS
What they are, what they do, why they’re essential in your UPS— and the importance of proactive maintenance for these humble and often overlooked components Read the full paper.
Surge suppression takes the bite out of transients
Voltage transients are just one of those things you may not give a lot of thought to until they've done their worst. Taking preventive measures will put transients in their place and allow you to rest easier. Read the full paper.
Ten Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure
Reduce Costs while protecting critical business systems Read the full paper.
The ABCs of UPS Service
The 2007 Study of Root Causes of Load Losses compiled by Eaton revealed that customers without preventive maintenance visits were almost four times more likely to experience a UPS failure than those who complete the recommended two preventive maintenance visits per year. Read the full paper.
The Benefits of a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan for your UPS
This white paper examines the various threats that can lead to a UPS failure and addresses the specific ways in which a preventive maintenance service plan can dramatically minimize those risks. Read the full paper.
The necessary convergence of IT and Facilities
Bringing the two groups together under one unified process Read the full paper.
The Vector Approach to Data Center Power Planning
How to avoid unplanned obsolescence in the power distribution infrastructure Read the full paper.
Understanding Eaton Energy Saver System
A technical review of how Eaton ESS enhances reliability and efficiency Read the full paper.
Unleashing Stranded Power and Cooling from New and Existing Data Centers
An affordable, five-step approach to addressing power and cooling shortages Read the full paper.
Everything you ever wanted to know about uninterruptible power systems but were afraid to ask. Read the full paper.
UPS Service Plans: How to Maximize Your Returns
By Art Mulligan, UPS Product Line Manager, Eaton Corporation Read the full paper.
What You Need to Know About Arc Flashes
Understanding and mitigating the dangers of data center electrical explosions Read the full paper.
What your IT equipment needs from a UPS
The top five requirements that define “quality power” in the eyes of the power supplies in your IT systems Read the full paper.
Which UPS is right for the job?
Considerations in choosing standby, line-interactive, double-conversion designs— and new high-efficiency, multi-mode capabilities—for your data center Read the full paper.
Who tripped the circuit?
The clear-cut case for branch circuit monitoring in data centers Read the full paper.
- PC, Workstation & Home AV UPS
- Eaton 3S (350-750 VA)
- Eaton 5110 (500-1500 VA)
- Network, Server & Storage
- Eaton 5115 (500-1400 VA)
- Eaton 5115 Rackmount (500-1500 VA)
- Eaton Evolution (650-2000 VA)
- Eaton 5125 (1000-2200 VA)
- Eaton 5P (750-3000 VA)
- Eaton 5P Rack (550-3000 VA)
- Eaton 5PX (1000-3000 VA)
- Eaton EX Tower (700-1500 VA)
- Eaton 9130 (700-3000 VA)
- Eaton 9130 RM (700-3000 VA)
- Eaton EX Rack/Tower (1000-3000 VA)
- Eaton 9170+ (3-18 kVA)
- Eaton 9PX (5-11 kVA)
- Eaton 9155 (8-15 kVA)
- Data Center & Facility UPS
- BladeUPS (12-60 kW)
- Eaton 9355 (10 - 30 kVA)
- Eaton Emergency Lighting UPS - (10-80 kVA)
- Eaton 9E (20 - 60 kVA)
- Eaton 93PM (100 kW)
- Eaton 9390 (20-160 kVA)
- Eaton 9390IT (40 kVA)
- Power Xpert 9395 (225-1100 kVA)
- Eaton 9315 (200-750 kVA)
- Industrial & Marine UPS
- Eaton FERRUPS (500 VA-18 kVA)
- Eaton FERRUPS RM 60Hz (1.4-7.0 kVA)
- Eaton Evolution Marine (1150 VA)
- Eaton 9130 Marine (1500-3000 VA)
- Eaton EX Marine (1500-3000 VA)
- Eaton 9155 Marine (8-30 kVA)
- Eaton 9355 Marine (8-40 kVA)
- Eaton 9390 Marine (40-160 kVA)
- Power Xpert 9395 Marine (225-1100 kVA)
- Power Distribution
- Rack-mounted Power Distribution
- Floor-based Power Distribution
- Surge Suppression
- UPS Services
- Remote Monitoring
- Power Management
- Racks, Encls, Cages & Airflow Mgmt
- Airflow Management & Cooling Solutions
- Racks, Enclosures & Cages
- Power Conditioning
- DC Power
- Technical & Office Furniture
- Command Consoles
- Office Furniture
- Lab Furniture
- Legacy Products
Latest white papers
Efficiency and Density-Boosting Upgrades for the Modern Data Center
AC Versus DC Power Distribution