Articles

Custom Redesign of Enclosure Can Reduce Cost of Product by 80 Percent

By Ken Tumblison, President, Buckeye Shapeform
Enclosure Redesign
Changes and innovation are happening at a breakneck pace in industries that produce highly sensitive telecommunications equipment or electronic equipment that handles demanding high-speed data collection or advanced data analysis. Continue reading

Why the Internet of Things Needs Circuit Protection

David Johnson, Technical Market Analyst
Bourns, Inc.
IoT Circuit Protection
The world is moving toward implementing the Internet of Things (IoT), which will have far-reaching and positive impact on virtually all industries and applications. Continue reading

Expanding Enclosure Security with Electronic Access Technology

Steve Spatig, General Manager, Electronic Access Solutions
Southco, Inc.

Securing the Networked World
There are a growing number of networked high-tech devices and systems in operation throughout the world today. Most of these systems function as essential components of communications and power networks, or as intelligent equipment or devices featuring connectivity to larger networks. Continue reading

Considerations for Deploying New Rack and Enclosure Solutions

Jessica Biggerstaff, Product Manager
Eaton

Racks and enclosures can be found everywhere. They are in airports, stores, healthcare facilities, manufacturing and production environments, schools and enterprise data centers – to name just a few. They’re available in different sizes, shapes and colors. But one thing is certain: no matter the equipment you’re looking to store, protect, cool, power, manage and secure, you can bet there’s a rack or enclosure available to meet your needs. Continue reading

Cooling Towers Offer Water and Energy Savings as Part of Efficient Data Center Cooling Systems

Douglas Bougher and Kent Martens, P.E.
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.

The number of data centers in the United States continues to grow in response to the enormous amount of digital information stored and streamed. The massive computer power within these data centers generates heat, making efficient cooling a key building system requirement. Evaporative cooling towers are an integral part of many data center cooling systems. Continue reading

Prefabrication – The Winning Formula for Edge Data Centers

Mark O’Sullivan, Regional Sales Director
Flexenclosure

Speed to data. That’s what it’s all about. In a world where data is being increasingly generated and demanded planet-wide rather than just in the Tier 1 cities, the winners in the co-location and cloud services race will be the companies that can deliver data the fastest to end users worldwide. Continue reading

Using Thermal Simulation to Design a Better Outdoor Electronic Product

Nitesh Kumar Sardana, Thermal Management of Electronics Group
Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solution Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru, India

Electronic products operate in varied thermal environments. Their operation is challenged when the size of the housing is reduced and when the product is mounted in an open environment exposed to climatic conditions. Solar radiation increases the temperature difference of the product’s internal air from the ambient by 150 to 300 percent. Continue reading