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Data center downtime can be costly and disruptive Lee Kirby, Uptime Institute’s executive director, said in summing up the 2018 Global Data Center Survey report, “Outages are costing us more and having greater impact.” Nearly 80% of respondents to the survey indicated their most recent outage...

Are you using best practices in your facility? Energy usage is a hefty budget item for large and small data centers. A major trend in data management is moving to the cloud. Small and large businesses that had in-house infrastructure and only used the cloud for...

Building Automation Infrastructure Modern building automation systems (BAS) can control basically everything that is electrical in the building, and will reduce building energy and maintenance costs. Even on a smaller scale, BAS is very complicated. The building automation network connects high-level programmable logic controllers with lower-level...

In the data center industry, we are seeing a widening range of data centers. Cloud and Colocation facilities are larger and higher density capacity with electrical demand in the tens and hundreds of megawatts. There is edge computing where small data centers are distributed widely....

The MSI is fast becoming a building owner’s key strategic partner. Building systems are becoming so complicated that it would take a super hero to manage them. There is a new super hero emerging in the building services market and it is the Master Systems Integrator...

Energy management is more important than ever as businesses look to control costs, control energy and attract younger customers conscious about corporate social responsibility. Unfortunately, many commercial facilities and businesses do not have their own energy manager or lack automated solutions to carry out a...

Data makes the world go 'round Data center. Does that term evoke an image in your mind? Maybe it conjures racks of whispering matte-black servers stacked in a spotless isolated room at the end of a long sterile hallway, the machines quietly whirring away doing who-know-what...

Smart devices now run buildings We’re living in a world of rampant technology—automation, robots, smart devices and instantaneous access to information. Some might argue this all equates to uncontrolled connectivity and information overload. But if you can harness that technology and the power of data you could...

At Albireo Energy, our energy management software helps us effectively manage our client’s energy needs. This systems-based approach delivers an easier energy management experience that benefits us, our partner suppliers, and most importantly, our customers. So What is Energy Management Software? Energy management software is just...

Looking to control your energy consumption while keeping costs down? Albireo Energy’s energy data management systems from might be right for you. Our groundbreaking software app, UtilityModule, can help track energy usage and monitor energy efficiency. What is an Energy Data Management System? An energy data management...