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Data Center Power: Server Technology Offers Government Solutions
Server Technology (News - Alert), a leader in data center power monitoring solutions, offers a variety of solutions for not only data center managers, banks and telecommunications companies but for government agencies at the federal, state and local levels as well. In fact, Server Technology’s resume boasts some of the leading government groups such as the Air Force, Coast Guard, Department of Defense, NASA and the Navy.
“Server Technology power distribution, monitoring and control solutions are available on the Server Technology GSA (News - Alert) Schedule Contract,” company officials explain on the website. “Together with a select group of Authorized GSA schedule partners, Server Technology has the skill to craft agency solutions that are secure, reliable and available on our GSA Schedule Contract.”
Server Technology’s government solutions have helped many government agencies achieve success, including the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC).
Server Technology is the first Cabinet Power Distribution Unit (PDU) vendor to provide an Intelligent PDU solution certified by the U.S. Defense Department Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). JITC certification ensures secure operation and other unique features and functionality required for national security. Sever Technology’s Sentry PTXL is the only CDU family on the market to have undergone JITC testing.
The data center power company’s Sentry PTXL products are designed to provide system administrators (SA), network operations personnel, and supporting staff with the ability to remotely monitor, manage and control individual or groups of power outlets.
The specific goals of the tests performed on the Sentry PTXL were to confirm: protocol standard conformance; resistance to commonly known vulnerabilities; adoption of DOD and industry best practices, and system availability.
“The Server Technology Sentry PTXL device performed very well and passed all of the specific test cases without any vulnerabilities,” a white paper from the Defense Information Systems Agency (News - Alert) states . “Also the Server Technology product showed no noticeable signs of Interoperability problems when installed in a microcosm of the DID GIG.”
“Currently there are no other CDU’s that have been tested to these standards,” it adds. “Meeting these standards shows a commitment to product interoperability, integrity and security ensuring Server Technology products can inter-operate in a joint, combined or coalition team environment.”
In other data center power news, Server Technology recently shed light on its Sentry Basic Cabinet Power Distribution Unit (CDU) product family, a product that Server Technology touts as the only of its kind in the data center space.
The Sentry Basic CDU family offers a simple solution where reliable power distribution for equipment racks and other data center applications is needed.
The Basic CDU family was originally developed after Sever Technology’s line of Smart and Switched intelligent CDUs.
“We specialize in high-end CDUs that provide more features and more value, but we've also recognized that there is a demand for simple reliable power distribution as well,” Brandon Siri, senior marketing representative for Server Technology, told TMCnet in a recent interview. “Market demand is the reason we originally built out a basic line, and it's also the reason we continue to build out new Basic CDUs today.”
Carrie Schmelkin is a Web Editor for TMCnet. Previously, she worked as Assistant Editor at the New Canaan Advertiser, a 102-year-old weekly newspaper, covering news and enhancing the publication's social media initiatives. Carrie holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a bachelor's degree in English from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Rich Steeves
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