What are Redundant Power Supplies?

When the reliability of your system is essential, and a sudden loss of power would lead to disaster, you need more than just one reliable power source- you need multiple. Redundant power is a crucial component in data centers worldwide. The Power supply is like the heart of a system, it is very critical to…

NetStors Expansion Product Line

Creativity should not be restricted by your host computer; PCIe expansions provide fast and reliable data throughput as well as bandwidth for users in different fields. If you’re a demanding laptop or desktop user and you want a high-speed, low-latency, external PCIe expansion solution, there are an abundant amount of possibilities out there for you but some…

A Quick Guide to PCIe Cards

PCI-What? Introduced by Intel, PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express), officially abbreviated as PCIe or PCI-e, is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard for computing and server applications. It became the first of its kind in the early 2000s and has now become the standard in over 900 member corporations throughout the world. The…

Open frame power supply

Open Frame vs Enclosed Power Supplies

What are the differences between an open frame power supply and an enclosed power supply? What distinguishes open frame and enclosed power supplies is a basic difference in construction: with one, the power supply’s components are covered on all sides by a metal casing and with the other; the power supply’s components are attached by…

JBOD enclosure

Server Monitoring Essentials

If you’ve ever owned the same computer for more than a few years, you’re most likely very well aware of the kind of performance loss that occurs to them over time. More often than not, a majority of this performance loss is caused by a lack of maintenance. Consumer electronics do not reap the benefits…