Q&A: Eaton's Del Misenheimer On Moving Forward In A Sea Of Data Center Power Changes


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Lithium-ion Batteries And Software-based Efficiencies Will Revolutionize The Data Center

Some major technology shifts are impacting the data center business, including the rise of hyperscale data centers, the turbulence in the server market, and the increasing need to ensure networking gear stays online to ensure continued business operations.

These three trends converge in the data center power business, where vendors and their channel partners are looking to address increasing requirements for always-on operation while making sure power is continuously available.

Del Misenheimer, senior vice president and general manager of Eaton's Power Quality division, sat down with CRN at this week's Eaton Partner Summit in Atlanta. He discussed the coming changes in battery technology and the need for software to ensure the power hardware remains online while providing a new revenue opportunity for partners.

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