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Trends and Insights
Facebook Investing $750M In New Georgia Data Center
via Business Facilities
Facebook will create at least 100 full-time jobs and invest $750 million in a new data center in Stanton Springs, GA over the next five years. New jobs will include positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data center technicians. The new facility will be Facebook’s ninth data center in the U.S.
eBay Gets Patent for Data Center Efficiency Metric, Method
via Data Center Knowledge
A group of current and former eBay engineers have been granted a patent for an approach to measuring data center energy efficiency with the goal of improving it.
The basic idea is to measure the amount of power a data center consumes to process a single eBay-specific web transaction: a search, a product listing, or a purchase. The metric expresses the amount of transactions the system processes per second per watt.
UL Introduces Safety Certifications for Data Centers
via Data Center Frontier
UL certification is coming to the data center. UL, the international safety consulting company, is now offering UL 3223, a comprehensive certification program that looks at all aspects of performance and safety in the data center.
How Hyperconvergence Simplifies Agencies' Data Centers
via FedTech Magazine
In 2016, the IT team at the Government Accountability Office was managing 500 legacy and virtual servers — and quickly running out of physical room in the agency’s data center. However, to address this problem, the team didn’t start planning for a facility expansion or major move.
The Raritan View
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Customer Support Update
Xerus™ Firmware v3.4.0 Generally Available

This firmware release is for General Availability (GA) on all existing Raritan PXE, PX2, PX3, PX3TS, BCM, BCM2, and EMX2 models.
Release 3.4.0 General Guidelines:
The User Guides for PX Release 3.4.0 contains all enhancements and fixes which are listed here.

• Transfer Switch
• PX iPDUs
• Branch Circuit Monitor

PX2 and PX3 PDUs are End-Of-Life and End-Of-Support (EOL)
Raritan has initiated a global transition of all PX2 and some PX3 models towards a new PDU architecture, leveraging the latest PDU controller, the iX7. To see a complete list of PX2 and PX3 part numbers scheduled for end-of-life and end-of-support visit the link below.
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