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The Week's Top IT Stories: 4/24

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Google entered the consumer wireless business with Project Fi; the House of Representatives approved a new cybersecurity bill and CenturyLink acquired Orchestrate. See what else made our top headlines.

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LeBlanc’s Food Stores

LeBlanc's needed a space-saving, backup power solution to protect its point-of-sale terminals across Louisiana. The Eaton 3S UPS was the perfect fit.

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Send In The Drones

You’ve probably heard how drones can provide highly skilled combat support to a war zone, hover above a celebrity wedding ceremony to nab top-secret photos, and even deliver packages to your doorstep, as companies such as Amazon have promised to do. Now the high-tech flying devices are about to start competing with utility workers to perform some of their job duties — providing a safer, more efficient and less expensive alternative.

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We have a small network environment that needs a new UPS strategy. Our main office has 4 physical servers and 4 ESX Hosts running vSphere 4 Enterprise. We were able to verify that a single 9355 is the correct size and have specified the Network card to be included, but I want to be sure we have the correct setup on shutdown software. The recommendations for IPP and IPM are a bit confusing. We need the software to shut down the ESX hosts as well as the physical servers in the event of a power outage without migrating servers. Shutting down the firewall and SAN (Dell Equallogic)would be nice too, but we have to power down the servers. Is this a job for IPP or IPM, and will the included 1-10 license cover us?

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Technology lessons from Space Center Houston

I recently visited NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, and while I've always been interested in space travel and enjoyed movies about the space program (like The Right Stuff, Apollo 13, and In the Shadow of the Moon), now that I work as a technology writer, I found it was much more than a tourist attraction; it was a surprisingly inspiring and profound experience. Anyone who works in the field of technology, whether or not it's related to space or engineering, could learn a lot from visiting this unique place...

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Thought Leadership

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Overcoming eight common power management challenges

How intelligent, logical and complete power management solutions provide relief for some of today’s worst power-related headaches.

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Ed Spears

Ed is a product marketing manager for Eaton’s Critical Power Solutions.

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Jim Tessier

Jim is a product manager for Eaton single phase UPSs, power monitoring software and connectivity products.

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Professor Wattson

A retired college professor, Professor Wattson consults IT managers and customers in all aspects of IT power management.

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David Windsor

A mechanical engineer, David is a Project Manager for Eaton UPS products, currently for 5-11 kVA UPSs.

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