1. ABB Showcases World's First Direct Current (DC)-Powered Data Center Module at ...

    ABB Showcases World's First Direct Current (DC)-Powered Data Center Module at ...

    ABB, a leader in power and automation technologies, announced that the world’s first DC-powered data center module will be fully functional at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, during Automation & Power World, ABB’s annual user and customer conference. In late 2011, ABB and development partner IO announced that they would work together to deliver DC-powered data center modules, and Automation & Power World marks the global unveiling of their joint efforts. DC-powered technology is being increasingly adopted for electrical distribution in data centers because it reduces power conversion losses offers improved energy efficiency, reduces complexity and requires less space. All of these combine to decrease equipment, installation and maintenance costs for customers

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