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Installing sensors is only the first step in transforming your operations

November 23, 2016: Today, nearly every piece of equipment in a data center has at least one sensor attached to it, and most every facility manager is aware that monitoring systems have the autonomy to send an alert in the event of an abnormality, such as a simple limit breach.

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Battery Monitoring Technology from Canara

August 25, 2016: Canara Insight+ for Batteries offers the first ever as-a-service battery monitoring and predictive analytics solution. 
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Why Data Centers Should Consider Outsourcing Asset Management

June 2016: Since the data center first emerged in the early ‘60s, monitoring and managing backup-power systems has involved substantial upfront capital, planned and unplanned maintenance expenses, costly personnel training and time-consuming reporting. Of course, tremendous growth and advances in technology mean the data center today looks remarkably different than it did 50 years ago.
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Canara Adds '-as-a-Service' Option to Power Monitoring

April 12, 2016: There’s a general consensus that almost any degree of regular power and performance monitoring of the power supply systems of the data center will eventually result in cost savings.
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Canara Announces Insight+ for Batteries

April 12, 2016: Canara has announced the launch of Canara Insight+ for Batteries, the first-ever all-inclusive predictive monitoring service for mission critical facilities. The subscription-based solution bundles monitoring hardware, hardware replacement, and Canara’s predictive monitoring service to provide a complete solution. Data center operators that embrace this model can simplify their operations and realize cost savings of up to 50 percent.
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Telecom & Power Grids Spark Canara’s Move to the ATL

March 15, 2016: When Tom Mertz was first approached two years ago to become the CEO of Canara, a provider of predictive analytics and services for data centers, he was asked if he’d be willing to relocate to San Francisco, which was the nearest big city to the company’s corporate headquarters in San Rafael, California.
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Decades of Data: Using Analytics to Predict the Future

February 11, 2016: Data centers are the hard drives of the Internet. In fact, Wikibon asserts them as the center of modern software technology, serving a critical role in the expanding capabilities for enterprises. Despite their importance, they are still victim of unplanned downtime, the majority of which can be attributed to battery failure of some kind.

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Stay Out of the Dark: Applying Predictive Analytics to Generators

November 20, 2015: Preventative maintenance is a term often used in the data center world, and has been the mainstay of keeping a data center running smoothly for the last 20 years. The reality, however, is that this method of maintaining reliability is being overtaken by the modern data center and its demands for reliability and permanent uptime.

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Canara: Analytics Improve UPS Battery Monitoring

October 14, 2015: Sophisticated algorithms and decades of data make it possible to perform predictive analytics on batteries in uninterruptible power supplies, said Brian Hanking, chief technology officer for Canara. "This previous expertise allows us to extend that service along the critical power chain to give clients a much more comprehensive picture of what to focus on to avoid problems before they occur."

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New Methods of Maximizing Your Oldest Data Center Technology

October 13, 2015: No matter how “high tech” your data center, there is a high likelihood that the backup power system of your critical facility is completely dependent on room full of batteries. Data center surveys have shown that anywhere between 65 percent to as high as 85 percent of unplanned downtime can be attributed to battery failure of some kind.

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Canara Launches Data Center Facilities Management Business for SMBs

June 8, 2015: Canara, provider of predictive monitoring and analytics for data center power backup systems has launched a critical facilities services business. The offering, called CFS, is a scalable framework of consulting and operations management services for owners of small to medium-size facilities.

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QTS Enterprise Business Chief Mertz Takes Helm at Battery Analytics Firm Canara

June 16, 2014: Canara, a San Rafael, California-based company whose devices continuously analyze data center backup batteries to predict when they are going to die, appointed former QTS exec Tom Mertz as its new CEO.

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