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Protect IT assets with cloud-managed environmental sensors

Nodegrid’s environmental sensors collect valuable data so you can respond in real time. Keep critical assets running smoothly with a complete view of temperature, humidity, smoke, and other factors.

  • Deploy fast to start collecting valuable environmental insights
  • Gain business resiliency with remote monitoring and alerts
  • Make smart decisions through data-driven analytics
Rack Sensors
Fire

Don’t let business-critical assets go up in smoke

You can’t afford for your critical IT infrastructure to go offline. So how can you discover the temperature increase that’s about to cause your racks to overheat?

Whether at the data center or a remote closet, environmental factors pose a real threat and can cost millions to your business. Luckily, Nodegrid’s sensors give you total awareness of your infrastructure so you can shield your business from costly failures.

Act fast with Nodegrid’s environmental sensors

Nodegrid’s USB-type sensors let you keep a close eye on your physical environment. Deploy quickly and start monitoring for temperature, humidity, dust, and smoke, with remote management that lets you respond long before it’s too late. Gain intelligent insights and data-driven analytics that not only help you prevent downtime, but also make smarter decisions and optimize your systems.

Respond to environmental conditions

  • Airflow and temperature
  • Temperature and humidity
  • Particulates
  • Smoke

Prevent errors and tampering

  • Proximity
  • 4 port relay
  • 8 port GPIO

Get alerts and deploy more sensors

  • Beacon with audible alarm
  • Beacon (no alarm)
  • 7 port USB hub
8 Channel USB GPIO Module

8 Channel USB GPIO Module

Seamlessly connect real-world devices via USB. This GPIO device hides the complexity of USB and integrates with Nodegrid USB port. Detect open rack doors or discover triggered sensors. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• 8 TTL compatible GPIOs individually configured as input or output

4 Channel USB-Powered Relay Module

4 Channel USB-Powered Relay Module

Automate control of your equipment and sensors with this easy-to-use 4-port relay module. Connect to Nodegrid USB port, and relay simple commands to devices . Control and read relay status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• 4 onboard DPDT Relays
• 1A/ 120V AC / 2A/ 24V DC Maximum Switching Current

Temperature and Relative Humidity Sensor

Temperature and Relative Humidity Sensor

Acquire environmental temperature and relative humidity readings. Easily integrate the compact probe in space-constrained locations, and get precise measurements from the factory-calibrated, linearized, and temperature-compensated digital sensor chip. The built-in particle filter protects the components against dust, soot, and other particle contaminants. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Temperature: -40°C to 70°C, ±0.3°C
• Relative humidity: 0 %RH to 100 %RH, ±2.0 %RH

Flange Mount Proximity Sensor

Flange Mount Proximity Sensor

Ensure rack doors are in the proper position using this proximity sensor. You don’t need standby power, and can simply install using adhesives or hardware. This hermetically sealed, magnetically operated sensor works through wood, plastic, and other non-ferrous materials, with contacts that function even after optical and other technologies fail due to contamination. Read door status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Temperature Range -40 to +105
• Ships with both Sensor and Actuator

USB Signal Beacon with Alarm

USB Signal Beacon with Alarm

Pinpoint rack and device problems using this USB Signal Beacon with Alarm. Get visual and audible feedback when your systems fall out of spec, and respond quickly to problem areas. This beacon integrates with Nodegrid USB port, and features a long-lasting lifetime with IP65 protection from water and dust. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• 3 Meter cable length
• Buzzer 80dBm @ 1 meter
• Blue LED

USB Signal Beacon (no alarm)

USB Signal Beacon (no alarm)

See which systems need attention with this USB Signal Beacon (no alarm). Receive multi-color visual indication of problematic devices and systems. This beacon is controlled and powered fully via USB port. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• 5 Meter cable length
• Red, Green, Blue LED
• Solid or Blink

Airflow and Temperature Sensor

Airflow and Temperature Sensor

Prevent lack of device airflow from causing downtime. This airflow and temperature sensor provides highly precise readings (up to 200fpm) via digital interface, so you can instantly know when a device’s fan slows down or fails. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Velocity Range: 0.15 to 1.0 m/s [30 to 200 fpm]
• Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
• Supply Power Requirements: 4.5 – 12 VDC, 35mA
• Cable Length 4 Meters

Airflow and Temperature Sensor

Airflow and Temperature Sensor

Stop downtime due to HVAC failure. This airflow and temperature sensor provides highly precise readings (up to 2,000fpm) via digital interface. Find out exactly when and where your HVAC systems have slowed or failed, and quickly respond to prevent downtime. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Velocity Range: 0.5 to 10.0 m/s [100 to 2,000 fpm]
• Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
• Supply Power Requirements: 4.5 – 12 VDC, 35mA
• Cable Length 4 Meters

Airflow and Temperature Sensor

Smoke Detector

Detect smoke. Use in conjunction with the USB-GPIO’s dry contact and USB Relay modules. Get notified if the detector becomes triggered, and remotely power on/off. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Smoke detection complies with EN 54-7:2000+ A1:2002
• IP30 ingress protection
• 3 Meter cable

Particulate Sensor

Particulate Sensor

Set up this compact sensor and respond quickly to airborne contamination. This Particulate Sensors features a high concentration range, and it offers 10 years of continuous use so you can set it and forget it. Monitor and respond to environmental particulates, and ensure air optimal air quality for your operations. Control and read status using CLI, Web, SNMP or Restful APIs.

• Laser-based light scattering particle sensing with <6 s response time • Fully calibrated with concentration range: 0 μg/m3 to 1,000 μg/m3 • EMC: Heavy industrial level IEC61000 • PM2.5, PM10 output (standard); PM1.0, PM2.5, PM4.0, PM10 output (compact) • RoHS and REACH compliant • 4 Meter cable

7-port USB 3.0 hub

7-Port USB Hub

Connect more sensors and USB devices to your Nodegrid appliances using this 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub. Cover all possible environmental setbacks by connecting up to seven additional Nodegrid sensors.

• 1 Meter Cable, Swappable.

Connect and collect. It’s that simple

You don’t have to wait to gather insights. Simply connect the USB-type sensors to any Nodegrid device, and use zero touch provisioning to install automatically.

Setup is easy so you can start collecting the critical data you need.

Beacon
Relay
TempHumidity
Velocity
Nodegrid Data Lake

Gain business resiliency

When the damage is done, it’s too late to respond. But Nodegrid’s sensors integrate with Nodegrid OS for seamless management. Use ZPE Cloud’s intuitive dashboard to manage and monitor all your sensors, and create alerts for added resiliency.

Save the fire alarms and cleanup crews. ZPE Cloud gives you secure remote access, so you can respond fast and prevent catastrophe.

Make smarter decisions through data-driven analytics

Connect Nodegrid’s sensors to the Nodegrid Data Lake application for data-driven analytics to optimize your environment.

Visualize an array of data, from environmentals to infrastructure and user experience, and inspect KPIs.

You’ll see how to maximize operational efficiency, whether it means adjusting HVAC airflows or shutting down underutilized servers. ZPE Cloud stores terabytes of your data for years, and you can create custom queries to suit your exact needs. Make smart decisions with better insights, no matter how historical.

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How it works

Connect your Nodegrid sensors to any Nodegrid device, and start collecting valuable data points. All of your Nodegrid devices and sensors report to ZPE Cloud’s Nodegrid Data Lake application, giving you a full view of your physical IT environment and KPIs. Authentication to and from the cloud means you get secure management access no matter where or how you connect.

Nodegrid Data Lake

Plug and play

With Nodegrid’s USB-type sensor portfolio, simply plug in to start collecting valuable data about your IT environment.

Monitor from anywhere

Get seamless integration with Nodegrid OS, and use ZPE Cloud to safely manage all your sensors — whether you’re on-site or across the globe.

Optimize via cloud

Use the Nodegrid Data Lake application to visualize data, monitor KPIs, and optimize your IT systems via the cloud.

Make the unknown, known

Nodegrid’s sensors give you visibility into your infrastructure, so you can keep your IT assets safe.

Set up a free demo and start protecting your business.