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The My IT Empire results are in!

What did we learn? Your most wanted super power: Teleportation. You prefer Star Wars to Star Trek. And, spend only 26% of your day doing actual IT work.

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From everything there is to know about power protection and distribution, to the news of the day and the trends that will change your world, The Plug will connect you to what matters in the world of IT.

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Blackout Tracker

Explore power outage causes and impacts for your state and region. You may be surprised at how vulnerable the U.S. power grid is!

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The Week’s Top IT Stories: 2/5

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Google finds issues in a popular product, Windows 10’s reign is on the horizon, and Cisco believes mobile phones may become more popular than some necessities. See what else made our top headlines.

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Case Studies

Mt. Washington Observatory

Home to the world’s worst weather and difficult to reach in winter, The Mt. Washington Observatory needed to find a power supply that was reliable even at the summit of a 6,288-foot mountain.

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The top 10 most significant U.S. blackouts of 2015

From a utility-mandated cut in the midst of a heat wave, to aging infrastructure, to the unwelcome effects of El Nino, power outages were responsible for wreaking havoc in the lives of millions of electricity customers across the nation in 2015. Here, we round up some of the most devastating events.

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5 hottest IT careers and job skills for 2016

Unemployment rates in IT are near an all-time low, especially in a few key areas – according to CIO Magazine, network and security engineers and software developers have an unemployment rate of only 1%. With such a strong demand for their skills, technology professionals are expecting to command some significant pay raises in 2016.

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