Nov 23
2015

Planning your holiday meal for Thanksgiving is hard enough, but planning the growth and utilization of a data center for years to come? Now that’s a challenge. If done poorly you can over shoot or under shoot by a large margin leaving extensive infrastructure issues. To complicate matters factoring in mobility, the cloud, and potential […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Nov 16
2015

Your uninterruptible power supplies serve a major purpose, but without proper UPS maintenance you can open the door for a slew of potential problems. Every data center manager and employee is afraid of one word: Downtime. Every minute of downtime is potentially $7,900 out the window, not to mention the anxiety on you as a manager which […]

Nov 02
2015

Data Centers are constantly evolving. Technology is rapidly changing requiring higher levels of power, more cables, and a constant attention to detail to keep equipment running at it’s peak. Shifts towards high-density equipment is making airflow monitoring and management more essential than ever. Common Airflow Problems The best way to ensure your airflow is adequate, […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 26
2015

If you’re looking to have your data center function at it’s best, it needs not only the right server racks, accessories, and equipment, but the right floor for the job as well. Start by determining the weight of your equipment so you can size the appropriate load for the raised floor, but certainly don’t forget […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 21
2015

Whether you are taking over a data center or simply going through data center renovations to add space or efficiency the following are elements you must consider. We always say “Prior planning prevents poor performance” and that is certainly true when configuring a data center. Airflow and Cooling This is the perfect time to take […]

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IT and Data Center Expert