Data Centers

Articles centered around our business, Data Centers. We’re helping supply solutions daily. From cable and accessories to server racks, we want to be on the front lines helping your business grow.

Daily Tip: UPS Maintenance

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 …

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Daily Tip: Data Center Airflow

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, …

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Daily Tip: Data Center Raised Floor

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 …

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Daily Tip: Data Center Renovations

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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Daily Tip: Blanking Panels

Blanking panels, filler panels, blanks, whatever you choose to call them, just know they are incredibly important and worth their installation every time. Blanking panels are a necessary piece of equipment for each open space in your server rack. They help to manage airflow, reduce hot spots, improve hot aisle/cold aisle implementation, raise the life …

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