Feb 15
2016
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Are you getting complaints about noise from your server racks and equipment? While some consider the noise a necessary evil, you can certainly take multiple steps to reduce and even eliminate noise from your data room. Servers, UPS’ and cooling equipment all join together to create a symphony of humming, which in many cases can […]

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Feb 08
2016

While many understand the basic principals of cooling in the data center, even the most seasoned professionals can fall into these classic five data center cooling mistakes. Preposterous Perforated Tiles Plain and simple perforated tiles do not serve a purpose in hot aisles and white-space areas. The perforated tiles are designed to allow cool air […]

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Jan 29
2016
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Airflow management can be broken down into four key pillars. #1 Room. #2 Row. #3 Raised Floor. #4 Rack. Also known as “The 4 R’s” by addressing each of these areas you can ensure that your data center or room is significantly closer to optimized airflow than before. By tackling these specific areas you will […]

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IT and Data Center Expert
Jan 25
2016
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DC Power, batteries, UPS Systems, PDU, even power strips are considered some of the most confusing products for IT and Networking professionals. It’s not unusual for customers to need help understanding the difference between a 15AMP plug and a 20AMP plug, or help determining load levels, watt requirements, or runtime. To assist with the process […]

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IT and Data Center Expert
Jan 18
2016
Recycle Old Equipment

With spring cleaning around the corner, it’s easy to understand what to do with the sweaters and clothes that don’t fit, but what about older technology or equipment that has recently been upgraded or removed? Below is a list of great options for your unused gear that you’re looking to move, and in most cases […]

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