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

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

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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Jan 18
2016

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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IT and Data Center Expert
Jan 11
2016
USB Tablet Charging Station

In 2014 a study stated that 2.3 Million tablets were now being used in US K-12 Schools. That number has since grown by a large margin and is only expected to continue to grow based on the success of teaching with tablets. Another study stated that hospitals using tablets were far more efficient and now […]

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