Oct 28
2015

When deciding on an equipment case, the same three brands are always considered: SKB Case, Pelican, and Pelican Storm. How do you choose between these three fantastic manufacturers and what are the key differences? The History Pelican is the originator of waterproof equipment cases. They are a top of the line brand, reliable, and a […]

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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 27
2015

Looking for a new two-post network¬†rack for your equipment? The selection isn’t as daunting as it is with server racks, but there are certainly a number of particulars to consider when choosing the right network rack. Aluminum racks, steel racks, cable management special two post network racks, there is still a good variety to work […]

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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 […]

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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 23
2015

“A rack is a rack” is simply not the truth. While there may be a large variety of racks that seemingly have the same black finish, ready to equip a standard 42u of equipment, and include screws or casters, simply not all racks are made the same. Various depths, cable management features, adjustable rails, rail […]

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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 22
2015

I’m more optimist than pessimist, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to ignore the probability of power outages, surges, and spikes in my data center. By planning ahead and making sure that your UPS systems are prepared you can align quite a bit more protection for you and your data. Power and Load Capacity Start […]

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IT and Data Center Expert