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 […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 16
2015

Cyber security is becoming increasingly important, but don’t forget about the physical security of your equipment. Statistics show that employees are more dangerous than hackers so making sure the access to your server room and it’s equipment is vital. For smaller businesses you might not have the luxury of even a dedicated closet for your […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 14
2015

Cable management and airflow management go hand in hand. By properly maintaining your cables you can increase proper airflow and help raise the life of your equipment. The most basic way to manage your cables is by cutting to an appropriate length. Having 10 feet of extra cable dangle can pull on the connection, reduce […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 13
2015

Even smaller data centers are in need of metered, monitored, and switched PDUs. With a quality PDU you are able to track the energy consumption in your data center, establish benchmarks, and often prevent downtime from overloads. An intelligent PDU lets you monitor your data center from afar, turn on/off specific outlets, and protect your […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Oct 12
2015

When you plan on deploying new environment monitoring equipment make sure you factor in the room size and the pieces of equipment that will need monitoring. For a small deployment perhaps a few points of measurement will work, but in a large scale data center monitoring should be considered roughly every 6 feet. It’s also […]

Laura Viars
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Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions