Jan 31
2017

ENVIRONMENT & CHALLENGES When planning your layout for IT/Networking equipment in an open space or front office not only do you need to consider your employees, but any customers, clients, and through traffic as well. Common challenges include rack-security, excessive noise production, thermal airflow management, aesthetics, and location based on a limited footprint. Without a […]

Jay Martin
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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 […]

Jay Martin
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IT and Data Center Expert
Nov 16
2015

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 […]

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 […]

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