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Data Centers: Securing the Cloud

In an increasingly digital world where just about all of our personal and business-related information is stored, relayed and transacted online security concerns continue to grow and grow.  We hear about hack after hack and the need for data centers … Continue reading

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Data Centers Utilizing Wind Power

Eco-friendly and energy efficient remain the focus of data centers across the nation and around the world.  Every step a facility takes towards improvement is a step towards reduced energy consumption and significant savings.  Many facilities specifically choose to place … Continue reading

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Tips to Prolong the Life of a Data Center UPS Battery

 Data centers rely on their UPS battery to keep their infrastructure up and running.  Implementing uninterruptible power supplies with a good, reliable, long-lasting UPS battery is an expensive endeavor but one that is more than worthwhile if the power supply does … Continue reading

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Data Center Cyber Attack Prevention & Protection

Everywhere we turn we seem to be hearing about another cyber attack.  Sensitive customer information, compromised.  Angry businesses.  Concerned customers.  It is a major problem and it is one that data centers must be supremely aware of and vigilant in … Continue reading

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Calculating PUE: Importance of Accurate Calculation in Data Centers

Data center power usage effectiveness, or PUE, is a calculation that is an essential part of determining how efficient a facility is and what improvements need to be made.  The operating costs for data facilities are constantly rising and there … Continue reading

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High-Density Data Center Advantages and Considerations

As we have previously discussed, increasing rack density and consolidating data centers is all the rage, especially going into 2016.  This is a trend we do not see going anywhere.  Many businesses are opting for colocation as a way to … Continue reading

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Data Center Colocation and Cloud Computing Remain Popular Going Into 2016

As we come to the close of another year and get ready to embark on a new year we reflect on the things that we did right and wrong and make an effort to improve for the new year.  Data … Continue reading

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Using Lithium-Ion Batteries in Data Center UPS Systems

In the data center world, aside from maximizing uptime, there is always a focus on using less energy and spending less money.  Large centers often set the tone for how this can be achieved because if it can be achieved … Continue reading

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Data Center UPS Trends and Management

In a data center the delicate balance of performing mission critical tasks, storing and protecting information, maximizing uptime and also being energy efficient all happen simultaneously.  Today clients demand their information systems to run effectively and run efficiently, and they … Continue reading

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Data Center PDUs – Why Intelligent Is Better Than Basic

Every data center manager is familiar with power distribution units or PDUs.  PDUs help distribute power throughout a location to storage devices, servers and networking equipment so that it can function seamlessly and properly.  Facility needs and infrastructure are not static, they … Continue reading

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