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Distributed Antenna Networks and Small Cell Networks Require Reliable Power Supply

  We have all been there – we need a wireless connection but just cannot seem to get a good signal.  We scream at our phone and shake our fists at the heavens in frustration because we expect to have … Continue reading

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How to Transform Your Data Center By Implementing Energy Efficiency

                  It may seem like, when it comes to data centers, all we talk about is energy efficiency.  While this may be somewhat true, it is for a good reason.  Data centers … Continue reading

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Droughts, Heat Waves, and High Data Center Cooling Costs

                        Just like a homeowner is familiar with the steady increase in utility bills during the hot summer months, so are data center managers.  Data centers use a lot … Continue reading

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UPS Life Cycle

Most UPS systems are the first line of defense against utility outages and load failure, so it’s important to understand how long the system will last and when to repair, maintain or replace the system. Having a conversation with a knowledgeable … Continue reading

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What Kind of Power Distribution Unit (PDU) is Right for You?

When it comes to data center design few things get more attention than power distribution.  Power distribution units (PDUs) must be carefully selected for any data center based on power usage needs, anticipated future needs and what level of intelligence … Continue reading

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Preventing Problems in Data Centers

When talking about data centers we tend to talk a lot about the importance of uptime and the measures to take to avoid dreaded downtime.  This is for good reason.  Clients and their employees and customers want uptime and downtime … Continue reading

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High Cost of Cooling Data Centers & How To Improve

Just like a homeowner is familiar with the steady increase in utility bills during the hot summer months, so are data center managers.  Data centers use a lot of energy to maintain proper temperature and maximize uptime through properly running … Continue reading

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Company Computer Room vs. Data Center

What is in a name? Data center, computer room, server room?  Most people probably think they are all basically the same thing.  The names seem interchangeable, right?  Wrong.  When a business is determining what is best to manage and facilitate … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Data Centers Must Transform

Change is inevitable.  And when it comes to technology, if there is one thing you can count on it is transformation.  Technology changes on what often seems like a daily basis and for data centers that must coordinate their infrastructure … Continue reading

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The Great Debate: Tape or Disk Drive?

Tape drives for backup may have been a staple for decades but they are very quickly losing ground to disk storage.  While tape has been around for so long, it has evolved over time and still can play a valuable … Continue reading

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