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Importance of Updating UPS In Data Center Over Time

For any data center, maintaining uptime in a world fraught with potential hazards that could cause downtime is the highest priority.  Today, most data centers try to take advantage of every possible option to ensure uptime is maximized in the … Continue reading

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Importance of Humidification System Inspection in a Data Center

The turn of seasons brings about many changes.  We adjust the thermostats in our homes and, similarly we must also control the environment in a data center.  But, it is not just about accommodating for the varying temperature and adjusting … Continue reading

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3 Signs It Is Time to Renovate Your Data Centers

It is the classic dilemma for data centers – move or renovate?  When technology moves a mile per minute and everything from applications to infrastructure is constantly evolving a data center must evolve along with it or it will find … Continue reading

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How to Optimize Data Center Energy Efficiency

 Data center energy efficiency is at the forefront of hot topics for data centers.  And, for good reason.  Data centers use a truly astonishing amount of energy each year.  The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) noted just how much energy … Continue reading

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Why the CFO Should Care About Power Usage in the Data Center

Data center energy consumption is a major topic of conversation.  Data centers are one of the largest consumers of energy in the country and in the world. Data center energy consumption can exceed that of power plants and, therefore, must … Continue reading

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Wearable Technology Fueled By The Cloud

Technology continues to deeply integrate itself into our everyday lives.  Wearable technology is quickly becoming commonplace, something you see on everyone.  Business Insider reports on just how rapidly wearable technology is growing, “In just a few years, there could be … Continue reading

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Does Your Data Center Have a Disaster Recovery Plan In Place?

Few things in recent history point to the need for a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for data centers than Hurricane Sandy.  When disaster struck many data centers were unprepared and ill-equipped which led to significant downtime that ultimately cost millions … Continue reading

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Stop Manually Collecting Data For Your Data Center!

It is critical that any data center have a strong DCIM strategy in place.  Even in relatively small data centers the amount of infrastructure that must be tracked, managed, maintained and more is enough to overwhelm any data center manager.  … Continue reading

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Will More Data Centers Switch to Racks-On-Chips?

In today’s technology world everything is getting smaller and smaller.  And, with the cloud, some things are simply disappearing!  Many data centers struggle to make their capacity work without exceeding it but, as expansion occurs, infrastructure changes and more racks … Continue reading

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Data Center Capacity Management Reporting and Analysis

DCIM, or data center infrastructure management, is incredibly important for any data center.  If infrastructure is not managed properly in a data center many problems can arise.  Proper management is challenging for even the most experienced data center managers because … Continue reading

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