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Reactive vs. Preventative Maintenance: Why Data Facilities Need a Cultural Shift

Today it is not uncommon for data centers, computer rooms, and control facilities to employ an entirely reactive maintenance regimen. At Titan Power, we know that fixing something that isn’t broken can be a difficult sell for companies and facilities … Continue reading

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Difference between Real, Reactive and Apparent Power

Do you know the difference between VA and watts? It is important to understand the different types of power in order to achieve efficiencies with all of your electronic and computer room/data center equipment.   One of the easier ways to … Continue reading

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Prevent Data Center Downtime With Generator Load Bank Testing

Ensuring an uninterrupted supply of power is an essential task for anyone running a data center. Power disruption can have various negative outcomes, from downtime to data loss. Given these risks, it is not surprising that back-up generators are standard … Continue reading

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Critical Steps to Take After a Data Center or Computer Room Disaster

Both natural and man-made disasters can have a significant impact on all the servers and storage at your data center. When that happens, do you know what your next steps are? Here is a guide to help you get through … Continue reading

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Are Your UPS Batteries the Weak Link in Your Backup System?

Every data center faces some of the same potential disasters, and near the top of the list is the risk of power failure. When that happens, data centers need to have the proper procedures in place to ensure smooth transition … Continue reading

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The 7 Things Your Data Storage Company Hasn’t Told You

Properly storing your data is a key part of protecting your business. Every day, companies rely on information to get the job done, producing items in the form of graphics, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mails and more. Additionally, government regulations are now … Continue reading

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Data Centers Move From Big Data to Smarter Data

Thirty-five zettabytes. That is the equivalent of 35 trillion gigabytes, and that is how much information the Computer Sciences Corporation estimates user will generate on an annual basis by the year 2020. The phrase “big data” simply refers to sets … Continue reading

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Consolidating Your Computer Power & Air Room While Increasing Its Capacity

Maintaining a computer room can be a comprehensive procedure requiring quite a bit of effort for those at the helm. Proper maintenance must entail a multi-level approach that takes many different components under consideration. These can include regular review of … Continue reading

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Five Strange and Weird Data Center Outages

Data storage is a very real concern in this day and age. Much of the world relies on data centers for everything from completing crucial work tasks to accessing entertainment. Unfortunately, even the most dependable data storage plans can fall … Continue reading

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Small Business IT Needs Versus Small Office/Home Office IT Needs

Many of the components that make up an effective Information Technology system—whether for a tiny home-based office or a small business with dozens of users—are quite similar from one to the next. However, there are some critical differences. Here is … Continue reading

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