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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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The Computer Room in Your Closet

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The Computer Room in Your Closet: How Risks of Power Loss Can Impact Business Operations   As business owners are planning their business or making changes to their current business, they’ll do well to make sure they plan for blackouts … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Data Centers

Companies and organizations that are using data centers to store vital data should make sure that they are well aware of the best practices for making sure that their data and the actual data center are both well protected from … Continue reading

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Ten Popular Myths About Power Protection Put to Rest

Just because a notion has been around for a long time doesn’t guarantee that the idea is true. Unfortunately, this is the case with many of the ideas that affect the way data centers measure, use, and conserve power. The … Continue reading

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