Understanding Data Center Tiers

What is a data center Tier? The Telecommunications Industry Association, in 2005, published the Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers (ANSI/TIA-942) and since then has been amended in 2008 and again in 2010, giving Data Centers 4 Tiers. Tier 1 being the most basic and…

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Data Center Security

A company’s data center  is the lifeblood of its operations. Data Specialties Inc. recognizes that the information stored and continuously passing through the data center represents our clients’ most valuable commodity. Our data center security systems help protect the data from intrusion or theft. Data…

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Data Center Network Cabling and Communications

Today, a company’s voice and data networks are the conduits by which transactions are completed, decisions made, strategies enacted and records kept. Such mission-critical voice and data systems must be professionally installed, upgraded and protected. Data Specialties Inc. appreciates how important voice/data cabling is and…

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Data Center Monitoring (DCIM)

Data Specialties Inc. incorporates proven and reliable systems into our clients’ data centers. We also understand that the operation of the facility itself will have the greatest impact on uptime, which means that those systems will need a human interface. For that, data centers require…

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Data Center Cooling

Data center electrical systems, as well as the computers and other equipment they supply, generate thousands of watts of heat. Using computational fluid dynamics, Data Specialties Inc. excels in pinpointing the sources and flow of heat within a data center and installing the mechanical systems…

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Data Center Maintenance

At Data Specialties Inc., our work doesn’t end after we have designed and built your data center. We understand that systems provide reliability, but the true key to uptime is the proper maintenance and operation of the facility. Data Specialties Inc. provides preventive maintenance to…

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Data Center Construction

As the final stage in our data center design/build projects – or as a construction management contractor – Data Specialties Inc. provides turn-key services to meet the client’s performance requirements and to deliver a facility built to the approved design specifications. Today’s mission critical facilities…

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