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DSI Releases Fall Newsletter

Today, we released our Fall Newsletter with a special focus on some of the natural disasters that threaten the seamless operation of Data Centers throughout California and the Pacific Northwest.  You can read about the ways we’re helping customers ensure their backup power is ready…

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With Record Wildfires on the West Coast, DSI Renews Its Commitment to Data Center Uptime and Power Readiness

Yesterday, DSI announced its commitment to ensuring the Data Center ecosystem with uptime and power readiness.  With the record number of wildfires throughout the State of California and the Pacific Northwest, DSI is once again renewing its commitment to data uptime through our Power Check-Up…

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California Power Emergency: Protecting Your Data Center

Because Data Centers rely on a continuous uninterrupted electrical power supply to function, the current heat emergency in California presents a significant risk for Data Center owners and managers. With temperatures in some parts of the state expected to reach, and stay at, triple digits…

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The Importance of Monitoring in the Data Center

Data Centers are complex facilities, with significant amounts of equipment—including servers, cables, power supplies, and cooling systems. To successfully manage and operate a Data Center requires a keen understanding of what’s happening in the room, beyond the data storage and management services you’re providing. You…

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DSI Delivers Upgraded Data Center and Armory for the City of Chico Police Department

The City of Chico Police Department, with 140 full-time employees and 100 police volunteers responsible for protecting the town of almost 100,000, needed to upgrade their existing Data Center to continue to protect critical dispatch and life safety response operations. They needed to ensure that…

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Liquid Cooling: Creating an Energy Efficient Data Center

Cooling accounts for almost half of the energy needs in a Data Center. In addition, many Data Centers are increasingly focused on high density computing to deal with increased workloads from modern applications like Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Bitcoin Mining. This increased…

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July Newsletter Released

Earlier this week, we released our July newsletter. The newsletter summarizes what DSI has been up to over the last few months and offers tips you can implement at your own facilities. While the spread of COVID-19 has changed the way we work, it has…

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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Data Center in the Era of COVID-19

Regular cleaning and maintenance are essential to making sure that your Data Center works properly and that you’re meeting your uptime requirements.  As well, it protects your investment in your mission critical IT equipment. With the primary risk being airborne contaminants, like dust, which can…

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POWER SYSTEM PERFORMANCE: BE ON TOP OF IT!

Drew Latimer of Schneider Electric presented a very informative webinar called Power System Performance: Digitization and Actionable Insights. He addressed power management trends, electrical distribution components, capacity management, and data points. The webinar also included a discussion about how critical facilities owners and operators can…

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AFCOM Southern California Chapter Meeting Goes Virtual

Not a group to let the COVID-19 pandemic slow them down, AFCOM So Cal’s Quarter 2 Educational Series was held online on May 14th. In typical AFCOM So Cal fashion, the online event was both excellent and informative. There was a lively discussion between multiple…

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