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Facility Executive Magazine Covers DSI’s Electrical Assessment Service

Earlier this week, DSI released its Power Checkup Service, enabling Data Center owner/operators to get a comprehensive assessment of their electrical system and backup capabilities. The new service was prompted by PG&E’s decision to selectively turn off power to help reduce the start and spread…

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Happy Holidays from Data Specialties Inc.

We would like to wish all of our customers and partners Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year! Throughout 2019, DSI has been working to provide valuable information to our mission critical ecosystem by analyzing new trends and keeping abreast of new technologies with the…

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Southern California AFCOM Meeting Ends The Year on A High Note

Last week, AFCOM’s Southern California Chapter hosted its 8th Annual Holiday Social & Quarterly Educational Series at Crevier Classic Cars in Costa Mesa. In addition to looking at a vast vintage and exotic automobile collection, attendees were treated to the Swing Kittens who performed everyone’s…

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Wishing Everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

We wanted to take a moment to let you know how thankful we are for all of our clients and partners. Wishing you a happy and heartfelt Thanksgiving filled with good food and great memories. And hopefully a little football! Should you run into any…

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New Challenges in the Ever-Evolving Data Center Industry

Earlier this week, the 7×24 Exchange – Southern California Chapter hosted a packed meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Irvine, nearby Cyxtera’s LAX3 Data Center. Attendees were treated to a presentation by Herb Villa of Rittal (always entertaining!) about “What’s Next? Planning for Tomorrow’s…

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Power Cable Management: The Foundation of Any Functioning Data Center

Earlier this month, DSI’s Business Administrator, Jon McSweeny, published a thought leadership piece for Facility Executive discussing the importance of proper Data Center cable management. In the piece, Jon discusses how cables are the foundation of every Data Center and how important it is for…

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Surviving the PG&E Power Outages

Over the last few weeks, California has been ravaged by wildfires, and PG&E has stuck to its promise to selectively shut off power to help reduce the start and spread of wildfires. For the mission critical industry, this revelation is troubling. In fact, just last…

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Phil Rafferty’s Thought Leadership Piece Featured at Data Center Dynamics

Earlier this week, Phil Rafferty’s piece Edge Computing and Modular Data Centers: A Marriage Made in Heaven was published at Data Center Dynamics. In the piece, Phil draws on DSI’s years of experience in designing and building modular data center deployments to highlight why edge…

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The True Cost of Data Center Over-Provisioning

Earlier this week, Future Facilities released some interesting findings based on a study they recently commissioned. The bottom line: there is a lack of Data Center capacity planning, and, in many cases, organizations are not prepared to meet the growing challenges that IT and Facilities…

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Electric Vehicle Sales Are on the Rise – Is Your Business Prepared?

As pointed out in an article in FacilitiesNet e-newsletter, Take Charge of EV Infrastructure, electric vehicle adoption is expected to grow exponentially in the US over the next couple of years. In order to preserve the environment on behalf of both the organization and its…

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