Data Center Services

Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Data Center Environment

Even after we get a handle on the COVID-19 pandemic, it will continue to directly affect how Data Centers operate. The shift to working from home, as well as the increase in digital content for entertainment and social connections, highlighted an already existing trend toward…

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Saving Money and Preventing Headaches with Preventative Data Center Maintenance

Uptime in a mission critical Data Center is paramount, as all owners and operators of these critical facilities understand. Any break in services means lost revenue and, if the downtime is unplanned or the result of a crisis, can mean loss of reputation and customers….

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Data Center Migration: Tips for Doing It Right

Many factors put pressure on an existing Data Center that may require a move to a new location.  However, moving a Data Center is a daunting task— evaluating destination options, identifying time and cost of a move, planning and testing processes and equipment, and then…

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Preventable Data Center Power Outages

Data Center Managers live in fear of power outages, and rightly so. With the growing interdependency of IT and business to meet the real-time needs of customers, any unplanned downtime from power loss can be disastrous to business continuity, reputation and budget. In its 2020…

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The new normal: Planning the post-pandemic Data Center

The pandemic has changed the world of work. The rapid shift to remote working for many employees last spring has led companies to think differently about how technology supports the business. And this, in turn, is impacting how Data Centers do business. A recent webinar…

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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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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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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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How is Your Data Center’s Electrical System and Backup Capabilities?

During these unprecedented times of social distancing and remote work, it’s imperative that your Data Center’s power and backup capabilities are in full working order. DSI’s Power Checkup Service enables Data Center owner/operators to get a comprehensive Assessment of their electrical system and backup capabilities. DSI’s…

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