Data Center Upgrade

Rapid Tech Sector Growth in Phoenix is Favorable for the Data Center Industry

In the past 10 years, Phoenix, AZ has seen a 30% increase in jobs in the technology industry. This is almost 10% greater than the national average. Why are software companies seeing such rapid growth, especially now? There are actually a few reasons that Phoenix...

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Data Specialties Inc. Celebrates Thirty Years of Designing and Building Data Centers

Last week, we announced our thirtieth year of business as a leader in Data Center design/build services and preventative maintenance. Thank you to our employees, partners and customers for helping us achieve this milestone. Data Specialties was founded in 1991 by Ric Maxson and Phil Rafferty....

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Fuel Efficiency in the Data Center Industry Is Not Just a Fad

The world is advancing exponentially in the digital space. We need to be able to keep up with increasing demands whilst also keeping the planet green. Data Centers are popping up all over the world, which is great news for our industry. However, as we know,...

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10 Important 2021 Data Center Trends and Technologies

The global COVID-19 pandemic led to huge changes in the Data Center industry. According to Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell, technology “prevented a complete societal economic meltdown” by allowing the world to work, learn and play from home during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. CRN discusses...

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Corporate Social Governance and Data Centers

Data Centers are expensive to build and operate. With their known impact on the environment—high power consumption fueled by increasing load densities—investors in Data Centers need to be a key part of the green energy revolution. Some large-scale Data Centers, like Amazon and Google, are...

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DSI Celebrates 30 Years

We at Data Specialties Inc. are proud to celebrate 30 years of designing, building and renovating Data Centers, all while enabling Data Center owners and operators to manage their facilities safely, effectively and efficiently. Our projects have allowed our clients to expand their revenue-generating operations, replace...

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MISSION CRITICAL MAGAZINE COVERS DSI’S WORK UPGRADING DATA CENTER FOR NORTHERN CA POLICE DEPARTMENT DURING COVID-19

Last week, DSI formally announced the completion of a Data Center upgrade for a large Northern California Police Department. Mission Critical Magazine recently wrote a piece about this project that not only involved public safety, but was done during COVID-19. To ensure that the project was...

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Earlier this week, Mission Critical Magazine released its January 2021 edition.  In this month’s issue, the magazine features a piece by our President, Phil Rafferty, discussing ways to avoid pitfalls during a Data Center power outage.  Read the article here: Mission Critical Magazine Article. As we all...

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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 survey...

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