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Data Centers

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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Data Center Agility

The Data Center world is changing—enterprises are closing down their traditional Data Centers, while also moving workloads off the public cloud. That means Data Center owners and operators are having to seriously rethink their strategies to best use their resources. Last month our President, Phil…

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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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COVID-19 Takes Data Center Mainstream

Earlier this week, a piece in a legal journal caught our eye, as it builds on a trend we have seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: Data Centers are continuing to get more attention from mainstream sources and, despite the current economic situation, it further illustrates…

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KEY CONSIDERATIONS: HOW TO PROPERLY TRANSPORT A MODULAR DATA CENTER

Guest Blogger: Leroy Eifler, Chief Marketing Officer, FWF Logistics, LLC The growing demands in the data storage industry have led to a boom in Data Center construction over the past few years. In an industry that sends information at or near light speed, reliable transportation…

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Data Specialties Is Committed to Supporting the Health of Our Clients And Their Mission Critical Facilities

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, As always, the health of our employees and clients continues to be our highest priority.  Please know that during this challenging time, your team at Data Specialties Inc. will continue to provide service and support. At DSI, we realize how…

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AFCOM So Cal Chapter Meeting at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego

Last week, the Southern California Chapter of AFCOM held its Q1 meeting in La Jolla at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego.  Despite the Coronavirus scare, the turnout was great as attendees listened to presentations by Chris Jones of Dell and Greg…

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Huge Gains in Efficiency for Data Centers, According to New Report

Last week, a study released by Northwestern University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Koomey Analytics noted that, despite a six-fold increase in compute, the Data Center industry’s power demands rose just six percent. There’s no doubt as to what has contributed to this welcome news:…

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