Data Centers

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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Revisiting Airflow Management in the Data Center: Easy-to-Implement Ways to Save Energy and Cooling Costs

Managing the temperature in the Data Center is top of mind for Data Center owners and operators in order to keep critical IT equipment working properly. If the CRAC unit isn’t providing the necessary cooling level, there may be a tendency to think additional cooling…

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Data Centers Rebounding Post-Pandemic

With pandemic-fueled increases in online work, education and entertainment, Data Centers of all types have proven their worth time and again in the last many months. These critical facilities have met the challenges of new workloads and changes in how they provide services.  They have…

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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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7×24 Exchange – So Cal Chapter Continues Virtual Data Center Education and Networking

COVID-19 has not slowed down the Southern California Chapter of 7×24 Exchange, as they continue to deliver impactful educational discussions.  Last week’s Zoom meeting was no different as Greg Stover of Vertiv made a great presentation on “High Density is Coming.”  Following was an informative…

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What’s Driving Data Center Performance

Data Centers are a critical player in how we live our lives. Our current environment—of increased online learning, working from home, and virtually connecting with friends and family—has only highlighted their key role. In fact, the demand for ecommerce and virtual connectivity during this global…

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5G and the Edge: What It Means for Data Centers

5G is here and growing fast!  Leviton Network Solutions, in a well-attended webinar last week, made recommendations for “preparing your Data Center infrastructure for the coming waves of 5G adoption.” Leviton expects 1 billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023. With its faster speeds,…

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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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