Data Centers

The Modular Data Center

Facility Executive recently published Phil Rafferty’s article about how modular data centers enable organizations to effectively meet their data center needs of today and tomorrow – without overbuilding, overspending, or compromising future performance. Upfront investment to build a new data center is high, and it…

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Before You Start Building a New Data Center, Consider These Three Things

In a recent piece for Data Center Knowledge, Phil Rafferty discusses the three considerations organizations should look at before they embark on a new data center, and how getting a clear picture of what already exists can help determine if building a new data center…

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Fuel cell technology in the data center

When deciding on a location for a data center, ensuring that the site has a reliable connection to the electric grid is normally one of the first things any company has to think about. Microsoft believes it might have found another way. For the past…

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Data Center World Global Conference 2017

Data Specialties Inc. once again participated in the Data Center World Global Conference for 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The theme this year was Data, Automation and Scale: Building and Managing the Data Center of the Future.

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Understanding Data Center Tiers

What is a data center Tier? The Telecommunications Industry Association, in 2005, published the Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers (ANSI/TIA-942) and since then has been amended in 2008 and again in 2010, giving Data Centers 4 Tiers. Tier 1 being the most basic and…

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Data Center Security

A company’s data center  is the lifeblood of its operations. Data Specialties Inc. recognizes that the information stored and continuously passing through the data center represents our clients’ most valuable commodity. Our data center security systems help protect the data from intrusion or theft. Data…

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Data Center Network Cabling and Communications

Today, a company’s voice and data networks are the conduits by which transactions are completed, decisions made, strategies enacted and records kept. Such mission-critical voice and data systems must be professionally installed, upgraded and protected. Data Specialties Inc. appreciates how important voice/data cabling is and…

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Data Center Cooling

Data center electrical systems, as well as the computers and other equipment they supply, generate thousands of watts of heat. Using computational fluid dynamics, Data Specialties Inc. excels in pinpointing the sources and flow of heat within a data center and installing the mechanical systems…

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Data Center Maintenance

At Data Specialties Inc., our work doesn’t end after we have designed and built your data center. We understand that systems provide reliability, but the true key to uptime is the proper maintenance and operation of the facility. Data Specialties Inc. provides preventive maintenance to…

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Data Center Pre-Construction Services

Data Specialties Inc. has found that proactive involvement during the pre-construction phase has the greatest potential influence on a project’s final outcome. At the core of our pre-construction service, approach is the belief that your project will benefit from our years of experience. Data Specialties…

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