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Data Centers

Hitting the Road for Edge Data Centers

Last month, DSI partnered with Future Facilities and RF Code to host two Edge Data Center seminars. The first one was held at Hurricane Electric’s Fremont 2 data center in Fremont, CA and the other one was held in Irvine, CA at Southern California Edison’s…

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US Army Builds Modular Data Center In A Shipping Container

As our friends at Data Center Dynamics describe in their latest North America Newsletter, the US Army is building a Modular Data Center which will be housed in a “standard” shipping container.  While the specific applications discussed in the article are unique to the US…

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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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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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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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