Design

Smart-Grid-Ready UPS Uses Renewable Energy for Data Centers

New smart-grid-ready UPS's can aid Data Center operators toward achieving sustainability goals. In turn, this will increase revenue and decrease energy costs. This battery backup technology will help power grids move toward renewable energy. This technology will allow Data Centers to operate more efficiently without wasting...

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Join GRC, Dell, Intel, Vertiv and Mission Critical magazine for a look at this important technology

This August will hold the first annual Data Center Liquid Cooling Awareness month, designated by Green Revolution Cooling (GRC). With the summertime heat causing Data Center managers to increase efforts to keep their operations cool, GRC wanted to dedicate a whole month to these efforts....

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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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The Advantage of Geo Diversity in Data Center Location

The number of users consuming huge amounts of data online every day is almost inconceivable to imagine. And this demand for data is only growing. We have Data Centers to thank for allowing the incredible amount of interactions that are made online daily. Data Centers...

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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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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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Digital Infrastructure Trends in 2021

The pandemic had a large impact on critical infrastructure providers and revealed the importance of digital across a wide range of industries and activities. With that in the background, the team from the Uptime Institute provided their thoughts about current developments in mission critical digital...

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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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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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