Facilities Design

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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Happy Holidays from Data Specialties Inc.

We would like to wish all of our customers and partners Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year! Throughout 2019, DSI has been working to provide valuable information to our mission critical ecosystem by analyzing new trends and keeping abreast of new technologies with the…

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Power Cable Management: The Foundation of Any Functioning Data Center

Earlier this month, DSI’s Business Administrator, Jon McSweeny, published a thought leadership piece for Facility Executive discussing the importance of proper Data Center cable management. In the piece, Jon discusses how cables are the foundation of every Data Center and how important it is for…

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Surviving the PG&E Power Outages

Over the last few weeks, California has been ravaged by wildfires, and PG&E has stuck to its promise to selectively shut off power to help reduce the start and spread of wildfires. For the mission critical industry, this revelation is troubling. In fact, just last…

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The True Cost of Data Center Over-Provisioning

Earlier this week, Future Facilities released some interesting findings based on a study they recently commissioned. The bottom line: there is a lack of Data Center capacity planning, and, in many cases, organizations are not prepared to meet the growing challenges that IT and Facilities…

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Electric Vehicle Sales Are on the Rise – Is Your Business Prepared?

As pointed out in an article in FacilitiesNet e-newsletter, Take Charge of EV Infrastructure, electric vehicle adoption is expected to grow exponentially in the US over the next couple of years. In order to preserve the environment on behalf of both the organization and its…

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