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What Does the Senate Infrastructure Bill Mean for Data Centers?

Earlier this month, the US Senate passed the $1 trillion infrastructure plan which proposes to spend $65 billion on broadband-related items, with $42.45 billion of it going towards funding for a Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program. To bridge the digital divide, this bill will...

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State of the Data Center

As if there was ever any doubt, our society is now officially data driven – currently 66% of people in the world use mobile phones and 59% use the internet. This last year, due in large part to the global pandemic, upended the way we...

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Corporate Social Governance and Data Centers

Data Centers are expensive to build and operate. With their known impact on the environment—high power consumption fueled by increasing load densities—investors in Data Centers need to be a key part of the green energy revolution. Some large-scale Data Centers, like Amazon and Google, are...

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Reasons Behind Data Center Outages are Changing

According to a recent report from the Uptime Institute, power issues are less likely to cause a major IT service outage, while IT configuration and network problems are becoming more common. The organization’s third Annual Outage Analysis points out that while numerous improvements have been made...

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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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EYP Mission Critical Discusses Data Center Trends for 2021

After a difficult year dealing with the pandemic, Data Center owners and operators are on steadier ground and looking ahead to 2021. Steve Shapiro[1], Partner at EYP Mission Critical Facilities, looks at upcoming trends to consider how they will impact your Data Center. Data Centers must...

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Data Center Spending in 2020

According to a recent report from Synergy Research, 2020 Cloud spending took off, growing by 35% in 2020, reaching nearly $130 billion, while Enterprise spending on Data Center hardware and software dropped by 6% to just under $90 million. In 2019 both Cloud spending and...

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CNBC Reports That Data Center Real Estate is Expected to Boom After Pandemic Forces Lives Online

Earlier this week, business channel CNBC ran a piece discussing why Data Centers were the top real estate producers for 2020, and why they’re poised for future growth.  The news piece specifically referred to a report from CBRE. Key Points Include: Data Centers are primed...

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Challenges and Opportunities for 2021: SoCal AFCOM Q1 2021 Virtual Meeting

Thanks to the effect of the pandemic, 2021 presents unique challenges and opportunities for IT organizations. In their Q1 update, SoCal AFCOM examined what the future is going to look like. A major theme of the conversation, as highlighted by IDC’s predictions for 2021, is...

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Earlier this week, Mission Critical Magazine released its January 2021 edition.  In this month’s issue, the magazine features a piece by our President, Phil Rafferty, discussing ways to avoid pitfalls during a Data Center power outage.  Read the article here: Mission Critical Magazine Article. As we all...

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