Why Data Centers Are Choosing Custom Cabinet Configurations

When was the last time you updated your data center to better suit your company’s needs? While data centers generally have a life of about nine years, Green Computing norms state that a center is out of date after about seven. With the ever-changing IT industry,...

How To Handle Data Center Hot Spots

Temperature control is central to a data center’s efficiency. All types of server racks require some kind of cooling system, and when that system is not working properly, hot spots can develop. By understanding the cause of hot spots and how to address them,...

Data Center Trends To Watch For

Just as the broader information technology industry continues to evolve, so do data centers. Globalization and the increasing rate of information sharing are both contributing factors to these changes. IT racks are no longer uniform, nor are the rooms that contain...

Common Data Center Emergencies And How To Prevent Them

Risk management is one of the most important parts of running a data center. Your company’s information is at the center of all operations, so preventing data loss is critical. By understanding some of the most common causes of data loss and how to prevent...

Pros And Cons: Hot vs. Cold Aisle Containment

Keeping your data center at the right temperature is key to your company’s digital storage. Network switch racks need to be controlled or they could overheat, causing major data loss. Choosing the right setup and method for this temperature control is a delicate...