The Future of Data Centers in 2021 and Beyond

For data centers to be better hubs of information and innovation, everything trends toward increasing the speed, capacity and reliability of data to power business operations through the growing Internet of Things. What does the future of data center technology look like? We anticipate much of future data center adaptations will involve the maximization of uptime, energy […]

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Lights Out Data Centers Explained

If you hear about a data center “going dark,” you may assume it’s because of an unintended outage. However, in recent months, data center experts have been discussing whether a lights out approach to data center management is the future. Due to the global pandemic, organizations are seeking ways to safely and efficiently control the […]

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The Costs of Unplanned Data Center Downtime

Downtime is perhaps the most challenging threat to data centers and the IT infrastructure. Data center operators have many responsibilities to safeguard the network, but is it possible to prevent all potential issues? What Is Unplanned Downtime? Unplanned data center downtime is a temporary interruption caused by network errors, crashes or equipment failures. It can […]

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Cable Management Solutions

In a data center facility, cables deliver power and connect networked devices. However, some organizations forget that cables should be maintained as carefully as the servers, routers, and other hardware. Why Is Cable Management Important? What is cable management, and why is it necessary for all data center facilities? It starts with efficiency — data […]

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The Future of Cloud Services and Technology

As we’ve witnessed with cloud computing services offered by major technology players like Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft, the cloud is making our world increasingly interconnected. What is the cloud? Cloud technology delivers computing services from remote servers, in contrast to on-premises servers. Users tap into the cloud through the internet using enabled devices like […]

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Understanding Data Center Management

Data centers are among any company’s most important resources, so it’s crucial this infrastructure runs uninterrupted on the latest technology. That’s why every business should practice effective data center management. What Is Data Center Management? Data center management involves overseeing the computing, storage and networking components. Essentially, data center management preserves uptime and increases the […]

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How Has COVID-19 Affected the Data Center Industry?

How Has COVID-19 Affected the Data Center Industry? The coronavirus has brought change, upheaval and uncertainty to just about every aspect of daily life and business, and the data industry is no exception. As COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, continues to spread, data centers’ capacity to store, process and distribute data has become […]

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Cleaning and Consulting Services

Cleaning and Consulting Services Protecting the health of the personnel and equipment in your data center is central to maintaining your company’s ongoing success.  With recent advances in data center design, practically any amount of downtime is unacceptable. That’s why DataSpan offers computer room cleaning services and consulting to help ensure your data center and employees aren’t […]

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How Infrastructure Automation Reduces Data Center Errors

As the amount of data grows, so does the need for proper management. However, even the best IT team has its limits on skillset and time. To take the pressure off IT technicians, data center automation seeks to automate some of the low-level yet necessary tasks. This way, IT teams can focus on more important […]

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What is a Server Sprawl

As companies are looking to increase their profits and cut their spending, server sprawl may be one of the first issues they tackle. For companies that want to eliminate this resource-draining problem, there are many solutions out there that are easy to implement and will benefit productivity and the bottom line. Server Sprawl Explained Server […]

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