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Data Center Power Redundancy

Studies have shown that the costs associated with data center outages are steadily increasing. Research conducted by the Ponemon Institute shows that the average data center outage cost a little over $500,000 in 2010. By 2016, the average cost swelled to over $740,000, amounting to a net increase of 38 percent. Clearly, in today’s competitive business landscape, […]

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Ways to Manage Data Center Airflow

Businesses around the globe rely on their IT equipment to enable processes and manage data — and since electronics are sensitive to overheating, it’s imperative to keep this IT equipment cool with proper airflow management. Data center design needs to take the production and movement of cold and warm air into account for an energy-efficient […]

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How to Calculate Cooling Requirements for a Data Center

Heat generation is a normal side-effect of running any electrical equipment, including data center equipment. In a data center, however, excessive heat buildup can damage your servers. Servers may shut down if temperatures climb too high, and regularly operating under higher-than-acceptable temperatures can shorten the life of your equipment. A related problem is high humidity. […]

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DataSpan Hosts APC Webinar

  Webinar Invitation Edge – Best Practices in Distributed IT Environments This webinar will address standardization options to reduce new deployment execution time, lower the cost of managing physical infrastructure, and simplify monitoring and alarm management. Speakers Brian Ballard Strategy & Business Development APC by Schneider Electric Bill Matson Global Partner Success Manager APC by Schneider […]

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Data Center Temperature Standards

Data center temperature is one of the most important environmental factors when it comes to the proper functioning of servers and other IT equipment. After all, the performance of sensitive electronic equipment can be significantly affected by excessive heat or cold. It’s essential for companies to maintain the right server room temperature range that will […]

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DataSpan is Growing

DataSpan is expanding and is thrilled to announce the appointment of four New Senior Account Executive Representatives to our team!   Craig Richardson has joined the DataSpan Team!  Craig is a very accomplished sales person in the Arizona Data Center Market.  His sales experience includes working for Wrightline, DCIM Solutions, and most recently Subzero Engineering.  […]

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Fundamentals of Data Destruction: The Importance of Chain of Custody

Experts predict that every two years, the volume of data created by businesses will double. When you add the speed at which data centers are filled up and IT equipment is replaced by newer iterations, you begin to see how important it is to properly destroy or render unusable any old equipment that may contain […]

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Black Dust in Your Data Center

If you can see dust and debris accumulating in your data center, you have a problem. Even microscopic particulates can lead to damage in your servers and other sensitive IT equipment. One of the most notorious contaminants data centers have to deal with is commonly known as black dust. This fine, sooty dust can suddenly […]

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Can Your Old Data Be Recovered?

When floods, fires, and other natural disasters occur, they can wreak havoc on the on-site computer equipment many organizations depend on to store and retrieve their important data. Because physical, formatting and logical problems can cause data to go missing, technology has developed to keep pace with all of these issues. And this is good […]

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DataSpan is exhibiting at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

We’re very excited to again be at the IAAPA tradeshow in Orlando, November 13-16.  Stop by our Booth #2936 and meet Motorola radio communications and Vertiv power & cooling experts.  Come see the Show Specials!   IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 – the leading global conference and trade show for the attractions industry. Join attractions industry leaders […]

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