Archive: Blog

Data Storage Management – Common Factors to Consider

Data Storage Management – Common Factors to Consider

One organization’s data storage management needs will vary considerably from the next. There are multiple data storage management factors to consider when deciding what is appropriate for your organization. The following tips allow you to get the most from your data storage management while ensuring your data remains secure. Data Storage Management Tips Here’s what […]

KEEP READING
What Is a Hyperscale Data Center?

What Is a Hyperscale Data Center?

A data center houses and processes an organization’s most business-critical data. In the old days of data centers, large enterprise facilities were the top players in efficiency, security and cutting-edge equipment.  With the recent rise of hyperscale data centers (HDCs), however, the data center world is rapidly changing. According to current estimates, the number of […]

KEEP READING
How to Improve Data Center Security in 2023

How to Improve Data Center Security in 2023

System failure can be disastrous for a data center — and it’s only getting more expensive. According to the Uptime Institute, 60% of system failures cause more than $100,000 in damages. That’s a dramatic increase from 2019, when only 39% of failures exceeded $100,000. For many companies, outages are a “when” rather than an “if.” […]

KEEP READING
Data Center MIgration Best Practices

Data Center Migration Best Practices

As your business evolves, so too must its data lifecycle management and cloud adoption operations. Undertaking a comprehensive, scalable data center (DC) relocation is an imperative part of that lifecycle — and one that’s arguably inevitable, given the lighting-quick developments in storage technology and the reign of the cloud. How To Create a Data Center […]

KEEP READING
Types of Data Center Cooling Solutions

Types of Data Center Cooling Solutions

Because most data centers use significant amounts of energy during operation, they generate large amounts of heat, especially when running around the clock. Overheating can damage server equipment, often leading to unwanted downtime when the hardware requires replacing. More importantly, overheated computer equipment can create short circuits and potential fire hazards, so choosing the most […]

KEEP READING
Latent Heat vs. Sensible Heat

Latent Heat vs. Sensible Heat

As companies increasingly embrace digital transformations and cloud data centers continue to scale, the heat these facilities generate rises significantly. This heat can take two forms — sensible and latent heat. Each type has different causes, which affect how well your data center’s cooling system works. Understanding these differences can help you optimize your data […]

KEEP READING
Data Center Environmental Standards

Data Center Environmental Standards

When designing a data center, you must ensure that the facility provides the optimal environment for data storage. A data center’s environment directly impacts the performance of its equipment.  A computer room or data center is classified based on a four-tier system. Tier IV has the highest expectations and standards, and Tier I has the […]

KEEP READING
Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Many companies rely on data center storage to keep their information secure in an on-site location, off-premises building or a combination of the two. With the amount of running equipment housed within these buildings, temperature regulation is essential. Between the heat from your IT loads, the external environment and weather patterns, many factors can influence […]

KEEP READING

Data Center Cooling Best Practices

As life continues to shift towards online resources, it’s easy to imagine the world being freed of physical objects. After all, the information available in the books and DVDs on your shelf, the documents in your filing cabinet and the pages of your calendar are all available through a device that fits in your pocket. […]

KEEP READING