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What Is a Data Center Crash Cart?

Businesses rely on data centers to keep their data safe in disaster situations. So when valuable systems fail, you need a quick, easy way to resuscitate them and prevent data loss. A data center crash cart is a valuable tool for storing and transporting the equipment technicians need to make fast repairs. What Is a […]

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Data Center Design and Planning

When you choose to maintain a physical data center, the design and planning process play an essential role in the success of your operation. There are many approaches you can take to your data center layout, but there are several best practices you should apply to your planning. You can develop a data center that […]

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7 Tips for Choosing Data Center Power Cords

Data centers are a hub of connections vital to the success of your business. Choosing proper power cords makes a significant difference in your data center’s installation, management and functionality. Tangled cables look messy and unorganized, making resolving issues a time-consuming task. Additionally, your power cords can affect how your equipment operates. Because the power […]

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Guidelines for Server Rack Layouts and Designs

Knowing how to properly set up your server racks is essential for several reasons, including maintaining high functionality and ensuring safety. You want to organize your cables to maximize airflow and efficiently use the available space. You also want to properly label cables so that you know where to reconnect them in the future. This […]

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Finding the Best Server Rack for Your Data Center Equipment

Finding the Best Server Rack for Your Data Center Equipment Server racks are an incredibly important part of a data center. However, they are not a one-size-fits-all piece of equipment. Understanding server rack components involves details that will ultimately provide your data center with better organization, amongst other benefits.  To the untrained eye, server racks […]

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The Future of Data Center Growth 

Machine learning, artificial intelligence and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) increase the demand for more intelligent data storage, transmission and recovery solutions. Those requirements necessitate sustainable power solutions — especially amidst climate change. A Look Into the Future of Data Centers As information and data multiply, in-house, local data storage centers will […]

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Data Center World 2022

We are excited to announce that DataSpan will be participating again at the Data Center World Conference March 28-31, 2022, in Austin, Texas. DataSpan’s commitment is to focus on our customer’s most valuable asset, their data. Through innovation and expertise, we help our clients store, access, and protect their data throughout its entire lifespan. Although […]

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What Is A Temperature Sensor Strip?

A temperature sensor strip is an adhesive thermometer that measures a flat object’s surface temperature. You can place temperature strips on various surfaces, making them an easy and versatile tool to track heat levels. How Do Temperature Sensors Work? Temperature strips contain thermochromic liquid crystals of various chemicals that transform when they reach specific temperatures. […]

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Tiered Storage Solutions

Tiered Storage Solutions With the ever-expanding rate of data creation, companies and data centers must devise more efficient ways to keep up with data management. As technology evolves, so must your company’s approach to your data. While tiered data storage systems are an excellent way to manage your information throughout the data life cycle, many […]

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Ways to Prevent Data Loss

Ways to Prevent Data Loss As the world becomes ever more reliant on data, data security has become more critical. In 2021, the cost of data breaches rose to the highest level in 17 years. The average breach cost companies $4.24 million. Fortunately, preventing data loss is something your business can do. Taking a proactive approach […]

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