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Save Your Server from Summer Power Outages

Ah, summertime – sunshine, vacations and occasional devastating power outages! That’s right – blackouts are poised to steal the #1 spot from mosquitoes, on the list of top summer nuisances. And a power outage can do a lot of damage, especially when your business relies on a functional server. In January, the middle of summer …

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How Data Types Influence Storage Choices

At home, an overflowing closet or cramped attic can be a clue that it’s time to rent a storage space (or have a garage sale). You don’t need access to all of your belongings, all the time. And the same is true of data. When businesses begin to amass so much data that it becomes …

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How to Protect Your Data from Disaster With a Great Disaster Recovery Plan

A fire, storm or flood can immobilize a business, especially when servers and other IT equipment are vulnerable to damage. The best way to protect your data and essential equipment is to perform a disaster recovery risk assessment, which can guide you in determining the types of disasters that could hit your business, the solutions …

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Why the Cost of IT Team Training is Worth It

Whether you’re outsourcing or have an internal data center, having efficient and innovative IT team members is the key to a smooth running operation. It may seem difficult to take control of data center components such as servers and software, but it may actually be more difficult to retain a productive team full of high-performing …

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3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Outdated Data Center

When managing an outdated data center, there are improvements that may be out of the budget for your company. Keeping up with technology, equipment and servers are some of the most expensive updates you can make within your own facility. Other expenses, such as remodeling the actual building and keeping up-to-date with security, can add …

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3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Outdated Data Center

When managing an outdated data center, there are improvements that may be out of the budget for your company. Keeping up with technology, equipment and servers alone are some of the most expensive updates you can make within your own facility. Other expenses such as remodeling the actual building and keeping up-to-date with security efforts …

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Through the Eyes of a NOC Technician: Air Handler System

Data center cooling is one of the major challenges faced by data center managers because high temperatures and excess heat can severely effect its lifespan and performance. As organizations keep adding blade servers to equip their performance, data centers are demanding more electricity and producing high heat. Sometimes the heat exceedes 30kW – 50 kW/server …

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What is the Best IT Model for Your Business? [Infographic]

Managing IT can be complicated, and picking the right solution for your business can be a lengthy process and decision. The good news is that there are a variety of options that can be tailored for your business; the bad news is that a lot of different companies will try to sway you in the …

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5 Ways to Improve the Structure of Your IT Team

Having the best equipment and most innovative technology doesn’t mean anything without a strong IT team. Motivated and talented team members will help your company achieve new goals and identify new opportunities, and they can directly affect uptime and compliance in the data center. Without a properly trained and focused IT staff, your data center could …

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8 Reasons Companies Outsource Their Primary Data Center

As an organization, you probably have faced the challenge of whether or not you should house your data center internally or externally. It can be a hard decision, especially if you’re in a regulated industry such as healthcare or finance, which requires an even higher level of compliance and protection. While most people think that …

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