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Data Center Fire Suppression: Overview & Protection Guide

A fire can cause significant damage, especially in a data center. All of that data and equipment could be lost. If you want to protect your data center, you need to have an adequate fire suppression plan, which can help prevent a fire from causing widespread problems. However, not all fire suppression plans are the …

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Best Guide to Data Storage Management [2022]

In today’s world, effective data storage management is vital. However, regulatory compliance and security have made data storage more complex and challenging. As data volumes continue to grow, how can you effectively store them? Managers and administrators must understand the tools and procedures for effective data storage management. Let’s look at data storage and the …

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8 Data Center Trends Changing the Industry in 2022

The data center industry is ever-changing, leaving many professionals wondering what lies ahead in 2022. We’ve identified eight trends that are most likely to impact the industry this year, and we want to offer you a high-level view of what’s happening and what changes might be in store. Related: Improving Efficiency and Energy Usage in …

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Green Data Centers & Sustainability: Outlook for 2022

Data centers are powerhouses of potential. They’re also rather unfriendly to the environment and are responsible for a wealth of harmful emissions every year. Sustainable data centers may seem like an odd phrase, but the truth of the matter is quite different. More businesses than ever before are reevaluating their ability to meet green standards …

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5 Reasons to Use Raised Flooring in Your Data Center

The raised floor data center concept is not new. IBM pioneered the first raised floor data system concept over 65 years ago. IBM developed its own proprietary and full-room-sized computer systems in the early 1950s. And within a few years, the burgeoning computer corporation encountered a severe and costly problem. In 1956, IBM had created …

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Understanding N, N+1, 2N Redundancy: What’s Right for You?

Data centers are in a constant state of adapting and changing. For instance, when a single server stops working – the entire world can feel like it stops turning. As such, data centers need reliable backups to keep businesses running in the event of a storm, breach, or power outage. Choosing the right backup system …

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Data Center Infrastructure Management | DCIM Software

For any tech giant or company that houses a data center, it’s essential to ensure they remain efficient as they continue to collect data from various avenues. However, even with most companies’ technological solutions, it can still be challenging to streamline processes. So how have companies tackled efficiency problems in their data centers? Most now …

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Data Center Tiers: Guide to Tier Classification System

Data centers are a leading force that powers the global economy. They house the systems, devices, applications, and data that make it possible to do business in modern society. Specialists predict that the total number of data centers globally surpasses 8.4 million, with more than 3 million in the U.S. Thanks to the Internet and …

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Environmental Monitoring Systems: Best Practices

When your server is threatened, your entire data bank is at risk. Having a system in place to watch for potential threats is critical. Environment monitoring and having a solid strategy is the first step. This article will provide an overview of environmental monitoring systems’ best practices. Before implementing any environment monitoring system, you should …

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Data Center Colocation

What is a Colocation Data Center? Colocation Facilities Guide

The decision to move to a colocation data center must be considered in the context of operational reliability, security, and of course, cost. More companies are discovering that colocation solves many of their problems without managing their own data center. Businesses may use colocation services because they don’t have the necessary resources to maintain their …

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What is a Hyperscale Data Center

What is a Hyperscale Data Center? Full Hyperscale Breakdown

Over the past two decades, servers have become more powerful, and data center designers have a better ability to maximize the number of servers in a data center.  A few of the biggest technology companies globally are Google, IBM, Amazon, Netflix, Uber, and Facebook. They have developed technologies that billions of people use word wide. …

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Data Center Infrastructure: What You Need to Know

A data center’s infrastructure consists of two tiers of infrastructure: the exterior structure and internal components. The exterior infrastructure involves construction, external energy generation sources, and security. The internal infrastructure comprises computer systems, servers, cooling equipment, redundancy systems, and more. The depth of your data center’s infrastructure depends on the extent of your operational functions. …

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