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Facebook Joins Netflix & Amazon by Reducing Hi-Def Streaming in Europe

2020-04-03T09:03:19-07:00

Many non-essential employees have started working from home to curtail the spread of Coronavirus. Additionally, the schools that closed have shifted to live streaming classes online. This shift in learning and working remotely has substantially increased the amount of internet traffic. As millions of furloughed employees are entertaining themselves online, they are causing [...]

Facebook Joins Netflix & Amazon by Reducing Hi-Def Streaming in Europe2020-04-03T09:03:19-07:00

Aging Gov Infrastructure Crashes with a Record Number of Unemployment Claims

2020-04-03T09:05:56-07:00

Last week, COVID-19 caused restaurants, bars, and other businesses to close their doors for at least 30 days.  Furloughed workers exponentially increased the traffic to unemployment websites, setting a new record.  Reports show that 3.3 million people filed for first-time unemployment claims in the week of March 15.  The previous record for first-time [...]

Aging Gov Infrastructure Crashes with a Record Number of Unemployment Claims2020-04-03T09:05:56-07:00

Clean Hands Protect You, Smarter Hands Protect Your IT Team from Coronavirus!

2020-03-27T15:13:37-07:00

In an attempt to prevent Coronavirus from spreading, many cities have shut down all non-essential businesses and have enacted travel restrictions until at least April 1. Because of these measures, many people are working from home and avoiding contact with crowds of more than ten people. This self-quarantine has changed the way that [...]

Clean Hands Protect You, Smarter Hands Protect Your IT Team from Coronavirus!2020-03-27T15:13:37-07:00

What Kind of Dirt Do You Have on Your IT?

2020-03-13T00:03:32-07:00

  Your server room may appear clean to the naked eye, but don’t let appearances fool you! There are microscopic contaminants everywhere, and once they build up, you are at risk of damaging your IT equipment and losing uptime.  The moment a data center is deployed and its post-construction/flagship cleaning is completed, contaminants begin [...]

What Kind of Dirt Do You Have on Your IT?2020-03-13T00:03:32-07:00

Instor’s Darrell Reynolds Named Sr. Director of Implementation Services

2020-02-10T16:14:47-08:00

Instor Solutions, Inc. today named Darrell Reynolds Senior Director of Implementation Services. Reynolds, a veteran of the data center industry, brings deep experience working in telecom, logistics and data center infrastructure.  Spending much of his career in low-voltage design and data center migration, Reynolds served as General Manager of a Texas-based tech company before joining [...]

Instor’s Darrell Reynolds Named Sr. Director of Implementation Services2020-02-10T16:14:47-08:00

This Halloween, Banish Zombie Servers

2019-09-26T12:12:57-07:00

  As September comes to a close, we peer around the corner to the spookiest of months, October, which brings us cooler weather, full moons, ghosts, witches and, of course, zombies. Normally, when you think of zombies, you imagine the flesh- and brain-seeking undead with arms outstretched and slowly shuffling toward their next meal. But [...]

This Halloween, Banish Zombie Servers2019-09-26T12:12:57-07:00

Faster data center build-outs? No problem. 

2019-11-01T08:34:31-07:00

Think about it for a second. How many distributors and subcontractors did you have to bring in on your last data center build-out? More than a few? That’s what we thought. Now, how much fun was it to try and juggle each vendor, ensuring the timeline was adhered to and the budget wasn’t blown? Not [...]

Faster data center build-outs? No problem. 2019-11-01T08:34:31-07:00

Four Tips for Better Data Center Management

2019-10-04T13:47:22-07:00

Data center management: sometimes, it presents quite the dilemma. How do you maintain your reputation for uptime while keeping an eye on the costs associated with running a data center? Anyone who has been there knows it’s not an easy line to walk. Some days it seems there is pressure from every angle, from management [...]

Four Tips for Better Data Center Management2019-10-04T13:47:22-07:00

Fire suppression system obstacles to overcome in upgrade

2019-09-27T08:37:47-07:00

  Will your fire suppression system impede a planned upgrade? Imagine this: you’re the head of IT for a major university. Jumping through hoops and dealing with red tape is your life. One day, you decide it’s time to upgrade your 10,000 square foot data center. The following improvements need to be made yesterday: air [...]

Fire suppression system obstacles to overcome in upgrade2019-09-27T08:37:47-07:00

Got Fire Suppression Questions? We Have Answers. 

2019-09-27T08:38:35-07:00

Anyone who has overseen a data center for very long knows the frustration of trying to comply with complicated fire suppression codes without breaking the bank. As laws change and evolve, it’s hard to keep things straight, especially when you’re dealing with facilities that may have been designed decades ago. The balancing act between keeping [...]

Got Fire Suppression Questions? We Have Answers. 2019-09-27T08:38:35-07:00