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Hospitals and the Technology to Fight Covid-19

2020-04-08T18:02:18-07:00

Hospitals and the Technology to Fight Covid-19 Hospitals and healthcare workers are bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 outbreak across the world.  Everywhere people are trying to flatten the curve of the infection rate as Stay Home directives and self-quarantines are put in place.  People are worried about the burden on the hospitals, [...]

Hospitals and the Technology to Fight Covid-192020-04-08T18:02:18-07:00

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

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

Earthquake Protection for Data Center at LLNL

2019-09-13T08:56:53-07:00

Earthquake protection is a high priority at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It is one of three federally funded research and development centers operated by the U.S. Department of Energy and is located in Livermore, California. Livermore is about 40 miles east of the heart of San Francisco. Its primary duty is ensuring the safety, security [...]

Earthquake Protection for Data Center at LLNL2019-09-13T08:56:53-07:00

Three Easy Solutions for Cable Management 

2019-07-30T10:54:12-07:00

Cables. There are so many of them in a data center that if you stretched them out, end to end, well, you’d have a lot of cables to clean up. (Seriously, don’t do that. You’ll end up looking silly.) Still, the amount of cables in any given facility is no laughing matter and it’s important [...]

Three Easy Solutions for Cable Management 2019-07-30T10:54:12-07:00

Easy Data Center Decommissions 

2019-07-30T10:58:02-07:00

  The end of the road. It’s something that happens to all data centers, whether it’s your own facility or a colocation space you’re sharing. The keys to a successful data center decommissioning come down to this: properly strategizing and executing in a way that doesn’t disrupt your business.  Why Decomm?  There are quite a [...]

Easy Data Center Decommissions 2019-07-30T10:58:02-07:00

The Real Cost of Unplanned Downtime in 2019 

2019-07-11T23:09:58-07:00

Unplanned downtime. The phrase alone is enough to send shivers down the spine of the most experienced data center operator. You also don’t have to look far to see high profile examples of companies that have felt the sharp pains of downtime incidents recently - from Delta Airlines to Wells Fargo.  Statistics often point [...]

The Real Cost of Unplanned Downtime in 2019 2019-07-11T23:09:58-07:00