Data centers are unique spaces that come with unique challenges. Each DC is designed differently depending on its geographic location, service providers, data storage types, etc. Cooling and power concerns are typically the biggest expense and therefore always top of mind. As a result, most feature restricted spaces that include narrow aisles and/or overhead/ground-level obstructions. […]
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About Steve Bashkin
Steve Bashkin is an accomplished strategic sales leader with a career marked by building high-performing teams, driving revenue growth, and formulating/executing corporate initiatives.
Over his career, he has demonstrated a track record of quickly assessing internal and external business environments and collaborating with key business partners to solve problems, enhance relationships, and exceed sales targets.
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We just discovered this great article showing the uncrating and use of an SL-350X ServerLIFT unit, offered by IBM as the POWER8 Lift Tool. The POWER8 was one of the first IBM systems where Big Blue standardized on ServerLIFT solutions as their server handling lift tool of choice. The story shows how the ReadySpace folks […]
According to a 2016 Ponemon Institute study, the average cost of a single data center outage increased from $505,502 in 2010 to almost $740,357 last year. At this rate, a single outage could cost your data center upwards of $1 million by 2022. The largest cost of an outage is the disruption to business, followed […]
Do your data center employees know how to install a server into a rack? There’s little point in a lifting solution for your servers if they aren’t installed correctly. Improperly installing a server potentially risks damage to the server, and can endanger the safety of data center employees. There are multiple ways to install servers […]