Data Center Equipment Safety Matters: Here’s Why

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Historically, the data center industry has been resistant to stagnation. Year over year, it sees tremendous growth and advancement. The Cisco Global Cloud Index shows sustained trends in both data center virtualization and cloud computing, with growth in nearly every associated sector. This positive news extends through 2021, when “data center storage installed capacity will … Read more

The Current State of Data Center Safety

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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. … Read more

Streamlining the Data Center: IT Infrastructure Trends

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Challenges for IT operations teams are growing. One of the ways many data center leaders are attempting to deal with these IT infrastructure struggles is by streamlining the DC environment. Your team may be aiming for the elimination of redundant files or data, improvement of data integrity or security, or decreasing maintenance and operations costs. … Read more

ServerLIFT vs. Racklift – Comparison of Functionality

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This is the first installment of an ongoing series examining data center equipment. We will take a look at the stark differences between ServerLIFT machines and other devices, and assess how they function as server handling tools.  Our first comparison is of ServerLIFT vs. Racklift. The comparison is categorized into the 3 essential functions of … Read more

Data Center Lift Cost and the Hidden ROI

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Anyone who has used a purpose-built server handling lift in data center operations immediately understands how it provides convenience and improvements in data center safety and efficiency. However, when purchasing a purpose-built data center lift, it is easy to miss the hidden and ongoing cost savings. To get approval for an assisted lifting device, your … Read more

Data Center Relocation Company vs. Do-It-Yourself Migration: Considerations and Hidden Pitfalls

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If your data center has a major server relocation project coming up, it is likely to over-tax your staff and resources. Deployments consume many hours of paid professional time and expose your staff and equipment to avoidable risks. As the data center’s manager or migration project lead, you have two options: 1. Bring in a … Read more

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The Data Center Migration Guide

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Best Practices for Moving IT Department in the Data Center

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Best Practices for Data Center Equipment Handling

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