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How to Install New Server Racks

Nearly every business needs at least one server rack to house networking equipment, and some businesses might need several. However, unless you or someone on your team has data center experience, installing server racks may be difficult.  We put together this step-by-step guide to help you through the process. There may be some variation in

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10 Steps to Successfully Move Server Racks and Cabinets

When you need to move server racks or cabinets to another location, you may think you’ll save time if you don’t unload all of the equipment first. Moving a fully loaded cabinet seems so much simpler than having to unpack everything, move it all, reassemble the components, and cross your fingers that everything has been

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Colo or No? A SWOT Analysis for Utilizing Colocation Facilities

Before your business rents services and/or space in a colocation facility, you need to determine if that’s your best move when compared to keeping data-center-based IT operations in-house. The following analysis can help you weigh your choices.  You wouldn’t want to rent space in a colocation data center if it would be more valuable to

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Data Centers Continue to See Rack Densities Increase

Does it seem like your customers’ needs intensify more every year, forcing you to get newer and more powerful hardware to meet demand? It’s not all in your imagination. Though technology advancements always drive the need for data center upgrades, many data center operators are reporting that changes are coming even faster than before.  Increased

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Reasons for the Chip Shortage and the Effects on Data Center Switching

When your job and your company’s success rely on the availability of high-quality data center equipment chips, it’s understandable to feel nervous about the microchip shortage that is currently affecting the world. As with most major industry upheavals, the best way to adapt and stay flexible is to thoroughly understand the situation and make adjustments

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Innovative Solutions for Data Center Cooling

The data center industry has experienced massive expansion in recent years. Cooling and other vital infrastructure upkeep have often been put on the back burner because other matters seem more pressing. When a data center has major corporations vying for precious server space, meeting those demands right away usually takes precedence over routine maintenance and

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The “Whys” of ServerLIFT Product Design

At ServerLIFT, we believe that server-handling devices should be able to cope with any tricky transport, positioning, or transfer issue an operator may face. Thanks to careful research and the deliberate decision to keep all three of these essential functions at the forefront of all design choices, ServerLIFT data center lifts can be safely operated

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