Yearly Archives: 2010

8 Dec 2010

Cutting Back on Data Center Equipment Costs

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In the November 19 issue of PROCESSOR, Carmi Levy examines how cost-conscious IT directors, CIOs, and CFOs are saving money by turning to the “gray market” to buy name-brand goods through nontraditional channels. The downside to cutting costs in this manner is that it “can impact warranty coverage, parts availability, and service turnaround and must more...

1 Dec 2010

Cyber Monday Highlights Efficiency Issues

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While consumers may save energy by shopping from home instead of driving from store to store, data center operators seem to be burning the candle at both ends. In the article, “Is Cyber Monday Really Energy Efficient?,” Michael Kanellos at Greentech reports: In an average year, the top 40 retailers spend an estimated $110 million more...

18 Nov 2010

Impact of IT Upgrades on Energy Usage and Operational Costs

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With energy costs skyrocketing, it is becoming increasingly important that data center operators incorporate energy efficiency savings without sacrificing performance. In answer, the market has been flooded with various facility and product design techniques promising energy efficiency savings. But how well do they actually work? To find out, our team at PTS upgraded the IT more...

1 Oct 2010

Data Center Events for October 2010

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Here’s a look at the data center industry events that our team will be attending in October. Data Center World October 3-6, 2010 Viva Las Vegas! PTS Data Center Solutions will be presenting and exhibiting at the Fall 2010 Data Center World Event at the Mirage Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our more...

6 Sep 2010

Data Center Design News

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Our data center design experts are often asked to share insights with leading industry publications. Here is a sampling of our recent appearances: Upgrading Building Wiring To Support Gigabit & HigherUse The Newest Technologies & Follow Latest StandardsPROCESSOR, Vol.32 Issue 18 Cabling projects are so disruptive and chaotic, most companies wait until they expand existing more...

2 Sep 2010

Data Center Events Schedule 2010

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Summer is quickly coming to an end and we’re gearing up for a busy fall. Before you head out for the Labor Day weekend, here’s a recap of our upcoming events schedule for the month of September. September 14-15, 2010 – 7×24 Exchange Borgata Event PTS is pleased to participate in the 7×24 Exchange Delaware more...

28 Jul 2010

Storage & Data Deduplication

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PTS continues to build upon our Storage & Data Protection Consulting Services aimed at providing the right storage solution for our client’s needs. Therefore, the IT-side of this month’s Solutions Showcase provides an overview of our newest storage and data deduplication solutions. Compellent Fluid Data Storage solutions and ExaGrid Systems Disk-Based Backup with Dedeplication solutions more...

14 Jul 2010

PTS Data Center Solutions Expands its IT Solutions Portfolio with Compellent Fluid Data Storage and ExaGrid Systems Disk-Based Backup Solutions

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PTS Data Center Solutions has launched a strategic distribution relationship with Compellent Technologies and ExaGrid Systems. The relationship includes the full breadth of products from both manufacturers targeted for midsized enterprises. As a data center consulting and turn-key solutions provider, PTS provides integrated data center facility and IT technical expertise for clients. With a proven more...

8 Jul 2010

To Co-Lo or Not To Co-Lo?

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I’m interested in hearing how organizations have come to the conclusion that this was their best alternative to expanding data center capacity? We have seen some organizations dive into Co-Lo facilities because the industry is growing so they assume it is the right thing to do or they think it will be more cost effective more...

21 Jun 2010

AFCOM Data Center World Fall 2010

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PTS Data Center Solutions will be presenting and exhibiting at the Fall 2010 Data Center World Event in Las Vegas, Nevada during October 3-6. Please visit us at booth #207 and experience our new Data Center Maintenance Management Software (DCMMS) Solution. PTS Data Center Solutions’ presentations will include: Data Center Management Track Achieve Higher Availability more...