Yearly Archives: 2013

18 Dec 2013

Got Cabling?

data cabling services, data center cabling, fiber optic cabling, pts data center solutions, server room cabling, voice and data cabling

Not all data cabling contractors are the same. There are many companies and individuals who can perform adequate data cabling for data centers, computer rooms, server rooms, IDFs, desktops, etc. However, not all can capably manage a complex project with many moving parts such as demolition, construction, deployment, testing, troubleshooting, and integration. This is where more...

16 Dec 2013

Are Company Owned Computer Room Deployments Making a Comeback?

cloud data center, considering a generator, disaster recovery, offsite data backup, pts data center solutions

Like many other market sectors, the data center space has its ebbs and flows. The latest trend and forecast is that cloud computing and colocation are continuing to grow in popularity and one day, due to cloud’s promise of ubiquitous computer platforms, could nullify the need for company-premise-built data centers or computer rooms. That said, more...

27 Sep 2013

The Storm Is Coming: Check Your Generators, UPSs, and DR Plan

data center disaster recovery, data center maintenance management, generator commissioning, generator maintenance, pts data center solutions, ups commissioning, ups maintenance

This year, don’t leave your customers out in the rain. With the recent history of Metro New York hurricanes and storms, PTS Data Center Solutions engineers recommend you consider testing and verifying your generator, UPS, and Disaster Recovery solutions and systems. Make sure everything is in good working order well before any announcements of pending more...

24 Jul 2013

Application of Nanotechnology to Cool a Data Center

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As the latest heat wave in the Northeast passes, PTS Data Center Solutions engineers came across an interesting use of nanotechnology to overcome heating problems within a data center. Mexico’s Social Security and Health Administration (IMSS) had an issue with its data center in Monterrey, Mexico which holds patient medical records. Even though their data more...

12 Jul 2013

DCMMS Online Demo Video – Data Center Maintenance Management Platform

Data Center Infrastructure Management, data center maintenance management software, DCIM, DCMMS, demos on demand, pts data center solutions

PTS Data Center Solutions has released a demonstration video for the popular Data Center Maintenance Management Software (DCMMS) solution. Using the unique Demos on Demand service which provides complete, in-depth, and on-demand demonstrations of popular IT and Data Center solutions, PTS President, Peter Sacco, provides a complete demonstration of the DCMMS solution in 14 user-controllable more...

12 Jun 2013

Tips for use of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

pts data center solutions, srm, technical tips for srm, vcenter, vmware site recovery manager

There are various ways to deliver Backup & Disaster Recovery for your enterprise. Backup, which is a necessary requirement for Disaster Recovery includes tape, local disk, remote disk, or some other means of storing your data in case of IT equipment failure or loss. For Disaster Recovery,  PTS Data Center Solutions has presented solutions which more...

3 May 2013

E&Y Names PTS President a Finalist for the 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Award

computer room design, data center design, entrepreneur of the year, Ernst and Young, peter sacco, pts data center solutions, server room design

PTS Data Center Solutions is proud to announce it’s President & CEO, Pete Sacco, has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 Award in the New Jersey Region. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their more...

11 Apr 2013

Critical Considerations during a Data Center Migration

computer room migration, data center asset management, data center cable plan architecture, data center consulting, data center migration, data center relocation, DCMMS, pts data center solutions

Critical Considerations during a Data Center Migration

If you’ve got more than a rack or two in your data center or computer room, a data center migration is rife with risk. Who wants to lie awake in the weeks before the migration wondering if they’ve missed something? Will everything go smoothly? Did I make the right choices for services companies, infrastructure upgrades, more...

3 Apr 2013

Have You Made the Move to Wireless Monitoring?

aurora, data center design, packet power, power monitoring, pts data center solutions, rf code, rfcode, sensinetrack, synapsense, vigilent, wireless environmental monitoring, wireless sensors

PTS Data Center Solutions Consultants are finding most data center facilities operators don’t want to burden or use their expensive network infrastructure to address environmental & power monitoring solutions. We all know we can’t manage what we don’t measure, but often the resistance of facilities and IT wanting to work together to address the problem, more...

17 Mar 2013

Is Single Pane of Glass Overemphasized by the Data Center Infrastructure Management Industry?

Data Center Infrastructure Management, data center management, data center monitoring, DCIM

I believe many seeking the “Holy Grail” of Data Center Management, a Single Pane of Glass to manage and monitor their Data Center and IT infrastructure are about as successful as the archeologists seeking the divine cup. I’ve seen many enterprise Data Centers come to the conclusion that they aren’t ready for a Single Pane more...