Yearly Archives: 2017

25 Jul 2017

Free ebook: Upgrade your IT Systems to Maximize Business Potential

Dell, ebook, information technology, IT, IT Infrastructure

Free ebook: Upgrade your IT Systems to Maximize Business Potential

Are you and your staff wasting valuable time on run-of-the-mill tasks due to a sluggish network that struggles to handle routine traffic? Is adding more users likely to add more burden to your struggling infrastructure? Your business might be overdue for an IT system upgrade. If you put it off any longer, you might end more...

21 Jun 2017

Enjoy Summer Vacation without Worrying about Data Center and IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Management

Data Center Infrastructure Management, data center monitoring, DCIM

Enjoy Summer Vacation without Worrying about Data Center and IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Management

PTS has the experience with many tools in the Data Center Monitoring and Management space to develop, implement, and integrate an effective DCIM tool set. These tools will help your team proactively manage your Data Center, reducing the chances of user error and reducing downtime. PTS partner Asset Vue has introduced Real Time Physical Asset more...

31 May 2017

Is your Data Center As Cool as it Once Was?

data center cooling, data center energy efficiency

Is your Data Center As Cool as it Once Was?

Trends in data center cooling have changed dramatically over the past few years. Outmoded “maximum cooling” approaches have given way to more efficient heat-rejection systems. Utilizing sophisticated economizer technologies, modern cooling systems are not only reducing energy costs, but are also operating far more efficiently, and are highly reliable. Other recent improvements in data center more...

16 May 2017

Are You Prepared for the Next Network Security Threat?

network security, security

Are You Prepared for the Next Network Security Threat?

The recent wave of attacks on Windows machines is unprecedented, and these types of attacks, specifically ransomware attacks, have been on the rise. Ransomware is a type of malicious software virus that locks up your computer files and demands payment to unlock them. If you managed to avert disaster this time around, do you know more...

3 May 2017

Sure it’s Time to Upgrade your Data Center, but is your Plan Feasible?

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Sure it’s Time to Upgrade your Data Center, but is your Plan Feasible?

So you’ve realized it’s time to upgrade your data center and you’re overflowing with “brilliant” ideas.  You’ve probably run out of space, power, and/or cooling and want to take advantage of newer technologies and operate more efficiently.  You’ve been googling every possible approach, but the daunting options are starting to overwhelm you.  So many choices.  more...

20 Apr 2017

The Reality of Virtualization

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The Reality of Virtualization

Virtualization is the process of creating a software-based (or virtual) representation of something rather than a physical one, as it applies to applications, servers, storage, and networks. It and is the most effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility.  The majority (over 80%) of business workloads today are virtualized, though small- more...

16 Feb 2017

Data Center Cooling Advancements Let you Leave Your Jacket at Home

data center cooling

Data Center Cooling Advancements Let you Leave Your Jacket at Home

Data centers that used to be 55 degrees are now running comfortably at 75 degrees, which means your company is saving money, and your IT pros no longer need to bundle up to do their jobs. Pete Sacco, President and Founder of PTS Data Center Solutions, Inc., was interviewed for a recent TechRepublic article on more...

12 Jan 2017

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

backup, business continuity, colocation, computer room, computer room fire protection, disaster recovery

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

A friend’s Broadcast Operations Center got taken down because they had a water main break that flooded their supporting server room. Water can take unexpected paths in a building, and can travel along cables and trays so it’s important to fire-stop portals into IT rooms. However, a water main break can overwhelm a large area more...