Yearly Archives: 2017

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

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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?

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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...