Yearly Archives: 2019

18 Apr 2019

Handling Heavy Data Center Equipment: Is it Time to Buy a Lift System?

data center maintenance

Handling Heavy Data Center Equipment: Is it Time to Buy a Lift System?

Some data center servers and rack-mounted equipment can weigh over 800 pounds. For data center employees working among narrow aisles, and sometimes working overhead, this can lead to hazardous conditions for both the employees and the IT equipment itself. Work-related injuries could cost a company hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Sensitive IT equipment, more...

20 Mar 2019

Top 6 Ways Audio/Visual (A/V) Can Improve Your Business

A/V, best practices, workplace technologies

Top 6 Ways Audio/Visual (A/V) Can Improve Your Business

Audio/Visual technologies are dramatically improving the modern workplace. While traditional offices are changing rapidly, with open plan environments, huddle rooms, and mobile/remote working, these challenges must be met with technology in order for these spaces to continue to work effectively. This is especially true when connecting people in different geographies. The way we work has more...

14 Mar 2019

Top Advantages of Upgrading to PoE LED Lights for Your Commercial Spaces

best practices, data center maintenance, IT Infrastructure

Top Advantages of Upgrading to PoE LED Lights for Your Commercial Spaces

Power over Ethernet (PoE)-based LED lighting has been available for several years. Due to the recent (2018) release of the IEEE Approved Draft Standard for Power-over-Ethernet, the LED lighting industry has started devoting attention to this technology. The new standard includes significant enhancements for LED lighting systems. The main improvement is the specification for up more...

11 Mar 2019

New Office Technologies Improve Efficiency, Cost, and Management in the Workplace

cost budgeting, workplace technologies

New Office Technologies Improve Efficiency, Cost, and Management in the Workplace

Businesses are connecting more devices, people, and processes in their attempt to gain a competitive advantage, and are undergoing a digital workplace transformation. The Digital Workplace extends the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT), changes the way buildings operate, and how workers connect to the technologies in place.  When fully implemented, the Digital Workplace more...

27 Feb 2019

Top 10 Ways to Keep your Data Center Support Infrastructure Up and Running

best practices, data center maintenance, IT Infrastructure

Top 10 Ways to Keep your Data Center Support Infrastructure Up and Running

When data center construction is complete, data center operations & maintenance begins. These services may include comprehensive operational management and regular scheduled maintenance for all facility supporting infrastructure and assets, or just preventive maintenance for specific assets in the data center. The aim is to provide continuous operations for network services, so it is imperative that your data more...

8 Feb 2019

Free Download: Workplace Technology Planning Checklist

cost budgeting, workplace technologies

Free Download: Workplace Technology Planning Checklist

Planning a New Office Build? You need this FREE Commercial Workplace Technology Planning Checklist to save you $$$ by helping you budget for ALL the Technologies your people will need and use Our goal is to help you establish realistic and accurate cost estimates for all the Workplace Technologies you will utilize in your new space. Ideally, this will be done more...