Category Archives: data center

18 Nov 2010

Impact of IT Upgrades on Energy Usage and Operational Costs

data center, white paper

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...

25 May 2010

PTS Education & White Papers

data center, white paper

Looking to continue its tradition of providing content-rich educational materials for data center managers through its website, PTS has significantly upgraded its white paper section. As we continue to add our own industry-specific content through white paper development, presentations at numerous industry events, discussion threads on the PTS blog and through the LinkedIn Computer Room more...

30 Jan 2008

2008 Data Center Industry Trends

2008, data center, industry trends, network world

A recent article from Network World points to security as the dominant issue for the data center design industry in 2008. Potential threats identified by experts include: Malware attacks which piggy back on major events such as the ‘08 Olympics or the US Presidential Elections The opportunity for the first serious security exploit in corporate more...

31 Aug 2006

Data Centers vs. Computer Rooms: What’s the Difference?

computer room, computer room design, data center, site selection

The differences between data center and computer room design don’t amount to a hill of beans for most people. The terms are often used interchangeably, but using them correctly makes a big difference if you’re trying to communicate with a data center design firm or an IT expert. If you want to sound like a more...