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Choosing the right IT Racks and Enclosure Cabinets

Data center network racks and enclosure cabinets provide a physical infrastructure for mounting mission-critical electrical equipment. Whether you use them to hold servers, switches, A/V equipment, routers or UPS systems, server racks and enclosures provide organization, optimized airflow and support for wires and cables. Two main types of IT racks you’ll find in data centers […]

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Advantages of a Raised Floor in Data Centers

Raised floors have been common features of data centers for decades. Although some data centers now use hard floors and overhead cable trays, raised floor systems remain popular because their perforated tiles and elevated design — which can range from several inches to several feet above concrete — allow for efficient cooling and cable management. […]

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What are the Different Storage Solutions

Enterprises of all types rely on data storage technologies to meet compliance requirements, run applications, backup valuable business data and store large media files such as video. Depending on your organization’s size, budget and goals, you’ll find a number of different data storage methods to choose from. The type of data storage that’s right for […]

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5 Tips for Staying Protected From Cybersecurity Threats

Cybersecurity is essential to protecting the critical data stored on your servers. As security threats increase in quantity and severity, you need to do everything you can to keep your business safe. What Does Digital Security Mean? Digital security means doing everything you can to increase your secure cyber solutions. Preventative measures are the best […]

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DataSpan’s Commitment to Supporting our Customers

At DataSpan nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we serve. As the US and many other countries continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the demands on our customers have increased, so we want to let you know what we’re doing and how we […]

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The importance of Layer 1 Infrastructure

Layer 1 infrastructure is made up of cables, antennas, pins, hubs, repeaters, network adapters, voltages, host bus adapters and other physical and hardware necessities, and it provides a means of transport for raw data. As a result, it’s often the first thing networking professionals check when troubleshooting issues — data cannot proceed through the other […]

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DataSpan is an Essential Critical Infrastructure Provider

DataSpan is here to help you during the unprecedented (COVID-19) crisis.  Our team has been deemed Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers based on our support of mission-critical IT and communications as well as the defense industrial base under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security guidance.  This designation means we will continue to operate and support our […]

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Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Many companies rely on data center storage to keep their information secure in an on-site location, off-premises building or a combination of the two. With the amount of running equipment housed within these buildings, temperature regulation is essential. Between the heat from your IT loads, the external environment and weather patterns, many factors can influence […]

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Preventative Disinfection Services

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has quickly created an unprecedented health crisis around the world.  During this crisis, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our customers, team members and communities we serve.  DataSpan has received an unprecedented response from our customers requesting us to provide preventative disinfection services, sanitization cleanings and “deep […]

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What is the Hybrid Cloud

What Is the Hybrid Cloud?

For companies that deal with sensitive information on a daily basis, having a reliable data and workflow management system is essential. In the past, many companies relied on independent or on-premises data centers to keep their information safe. But this approach could still leave companies vulnerable to risks like outside attacks, security breaches, outages and […]

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