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What is Environmental Monitoring?

What is Environmental Monitoring?

Environmental monitoring is the process of making sure a particular environment is suitable for its intended purpose. Many industries use environmental monitoring to ensure employees and equipment are safe and able to perform their functions efficiently. Being able to monitor minute changes in an office or data center makes it less likely that a small […]

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Why audit IT assets?

As the IT infrastructure of the typical company has grown, so has the need for regular information system audits. These audits examine whether a business’ IT controls protect company assets, ensure information accuracy and further the company’s business goals adequately and efficiently. For data centers, these audit processes are even more essential to operations. The […]

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DataSpan is exhibiting at the 2019 IAAPA Attractions Expo

We’re very excited to again be at the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, November 18th – 22nd. Stop by our Booth #3204 to meet our team and chat with our Motorola radio communications experts. Our focus this year are our new digital radios as well as the new TLK100 nationwide radio. Don’t forget to ask about […]

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The Dangers of a Dirty Data Center

It’s an unfortunate fact that data centers collect significant amounts of dirt. Dirt particles are carried in on the shoes and clothing of personnel or through ventilation systems, and contamination may accelerate due to nearby construction sites or natural disasters. Over time, dirt particles can collect on hardware, walls, floors, subfloors and the ceiling. A […]

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Benefits of a Managed Print Services Program

At DataSpan, we offer customized technology solutions for a wide variety of businesses. Our product line of Managed Print Services (MPS) creates a printing monitor service that is perfect for your company and the environment. What Are Managed Print Services? A Managed Print Service monitors your company’s document output, including printers, copiers and faxes. Managed […]

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Disaster Recovery Storage Solutions

Businesses across the world are at risk of disruption by various natural and human-made disasters. From earthquakes and hurricanes to power outages and security threats, disasters can lead to server downtime and impact your team’s ability to do business. Downtime at data centers can also be costly, equating to hundreds of thousands of dollars lost […]

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Did you know? – ITAD, Heat Exchangers and Storage

              Did you know? Heat Exchangers Did you know a key factor in the preventative maintenance of data centers is ensuring heat exchangers are cleaned so they can run in optimal condition? With your busy schedules this cleaning may get overlooked. With our vast resources and expert team, DataSpan is […]

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Don’t forget your UPS on your back-to-school checklist

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR? HAVE YOU GONE THROUGH YOUR BACK TO SCHOOL IT CHECKLIST? Don’t forget the Network UPS Units.   ✔ INSPECT YOUR UPS DISPLAY FOR RED LIGHTS Indicating a possible battery failure or UPS fault. ✔ CHECK THE AGE OF YOUR BATTERIES If they’re more than 3 years old, […]

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Data Center Power Requirements

In this competitive business landscape, quite a lot rides on uninterrupted access to data. That’s why reliability is a key concept of all data center operations. It’s also why knowing how to calculate power requirements of data centers — whether they’re standalone entities or part of a larger facility — is critical to forming a […]

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Why is Data Center Infrastructure Management Necessary?

According to Gartner, data center infrastructure management — or DCIM — consists of tools and applications that manage, measure or monitor data center use, as well as the energy consumption of all hardware, facilities infrastructure components — like power distribution units — and computer room ACs, or CRACs. If you’re looking to optimize your current […]

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