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How Has COVID-19 Affected the Data Center Industry?

How Has COVID-19 Affected the Data Center Industry? The coronavirus has brought change, upheaval and uncertainty to just about every aspect of daily life and business, and the data industry is no exception. As COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, continues to spread, data centers’ capacity to store, process and distribute data has become […]

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Cleaning and Consulting Services

Cleaning and Consulting Services Protecting the health of the personnel and equipment in your data center is central to maintaining your company’s ongoing success.  With recent advances in data center design, practically any amount of downtime is unacceptable. That’s why DataSpan offers computer room cleaning services and consulting to help ensure your data center and employees aren’t […]

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How Infrastructure Automation Reduces Data Center Errors

As the amount of data grows, so does the need for proper management. However, even the best IT team has its limits on skillset and time. To take the pressure off IT technicians, data center automation seeks to automate some of the low-level yet necessary tasks. This way, IT teams can focus on more important […]

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What is a Server Sprawl

As companies are looking to increase their profits and cut their spending, server sprawl may be one of the first issues they tackle. For companies that want to eliminate this resource-draining problem, there are many solutions out there that are easy to implement and will benefit productivity and the bottom line. Server Sprawl Explained Server […]

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Types of Data Center Cooling Solutions

Data centers emit heat as they process and store more information than ever before. Server rooms must have effective cooling methods to combat this heat to keep the machines running smoothly. With all of the data center cooling methods available, it may be challenging to determine what makes them all different. Here is a look […]

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All About KVM Switching

In data center and networking applications, a KVM switch can save your team time and money on operating multiple devices. When you have numerous servers or computers to manage in your business, KVM switches enable seamless transition among them. Discover the meaning of a KVM switch, how these devices work and how they can benefit […]

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Data Center Power Energy Saving Tips

As data continues to play a more prominent role in many markets, data center infrastructure efficiency has become even more important in IT. Energy-saving tactics help IT departments reduce their energy output — and their costs — while still providing their customers with the valuable data they need. Here are our tips for how to reduce energy consumption in […]

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What Is the Ideal Server Room Temperature?

The recommended temperature range for the server room is between 50 and 82 degrees, with the optimal server room temperature being between 68 and 71 degrees. Keeping this temperature is not as easy as setting the ideal number on a thermostat. Many factors play into maintaining this temperature, which is why the ideal server room […]

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Increase Employee Safety With Body Temperature Screening

Increase Employee Safety With Body Temperature Screening Worker safety is an essential part of any properly functioning business. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, businesses have been presented with many new health and safety challenges. Although businesses are beginning to reopen in the United States, COVID-19 remains a serious concern. To protect at-risk employees and […]

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Why You Should Use a Professional Data Center Cleaning Service

When running a data center, your primary concerns often involve keeping the computers cool and ensuring the company’s data stay organized and secure. Data center cleaning should also be a top priority on your list. A clean environment is integral to your server room’s functionality, and a professional cleaning team is essential to achieving that. […]

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