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Electronic Data Destruction: Which Method Is Best?

When you think of how much financial and personal information you store on your computer, it’s no wonder you want to be sure its hard drive is rendered unusable when you migrate your data to a newer model. And when it comes to enterprise-wide computer room and data center upgrades, the need for responsible data […]

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Five Tips to Improve Data Center Operations Efficiency

There’s no doubt that many of today’s working data centers are a far cry from the stock images we see of perfectly clean rows of racks filled with immaculate servers and neatly wound cabling. But since real data centers are constantly under pressure to do more with less, setting data center cleaning standards and putting […]

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The Importance of Server Room Cleaning

For most companies in the 21st century, regardless of their size, their server room is the heart of their business. It’s the place where they store the data that is essential to their business. Information on clients, projects, sales opportunities, financial transactions, important contracts, employee information, compliance with government regulations, statistical reports, sales reports and more. […]

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Partnership Announcement – IBM

IBM Storage Systems & Software / Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions DataSpan, a national technology solutions provider firm that provides essential technology infrastructure, data protection products, and critical solutions to Fortune 1000 clients and small and midsize enterprises, is excited to announce a partnership with International Business Machine (IBM), a global technology company that provides hardware, software, cloud-based […]

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Testimonial from a client…

Memo To:  My “intercompany” Peers (other locations), Just wanted to pass along something that could be important for your data center and your clients. Several large arrays (3PAR) were being decommissioned out of the Sacramento area site and being reallocated somewhere else.  Per policy, the drives had to be wiped to allow the racks to […]

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What Are the Top Concerns for Data Center Managers?

(By Reegan Barnett at Raritan) Data centers are in the midst of another evolutionary cycle. Emerging technologies coupled with changing environmental concerns have led to an environment of numerous moving and nonmoving parts that must cohesively work together. Unfortunately, more often than not, weaknesses are only visible during times of stress. To combat these weaknesses […]

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Invest in Prevention, and Enjoy Your Summer

Provided By CyberPower for DataSpan As we move closer to summer, most of us are looking forward to backyard grilling, days at the beach, and baseball games. At the same time, we also need to prepare our businesses for storm season. From May through August, we see an increased frequency of weather events and stress […]

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Mitigate Privacy Risk in Lease Returns, Data Center Move, Consolidation or Cloud Migration

(By Dag Adamson – President Destroy Drive – Onsite Data Sanitization and Destruction) SUMMARY: During the entire lifecycle of servers and storage arrays, different preventative measures need to be employed to ensure security.    In addition to secure end-of-life handling of hard drives, there are several other instances when data “wiping” / sanitization or physical destruction […]

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DataSpan Named Vertiv 2017 North American Emerging Partner of the Year

Farmers Branch, TX, May 31, 2018 (Newswire.com) – DataSpan today announced that it has been named the Vertiv 2017 North American Emerging Partner of the Year. Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, announced the North American Partner Award winners for 2017 achievement at their annual Partner Summit in New Orleans, LA. The award-winning companies were selected […]

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