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importance of data centre water leak detection vimpex
May 28, 2021

importance of data centre water leak detection vimpex

Water leaks in a data centre can cause severe damage and lead to long-term problems for your organisation. If water leaks across mission-critical operating systems, this can lead to unplanned downtime and large repair costs. The biggest danger water leaks pose is electrical fires which puts staff at risk and could damage large areas of your property.

how does data centre monitoring work?
March 31, 2021

how does data centre monitoring work?

Data centre monitoring gives IT managers valuable insights into the health and performance of your data centre. 24/7 monitoring allows IT staff to have visibility on a data centre’s status by tracking metrics and providing real time alerts if a reading is too high or too low. There is also technology available that checks the environment of the data centre, known as environmental monitoring systems (EMS).

How To Know When A Data Centre Needs Refurbishing
February 26, 2021

How To Know When A Data Centre Needs Refurbishing

One of the biggest challenges organisations face with their data centre is establishing when a refurbishment is necessary. The answer varies depending on a company’s circumstances. A refurbishment could be a short term upgrade to modernise components or to optimise its performance and minimise costs in the long-term. 

What Is a Data Centre?
January 29, 2021

What Is a Data Centre?

A data centre is a building, or space within a property, where business-critical computer systems are stored. This includes data storage systems, telecommunications equipment, and other components essential to how a business operates. Its purpose is to centralise an organisation’s IT infrastructure to maintain security, reliability, and operational efficiency.

How To Set Up A Server Room
December 31, 2020

How To Set Up A Server Room

A server room is an essential aspect of many businesses as it allows data storage servers and computer networking devices to operate. To set up a server room, the installation needs to comply with the safety protocols of your organisation and support your IT infrastructure.

Tips To Design a Data Centre For Efficiency
November 30, 2020

Tips To Design a Data Centre For Efficiency

In 2006, the power usage effectiveness (PUE) measurement was developed as a way to monitor how a data centre uses energy. This metric is a calculation of the total amount of energy used in the centre divided by power used by its computer systems. Using this method, you can calculate how energy efficient your data centre design is.