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Whether your organization is just getting started or you’ve grown beyond your current IT capacity, choosing between on-premise data centers and colocation can be a difficult decision to make. Here are some helpful tips to make your decision process easier.
Many businesses rely on their Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) to deliver optimal performance 24/7. But an outdated UPS can cost you valuable time and money. Here’s what a new UPS system can do for your infrastructure.
There are many factors to consider when selecting the right-size UPS for your environment. As your Local Vertiv Office, we’re here to help you select the right power solution for your critical infrastructure. Here’s 5 tips to consider.
3 Vertiv Products to Transform Your Retail Business Retail business is not just about selling quality products at reasonable prices. It goes beyond that. It’s about creating a seamless experience between the consumer and the brand. But for retailers to remain competitive and agile in an ever-evolving market, they need
With the rising costs of energy in data center, you need effective ways to conserve energy like an economizer cooling system. Here’s how to select the best economizer to maximize efficiency and reduce costs.
Every year, cyber-attacks have increased in the severity of their impact, affecting organizations across the world. Uncover security insufficiencies in your IT infrastructure and better prepare for potential risks with these best practices.
While selecting the right cooling system for your IT environment, consider how the design and power density of a room can impact your decision. Keep in mind these 4 heat removal methods when choosing a CRAC unit.
How can you unlock hidden potential in your data center to better meet the needs of customers? In our work with diverse data center teams across the country, from tiny to mega -- each relies on two keys, data center assessment and innovative solutions.
Cost savings and carbon footprint reduction can sometimes seem like opposing goals. But there’s one place where the two go hand-in-hand: the data center. According to the Uptime Institute, data centers are responsible for as much as 35 percent of total energy use in non-manufacturing, information-intensive companies. But despite the data center’s heavy power load there is a great opportunity to save money through more effective energy management.
According to research by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of an unplanned data center outage in 2015 was $740,357. A report by Verizon showed even small data breaches -- those with fewer than 100 files lost – may cost between $18,120 and $35,730. The top causes of technology outages include: equipment failure, UPS failure, cybercrime, and human error. What will you do if your technology infrastructure experiences an unexpected failure?
Technology is constantly evolving, and the processes and skills needed to manage it efficiently must evolve as well. Availability, security, and skills are key to ensure continuous efficient operations and the flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of customers.
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