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Data Center Racks: Why Are They Important?
27Jun
Data Center Racks: Why Are They Important?

Any business with vital information has to see the Data Center as an essential part of their business. Data Centers are integrating for more departments, functions and programs than ever, making their efficiency and reliability paramount. This is why your Data Center functionality is more important than ever. What is one of the most important parts of the Data Center? The Racks. Data Center Rack Intelligence is absolutely essential to your business success. Why are these so critical? Here are some of the reasons why your company must pay attention to your Racks.   Uptime-Racks are essential to your uptime Read More...

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Oil Immersion Cooling & Data Centers
12Jun
Oil Immersion Cooling & Data Centers

The increasing demand for data centers has boosted the drive to develop new data center technologies.  Cooling technologies are at the forefront, since data centers must be able to control the large quantities of data stored in their centers.  In the past, technologies for cooling in data centers have not been able to maintain the level of cooling needed as the data centers have grown.  Oil immersion cooling technologies ushers in a new era of data center cooling technologies and overcome the issues held by older methods. Oil Immersion Cooling Immersion as a cooling method is not a new idea.  Read More...

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Florida Pushes for Data Center Tax Exemptions
05Jun
Florida Pushes for Data Center Tax Exemptions

Data centers are expanding to the state of Florida.  A main reason Floridians are gearing their organizations towards data centers is because they have a large amount of data to handle and the state is offering tax exemptions. The governor of Florida, Rick Scott, is standing by the push towards data centers in the state.  He recently signed a budget bill for the upcoming year supporting the introduction of data centers in the state. Along with the state budget to assist data centers, other tax reliefs have been set in place by the state to stimulate data centers.  Two taxes Read More...

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Is Your Company Data Really Secure?
01Jun
Is Your Company Data Really Secure?

Organizations need to consider both the internal and external threats when it comes to securing the access to their critical data. Studies conducted to review the security of critical data indicated more than half of organizations do not sufficiently understand the accessibility parameters of their critical data.  The participants responses in the study reflect the need for organizations to think more about how both internal and external parties can access the organization’s critical data. Failing to understand who has access to critical data can blindside an organization.  For example, organizations who dismiss the threats of internal security breaches may find Read More...

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Why On Premise Data Centers Are Still Relevant
18May
Why On Premise Data Centers Are Still Relevant

To handle IT workloads, organizations turn to on premise data centers and colocation. Though the cloud option exists, companies depend on the established methods of the data centers, which are commonly company-owned. Studies regarding IT workload allocation indicate more than 50% of IT professionals decided to operate in a data center setting versus a cloud computing setting.  The results of the study reflect how companies are continuing to utilize the established method of enterprise-owned data centers. Colocation is another option for organizations to manage their IT workloads.  By offering a rented space for data, the client can manage their IT Read More...

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Scott Hoover Receives TAB Achiever of the Year Award
11May
Scott Hoover Receives TAB Achiever of the Year Award

DCS Data Centers President Scott Hoover recently received the TAB-BWI Chapter “Achiever of the Year” Award for his outstanding efforts as a small business owner. TAB is an organization of small business owners that use peers to serve as their board of directors. The group consists of 10 other small business owners that meets monthly to discuss growth and community advancement. Once a year elections are held for “Achiever of the Year” and “Leader of the Year”. The TAB BWI board decided that Scott Hoover, President of DCS Data Centers deserved to be recognized for the growth and expansion of DCS Read More...

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Key Performance Indicators for Achieving Data Security
08May
Key Performance Indicators for Achieving Data Security

At the beginning of the year, predications are made regarding the issues of data security in the year ahead.  While certain predications come to light, other predications made by publications and articles will fall short.  Therefore, the first quarter predications must be measured as the year progresses.  The predications regarding data security performance and challenges in the year ahead, whether right or wrong, still focus on relevant issues in data security. Predications may not offer the best sense of direction for the year ahead, in terms of improving data security.  However, a narrower focus on specific aspects of data security Read More...

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Data Centers: Colocation, Expand or New Build?
07May
Data Centers: Colocation, Expand or New Build?

This question and the correct answer can be one the most expensive decisions that any organization may face. The cost is relative to the size and ratio of the company; it is not only the upfront cost, but the operating expense and the consequences of the decision. Colocation is without a doubt worth considering. The new data processing houses are close to modern day technical cathedrals! But they do come with pitfalls, and the question is, are they as flexible as what you could either use or what you could build for yourself. The operator must carefully weigh the options. Read More...

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Ignore Next-Generation Data Center Tech at Your Own Risk
24Apr
Ignore Next-Generation Data Center Tech at Your Own Risk

Ignoring the possibilities of transformational IT infrastructures may put the future of a company at risk.  The threat involved is not modernizing the company’s IT foundations, which in turn could limit their competitive advantage. The senior level IT managers who recognize the value of modernizing a company’s IT infrastructure could reduce the risk of IT failures and be escalated to a top-level competitor. A study initiated by Dell regarding transformational IT practices reflects how most senior IT managers are not taking the opportunity to improve their company’s IT transformational maturity. Instead of transforming, 41% are still emerging in their IT Read More...

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What Are The Benefits of Data Centers for Business?
23Apr
What Are The Benefits of Data Centers for Business?

Data is essential in today’s digital world. As users consume data, the information needs to be stored in secured locations.  However, the volume of devices consuming data is a large feat for many companies.  With the influx of more devices consuming more data, companies are attempting to find the most viable solution to their data storage problems. A trending solution for data storage problems is for companies to outsource their data.  For example, third-party data centers handle the data companies cannot handle on their own.  By outsourcing data to third-party data centers, the amount of resources spent on in house Read More...

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