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Necessities to Your Disaster Recovery Plan
29Apr
Necessities to Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Although this is something no Data Center Manager wishes to implement, having a strong disaster recovery plan is a necessary evil. Natural disasters, human error, criminal activities and equipment failure are all possibilities that a data center disaster recovery plan must be ready for at all times. But what should be included or the main points of a data center disaster recovery plan? Here are the 5 most common suggestions from Data Center Managers across the country. Risk Profiles When a disaster does occur, there is a point where a organization determines that enough of the fail safes have failed Read More...

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Stats To Use For Persuading Data Center Upgrades
29Apr
Stats To Use For Persuading Data Center Upgrades

Every business that maintains a data center facility knows that upgrades must be made continuously, but sometimes it is difficult to persuade some business decision-makers to make these determinations within a needed timeframe. The best way to persuade the decision-makers that it is time for upgrades or a new facility is to use these facts about data centers on the market today. Top 3 enterprise Network/Data Center Challenges: Protecting Against Data Leaks: 30& Ensuring Availability: 35% Business Continuity: 26% Key Initiatives for Modernizing A Business’ Data Center: Data Management: 25% Storage Visualization: 26% Tools to Gauge Application Performance: 12% SDN/Network Read More...

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DCS to Attend 7×24 Conference 2018
12Apr
DCS to Attend 7×24 Conference 2018

DCS Data Centers will be attending the 7×24 Conference in Orlando, FL. 7×24 Exchange is the leading knowledge exchange for those who design, build, operate and maintain mission critical enterprise information infrastructures. The organization’s goal is to improve end-to-end reliability by promoting dialogue among these groups. 7×24 Exchange is committed to addressing the challenges of sustainability and giving back through its social responsibility initiative. More details are to be announced in the upcoming weeks. Here is a preview of the great experiences that were at the Winter Conference!  

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DCS to Attend Critical Facilities Summit
10Apr
DCS to Attend Critical Facilities Summit

The 6th annual Critical Facilities Summit brings the best of the mission critical community together for 2½ days of unbeatable networking, education and product discovery. The Summit is designed for senior- level professionals responsible for the design, construction, management and operations of all mission critical facilities. Critical Facilities Summit 2018 takes place at the Music City Center, located in the vibrant downtown and near some of the city’s top restaurants and attractions. DCS Data Centers is headquartered in Annapolis Maryland, with presence in California, Florida and Utah. Our purpose is to assist clients with the planning, design, building and maintaining of Read More...

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Creating Ideal Cabinet Ecosystems
16Feb
Creating Ideal Cabinet Ecosystems

It is likely that if you are reading this that you already have your own Data Center that is growing. Great! But as your business demands grow, so does the pressure on your servers and cabinets. Having an ideal ecosystem for your servers and cabinets to be placed can be the difference between streamlined efficiency and total meltdown. What creates the ideal ecosystem for Data Center cabinets? Understanding these core values can help you maintain your existing hardware and assist in improving your growth integration products as well. Structure Cabinets are used because it enables the facility to stack equipment Read More...

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Inside a Bitcoin Facility
07Feb
Inside a Bitcoin Facility

Cryptocurrency is taking off to new heights with an increasing presence in the United States in the form of Cryptocurrency Facilities. These are beginning to pop up throughout the country and increasingly being expanded due to growth within the industry. Wonder what the inside of a Bitcoin Facility looks like? Here is an in-depth look at the makings of Cryptocurrency!

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Amazon Narrows Headquarter Search to 20 Cities
22Jan
Amazon Narrows Headquarter Search to 20 Cities

Amazon said Thursday it narrowed the list of potential sites for its second headquarters to 20 locations. Amazon said it will spend $5 billion in the place where it builds its second headquarters and will employ 50,000 there. The company previously said it was looking at metropolitan areas with 1 million people and a stable, business-friendly environment. The remaining 20 places are: Atlanta Austin, Texas Boston Chicago Columbus, Ohio Dallas Denver Indianapolis Los Angeles Miami Montgomery County, Md. Nashville, Tenn. Newark, N.J. New York City Northern Virginia Philadelphia Pittsburgh Raleigh, N.C. Toronto Washington, D.C. The e-commerce giant received 238 proposals Read More...

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DCS Supports The Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge
19Jan
DCS Supports The Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge

DCS Data Centers is proud to support The 2018 Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. This plunge assists in raising funds for Special Olympics of Maryland. This includes 7,549 athletes that are members of Special Olympics of Maryland. Every January over 10,000 courageous plungers head to Sandy Point State Park seeking thrills and chills all to benefit the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. The Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge is a fundraising event in which individuals pledge $75 or more for the chance to plunge into the Chesapeake Bay in January in support of 7,549 athletes around the Read More...

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Virginia Beach Looks to Add Data Centers
10Jan
Virginia Beach Looks to Add Data Centers

In a move to attract more data center investment into the Tidewater area, the city of Virginia Beach has dropped the tax rate on equipment purchases by 10% of the previous rate.  This takes the initial tax rate of 4% down to .4% on products such as IT, power equipment, cooling equipment and additional products needed for a Data Center facility. Many turn to Northern Virginia when thinking of popular Data Center locations, as it leads the United States in new facilities, but Virginia Beach is hoping these tax incentives will drive new facilities to consider construction in the area. Read More...

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DCS Supports Muscular Dystrophy Association
08Jan
DCS Supports Muscular Dystrophy Association

DCS Data Centers, a mission critical facility design-builder headquartered in Annapolis, MD has donated over $11,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Greater Washington. “MDA is leading the fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. We use our collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for individuals from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.” DCS Data Centers Read More...

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