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DCS Sponsors “Toast to Life” Gala
18Dec
DCS Sponsors “Toast to Life” Gala

DCS was proud to sponsor a table at the fourth annual MDA gala “Toast to Life: An Evening with Cirque,” in partnership with Fishing for MD (FFMD). Fishing For MD (Muscular Dystrophy), or FFMD, is a 501(c)(3) offshore fishing team that has a strategic alliance with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) whose purpose is “Fighting Muscle Disease”.  Through fundraising activities, sponsorships and tournament winnings, FFMD aims to increase awareness for muscular dystrophy and related diseases that limit strength and mobility, while raising money to help MDA fund lifesaving research and support programs that will help kids and adults affected live Read More...

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DCS Data Centers Participates in the Carry Forward 5k
08Oct
DCS Data Centers Participates in the Carry Forward 5k

DCS Data Centers was proud to participate in the Carry Forward 5k in San Antonio recently to help raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. When our freedom is threatened, the bravest among us step forward to protect us. Often, these servicemen and women return home with visible and invisible wounds. The mission at WWP is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The mission at Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors — and Carry Forward is a chance to put that mission in motion at one of the most powerful, one-of-a-kind events for veterans. It’s Read More...

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Growth Of Data Centers
30Sep
Growth Of Data Centers

How Long Will It Last? Data center REIT shares have rewarded patient investors with gaudy price appreciation. The question now is whether all the good news has already been baked into the share prices? Publicly traded data center providers continue delivering incredible returns year-to-date, with a sector-average return of about 40 percent. How long can this trend continue? It’s impossible to predict future prices for companies traded publicly. However, looking at factors driving the outperformance, and calculating a few valuation metrics it may shed some light on share prices sustainability going forward. The Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ) is the Read More...

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Design with Construction Safety in Mind
17Sep
Design with Construction Safety in Mind

Designing data centers with the safety of its workers  is a critical first step to reducing construction and work related injuries.  How can data centers be built more efficiently while still promoting the safety of every worker? Designing with safety in mind is the first step. Proactively influencing safety in the design phase is exponentially easier and more effective than trying to manage hazards in the construction and start-up phases. Design modification can start with something as simple as standard symbols and abbreviations. By investing in these standardizations once and including them in every construction document, architects and engineers can Read More...

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Data Center Trends and Market Overview
05Aug
Data Center Trends and Market Overview

The latest study on the Containerized Data Center Market shows the best primary and secondary research techniques to bring the growth rate up to 2024. The report covers growth prospect, current information, market risks involved, cost structure & several other vital information is included in the Containerized Data Center industry report. Market Overview: The global containerized data center market was valued at USD 5.99 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach a value of USD 23.38 billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 25.49%, during the forecast period (2019 – 2024). With the growing adoption of the cloud and Read More...

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2019 Data Center Trends
15Jul
2019 Data Center Trends

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Collocation Cost Considerations
08Apr
Collocation Cost Considerations

As businesses grow, the need for reliable and scalable data center space to collocate IT infrastructure also increases. Any data center or power downtime can have crippling effects on a business in the form of decreased productivity, customer churn and lost revenues. Successful businesses often outgrow their own in-house computer and telecom room quickly. Data center expansion sounds like the way to go if you can get budget approval.    More and more enterprise IT leaders are finding it easier to outsource their workloads to colocation and cloud providers. Even if the initial estimate for constructing an add-on facility raises eyebrows, Read More...

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Data Center Trends to Watch in 2019
14Jan
Data Center Trends to Watch in 2019

While the technologies is interesting to explore, it’s important to consider what is the driving force behind it. As we look to the future, the concept of what data centers do and how the tasks in a data center are accomplished will continue to evolve. While mega data centers—on the scale of Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook—get the majority of attention, the corporate data center remains steadfast. It’s still chugging along and doing not just the tasks for which it was originally envisioned, but supporting IT workloads in new and interesting ways. There will likely always be those technologies and Read More...

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Your Data Center Depends on Interconnect
09Aug
Your Data Center Depends on Interconnect

Effective networks are now a must in data centers and companies across the United States and the world are trying to scale their data networks to accomodate increasing number of devices that rely on them each day. The result has been a scramble to modify often outdated technology, creating stop-gap measures that resolve problems in the short-term but are likely to create issues down the road. Many CIOs and CTOs miss the opportunity to truly upgrade their networks by taking shortcuts, and while there may be some initial savings, the long term costs could be astronomical. The accelerated rate of Read More...

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Why Liquid Cooling Data Centers is the Future
07Aug
Why Liquid Cooling Data Centers is the Future

As the rise of machine learning and AI take over processes in marketing, analytics and operations, the need for more efficient data center cooling becomes more prevalent. One of the most popular ways to complete this process is through the use of liquid cooling. This is taking over from HVAC plans in many new data centers and those being renovated as well. “You’ve got row, upon row, upon row of just racks, filled with our servers. And our hardware operations team are in there every day, upgrading, repairing, deploying … constantly,” Kava, Google’s VP of data centers, said in an Read More...

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