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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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$20 Billion Invested into Data Centers in 2017
25Mar
$20 Billion Invested into Data Centers in 2017

Think the fast-paced tech world isn’t here to stay? Wrong. In 2017 alone, over $20 billion dollars was invested into the Data Center Market, doubling the numbers from 2016. The total was largely driven by the rapid growth of online sales led by Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Apple has also promising to spend over $10 billion in U.S. Data Centers in the next 10 years. According to CBRE, data center investments rose to $7.7bn in 2016, compared to $5.7bn in 2015 and $3.9bn in 2014. This year will be no exception to the trend, with the total of all investments expected Read More...

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DCS Forward Progress: New Location
05Mar
DCS Forward Progress: New Location

As DCS Data Centers continues to lead in providing quality data center design, building, commissioning and maintenance services, the team has also grown into a new building! DCS has moved offices within the Estero, FL area to accommodate team needs to the best of our ability! Our team also continues to grow in the Maryland area as well within our presences across the country. The DCS Team in Florida is now located at: 9911 Corkscrew Rd, Ste 210 Estero, FL 33928 Why is Florida becoming such a popular tech area and especially within the Data Center world? Learn more from 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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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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Building Data Centers Faster & Stronger
28Nov
Building Data Centers Faster & Stronger

The Data Center Industry is here to stay; without a doubt, daily life would cease to function as it is today without Data Centers. According to a recent report from Markets & Markets, the Data Center market expects to grow by $30 billion dollars between now and 2022. Yes, thats right, $30 billion. Your business likely depends on Data Centers daily without even realizing it, unless you are part of the IT department. These IT departments are continuously looking for new ways to make operations and security a foregone conclusion for their businesses. These employees are looking for the following Read More...

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Data Center Construction Time Lapse
20Nov
Data Center Construction Time Lapse

Building a Data Center is quite the feat for any business and often is hard to visualize as a concept before completion. Thousands of man hours, drawing revisits and large construction equipment help make Data Center construction a reality. Below is a time-lapse of a Tier 3 Data Center being constructed for the use of web hosting. Have a similar project your business needs completed? DCS Data Centers can assist in providing the ultimate end-product in the Data Center Construction industry.    

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Data Center Cooling Technologies
07Nov
Data Center Cooling Technologies

Cooling a Data Center can be one of the most critical needs for efficiency and dependability. With sometimes thousands of racks running 24/7, keeping servers running at regulated temperature can be the difference between success and mass failure, not to mention high utility bills. Although HVAC can be a large part of your operational budget, there are numerous ways to reduce these costs using energy saving designs and tactics. Energy Audits: Work with a Mission Critical Commissioning Agency to determine if your HVAC is working at the most efficient rate and is providing maximum results. Update Your Data Center Cooling: Use the Read More...

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