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DCS Data Centers Recognized for Veteran Hires
18Nov
DCS Data Centers Recognized for Veteran Hires

DCS was honored to participate in the 2019 US Dept. of Labor HireVets award ceremony, where we were awarded Platinum status for our veteran hiring practices. DCS is proud to have such a dedicated team of veterans on our staff. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act or the Act), signed by President Trump on May 5, 2017, requires the Secretary of Labor to establish a Read More...

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What’s In And What’s Out
31Oct
What’s In And What’s Out

The demand for data centers is on the rise.  Proper execution of the necessary adjustments to meet that demand are important.  While some data centers lead the pack when it comes to innovative solutions, each is still a work in progress. With that in mind, here are several key trends we identified as far as what’s currently IN and OUT for the data center industry this year. Scalability is IN. In today’s business environment, organizations are expected to grow quickly. This means their data centers must grow quickly, too.  Although scaling can be very costly, facilities designed to quickly adapt Read More...

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Data Center Hardware Changing
15Oct
Data Center Hardware Changing

Servers have been installed in 19 inch racks since before data centers existed. The technology to cool the air in buildings has been developed to a higher standard, and electrical power distribution is a very mature technology, which has made only incremental changes in the last couple years. Given all that, you might be forgiven for thinking that the design of data center hardware is approaching a standard, and future changes will be mere tweaks. However you would be wrong. There are plenty of radical approaches to racks, cooling and power distribution around.Some have been proclaimed for years, others have 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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HVAC Cooling for Data Centers
01Mar
HVAC Cooling for Data Centers

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