At Compu Dynamics, we understand the unique challenges faced by businesses today. Many companies find it difficult to find the time or staff necessary to monitor and maintain their data centers. Howev...
Is Edge Computing Transporting Us Back to the Future?
For the first several decades after the digital computing revolution began, information technology (IT) hardware systems grew with little restraint. As needs arose, and software applications were introduced to address those needs, organizations unapologetically added the hardware necessary to run new applications. Often, ...
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Earlier this month, the federal government put some real teeth into the mandate to improve efficiency and reduce waste within the massive network of government-owned data centers. By September of 2018, governmen...
By Steve Altizer, President, Compu Dynamics, LLC
As a service provider to the colocation industry, we see the interiors of many wholesale, large retail an...
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Before in-row and other close-coupled cooling strategies were introduced 10 years ago, most data center facilities were built using perimeter-style CRAH (computer room air handler) and CRAC ...
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The Potomac Chapter of AFCOM, an international association of data center management professionals, recently held its first Washington DC area meeting of 2012.
Attendees were treated to two very interesting presentations. Eliminate Electrical Outages through Preventive Maintenance
Preventing a problem is always better — and cheaper — than fixing one. That's especially true with electrical systems, where seemingly small issues (like a loose connection) can lead to big failures over time.
Unlike with an HVAC system, for example, which makes noise or stops cooling, your electrical system won't give you much if any warning of a looming breakdown. Without a 'squeaky wheel' t...
Designing power and cooling systems for your data center can be like trying to hit a moving target. As soon as a design point is established and the installation is complete, new unanticipated IT requirements absorb growth capacity far faster than expected, long before the end of the system’s useful life.
IT managers used to respond to this problem by over-sizing equipment to allow for lots of...
You've decided to move your data center assets to a colocation site. And you've decided on a specific facility. Before you actually implement the move, however, here are five questions to answer first — based on our own real-life experience with our clients.
1. Will you use your colo move as an opportunity to refresh technology, network architecture, server architecture? This could increase th...