What Are Surge Protector Joules and How Many Do I Need?

Among the factors to consider when choosing a surge protector—how many outlets, the optimal cord length and options such as protection for a coaxial cable connection—perhaps the most important factor is the surge protector’s joule rating.

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7 Solutions for Powering, Protecting and Controlling Your Video Surveillance System

Video surveillance is big business. A March 2017 report published by MarketsandMarkets, an international market research firm that serves 1,700 Fortune organizations worldwide, values the video...

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Tags: UPS Systems, Cables & Connectivity, Server Racks, Power Distribution Units (PDUs), KVM Switch, KVM Switches, Video Surveillance, Security, Video Camera

E-Rate: How School Districts Can Benefit

Did you know funding opportunities are available for school districts seeking to bridge the technology gap and meet the needs of digital learning in the 21st century? Also known as E-Rate, it is...

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Tags: UPS Systems, Cables & Connectivity, Server Racks, Power Distribution Units (PDUs), Government, E-Rate, Erate

How to Plan for a Server Room Rack Installation

As with any IT project, a little planning at the outset can prevent big headaches down the road. When you’re designing a data center, server room or network closet, deciding which racks to deploy...

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As Computing Demand Heats Up, So Do Data Centers

Many data centers start out as a few racks in a computer room or network closet. As computing needs grow—driven by factors ranging from business expansion to VoIP to virtualization—more...

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Tags: Data Center, Server Racks, Cooling, Rack Cooling, Data Center Cooling

How to Plan for a Rack Installation

As with any IT project, a little planning at the outset can prevent big headaches down the road. When you’re designing a data center, server room or network closet, deciding which racks to deploy...

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Does Your Rack Equipment Need Seismic Protection?

If your rack equipment such as servers, switches and hubs is located in an earthquake zone or is regularly subject to vibration (e.g. an industrial environment), it has greater vulnerability...

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4 Tips When Choosing a Wall Mount Rack Cabinet

Now that we’ve entered the cloud hosting and storage revolution, more medium- to large-sized businesses are migrating their IT infrastructure and data to the cloud, therefore eliminating the need...

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Tags: Racks, Education, Server Racks, Wall Mount Rack Cabinet, Wall Mount Rack Enclosure

Buying a Rack Cabinet? Make sure it offers these key features and benefits…

On Tuesday I talked about the first two rack benefits; security and regulatory compliance, and configurability. The importance of a thoughtfully designed Rack Cabinet that provides critical...

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Top 5 Benefits Every Rack Cabinet Should Provide…

From their modest origins in railroad signaling, rack enclosures have evolved to house critical equipment in cutting-edge data centers worldwide. They follow a common standard, but if you...

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The Incredible Shrinking Data Center: Big benefits on a small budget

If you have a small data center, a server room or a computer room, you can still benefit from the best practices used in larger installations. With the right tools, it’s possible to build a...

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