Tag Archives: Cabling

Case Study: In Little Venice, A Mews House Fit for Show – HiddenWires

This charming Little Venice Mews House in London underwent a no-expense-spared renovation that included a full Crestron home automation system. The finished project won its installer, ClearSphere, the Best Lighting System title at the recent Crestron …

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The Intelligent Data Center

Tim Hazzard serves as president of Methode Electronics – Data Solutions Group, which provides data center infrastructure management (DCIM), active energy, cabinet, cabling and customized data center solutions throughout North America and Europe.

Data center designs represent a complex ecosystem of interdependent technology and processes. Solutions are rarely black or white, and sometimes an outside resource or consultant is needed to help make order of chaos.

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Small updates meet big data center requirements – TechTarget

IT leaders constantly dream up ways to meet data center requirements for performance and efficiency, but time and money always seem to quash grand plans.

Not all IT infrastructure projects require a large budget and lengthy schedule. These relatively inexpensive updates boost performance and reliability.

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PTS Smart Open Lease for your Next Data Center or Enterprise Project

There are many compelling reasons to lease equipment. Implementing a leasing strategy provides benefits that both CIOs and CFOs can agree upon. PTS will help craft a turnkey leasing solution for your business, including Planning, Design, Sourcing, Construction, Commissioning, and IT Implementation. We will help establish scope and budget from an IT and Facility standpoint.

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PTS’ Peter Sacco featured in CRN’s 2015 Top 20 Data Center Designers and Builders

Regardless of the size of the data center, the right mix of IT, power and cooling equipment, and how that equipment is integrated into the facilities, is key to maximizing efficiency and providing the flexibility to expand as needed. Successful integration of equipment into data centers depends on finding the right companies with site preparation,designconstruction and management expertise

Such designers and builders are often the unsung heroes of the data center. But not in CRN, as noted in the CRN 2015 Top Data Center Designers and Builders list.

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Is It Time for the Data Center to See the Light? – EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet (blog)

Deployment of active optical cable (AOC) is on the rise in data center cabling and is expected to maintain an upward trajectory in the coming years. According to market research firm LightCounting, 10 GbE SFP+ AOCs now accounts for a quarter of the overall market, driven primarily by substantial growth in the data center over the past decade or so. Going forward, throughput exceeding 100 G and even 400 G, along with core switching interconnectivity, is expected to push today’s $100 million market to more than $260 million by the end of the decade.

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Rackstuds: The Simpler, Faster, Safer Cage Nut Replacement

Rackstuds™ are the revolutionary replacement for cage nuts which are used to mount IT, Pro A/V, Security, and Telecommunications equipment in 19” racks.
Unlike cage nuts, Rackstuds™ go in from the front which greatly simplifies their installation. Cage nuts can be quite tricky to get in, especially when the rack starts to get populated or the rack is in situ with the side panels installed. Rackstuds™ can be installed in seconds and are just as easy to remove and reuse. They’re also tool free.

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Tips to standardize your next data center move

The majority of processes occur in the same way — no matter the data center in question — he said: “How do you physically move servers, how do you track inventory, how do you power everything down?” A dependency mapping exercise — down … The fiber …

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