Reducing Energy Waste in the Data Center
It’s well understood that data centers are large consumers of energy. In fact, in 2013, U.S. data centers consumed 91 billion kilowatt hours of electricity – enough to power all of New York City for two years. It is both environmentally responsible and good business to apply strategies to reduce data center energy consumption. Learn more in this post by Joe Parrino, SVP, T5 Facilities Management.
The Importance of Critical Data Trending in the Data Hall
Capturing, interpreting and applying critical trend data as it pertains to critical infrastructure is crucial in the modern data center.
Incident Response: How We Prepare for the Unexpected?
Every data center operator should have an Incident Response Plan in place to deal with those unexpected failures.
Minimizing Human Error in Data Center Operations
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to create a clockwork data center where you get the system up and just let it run?
DC-Powered Electrically-Commutated Plug-Fan
Technology for Data Center Precision Cooling
EC fans are generally recognized as being the latest thing in energy efficient air movement technology, but what is an EC fan and what makes it so special?
Infrared Thermographic Technology in the Data Center
Infrared thermography or thermal imaging in the data center is becoming a widely used predictive tool to help ensure uptime at all levels.
Is Los Angeles just a Snapchat shot or a brief
Tinder flame in the flash pan of Tech?!
Jason Huk of T5 Data Centers reviews the technology surge in Los Angeles on the “Silicon Beach.”
Data Center Cooling Systems vs. Extreme Weather Events
Joe Parrino, SVP, Data Center Operations, discusses recent extreme weather at T5@Atlanta. Data center cooling systems must perform no matter what the weather is outside, and the Polar Vortex revealed an unexpected vulnerability.
How to Calculate Operating Costs When Deciding Whether to Lease or Own
If you’ve outgrown your current data center and need to expand, is it better to lease or own? These tips will help you decide on the most cost-effective option.
2013 Year in Review at T5 Data Centers
We’d like to share a few notable accomplishments by us here at T5 and in the data center industry as a whole.