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Data Center Cooling Systems vs. Extreme Weather Events

Published Apr 4, 2014 by Joseph Parrino

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.


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Human Bias and Data Center Operations

Published Oct 3, 2013 by Joseph Parrino

Joe Parrino, SVP, Data Center Operations, discusses human bias in the data center. Humans are flawed; it’s a big issue in data center management. This look at NASA’s Columbia tragedy gives us some insight on how we can overcome this.


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The Data Center is Everywhere…

Published Sep 25, 2013 by Aaron Wangenheim

What do data centers and the boats racing the America’s Cup in San Francisco have to do with each other? Let us explain.


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Commissioning: How to Break the System in Order to Achieve Success

Published Sep 3, 2013 by Robbie Sovie

Although some are more aesthetically pleasing than others, from an outsider’s perspective, Data Centers are “gray” boxes, filled with “black” boxes… But to the insiders, data centers are beautifully crafted facilities managing the world’s data and anxious to be put to the test! How do you put a data center to the test?