Data Centres

What Does a Data Centre Do?

   A Data Centre is a facility that houses network computers, storage systems and computing infrastructure. We live in the age of big data, where the sheer volume of data processed on a day-to-day basis dwarfs anything that businesses have been involved with in the past. As a result, this 'big data' needs to be

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What is a data cable?

What is a data cable? A data cable is a cable that connects two devices for the purpose of transferring data. Data cables can be broken down into three main types. Twisted pair cabling. Coaxial cabling. Fibre optic cabling. In this blog post we will discuss what each type of data cable is and where

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Pre-Terminated Data Cabling

Pre-Terminated Data Cabling A reliable and fast data cabling solution is crucial to maintaining your business productivity. Businesses such as data centres, storage area networks, and server farms can not afford a large amount of downtime or disruptions that come with unterminated data cabling. As a solution, these companies will benefit from a pre-terminated data

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What is Cat 8 Ethernet Cable?

What is a Cat 8 Cable? With the development of fibre, many people assumed ethernet cables would soon become a thing of the past. Somehow, ethernet cables have managed to stay relevant in the world of technology. New developments arise every few years and they continue to push the envelope of traditional copper cables. So

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5 Practices for UPS battery replacement

It is essential for you to look after your UPS battery to increase its life span and efficiency. The better it’s maintained the greater chance you have of avoiding a battery replacement. Under advised conditions, the forecast for the life expectancy of a UPS battery is 3 – 5 years. Are you aware of the

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How to increase UPS system lifespan

What is a UPS System? UPS stands for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. The core purpose of a UPS system is to provide you with power if there’s a sudden loss of power caused by electrical surges, mains power failure or any other causes of power loss. UPS systems are designed to act

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What is a soundproof data cabinet?

What is a soundproof data cabinet? A soundproof data cabinet or soundproof server rack can be a great solution when you wish to avoid housing your data cabinet in a dedicated communications room. This could be due to space limitations or due to the layout of the space you occupy. For example, in a retail

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Structured Cabling Testing

Data Cabling Testing – The Basics Data is one of the most important elements of modern business and its usage can be found in practically every sector. Accordingly, you need your data supply to be reliable; one of the best ways to achieve this is with high quality data cabling. However, data cabling is not

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Structured Cabling for Data Centres

The Lowdown on Structured Cabling for Data Centres A data centre is an essential part of any business in the modern, digital age. These centres are dedicated spaces which hold IT, telecommunication and storage systems. Given that they house such important systems, data centres need to be designed and operated with care. Cabling for Data

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What is Passive Optical Network (PON) ?

Passive Optical Networks Passive Optical Network is suited to both residential and commercial environments. It is the umbrella term for networking infrastructure that is based over fibre optic technology cabling Passive Optical Networks consists of the following elements The Overall Optical Distribution Network (ODN) A Collection of Optical Network Terminals (ONT) Optical Line Terminals (OLT)

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10Gb Cabling – Why Use 10gb Cabling in your Business?

10Gb Cabling – What cabling do I need for 10Gb Ethernet Which Standard? Many business owners overlook the critical importance of the IT infrastructure that their company runs on. Furthermore the demands for bandwidth continue to rise as video and multimedia become more essential, and these systems will play an even greater role. Things like

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Data Centre Cabling Technology

Data Centre Cabling Best Practice Data centres have become a key part of nearly every business. Equally as companies have come to rely on technology and cabling technology more than ever before. They serve as a highly efficient way of scaling up the storage, processing, and data distribution capabilities of a company, and are in a constant state

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