Data Centres

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 It is considered the lowest cost, longest life and highest speed solution in the industry with high flexibility and upgradability options. The fibre infrastructure consist

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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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Designing and Allocating Space for Communication Rooms

Communication Room Design Above all when looking at Communication Room Design the space required needs to take into consideration many elements. To begin with the  current requirements and expected overall requirements should the tenant space have the ability to add additional data outlets in the future. ANSI/TIA-569-D provides the outline for these spaces and the

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Pitfalls of a messy Communications Room Cabinet

Communications Room Data Cabinet   A comms room cabinet, such as the above, is a regular sight we come across in the data cabling world. Quickly patching in that new network port with whatever colour, length or quality of patch cable to hand is certainly quick. However is it a recipe for disaster to your

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