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4 Ways Being An Artist Has Helped Sell Data Center Products….

  I’m always asked how an artist ended up in the data center world…and like most of us we just sort of stumbled into this industry. But I’ve been really fortunate enough to be able to use my artistic side to help me sell products and data center services. 1) Picture is Worth A Thousand Words Sometimes explaining distribution is ...

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A Data Center Book for Children?

Just when you think you have seen it all, A data center book for children! I always like to see what new data center books are out there to see what my book (What happens in the data center…) is up against. And I just so happened to come across this gem! “Mommy, Why is there a server in the ...

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8 Questions You Should Ask Before Moving A Data Center…

A colleague of mine, Blaine Berger, just authored an awesome book, “What Everybody Ought To Know Before Moving a Data Center”.  There was a great deal of relevant information that I’d like to share with you. Here are 8 questions that stood out for me. Of course this is a brief summary, so for more details I recommend you consider ...

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7 Tips to Avoid Big Data Center Disasters

I’ve been in the data center world now for almost 10 years and I’ve collected some great tips from my customers to prevent data center disasters. So here they are! 1. Color coding your data center. Something as simple as using colored power cords can be prevent a big problem. This way it’s a simple way to see what feed ...

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Siri, where do you live?

So if you ask Siri, “Where do you live?” she responds with “Right here”…but that’s not where she really lives…When Siri was first announced I was so excited! My own little personal assistant. But then I got to asking her questions I realized she was eating up alot of my data. Don’t get me wrong, I love her and I ...

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5 Ways To Explain Your Data Center Job To Your family

So you get a new job working or selling into a data center, and your so excited to tell everyone about it because you have been hoping for a great job like this forever. Then you tell your first person. I got this job and i’m going to be working with data centers….they are excited because you are excited (woo ...

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Could Changing your Cabinet Color really save you money?

That’s right, white cabinets! I was able to see my very first white cabinet at the Afcom show in Vegas last year and I was truly amazed. So amazed in fact I got caught taking pictures with my cell phone like it was a celebrity. So not only do these cabinets look very clean but they can save you almost ...

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What is a Data Center? For Dummies…

So with the holidays coming up everyone always seem to resort to “how’s work going?” as a conversation starter and most of the time you are left in the cold because no one in your family really knows what you do!?! I did a blog post a while back on how to explain what you do for a living if ...

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