Voice Search & Data Center Expansion

    Is the Voice Search Explosion Tied to the Expansion of Data Centers?   by James Mongold Let’s start with five facts that should blow your mind:         By 2020, 50% of all searches across the internet will be voice-based.       The global market for voice...

Data Center Floor Cleaning

Data Center Floor Cleaning by Matthew Gleason With sweaty palms the Facility Manager reached towards the cold door handle to open the door and escort prospective clients into the data center. Thoughts raced through his mind wondering whether they’d be impressed enough...

Data Center training – is it needed?

Author: Mike Meyer I’ve always wondered how import training is to some of my customers. There are those that insist on seeing ‘certificates’ or ‘proof of training’ and on the flip side those that have never asked anything about our training programs. While none of...

House of Cards – Data Center Tiles

By Randy Bishop, President, Critical Facilities Solutions There are currently 10’s of thousands, if not 100’s of thousands of server racks sitting on data center raised floors that are basically a house of cards. What do I mean by that? The major tile manufacturers...

Data Centre Insurance Reductions

My question is why there hasn’t been more uptake on this initiative? One of the world’s leading insurance companies has created a bespoke insurance package that recognises and rewards data centres that demonstrate best practise. So why the slow uptake? Is the...

Cleaning Durations

In my personal experience I have found that the best way to maintain the cleanliness of a critical environment, and especially Data Centres, is through a combination of Deep, Maintenance and Surface cleaning. Settled contamination is not the main perpetrator in the...

Trailing Leads & contamination?

As you can probably guess I get to see quite a few Data Centres, Comms Rooms, Server Rooms, MMR’s, CCNR’s in a month. With the general awareness of Data Centre Cleaning on the rise I still wonder how many DC and Facilities Managers have considered all the risks of...