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IT and Data Center Management Best Practices: From the Perspective of an Expert

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Go Paperless: Moving from a Manual to Electronic Tracking System
March 29, 2023

Many medical instruments are reusable, which has made tracking them through the sterilization process very important. These instruments often require inspection, maintenance, and sterilization to ensure maximum patient safety. Some healthcare facilities still track their instruments with paper and pen, exposing them to human error, credibility, time-consuming recalls, and boxes of archives that need to be stored. […]

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ProvenDB Goes All-In On Hedera and AlwaysNFT Helps Cover Your Assets
March 28, 2023

As it becomes more popular, blockchain is becoming known for one permanent feature: trust. Big tech corporations across the world, like IBM, are starting to use and build blockchains, not only for themselves but for their consumers. On the downside, popular blockchains like Ethereum can not only be expensive, but extremely variable, making it difficult […]

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Gossip about Gossip: How Platforms Provide Content Creators with Cryptocurrency Payment
March 28, 2023

In the rapidly growing world of cryptocurrency, getting paid for certain types of content via the digital medium is a lot more layered than meets the eye. According to Cointelegraph, the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened crypto payments as there was an increase of these payments. As content creators use various web platforms to promote and […]

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IT and Data Center Management Best Practices: From the Perspective of an Expert
March 13, 2023

There used to be a time when all of a company’s data centers were within the same building, always in a room chock full of different devices with heat emanating from within. It was usually very expensive and complex, and often included a host of complications and safety hazards. With the advent of technology, […]

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Making Data Center Careers Accessible for Everyone
December 30, 2022

Greg Crumpton from Straight Outta Crumpton speaks to many industry leaders, and over the life of his podcast, he’s had plenty on the show. But until now, each guest has made no more than one appearance. That all changed when Carrie Goetz, Principal/CTO at StrategITcom, returned to the program. And what exciting things have Goetz […]

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Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling
August 24, 2022

Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and humidity cause damage and failures. On this episode of Flawless Execution: Delivering Innovation, the conversation focuses on the advantages of liquid cooling technology. “Liquid cooling, first and foremost, […]

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Not Your Father’s Data Center: Innovations in Generator Land
May 24, 2022

How did a Texas boy, who swore up and down he’d never leave Texas for Oklahoma, wind up involved with the data storage industry in Oklahoma? Chris Brown, CTO at Uptime Institute, isn’t 100% sure himself, but spending the past 25 years in the Sooner state means something went right. And Brown said the data […]

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How Google’s Data Center Investment is Shaping Real Estate Strategy
April 1, 2021

Google announced that it will be spending $7 billion on new office space and data centers in 2021. This comes as many Americans are returning from post-pandemic work restrictions. To comment on the issues and opportunities for the commercial office space market, Ryan Hoopes of Cushman and Wakefield joins Hilary Kennedy on MarketScale TV. Watch […]

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Why College Curriculum Should Include Data Center Education
February 17, 2021

More people are retiring from data centers than are joining the profession. Research suggests that about 33 percent of data center professionals in the US expect to retire by 2025, and as previously noted, the pool of candidates to replace them is small and shrinking by the day. Our typical approach as an industry–relying on […]

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Concrete Innovations at Compass Datacenters
February 10, 2021

Nancy Novak, Chief Innovation Officer, Compass Datacenters is a firm believer that innovation comes in different forms, and she knows it’s people, processes and systems that drive innovations. Those three key focuses drive Novak’s work at Compass Datacenters, and she opened up to host Raymond Hawkins about some of the exciting innovations happening at Compass. […]

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A 2020 Year in Review on Digital Strategy Trends
January 12, 2021

Haynes Strader, Vice President of Data Center Solutions, CBRE, returned to Not Your Father’s Data Center for a look back and assessment of one of the craziest years in recent memory. To summarize the market during the pandemic, Strader said, “CBRE had a really busy first quarter, and then, in March, we saw a big […]

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Digital Transformation and the Data Center & Green Energy Connection
November 23, 2020

Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned Data Centers, knows the ever-increasing role data centers play in the interconnected world of digital and smart technologies. And he provided his first-hand knowledge and insights on the advances data centers are making in today’s digital transformation and clean energy best practices and utilization. “If you look at the data […]

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