Articles by tag: Data Centers

IAQ and Construction: Data Centers and Mission-Critical

data centers and mission-critical

Data Centers and mission-critical construction projects often face challenges related to real-time data availability and proactive measures in terms of indoor air quality (IAQ.) Polygon’s ExactAire™ IAQ system overcomes these challenges. The system prevents leaks, condensation on electrical equipment, and dust or particulate matter accumulation on materials or gear, thereby avoiding significant losses and […]

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Energy
Use Your Analytics to Manage & Diagnose Immediately

Managing power quality analytics is crucial for any industry in today’s fast-paced business landscape. Volta Insite, the cutting-edge real-time power quality analyzer, is revolutionizing the way businesses assess their energy usage and address potential issues. On this clip of  “The Volta Minute” George Galea discusses the capabilities and benefits of Volta Insite. George Galea […]

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Building Management
Military Veterans Use Their Experiences from the Field to be Leaders as Civilians

Having military experience can give one a valuable skills life while teaching how to live a disciplined lifestyle. Many former and current servicemen and women have utilized the skills they learned in training and applied it to their everyday lives. However, for some military veterans that transition from military life to civilian life, these lifestyles […]

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Hitchhikers -- Season One
IT and Data Center Management Best Practices: From the Perspective of an Expert

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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Building Management
Making Data Center Careers Accessible for Everyone

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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Engineering & Construction
Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling

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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Industrial IoT
Not Your Father’s Data Center: Innovations in Generator Land

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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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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continuous improvement
JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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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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A Career Path for Veterans in the Data Center Industry
November 10, 2020

Lee Kirby, Cofounder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical, wanted to use his 36 years of military experience to help veterans and their families. Drawing upon 30 years of information systems, strategic business development, planning and human resource experience in private and public sectors, Kirby began Salute Mission Critical. Salute’s mission is to provide military […]

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The Data Center Outlook for the European Market
October 27, 2020

To get a perspective on how the data center industry is faring in European markets during the pandemic, host Raymond Hawkins tapped Andrew Jay, Head of EMEA Data Centre Solutions, Advisory & Transaction Services for CBRE, to help him unpack what’s happening. The need for co-location space is growing in Europe, as demands for data […]

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Building Battle-Tested Business Relationships
October 15, 2020

Straight Outta Crumpton hosts Tyler Kern and Greg Crumpton were joined by Crumpton’s longtime friend, Mike Kelleher, for a discussion about that exact topic – the foundation and building of business relationships, which can often bloom into personal friendships. Kelleher and Crumpton have been through many trials and tribulations and squared off against challenging scenarios […]

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Career Paths Are Rarely Linear
October 1, 2020

The path for most careers is rarely straight. It twists and turns, depending on many factors. That’s the story of Jimmy Jack, Carolinas Sales Lead, Critical Components Inc. Jack’s work history has a lot of deviations. Still, he said key relationships with colleagues, mentors, and customers have made all the difference. “After about 20 […]

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