During the early days of the coronavirus outbreak many wondered if the internet would end up going down due to the dramatic increase in traffic from remote working, distance learning and people keeping themselves occupied while stuck at home. In fact, research from Cloudflare revealed that internet usage swelled by over 25 percent in most major cities around the world as a result of lockdown measures. Thankfully though, data center… Read More
Trust Silverback with five steps to a flawless data center migration project. Step 1: Develop a Comprehensive Project Plan Do the prep work ahead of time and map out the migration in detail. Step 2: Label Every Device With a Unique Designation This helps everyone involved know at a glance that they are working with the correct device. Step 3: Port Map Every Cable Connection Keeping the list clean will… Read More
When the national weather services for Denmark and Switzerland upgraded their computing capacities, they each turned to supercomputers that are cooled by internal heat exchangers. It doesn’t take a supercomputer to justify liquid cooling, however. Heat exchangers have been used inside server cabinets for many years to dissipate heat and reduce the cooling needed from computer room air handing (CRAH) units. Recent advances are causing data center managers who may… Read More
As the COVID-19 virus has impacted almost every way of life around the globe, it is heartening to know that we’re living in an age where data-driven computer models can complete certain medical tasks more accurately than doctors. For instance, a recent study published in the journal “Nature” found that artificial intelligence is more accurate than medical professionals at diagnosing breast cancer through mammogram analysis. The AI program reduced false… Read More
Data Center moves are scary, but they don’t have to be. This infographic will help you in planning a data center move, so that your next big project runs smoothly.
With as many styles of racks and cabinets as there are manufacturers, there are a few constants that apply to the method of racking devices in a data center. Check out the infographic below where Silverback highlights a few of them.