The 8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers discusses root causes of power reliability vulnerabilities, from obvious to hidden causes. Those responsible for critical facility operations are constantly concerned with electrical power reliability. Preventing unplanned [...]
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Every healthcare data center includes medical and life safety systems, and those systems are often at odds with reliability. What could go wrong? Plenty. To get a more in-depth analysis, Michael Fluegeman, PE will highlight [...]
Steve Miano discusses PlanNet’s decision to add client-focused services to include Technology General Contracting. Along with 15 years of consulting and design, PlanNet also now installs client’s technology systems, including cabling, audio visual and security. Clients [...]
Are you responsible for data centers, healthcare facilities, and other critical applications and have to determine what level of redundancy best meets the business needs of the application? Choosing the right redundancy option requires weighing [...]
This is a five-part article that details the factors involved in deciding the level of redundancy for data centers. Are you responsible for data centers, healthcare facilities, and other critical applications have to determine what [...]
Can you please tell me in simple terms the best way to test an ATS and generator on a live data center? Simple Method of procedures to check on my contractors’ technician doing the job [...]
PlanNet’s Michael Fluegeman was quoted in SearchDataCenter's, Integrated systems test prevents data center downtime. The article goes into detail the issues that colocation providers have with preventing downtime. “An explosion knocks out power near an Equinix [...]
A Q&A with Michael Fluegeman, PE who was recently quoted in Asco’s Load Bank Testing white paper. What are the two or three most important benefits of load bank testing? I am often involved in load [...]
As a technologist and an owner of a small/medium-sized business (SMB), I can truly appreciate the frustration business owners and managers face when confronted with technology decisions. I’m frequently asked by peers who own and [...]
It starts with a strategy. Five data center trends that are forcing business and IT executives to rethink their data center strategy. This article is an essential sketch for architects and project managers looking to [...]