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Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 06-13-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,362
Posted By Keith
One thing to also consider if whether or not you...

One thing to also consider if whether or not you have offsite requirements for tape rotations. If you do, you will be doing the back-ups on-site and having to use a company like Iron Mountain to do...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 07-12-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,805
Posted By Keith
Looking for a specific power cable

All,
I was wondering if you knew of a place to get right angle power cords. I can find ones that are right angled on the server power supply side but not on the power strip side. For some reason,...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-22-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,806
Posted By Keith
Erin, I have used these connectors quite a bit....

Erin,
I have used these connectors quite a bit. They are a great tool for mass installs by people who do not make cables on a daily basis. The connectors are quite a bit more expensive but you...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-03-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,982
Posted By Keith
Raid, Not all datacenters have a proper...

Raid,
Not all datacenters have a proper extraction system. I also use the temp readings of my hot aisles to determine where more cooling is needed in my cold aisles; or where I should/should not...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-03-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By Keith
I realise the concern for heat but I believe he...

I realise the concern for heat but I believe he is specifying a 2-post rack; hopefully it is not too hot behind a 2-post rack to melt a decent zip-tie mount. The mounts I use are made by Panduit and...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-02-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,982
Posted By Keith
Marchen, While there are many devices that have...

Marchen,
While there are many devices that have temperature probes, you have to consider this. If you put a probe inside of a rack, you are measuring at the closest part of a single device; and not...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-02-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,552
Posted By Keith
I always recommend a cabinet that can blend in...

I always recommend a cabinet that can blend in with the environment. You can get cabinets with plastic bins integrated so that you can store all your small pieces (rack screws, washers, beer, or...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-02-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By Keith
Here is a 3 step solution to solve this issue. ...

Here is a 3 step solution to solve this issue. It is extremely overkill in some regards.

1) Install a lacing bar at the back of the rack in order to zip tie the cord to it (put the cable in a...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 09-15-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,409
Posted By Keith
Atlanta Datacenter Moving Company

I am looking to see if anybody has a recommendation for shipping companies in the Atlanta area. I have 12 racks of gear that I will need to have unracked, packed, and shipped to another facility of...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 07-27-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,146
Posted By Keith
Gritty, My recommendation would be to go...

Gritty,
My recommendation would be to go purchase couple rubber tie down straps. You can typically pick them up at a local hardware store for a few dollars. You can then use the side of the shelf...
Forum: Datacenter, Colocation, Cloud Hosting, Managed Hosting Reviews 07-07-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,476
Posted By Keith
Seattle Datacenters?

I am looking for colocated space in the Seattle area. Does anyone know of a list of providers in Seattle?

I am not looking for quotes or sales pitches, just a list of colo providers.

Here...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 04-14-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,037
Posted By Keith
Question Megger Amp Clamp

So I have been using the multi-conductor Megger clamp for taking readings on power for servers in my cabinets and I am seeing discrepencies between what the metered APC strips are reporting and what...
Forum: Discuss about Datacenter Software/Hardware Related Issues. 04-01-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,402
Posted By Keith
Good Afternoon. I can tell you that my favourite...

Good Afternoon. I can tell you that my favourite monitoring tool for a datacenter is extremely basic and does not give me any features I dont need.

I have used a product from Sensaphone before. ...
Forum: Discuss about Datacenter Software/Hardware Related Issues. 04-01-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,223
Posted By Keith
Angry Netzoom

Hey,
Does anybody have any experience using Netzoom 9? If so, have you found out a way to make it not suck so bad? :) It really looked promising so we purchased it and I am regretting it. Since...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 02-13-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,550
Posted By Keith
Hey attagirl, are you looking at a specific area...

Hey attagirl, are you looking at a specific area of datacenter practices? I have worked in so many different datacenters that have so many differences. Unfortunately, they all seem to have their...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 02-13-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,386
Posted By Keith
Structured cabling vs. "home runs"

Good Afternoon, I have been requested to justify the use of a structured cabling infrastructure as opposed to running patch cabling between cabinets. I have typed up a draft of my justification but...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 02-11-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,831
Posted By Keith
Let me quote directly from the TIA-942 standard: ...

Let me quote directly from the TIA-942 standard:

5.3.4.4 Treatment
"Floors, walls, and ceiling shall be sealed, painted, or constructed of a material to minimize dust.
Finishes should be light...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-10-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,721
Posted By Keith
I must say that I totally agree. It is quite the...

I must say that I totally agree. It is quite the waste of space to only provide DC power output to other cisco routers via a propriatary connector. I believe a Cisco RPC retails at around $800.
...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 01-14-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,479
Posted By Keith
But you gotta admit, a wax string laced cable...

But you gotta admit, a wax string laced cable rack does look pretty sexy. :cool:
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 01-13-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,479
Posted By Keith
The reason why it appeals to me is that tie wraps...

The reason why it appeals to me is that tie wraps have a bad rep for pinching cables and I hate velco for the fact that I cant get it tight enough for my liking.
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