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Infographic: Data Centers Brace Themselves for Black Friday Shoppers

on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 By | RF Code | 0 Comments | infographics
After the mammoth meal is over and the Netflix binge is starting to lose its appeal, more than 103 million Americans turn to the internet for some serious Black Friday shopping. Our especially festive animated holiday infographic takes a look at the massive workload that data centers will shoulder in the upcoming holiday season ... and the potential for financial disaster should they fail to meet demand.
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Infographic: Weird and Wonderful Data Center Locations

on Thu, Oct 13, 2016 By | RF Code | 0 Comments | infographics
Data centers can be spooky places with dark corners, chilly temperatures and scary data center managers roaming the racks. Many facilities had lives before they became data centers, some of them quite odd, so with Halloween fast approaching we've compiled some of the stranger structures… Enjoy!
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Infographic: The World's Hottest Data Centers

on Thu, Aug 18, 2016 By | RF Code | 0 Comments | infographics environmental monitoring
Is it getting warm in here? If you're standing in a cutting-edge data center the answer may very well be "yes!" Data center operators know that with sufficiently granular environmental monitoring and visibility they can raise their CRAC set points and still stay within ASHRAE guidelines, ensuring uptime while drastically reducing power and cooling costs. But the result can mean your work wardrobe consists of shorts, t-shirts, and flip-flops. In our latest infographic, we take a look at some data centers around the world that are utilizing heat in some inventive ways. Whether they're pushing the limits of just how warm a data center can get, or utilizing high temperatures to control the environment in innovative ways, these are some red hot data centers.
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Infographic: The Journey of an Asset

Many people think of data centers -- and the enterprise assets they contain -- as being static, orderly environments. But in fact the opposite is almost always the truth.  As demands for services and compute power grow and change servers, switches, and other valuable data center assets are continually flowing into, out of, and around the data center ... and they are depreciating in value the entire time. To ensure maximum ROI on your data center investments you need continuous visibility throughout the asset life cycle, regardless of whether an asset is on the loading dock, in storage, deployed and operational, or in transit. This infographic takes a lighthearted look at the many stages of an asset's life cycle -- and the impact these stages can have on the value that asset drives for your business.
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Infographic: Freezing Data Facilities

Oh the weather outside is frightful ... but if you're overcooling your data centers we'll bet your operational expenses are anything but delightful! Take a look at the steps some organizations around the world are taking to keep temperatures down without wasting cash on power and cooling.
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Infographic: Dawn of the Data

on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 By | RF Code | 1 Comment | energy savings dcim big data infographics
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Infographic: Tales from the Data Center Dark Side

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of your data centers? RF Code knows! Take a look at some of the financially ferocious fiends that drive up your data center TCO ... and bleed profit from the bottom line.
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Infographic: The Hidden Costs of Manual Data Collection

on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 By | RF Code | 0 Comments | active rfid infographics asset management
Many data centers rely on manual processes like bar code scanning and passive RFID solutions to gather and record information about the location, life cycle, and security of their valuable data center assets. These methods are costly, time consuming and error prone. Worse, because it takes so much time to collect the data audits are typically performed only once or twice a year. The result? Strategic, business-critical decisions are often made based on inaccurate, out of date information.
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Infographic: Five Facts About Asia-Pacific Data Center Energy Use

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