RACK59 Interviews Brocade

We had the chance to talk with Matt Matlock, a Strategic Account Manager with Brocade, about other Oklahoma businesses that are utilizing their product as well as why using Brocade is an advantage to companies. There are several different sectors of business in...

Generators & Data Center Redundancy

The generators in a data center are a huge component to back up power in the event of an emergency.  The generators are the lifelines to our racks if there is a utility outage.  It is important to understand where the generators are, how they work, and how they are...

Diverse Power Distribution for a Data Center

There are several different layers that contribute to keeping our racks diversely powered at all times.   Every layer is just as important as the last.  One of the biggest contributors to power in a data center is the substation. The substation actually feeds power to...

Internal Physical Data Center Security

Internal Physical Security in a data center is just as important as external physical security.  Obviously, we do not want just anyone to have access to the data center.  We want a lot more control, which is why data centers go to such lengths to have so many levels...
External Physical Data Center Security

External Physical Data Center Security

External Physical Security External Physical Security is a very important part of a data center.  We do not want anyone to be able to just walk up and have access to the grounds.  This would cause a lot of problems.  There are many levels of physical security to get...