Planning Mission Critical IT Environments

Mission Critical Environments

For many organisations power is a critical agenda item. Whether the organisation is a private sector or stock market listed company, public sector or non-for-profit operation, decisions will have to made on whether to operate a server room in-house or outsource the operation to a cloud provider or a combination of the two. Most organisations […]

Why Server Rooms Use Raised Access Floors

Server Room Environments Raised Access Floors

Raised access floors are a standard component in the design of a server room or datacentre. They provide many benefits including a modular and flexible approach to how equipment is powered, cooled and even placed within the IT space. The construction consists of a floor tile that sits a set of four pedestals which are […]

The Difference Between General and Specific Site Surveys

Server Room Environments Thermal Site Surveys

A site survey by one of the team at Server Room Environments can cover many aspects of a site and its critical infrastructure systems. The survey may be carried out on a ‘green field’ or ‘brown field’ site for a new build or refurbishment, system upgrade or end-of-life decommissioning and recycling. We provide free site […]

Why Structured Cabling Suits Datacentre Environments

Server Room Environments - Data Cable Installation

In the IT industry point-to-point network cabling has been the de-facto standard for almost 25 years when connecting control networks or interconnected devices. As datacentres expand their processing power and capacity through virtualisation and more powerful servers, a higher speed, higher density and larger scale network cabling approach is required and the best alternative is […]

Managing Critical Infrastructure Projects

Server Room Environments Managing Critical Projects

The Association for Project Management (APM) is an organisation dedicated to developing and promoting project management through its FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism: Breadth, Depth, Achievement, Commitment and Accountability. Breadth refers to the knowledge required to manage any project. Depth refers to project management competences. Achievement is about how to progress your career. Commitment refers to […]

How To Design An Air Conditioning Installation

Server Room Environments Computer Room Air Conditioners

When it comes to designing server room air conditioning systems the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach just doesn’t work. Every building and room is different and will have its own thermodynamic and physical properties, usage and demands. Whilst we are principally known for our server room and datacentre air conditioning systems, we also supply, install and maintain cooling […]

Planning Server Room Electrical Projects

Server Room Environments - Electrical Installations

Electrical installations work is carried out by our qualified teams of electricians and electrical contractors. These engineers are both certified and qualified to provide the necessary levels of expertise and skills required whether the job is to install electrical lighting, single or three phase wiring circuits, extensions and distribution boxes to complete electrical fit-outs and […]

How To Recycle IT Hardware and Other Server Room Devices

Server Room Environments IT Recycling

There are many reasons why server rooms and datacentres can generate a high volume of materials for recycling. These can include equipment upgrade policies, shrinkage and general consumable replacements. Most servers have a 3-year warranty and with datacentres typically operating a 3-5 year replacement policy, this means that we can see many servers, computers and […]

Warranties, Service Contracts and Service Level Agreements

Server Room Environments - Service Maintenance Contracts

Warranties and guarantees, service contracts and service level agreements are all common terms used within many industries and no more so than within the datacentre and server room market spaces. Each of these differs in what they offer and cover. Warranty and Guarantee A warranty is a term of contract between a buyer and seller […]

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