New Online Course Helps Data Center Operators Get Management Buy-in

Posted by John Thornell on Oct 22, 2014

EEC clients that run efficient, reliable data centers tend to have one thing in common: Management buy-in.

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Tags: data center energy management, Efficiency, Best Practices, Datacenter, Koomey, Datacenter Dynamics

EarthLink Infrastructure Maintenance Service: Best Practices

Posted by Chris Parlee on Sep 24, 2014

 
By: Guest Blogger, Steve Tyson, Director of Northeast Field Operations, EarthLink

Through the application of what I deem as four key best practices of infrastructure management, EEC helps us meet the challenges we face and enables us to better serve our customers.As a business quickly grows, it can become increasingly difficult to maintain order, while trying to meet one’s business goals. EarthLink’s core model is driven by its dedication and goal to deliver and care for its individual customers. With multiple sites and different types of infrastructure equipment from different vendors, it is a challenge to ensure that our facilities are well-maintained as we progress forward to achieve our goals.

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Tags: Best Practices, Point of Presence, critical infrastructure, EarthLink, service, maintenance

INFOGRAPHIC: A Walk through Data Center History with EEC

Posted by Chris Parlee on Sep 15, 2014

Originally posted on Data Center Post On September 12, 2014

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Tags: data center energy management, Data Center, Vision, Best Practices, Data Center Trends, mission critical, history, EEC

Reap the Long-Term Benefits Of Data Center Planning Using EEC

Posted by Chris Parlee on Aug 28, 2014

Originally posted on Data Center Post On August 28, 2014

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Tags: data center design, Data Center Maintenance, Best Practices, construction

Optimize Data Center Performance Using MCLS™

Posted by Chris Parlee on Aug 5, 2014

Originally posted by Data Center Post, Tuesday August 5, 2014

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Tags: Data Center, Data Center, Planning, Operations, Design, Best Practices, Data Center Trends, construction

Best Practices for Data Center Security

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Nov 11, 2013

Here are some best practices for data center security:

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Tags: Data Center, Best Practices, Security

Best practices for change management in the data center

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Nov 6, 2013

Change management (also known as configuration management), in reference to technological installations, upgrades, patching, and migrations (such as a physical server to a virtual machine) isn’t always safe or easy.

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Tags: Data Center, Best Practices, change management

Best Practices for Evaluating and Using a Data Center

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Aug 20, 2013

Factors to consider when evaluating a data center may include:

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Tags: Data Center, Best Practices, Evaluating, Using