window._mfq = window._mfq || []; (function() { var mf = document.createElement("script"); mf.type = "text/javascript"; mf.async = true; mf.src = "//"; document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(mf); })();
407-478-6600    Get SUPPORT

TaylorWorks Blog

Does Your Server Room Need Air Conditioning?

Does Your Server Room Need Air Conditioning?

You don’t need us to tell you that servers, workstations, and many other network components create a lot of heat from constant use. Servers in particular produce an incredible amount of heat, so much that they need to be kept in a climate-controlled room to ensure they don’t overheat and cause hardware failure. How can you make sure that your business’ servers are in an adequate environment to preserve your organization’s future?

It all starts by examining the current environment in which you store your hardware. Are you storing your servers in a closet (or other small room) with only fans to cool them? Is there poor air circulation? What about humidity? All of these variables need to be addressed before too much damage is done to your server.

Prolonged exposure to heat can cause permanent damage to your server units, decreasing their value over time and lowering the quality of service you get from them. However, not just any air conditioning system will do to protect this critical hardware. The best kind of air conditioning for a server room includes a comprehensive approach to climate control. This includes sensors that can measure room humidity and temperature. Ideally, you want sensors that can be monitored remotely so that you can always keep an eye on the environment. This allows you to properly manage the environment your organization’s critical hardware is in.

While you want to monitor humidity and make sure that it doesn’t exceed a certain threshold, you should also be wary of the room becoming too dry. Storing active electronics in a dry room is certainly not an ideal situation, as this can create unwanted static electricity that can cause damage to devices.

Air flow is also extremely important, as you want to make sure that your servers are actually being hit by the cool air so that they can be adequately cooled down. For example, you don’t want to have your air conditioning on at its highest setting in your server room because it might be wasteful in the long run, whereas air blowing directly on your server cabinets can accomplish largely the same goal with less investment into your energy costs. To this end, air conditioning units can be installed in the floor or ceiling, directly above or below the cabinets, so as to get the most out of your investment.

Of course, no amount of air conditioning can prepare you for the worst-case scenario--the inevitable failure of your business’ server units and loss of its data. In cases like this, you should always be prepared for the worst. A comprehensive data backup system needs to be implemented in order to guarantee that the worst doesn’t wipe your organization off the map entirely. To this end, TaylorWorks can help. We’ll identify how you can optimize your server infrastructure and data backup system so that an unexpected disaster doesn’t prematurely end your business. To learn more, reach out to us at 407-478-6600.

EHR and Other Technologies Moving Healthcare Forwa...
No More Pencils, No More Books: Technology in Educ...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Tuesday, November 20 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Network Security Cloud Best Practices Privacy Business Computing Managed IT Services Data Backup Hackers Malware Email Data Recovery Hosted Solutions VoIP Data Innovation Mobile Devices Outsourced IT Google Tech Term Backup Hardware Internet Microsoft Software Cloud Computing BDR Business Continuity User Tips Saving Money Business Internet of Things Ransomware Cybersecurity Communications IT Services Small Business IT Support Smartphones Efficiency Managed IT Services Cybercrime Android Communication Chrome Browser Productivity Network Disaster Recovery Applications Artificial Intelligence Workplace Tips How To Gadgets Smartphone IT Support Router Business Management Law Enforcement Computer Windows 10 Managed IT Computers Data Protection Virtualization Server Money Blockchain Business Intelligence BYOD Collaboration Spam Windows Mobile Device Management Two-factor Authentication Data Security Save Money Phishing Avoiding Downtime Information App Remote Monitoring Apps Training Facebook Productivity Encryption Identity Theft Office 365 Word Telephone Systems Miscellaneous Servers Mobility Upgrade Analysis Alert Document Management Social Media Proactive IT Bandwidth Compliance Social Engineering Redundancy IT Management Firewall Vulnerability Passwords Connectivity Settings CES Sports File Sharing Scam OneNote IT Plan Voice over Internet Protocol Flexibility Machine Learning Solid State Drive Managed Service Windows 7 Microsoft Office Password Content Management Budget Information Technology Comparison Data Breach Private Cloud Unsupported Software Big Data Data Storage Website Spam Blocking Paperless Office Virtual Assistant Access Control Business Owner Holiday Automation Smart Tech Education Bring Your Own Device Credit Cards Update Value Operating System Keyboard Telephone System Mobile Device Fraud Work/Life Balance VPN Infrastructure Data loss Unified Threat Management Wi-Fi Networking Mobile Computing Workers Employer-Employee Relationship Wireless Technology Cleaning Professional Services Current Events Google Drive Hosted Computing HBO Virtual Reality Remote Worker Business Mangement Sync Amazon Web Services Help Desk Enterprise Content Management Black Market Content Filtering Remote Work Hacking The Internet of Things Audit Administrator Cast Software as a Service Instant Messaging Marketing Hacker webinar Unified Communications Devices Computer Care Virtual Private Network Smart Office Tools HIPAA Hard Drives Knowledge Business Technology Inventory Outlook Worker Commute Wiring Gmail Addiction Telephony Online Shopping Legal Entertainment IoT Password Management Multi-Factor Security Battery Emails Regulations Computing Infrastructure Microchip Strategy YouTube Government USB Conferencing Proactive Theft Thought Leadership Samsung Project Management Root Cause Analysis Remote Computing Users Network Congestion Frequently Asked Questions Specifications GDPR Recycling Cache Skype Evernote Public Cloud Downtime NIST Software Tips Trending Charger Data Management Computer Fan Recovery Cortana Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Google Apps Streaming Media Warranty Human Resources Students Meetings Botnet Electronic Medical Records IT Consultant Authentication Excel Millennials Wireless E-Commerce eWaste Wireless Internet Start Menu Wireless Charging Managed Service Provider Insurance Cryptocurrency Physical Security Lifestyle Flash Windows 10 End of Support FENG Search Engine Data Warehousing WiFi Line of Business Content Filter Save Time Windows 10s Printer Staff Healthcare Travel Leadership Fiber-Optic Nanotechnology Tip of the week Workforce Health Netflix Office Tips Camera Criminal Wire Mobile Risk Management PDF Practices Safe Mode Patch Management Password Manager Storage Amazon Bing Accountants HVAC Google Docs Technology Tips MSP SaaS Augmented Reality HaaS Mouse Digital Signature Electronic Health Records Screen Mirroring Cables Windows Server 2008 Telecommuting 5G Files Printers Politics Tech Support Twitter Audiobook IBM Advertising Safety Office Colocation Wearable Technology Computer Accessories History Video Games Two Factor Authentication Transportation Customer Relationship Management Search CrashOverride Books Competition Vendor Management Relocation Automobile Assessment How to Bluetooth IP Address Techology Benefits Humor Webinar Best Practice Customer Service Television Internet Exlporer Utility Computing Company Culture Troubleshooting Mobile Office Smart Technology Domains User Error Scalability IT solutions Hybrid Cloud Emergency Public Computer Managing Stress Shadow IT Hosted Solution Worker Public Speaking Loyalty Experience Hiring/Firing Regulation Presentation Content Fun Internet exploMicrosoft Rootkit Lithium-ion battery Quick Tips Music Employer Employee Relationship

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite