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Government and municipalities face many challenges in today’s rapidly changing landscape. Federal agencies must demonstrate progress against updated data center optimization targets for virtualization, advanced energy metering, server utilization, and availability.
What’s Changing and What’s Staying the Same for Donwil in 2021 Goodbye, 2020. I can’t say that you were not interesting, but I am happy to have you in my rearview mirror. January is a good time to recap where we were and to give a glimpse into where we
For the consumer, this shift in holiday purchasing may bring more simplicity to the season. However, for the retailer, now is the time to make sure the infrastructure stabilizing that customer experience is up-to-date and ready for Black Friday crowds.
While brick-and-mortar still has its retail foothold, anchor retailers are utilizing their footprint as warehouses and distribution facilities to meet the need for immediate gratification in the retail market, creating a growing market for mission-critical infrastructure.
In an effort to keep you always running, I’d like to share my thoughts on the often-overlooked opportunity to dial in your business and save precious operating resources like money, real estate, and uptime. There is a chance you have an older legacy Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) somewhere in your
When planning the layout of a server room, one commonly missed factor in efficiency is proper elemental control. Your server room will require more than just ventilation or cool air. Even if the server room temperature feels cool, there are other factors to consider to keep your data equipment from overheating.
As we see the easing of restrictions in our society following the mass lockdowns and business interruptions, I thought it may be valuable to share some of my observations from servicing the Telecommunication and Datacenter industries through this crisis. Donwil has been providing critical infrastructure for powering, cooling, and monitoring
As we discover and implement all the requirements to empower the remote workforce, we are learning how to enhance the work-life experience for employees by opening the doors to work effectively and efficiently remotely.
I have run my business for roughly 20 years- successfully by most measures. The tough times, though few, have taught me a lot. The mistakes I made have taught even harder lessons. While the current crisis is by many estimations just beginning, the last 6 weeks have brought new insights
Whether your organization is just getting started or you’ve grown beyond your current IT capacity, choosing between on-premise data centers and colocation can be a difficult decision to make. Here are some helpful tips to make your decision process easier.
Many businesses rely on their Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) to deliver optimal performance 24/7. But an outdated UPS can cost you valuable time and money. Here’s what a new UPS system can do for your infrastructure.
There are many factors to consider when selecting the right-size UPS for your environment. As your Local Vertiv Office, we’re here to help you select the right power solution for your critical infrastructure. Here’s 5 tips to consider.
3 Vertiv Products to Transform Your Retail Business Retail business is not just about selling quality products at reasonable prices. It goes beyond that. It’s about creating a seamless experience between the consumer and the brand. But for retailers to remain competitive and agile in an ever-evolving market, they need
With the rising costs of energy in data center, you need effective ways to conserve energy like an economizer cooling system. Here’s how to select the best economizer to maximize efficiency and reduce costs.
Every year, cyber-attacks have increased in the severity of their impact, affecting organizations across the world. Uncover security insufficiencies in your IT infrastructure and better prepare for potential risks with these best practices.
While selecting the right cooling system for your IT environment, consider how the design and power density of a room can impact your decision. Keep in mind these 4 heat removal methods when choosing a CRAC unit.
How can you unlock hidden potential in your data center to better meet the needs of customers? In our work with diverse data center teams across the country, from tiny to mega -- each relies on two keys, data center assessment and innovative solutions.
Cost savings and carbon footprint reduction can sometimes seem like opposing goals. But there’s one place where the two go hand-in-hand: the data center.
According to the Uptime Institute, data centers are responsible for as much as 35 percent of total energy use in non-manufacturing, information-intensive companies. But despite the data center’s heavy power load there is a great opportunity to save money through more effective energy management.
According to research by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of an unplanned data center outage in 2015 was $740,357. A report by Verizon showed even small data breaches -- those with fewer than 100 files lost – may cost between $18,120 and $35,730. The top causes of technology outages include: equipment failure, UPS failure, cybercrime, and human error. What will you do if your technology infrastructure experiences an unexpected failure?
Technology is constantly evolving, and the processes and skills needed to manage it efficiently must evolve as well. Availability, security, and skills are key to ensure continuous efficient operations and the flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of customers.
Founded in 1965, Donwil sells and services critical business process power and cooling products for enterprises located in Western Pennsylvania, Western Virginia, or Eastern Ohio.
As the exclusive provider of Vertiv, Liebert, Starline, and Hitachi, Donwil provides premium products, unrivaled expertise, and the most responsive and reliable service — which means you can rest assured knowing that your critical business processes are always running.