Video: The DCS Mimic Panel and Why We Do It

Working with customers to design a product that provides end to end connectivity. Data Center Systems founder and CEO Kevin Ehringer explains how the expertise of your sales representative can utilize our innovations, such as the Mimic Panel, to help our technical experts design a system for you that is perfectly designed for your data center and your network needs.… Continue Reading >>

Breaking Flash – Why Your Infrastructure Might Let You Down

Many data centers are moving to flash-based arrays to respond to the performance and agility expectations of the organization. Flash promises low latent storage systems will keep pace with increasing density of the virtual environment; it also promises scaling up mission critical applications. As IT professionals head down this path, danger lurks behind the scenes and can cause flash to Continue Reading >>

Whiteboard Video: True Structured Connectivity vs. LAN-Campus Connectivity

Data Centers are booming and the cabling infrastructure is literally the circulatory system that moves data through it. But there is confusion over how the cabling infrastructure should be designed. Some suggest the LAN-Campus connectivity prevalent in the early days’ file-server networking is appropriate, while others suggest a data center design similar to mainframe connectivity. In this whiteboard video, join Continue Reading >>

Breaking Flash – Why Your Infrastructure Might Let You Down

Many data centers are moving to flash-based arrays to respond to the performance and agility expectations of the organization. Flash promises low latent storage systems will keep pace with increasing density of the virtual environment; it also promises scaling up mission critical applications. As IT professionals head down this path, danger lurks behind the scenes and can cause flash to Continue Reading >>

Faulty Cabling Infrastructure Derails Projects

A data center networking strategy marches along to a certain cadence, and the fabric of communication must keep pace with advances in the organization. While networking hardware companies provide connectivity solutions for data centers, their portfolios are dependent on a quality cabling infrastructure. A failure in cabling infrastructure can cause the cadence to be broken, leading to the delay of Continue Reading >>

Infrastructure Matters – LAN/Campus vs. Data Center Structured Cabling

Many people think increasing bandwidth in a storage network is  always a good thing. But there are some drawbacks. For example, as bandwidth increases, the margin for error regarding link loss budget decreases. The complication  is many data center storage infrastructures stem from LAN/Campus network products and philosophies instead of a data center based infrastructure strategy.

 

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DCS – Looking ahead to 2016

DALLAS, TX. – The future is bright for Dallas-based data center networking company Data Center Systems. Not only is the company coming off a strong 2015, it is approaching 2016 hoping to shed the moniker, “The Best Kept Secret in our Industry.”

Chief Operating Officer Michael Cox thinks the biggest success of 2015 was winning the contract to install the Continue Reading >>

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