February 11, 2021

History of Structured Cabling: Creating Order from Chaos

Structured cabling is much more than preventing your data center floor from looking like a big bowl of pasta. Sure, structured cabling will take care of “spaghetti cabling” issues or that tangled rats’ nest of wires often lurking in a business backroom. Structured cabling is a standardized framework that creates an accepted architecture that controls, powers, and manages your wired and wireless network including connecting equipment, hardware, software, pathways, work areas and facilities in your building or on your campus. The United


February 3, 2021

Structured Cabling Solutions Help Data Centers Meet Growing Demand

If the data center is at the heart of business in the digital age, then this past year has been a significant stress test as this crucial infrastructure has been under pressure from emerging technologies and world events. While evolving technologies mean that data centers can never be static and are in a constant state of change, the confluence of emerging technologies such as 5G, AI, IoT and Edge are putting unprecedented high-bandwidth and low-latency demands on data centers. Add in


January 27, 2021

Improve Your Operations with a Data Center Refresh

IT Departments around the globe launch into 2021 with the task of optimizing their data center operations with limited financial resources as they continue to navigate the overwhelming effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated economic fallout. When efficiency is the guiding objective, a deployment of leading-edge connectivity solutions will reduce latency and ensure your network is performing at optimal network speeds for years to come. “An infrastructure refresh in the data center can deliver the capabilities organizations need to do


December 15, 2020

DCS Supports Cook Children’s Hospital

Data Center Systems is proud to once again provide support to Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through the annual Pickin’ for Preemies benefit concert. Read More


November 24, 2020

DCS is Proud to Support the Wrangler® National Finals Rodeo 2020 in Arlington, Texas, Dec 3–12

Arlington’s new Globe Life Field, which hosted the baseball World Series in October, is now hosting the Super Bowl of rodeo as the Wrangler® National Finals Rodeo (NFR) 2020 comes to town, Dec. 3–12. Data Center Systems, a leading provider of reliable, scalable, and high-performance connectivity to the largest data centers in the world, is proud to support this first non-baseball event at the state-of-the-art park. "From cattle drives, museums and even the names of our professional sporting teams, our love of


September 23, 2020

Scott Mitchell Named VP Sales & Marketing for Data Center Systems

adds enterprise-class data center and telecommunications experience and enhances the DCS collaborative spirit to create new and innovative solutions for customers Data Center Systems, a leading provider of reliable, scalable and high-performance connectivity to the largest data centers in the world, is pleased to announce that Scott Mitchell has joined the DCS team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Scott brings over 20 years of senior-level executive leadership and management experience with market leading companies such as Verizon, Ericsson, and


September 10, 2020

DCS Releases its Next Generation Mimic Patch Panel Enclosure: The DCS X7-8

As part of the DCS family of cutting-edge switch mimic solutions, the DCS X7-8 Mimic Patch Panel Enclosure simplifies port identification by creating an identical layout of Brocade’s Gen 7 64Gb/s Director’s Fibre Channel and Extension Blades. DCS Mimic Patching Solutions for Brocade Gen 7 directors take moves, adds and changes (MAC) away from the active switches, extending the longevity of SFP Transceivers and easing port identification. In addition, these solutions allow for organized cable management, improve airflow and prevent unnecessary


August 28, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Tony Cervantes

This month, we’re highlighting DCS Installation Manager, Tony Cervantes, who started with the company originally in 2013. Tony oversees the professional services team and is responsible for all installation projects from beginning to end. His coworkers describe Tony as having a “get it done” attitude – much needed to be successful in the installation world. He’s been in the cabling industry since 1999 and previously held the title of project manager when he first began working with DCS. Tony has noticed


August 5, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Penny Milburn

Next in our employee spotlight series, we are highlighting Penny Milburn, a true leader when it comes to top notch customer service. As DCS’s sales and service support manager, Penny is responsible for managing the DCS inside sales support team and rarely has two days in a row that look the same – especially managing a team supporting connectivity solutions in the midst of a global pandemic. She’s worked in the datacom industry for the majority of her career, spending


July 31, 2020

Giving Back When It Matters Most

It’s no secret that the last few months of 2020 have been difficult for many, and at DCS we wholeheartedly believe in supporting the important foundations that make up our local community in any way we can. Although plans and circumstances are changing day by day, we’re proud to support the following causes that are important to our team. 2nd Annual Rhett Sullivan Foundation Golf Tournament In September, DCS will be supporting the 2nd Annual Rhett Sullivan Foundation Golf Tournament as a