November 26, 2019
Data Center Optimization for 5G and Beyond
5G, or 5th generation wireless, is making headlines and picking up momentum coast to coast and across a variety of industries. While 5G represents the speed within a network, latency is a key consideration for companies offering this technology and leveraging it to acquire new customers and boost satisfaction. To keep up with this technological advancement and provide customers with the best experience even as their user needs change, networks must evolve as fast as the technology does. This can
November 21, 2019
Optical Fiber Polarity Tester Awarded Second Patent
The Data Center Systems (DCS) team and their high standards for quality and innovation are being recognized once again by receiving a second patent on its pioneering Optical Fiber Polarity Tester. This bench-top solution was initially developed in 2016 to test for the correct polarity of Type A, B, and C, MPO-MPO and MPO-LC fiber optic assemblies. The first patent was issued in 2018 for the tester and its components, and the second patent was earned in March of 2019
October 19, 2018
Future-Ready Connectivity Solutions
It’s no secret that most organizations and data centers are willing to invest in powerful servers and agile storage systems. Where they might miss the mark? Not investing in an efficient Layer One infrastructure that can adapt to new technologies, support critical systems and allow for seamless data flow. Our experts at DCS talk to Enterprise Networking on this topic, and you can read the full story here.
September 24, 2018
Data Center Systems Awarded Patent for Optical Fiber Polarity Tester
Data Center Systems (DCS) is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a patent for its optical fiber polarity tester. Originally developed in 2016, the apparatus is used to test bundles of fiber optic fibers for correct polarity of connections at each end of the fiber bundles while preventing the fiber optic fibers from contacting any other components during testing. Using a programmed microcontroller, series of LEDs, microscope, PC tablet with viewing software and internal fiber optics, the optical fiber polarity
August 17, 2018
FCIA Chooses DCS to Provide Connectivity for its Fourth FC-NVMe Multivendor Plugfest
DCS is excited to share the news that it was chosen by the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) to be the connectivity provider for the FCIA’s fourth FC-NVMe multivendor plugfest, held July 23-27 in Milpitas, California. Focused on Gen 6 Fibre Channel (FC) compatibility and the FC-NVMe standard, the five-day event drew 13 participating companies—a 33 percent increase over last year’s plugfest—including Cisco Systems UCS, Dell EMC and NetApp. Tasked with ensuring that each manufacturer’s 32G FC equipment needs be connected
July 25, 2018
DCS Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Data Center Systems (DCS) is proud to announce the company has renewed its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) compliance to the updated ISO 9001:2015 certification. A quality management standard recognized across the world, the certification is a testament to DCS’ commitment to consistently providing high-quality products and services. “We strive to exceed customer expectations in every area of our business, and we’re proud of our high standards for excellence,” said Kevin Ehringer, founder and chief technology officer for DCS. To become certified,
May 28, 2018
IS YOUR SAN CABLE INFRASTRUCTURE READY FOR NVME?
Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) is creating a lot of buzz in the data center industry. One aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked? The role your cable infrastructure plays in delivering the performance advantages offered by NVMe. DCS’ technical solutions manager, Rodney Jacks, and technical account manager, Todd Wheeler, explore this topic in a recent article for Data Center Journal. Read the full story here.
January 29, 2018
Designing, manufacturing, and installing fiber connectivity solutions for future-readiness
When a global energy company relocated its U.S. headquarters, it needed to consolidate several data centers as part of the project—and for that, the company turned to DCS. In an article for Cabling Installation & Maintenance, DCS founder and Chief Technology Officer Kevin Ehringer explains how DCS approached the project, from design to installation. Read the full story here.
November 27, 2017
Rethink Data Center Cabling to Improve Energy Efficiency
To improve energy efficiency in data centers, the cabling must be a top consideration. DCS founder and Chief Technology Officer Kevin Ehringer provides tips on how data center managers can improve the efficiency of hot and cold air distribution in an article for Data Center Knowledge. Read the full story here.