Category: <span>Industry</span>

Server Assessment Leads To Network Operating System Consolidation That Saves Over $70K Annually

A client recently hired DCMWORKS to implement Microsoft Exchange. Prior to actually starting the project, a DCMWORKS Server Assessment was performed to discover the information necessary to perform the task. The Assessment • The current network operating system was Novell’s eDirectory • The current email system was Group Wise 2014. • Microsoft’s Active Directory was
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Selecting and Using a Server Lift

Server lifts are used to raise equipment to installation level in a frame (cabinet or rack) or to remove equipment from a frame. Server lifts should only be used on level floors strong enough to support lift and load. If using a ramp, put equipment on a pallet to get it to level floor near
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The Value of Application Mapping

One often overlooked aspect of relocating your data center is the impact the move will have on your end-users and their applications. While the underlying technology is important, your clients are interacting with their applications on a daily basis. If we take a top down approach to data center migration, and start by understanding your
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HIPAA & Strong Authentication

HIPAA & Strong Authentication The HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) of 1996 was a sweeping piece of reform that forever changed and challenged how medical information was handled in the US. In many ways the reforms were before their time instead of closing the barn door after the horse got out. It is
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Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) in Small to Medium Data Centers

Last week I was interviewed by a reporter from SearchITChannel.com about why DCMWORKS is having success with DCIM solutions in small to midsized data centers (20-100 cabinets). Although there are a multitude of benefits associated with implementing a DCIM solution, most (DCIM) companies are focusing solely on the enterprise market. Until recently that has been
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