Data Center Temperatures: A Hot Topic
One of the most common questions TechSite gets from our customers and a much discussed topic in the data center industry is “What is the ideal temperature for a data center?” Many clients assume there is one correct answer to this question, when in actuality it is quite complex. There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration for each individual case including, but not limited...
Sprinkler Suppression System Selection and Reducing Data Center Risk
Site assessments are one of TechSite’s core offerings and a valuable service for IT and facilities personnel to gain a better understanding of their critical data center infrastructure. In addition to evaluating and documenting the critical electrical and mechanical elements of a data center, observations and recommendations for the fire detection and suppression systems are often included with...
Can you "Pull the Plug" on Your Data Center?
Data Centers require power and the vast majority of them use the local utility company as their primary power source. Inevitably utility power will fail and that is why multiple utility feeds, Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPSs), Standby Generators and other on-site redundancy systems are common components in a data center’s infrastructure. Many of these infrastructure...
TechSite Receives the United Way 2016 Gold Award
TechSite is proud to to receive the United Way 2016 Gold Award....
TechSite Recognized as AEP Ohio Energy Solution Provider
TechSite has recently been named an AEP Ohio Energy Solution Provider. The AEP Ohio Data Center Program helps data center owners and operators gain access to these opportunities by incentivizing data center energy efficiency through financial incentives that flow straight to the bottom line.
If you are looking at an energy savings project, TechSite can perform a Green Studies project to...
Who is Watching the Store?
The holiday season offered a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family. Your facility staff worked hard the entire year and many took well-deserved time off. While they were off, who was watching over your data center infrastructure?
There are many ways to monitor your data center infrastructure. A simple way is to schedule regular rounds of your facility. While doing these...
TechSite Annual Summer Family Day Outing
The TechSite Annual Summer Family Day outing was held on July 12 at The Columbus Zoo & Zoombezi Bay. It was a beautiful day and the families and children enjoyed the animals, waterpark, food and company. This outing is held every year to thank all TechSite employees for their dedication and hard work.
We credit our Director of Construction Ron Partin for organizing the event and a big thanks...
TechSite Sponsors Down Syndrome 5K and Kids Fun Run
TechSite is proud to be a sponsor of the 6th Annual 2FGR (2 Fat Guys Running)Down Syndrome 5K and Kids Fun Run. The event was held on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Dublin Community Recreation Center. A number of TechSite employees were eager to participate and run for a great cause.
2FGR began racing seven years ago to give back to a cause in the Dublin area. The race may be over, but it’s...
TechSite Teams up with The United Way for Community Care Day
May 19, 2015- It's 7:45 a.m. on an early May morning, Jim Schrader and many TechSite employees are not at the office. They are among the 700 volunteers helping at The United Way Community Care Day in Marysville Ohio. It is a beautiful day helping the community at Allen Township Park. Wanting to make a difference, TechSite signed up motivated to help support the organization. Anything worthwhile...
Jackie Kershaw and Frank Jenkins Present at the Lima 2015 Tech Conference
April 16, 2015- TechSite’s Vice President, Jackie Kershaw and Senior Electrical Engineer Frank Jenkins co-presented at the LRITA 2015 Tech Conference in Lima Ohio. The session explored Arc Flash, OSHA Requirements and the Effect on Data Centers. In addition, the presentation described the electrical risks that occur with energized work and outline the current NFPA requirements.