This week, we are focusing on the server room, which is the most contentious area in your office. The heartbeat of your business is located in this not-too-hot area, represented by rows upon rows of blinking lights. SPOTO courses such as Cisco CCNA will teach you the basics of routing and switching. However, it will take years of managing baremetal to truly understand that an ounce prevention is worth a thousand cures. Here are some tips to help you avoid the most common problems that can occur in your server room.
Cable Management should be a process, not a project. There are many server room horror stories. Floods. UPC failures. Fans who are dead. Squirrels. There are many horror stories, but the most common server room horror story involves cables. It is a tangled mess that nobody wants to untangle. Cable management must be part of the project.
Four Steps to Fix a Neglected Server room The server room nightmare. Unbalanced power supplies? Check. Are there nests of cables? Definitely. What about physical security? Nonexistent. Squirrels? It’s almost certain. If you’re feeling brave, these are the steps to take to fix a neglected server area and how to keep it looking that way after you’re done.
Beyond CCNA: Into The Server Room with Jeremy CioaraIn this 30-minute webinar you will follow Jeremy into actual server rooms and crawlspaces as well as behind the walls of actual job sites to learn how pros build a switch system. IT professionals often experience a gap between network certification training, and the actual application of their skills. SPOTO trainer Jeremy Cioara has closed the gap with his new IT Expertise program.
Three Ways to Grow Your Server Space with Your Business Do you still need to connect to the internet? If this is the case, you won’t be completely free of a server space, which means you will need to grow your business along with your cabinet. Here are some tips.
Finance Math: How to convince your boss to buy new equipment The everyday costs of running the lights are called operating expenses. Capital expenditures, i.e. the big purchases, are often the ones that are rejected. Imagine if your boss could convince you that a large purchase could easily be paid for in operating costs.
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