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Keep it Clean: 3 Tips for a Cleaner Server Room

Why a clean server room makes all our jobs easier

In our daily routine as Systems Admins, we’ve seen it all when it comes to server rooms. We use the following three steps in order to keep our client’s server rooms clean and our services running efficiently.

1. Keep Cords Untangled to Avoid a Service Nightmare! 

DataSpan’s article on server room cleaning states, “power lines cause interference with network lines – prevent this by bunching like cables with ties.”

Tangled cables make it difficult to troubleshoot or replace equipment. By keeping cords tidy, we are able to quickly identify problems and fix them, thus reducing downtime and offering our clients the best possible service! 

2. Remove Dust and Dirt 

We don’t let the dust settle in our homes, so why would we let it settle in our server room?  We keep the area clean in order to prevent any data center downtime because even a single outage can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. 

3. Regulate Heat and Humidity 

Proper placement and spacing of your server rack and environment help prevent dangerous fluctuations in temperature. The more stable the temperate, the better systems can operate and perform services like email, data backup, and disaster recovery. 

Check out our awesome before and after pictures to see just how much we value a clean server room, and reach out to us if you have any questions about our services or want to schedule a meeting with us! 

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Why Managed IT Services Help Your Business

How managed service providers revolutionize the efficiency and effectiveness of your company.

Ready to free up the time of your IT team?

Time is one of your company’s most precious assets. So the last thing you want is to waste your employee’s time and energy on projects more suited to an outside party.  According to BizTech Magazine, making the switch to a 3rd party IT service can “cut IT costs by as much as 40 percent while doubling operational efficiency.” Rather than managing every step of the process yourself, managed IT professionals can streamline your daily operations. Beyond that, we love these additional benefits listed in BizTech’s article on the subject: 

  1. Freeing up IT staff time
  2. Keeping up with ever-changing IT advancements 
  3. Flexible scalability within your organization
  4. 24/7 managed IT support
  5. Letting another company handle the burden of compliance 
  6. Fixed monthly payments that are easily paid 

The list above does a fantastic job of listing out the main advantages of hiring a managed IT company to assist with your business needs. Take a look at the full article above and reach out to us if you have any questions about our managed IT services and what it’s like to become a new customer. At Infinite Systems, we specialize in managed IT services and work to maximize your IT assets by monitoring and managing your network 24/7 to help prevent security breaches and catastrophic system failure, all for a consistent monthly price.