Tag Archives: Information Technology

Save Your Data! Fire Protection for Data Centers

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Many of us have experienced the instant dread and gut-wrenching anguish of such an error message appearing on our computer screens, and escalating frustration as realization sets in; now you get to type that report all over again. Multiply those feelings by […]

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Canary in the Computer Room: How Smoke Detection Systems Can Save the Day

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Data centers and computer server rooms play a pivotal role in an organization’s infrastructure. System failures can wreak havoc in lost time and money. A fire in a data center or server room is the ultimate bad day. Wouldn’t it be great […]

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Category 8 Connectivity – Coming Soon to a Building Near You

By Bob Eastman The Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) Engineering Committee TR42.7  is charged with developing and maintaining telecommunications cabling infrastructure standards that support premise network and communications systems. The committee has been quietly working on a Category 8 cable connectivity standard referred to as TIA 568-C.2-1 Draft 0.7. Their objectives to establish minimum design and […]

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