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The Importance of Critical Power Systems in Manufacturing

The situation: In the advent of “Industry 4.0” most organizations in a manufacturing vertical are seeing new ways of doing business.  These new ways of doing business are typically not optional, if keeping relevant in a competitive landscape are of importance.  The digitization of manufacturing, or Industry 4.0 if you will, have brought a host of new standards to which manufacturing companies will either sink or swim.  The “Internet of Things” is at the heart of this movement and it is driving these companies to: Deliver better analytics Increase automation and the use of robotics Add additional sensing technologies [...]

The Importance of Critical Power Systems in Manufacturing2020-07-27T19:48:39+00:00

Picking The Right Data Center Team

You finally received the good news from the CIO – “we have the budget to upgrade the data center for next year.”  You have been limping along for the past 5 years with aging infrastructure - hoping that the call you receive over the weekend has anything to do with something other than another outage.  Now you have the funds to fix the problems that you know you have. But here comes the hard part – assembling the team.  Your job is keeping the data center up and running.  Having preventative maintenance done on your systems is nerving [...]

Picking The Right Data Center Team2020-06-29T17:10:29+00:00

Data Center Assessments. The When and Why.

Along the journey of owning and operating a data center, almost all organizations will face some challenge that surpasses their area of expertise - challenges that will require the need of an outside third party for assistance. In many of these cases, it is the lack of visibility regarding the data center’s current state versus a future desired outcome and what gaps exist between the two that will drive the need for outside expertise. Data Center Assessment Services come in a large variety of shapes and sizes and can often be tailored to accomplish a certain directive. So when [...]

Data Center Assessments. The When and Why.2020-06-17T15:48:34+00:00

Just What The Heck Is Edge?

The word “Edge” when used in the world of data centers can be difficult to define. It seems that if you ask 10 people in IT or Facilities to define edge, you will likely get 10 very different answers. Is it because it is misunderstood and mystified? Or is it because its potential use is so diverse? Yes, perhaps… Let us first look at the word edge. Edge is defined as “the outside limit of an object, area, or surface; a place or part farthest away from the center of something.” So, in data center terms, this means we [...]

Just What The Heck Is Edge?2020-06-01T18:07:29+00:00

Preventative Maintenance Scheduling Service

Most UPS Emergency Maintenance Plans are accompanied with Preventive Maintenance service visits, both for the UPS itself as well as the batteries. These are critical visits, designed to identify problems where ignorance of potential issues could lead to unplanned outages. In many cases, these visits are missed, overlooked or forgotten altogether. 2NSystems has designed a program to ensure that these visits are completed and vital information on those visits are communicated back to data center management. 2NSystems will assist in the budgeting of remediation of any issue and will provide completed solutions to keep your data center up [...]

Preventative Maintenance Scheduling Service2020-05-18T22:53:39+00:00

Free DCIM

If your organization doesn’t have an infrastructure management system or remote capabilities to monitor critical environments, 2NSystems can help. 2NSystems is APC by Schneider Electric’s leading provider of DCIM in the USA and we are offering a free 90-day trial of EcoStruxure, the industry’s leading cloud based DCIM. We will also walk you through exactly how to set up and operate EcoStruxure. Sign up to download and begin your free 90-day trial The Facts: In recent years the business world had already moved many of us offsite from a company’s facility, but the global Covid-19 [...]

Free DCIM2020-05-04T19:09:52+00:00

2NSystems named APC by Schneider Electric 2019 Territory Partner of the Year – Press Release

Press Release 2NSystems named APC by Schneider Electric 2019 Territory Partner of the Year Fifth annual awards program recognizes 2NSystems for excellence Honorees earned distinction for delivering Certainty in a Connected World Minneapolis – April 15th, 2020 – 2NSystems, a single source provider of critical infrastructure solutions, today announced it has been named the 2019 APC by Schneider Electric Territory Partner of the Year by Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. This is the second time in five years that 2NSystems has received this distinction. The awards program recognizes top Schneider Electric [...]

2NSystems named APC by Schneider Electric 2019 Territory Partner of the Year – Press Release2020-04-22T15:59:36+00:00

What to Avoid When Operating a Data Center

A proper data center design leads to smooth sailing. Anything can happen to your data center, no matter how good (or bad) its design is. Not investing in a data center operations program will cost money, time and possibly your reputation. We want to help you avoid making major mistakes when you’re operating and maintaining your data center. The key lies in the methodology behind your operations and maintenance program. All too often, companies put immense amounts of capital and expertise into the design of their facilities. However, when construction is complete, data center operations are an afterthought. Here are [...]

What to Avoid When Operating a Data Center2019-09-10T21:48:47+00:00

A Blueprint for Consolidating your Data Center

So, you’re contemplating consolidating your data center. Let us help! We’re here to provide you with step-by-step directions if you choose to consolidate. A major driver behind data center consolidation is the outsourcing of enterprise IT functions to the cloud to enable greater efficiency and scalability. As enterprises migrate their data centers, IT infrastructure processes, and computing platforms to the cloud, many seize the opportunity to realize cost savings by consolidating on-premise data center equipment and space. Many IT professionals already have running, consolidated data centers and are finding the operational, financial and competitive advantages of consolidation are clear. Most [...]

A Blueprint for Consolidating your Data Center2018-08-14T09:00:41+00:00
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