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Tips From A Data Center Manager- Creating Effective Procedures

April 19th, 2022|

Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager In the previous articles on policies, processes, and procedures, I defined policies as guidelines or rules for all work impacting the data center.  Processes are high-level steps needed to perform a desired output.  Procedures serve the distinct role of explaining in [...]

TIPS FROM A DATA CENTER MANAGER – Creating Effective Processes

March 16th, 2022|

Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager Within this series of articles on policies, processes, and procedures, I’ve discussed the importance of implementing all three documents in order to minimize risk in the data center.  The first article explained the differences between each document and the second one [...]

TIPS FROM A DATA CENTER MANAGER – Creating Effective Policies

February 16th, 2022|

Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager In the previous article, I discussed the importance of implementing all three documents (policies, processes, and procedures) to minimize risk in the data center.  I further discussed that policies differ from processes and procedures as policies are guidelines and rules based [...]

TIPS FROM A DATA CENTER MANAGER – Policies vs Processes vs Procedures

January 18th, 2022|

Policy, Process, and Procedure: Why You Need All Three Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager You may have heard the statement “Human error is the leading cause of most data center outages.”  An effective way to minimize human error is by implementing three documents: policies, processes, and [...]

TIPS FROM A DATA CENTER MANAGER – DCIM Software Deployment

January 5th, 2022|

Three Tactics to Successfully Deploy Your DCIM Software Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager In the previous Tips from a Data Center Manager blog, I discussed how to pick the right DCIM product and how to compare costs.  Once an organization overcomes the challenge of picking the [...]

TIPS FROM A DATA CENTER MANAGER – Valuable features offered by DCIM

November 30th, 2021|

Six Valuable Features Offered by DCIM Written by Nate Josephs Sr. Systems Engineer/Data Center Manager Prior to data center infrastructure management (DCIM), data center managers struggled to gather data center infrastructure data to understand existing capacity, view monitoring points, predict and proactively plan for future capacity needs, or integrate with [...]

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