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Case Study: Rack and Overhead Installation for Edge Data Center

Objective The customer, an edge data center, needed a reliable professional services company to ensure its white space was ready in two weeks. Scope of Work The Mirapath Project Management Team specified and procured all the materials including 200+ racks, 400+ PDUs, 2-tier ladder rack, and fiber tray. Professional Services included: Seismically anchor, bay, level, and [...]

June 20, 2017|Design & Installation, Power Strips, Racks & Hardware|

Mirapath Placed 6th in Big Green Egg BBQ Contest

Mirapath recently competed in the 12th Annual Eggs by the Bay™ Eggfest at Saratoga Springs Park, California. This event is one of the top "Big Green Egg only" food festivals in the country, cooking with the Big Green Egg - the Original American Designed Ceramic Cooker introduced in 1974. This year's event drew in 450+ [...]

June 9, 2017|News|

To Migrate Or Not To Migrate: Server Technology PRO2

Server Technology’s latest innovation, PRO2 rack PDUs, features a flexible hardware platform with more outlets, a faster processor, improved firmware, and increased security and redundancy. Server Technology PRO2 Key Features: Shallower PDU enclosure Star architecture multi-linking, up to 4 power strips Hot-swappable, redundantly-powered network card Branch current measurements and multi-level alerts More alarms and configuration [...]

June 8, 2017|Power Strips|

Mirapath Recognized as Technology Partner of the Year by Vertiv

Mirapath announced today that they have been named the Vertiv North American Partner Program Technology Partner of the Year, for displaying superior knowledge of how to apply Vertiv technologies and services. Mirapath was recognized as one of the North American Partner Award winners for 2016 achievement at the Vertiv Partner Summit in Nashville, TN. The [...]

June 7, 2017|News|

Mirapath Support

A technology professional will often resort to contacting the technical support line of an equipment manufacturer for assistance. Between “waiting in line for the next available representative” and escalating the issue to someone who actually understands the product, the technology professional can sometimes spend hours, or even days, working with the manufacturer’s technical support to [...]

May 24, 2017|Support|

Case Study: Scalable Infrastructure for High-Density Data Center

Objective The customer, a cloud company, is looking to build out the infrastructure in its colocation data center in Santa Clara, California. Needing nearly half a megawatt of power, this technology company required the installation of new equipment, maximizing the use of materials already available, and a plan for equipment to be purchased later. The [...]

Inside Look: Mirapath’s Product Launch Methodology

In addition to working very closely with our customers to deliver efficient, scalable infrastructure solutions, Mirapath partners with many manufacturers to evaluate new solutions. And often times, Mirapath is included in partner feedback sessions before a product is generally released. Mirapath triages all the new products from official partners and non-official partners to determine which [...]

May 15, 2017|News|

Mirapath at MACLA’s Annual Family Art Day

Along with friends in our community, Mirapath volunteered at MACLA’s annual Family Art Day. This annual event is a free outdoor celebration providing a unique and memorable art experience for the entire family. Since 1989, MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana has provided our local community with inclusive contemporary art space centering Latino culture and [...]

May 12, 2017|News|

To Migrate Or Not To Migrate – Vertiv ACS8000

Vertiv released the ACS8000 console server series with significant new features that further enables customers to perform secure, remote data center, lab, and out-of-band management from anywhere in the world. Vertiv ACS8000 highlights include: New USB console support New fiber uplink New Python and PERL scripting support Faster processor and more RAM Expanded support of [...]

May 3, 2017|Console Servers|

Mirapath Supports “Girls Who Code”

Mirapath recently held a Speakeasy Casino Night fundraiser to support Girls Who Code. Dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology, this non-profit organization has grown from 20 to 40,000 girls in 50 states. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there will be more than 1.4 million computing-related job opportunities by 2020. At current [...]

April 28, 2017|News|

Vertiv (Formerly Emerson) DSView Software Management R4.5 SP5

On May 2016, Vertiv (formerly Avocent/Emerson Network Power) announced a new version of its DSView software – R4.5 SP5. The main new features of this release are: Support for new security ciphers provided by Java 8 Better support for the MPH2 power strips Added new device support for the GXT4 UPS system Overall, this is [...]

April 27, 2017|DCIM|

Why DCIM Has Not Taken Off

We have all heard that DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management) would take off as the must have tool for any organization. And, we have been hearing it for over 10 years! And yet here we are in 2017 and DCIM is still not as widely installed as we would have expected. Why is that? The [...]

April 18, 2017|DCIM|

Is White The Way To Go?

In our most recent data center build out project, we helped design, procure, and install white data center racks. There has been lots of speculation over the last several years whether white is the new black for data center cabinets. Some manufacturers have suggested that white cabinets can save up to 30% in lighting costs. This [...]

February 16, 2017|Racks & Hardware|

Mirapath Technical Support

We aim to provide our customers with spectacular service throughout their Mirapath experience, from project consultation to post-sale technical support. The Mirapath Technical Support team is available to answer your questions or concerns regarding any of the solutions that we offer. Nothing is too big or too small. Why Contact Mirapath Technical Support? Our engineers [...]

February 16, 2017|Support|

Case Study: Moving and Consolidating Critical Lab Devices

Objective Safely moving critical lab devices was the main objective for the customer - a leading networking solutions provider. They needed to move and consolidate over 5,500 critical lab devices across 25 engineering labs from various office locations into a single location, within the new headquarters, in less than three weeks. Scope of Work Phase 1: [...]

February 15, 2017|Moves & Migrations|

Mirapath Announces Director of Technology

Cupertino, California - Mirapath, Inc., a trusted provider of data center, engineering lab, and IT infrastructure, announced today that Henrique Oliveira has joined the company as the Director of Technology. Mr. Oliveira is responsible for leading Mirapath’s sales engineers, project engineers, and tech support team to architect and deliver complete solutions to customers, from technical [...]

January 12, 2017|News|