Case Study: New Office and Engineering Lab Build Out

Company: Solid-State Storage Technology Company Location: San Jose, CA Project / Building Size: 80,000 sq. ft. Project Type: New Construction, Structured Cabling, and Lab Build Out Project Scope: Mirapath was contracted to provide and install 500+ internal data ports within an 80,000 sq. ft single story building, including user work stations, conference rooms, offices, lobby, [...]

December 28, 2016|Design & Installation, Low Voltage Structured Cabling|

Are Your Racks and Equipment Properly Grounded and Bonded?

Grounding and bonding provide a pathway that allows fault current and transient voltages to return to their source. Technically, grounding and bonding mean different things. Grounding is a process meant to protect people against a possible fault in the electrical system. Bonding electrically ties all specified metallic elements together to minimize the differences in voltage. [...]

December 21, 2016|Design & Installation, Racks & Hardware|

From Order to Chaos: The Automation Journey

The Engineering Lab Symposium is an annual event where Mirapath brings together end users and industry leaders to discuss the current trends, challenges, and best practices for engineering labs. This year, our featured speaker is Dan Lunderville, Manager of Global Customer Labs at Palo Alto Networks. Dan has worked in customer support since 1997, running [...]

November 22, 2016|Design & Installation, Lab Automation Software, Layer 1, News|

How to Design and Install Infrastructure Under a Tight Deadline

Objective The customer, a Fortune 100 multi platform technology company, was looking to consolidate multiple engineering labs from various locations into a single colocation to allow for expansion in 3 weeks. Scope of Work Design and Installation Working closely with the customer, the Mirapath team designed and installed both the mechanical and electrical infrastructure for [...]

September 12, 2016|Design & Installation, Low Voltage Structured Cabling, Moves & Migrations|

Mirapath Announces International Expansion

Mirapath announced today that it is expanding internationally with the opening of its first European office in Amsterdam, Netherlands to address its global customers’ demand. Concurrent with this new office, Mirapath successfully completed its first European project - a full build out of an engineering lab for a leading cybersecurity company based in the U.S. [...]

August 31, 2016|Design & Installation, Low Voltage Structured Cabling, News|

Social Media Powerhouse Saves Big With Cold Aisle Containment

Background and Challenge A large social media company was looking to revise their current cooling and containment design with the goal of achieving a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.2. Some hurdles were encountered throughout the project with the customer being in a colocation space and having no control over fire suppression placement (sprinklers). Shrink [...]

January 27, 2016|Containment, Design & Installation|