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Inside Look: Mirapath’s Product Launch Methodology

2017-05-15T08:36:23-08:00 May 15, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Mirapath at MACLA’s Annual Family Art Day

2017-05-12T08:52:19-08:00 May 12, 2017|News|

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 [...]

To Migrate Or Not To Migrate – Vertiv ACS8000

2017-05-12T08:17:03-08:00 May 3, 2017|Console Servers|

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 [...]

Mirapath Supports “Girls Who Code”

2017-04-28T09:35:57-08:00 April 28, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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

2017-05-24T08:35:39-08:00 April 27, 2017|DCIM|

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 [...]

Why DCIM Has Not Taken Off

2017-04-19T08:17:48-08:00 April 18, 2017|DCIM|

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 [...]

Copper Cable Testing Results Explained

2017-04-13T10:25:43-08:00 April 13, 2017|Low Voltage Structured Cabling|

All Mirapath structured cabling projects are completed with full cable testing reports. Sometimes, the reports can be hard to understand. So we have created a guide to help decipher the copper cable testing reports. See below for explanations of specifications as well as the most significant test results categories. Mirapath uses the Fluke DSX-1800 and DSX-5000 [...]

CAT6A: Shielded or Unshielded?

2017-04-13T10:43:03-08:00 April 4, 2017|Connectivity|

The recommended copper cable for 10Gbe applications is CAT6A. However, there are 2 types of CAT6A cables: UTP and STP. Which one should you use? UTP means Unshielded Twisted Pair and there is no shielding. STP means Shielded Twisted Pair. There can be any type of shielding that helps against ANEXT (Alien Near End Cross [...]

Is White The Way To Go?

2017-02-16T11:00:14-08:00 February 16, 2017|Racks & Hardware|

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 [...]

Mirapath Technical Support

2017-05-24T08:24:13-08:00 February 16, 2017|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 [...]