Case Study: A Race Against Time

Have you ever tracked down a moving FedEx truck for a package? That’s exactly what our Project Manager, Steve, had to do for this project. Mirapath recently had a project in Brisbane, California for a customer we’ve had for about 3-4 years now. They told us what they wanted, and the Mirapath team put [...]

Case Study: Pandemic Edition

Our long-time customer is a global cybersecurity leader focused on shaping the cloud-centric future. They are dedicated to solving the greatest security challenges through constant innovation using the latest technologies in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. With over 70,000 customers, this customer is on the frontline to protect these organizations across clouds, networks, [...]

Case Study: Finding a Holistic Solution

Preparing to move into a colocation can be a daunting and complicated process. There are many decisions that impact the cost to build, operate, and scale the data center remotely. In the past, IT departments would provide an estimate for the equipment and power needs required for their own systems. Some of these estimates [...]

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 [...]

How To Prevent Top-of-Rack Switches From Overheating

It’s not uncommon to hear about network switches overheating or failing when mounted in the rear of a rack. While convenient for cabling purposes, mounting the switch in the back of a rack allows hot air from servers to enter the switch. In turn, this could lead to the switch overheating or even failing. Traditionally, [...]

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 [...]

Expend Less Energy and Stay Cool with Containment

Background and Challenge A Fortune 1000 company headquartered in San Jose, CA was looking to reduce energy consumption in their 2,500+ sq. ft. data center while keeping their cooling requirements intact. Having already implemented blanking panels in their hot and cold aisle layout, the next logical step was a containment solution. With the lack of [...]