preparedness
Sep 13. 2018

Traditional Bolting of Server Cabinets Does't Work for Earthquake Protection

Traditional Bolting of Server Cabinets Does't Work for Earthquake Protection While there have been major advancements in earthquake early warning systems, they only give you a few seconds to get ready for the coming quake. Buildings and homes will still be destroyed, and the early warning systems provide enough time for people to get to safety. These systems are still not common in the ...

author: WorkSafe

preparedness
Aug 20. 2018

What is the Section 179 Deduction?

  What is the Section 179 Deduction?  Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL purchase ...

author: WorkSafe

Insider preparedness
Sep 21. 2017

How well will Earthquake Early Warning Work?

How well will Earthquake Early Warning Work? In the M=7.1 Puebla, Mexico earthquake on September 19, which caused significant damage in Mexico City, the city’s earthquake early warning sirens went off approximately 12 seconds before the strongest ground shaking (See video below – ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

preparedness
Jul 13. 2017

Be Proactive in Data Center Earthquake Mitigation

Be Proactive in Data Center Earthquake Mitigation Gary Wong is Director of Applications Engineering at Instor Solutions. Of all the natural disasters that can affect data centers, earthquakes are among the most damaging. Given the data center ...

author: Gary Wong

preparedness Risk
May 15. 2017

Earthquake denial gets a lot harder when you stand on top of the San Andreas fault

Earthquake denial gets a lot harder when you stand on top of the San Andreas fault I had never stood directly on top of the San Andreas fault. Not to my knowledge, anyway, but as a California native, I’ve ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

preparedness Insider
Dec 02. 2015

New Service Spotlight: Data Center Earthquake Protection From Instor

New Service Spotlight: Data Center Earthquake Protection From Instor Instor Solutions, our Northern California distributor for our ISO-Base Seismic platform was recently featured in Facility ...

author: Ryan Hubbard

preparedness Risk
Mar 21. 2011

For Japan: Compassion and a Commitment

For Japan: Compassion and a Commitment In the afternoon of March 11th 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a killer tsunami struck Japan and was then compounded by a nuclear accident at a damaged power plant.

author: Ryan Hubbard