We’ve heard so many Data Center Technicians tell us they have to perform server lifts on some real “pigs” and it’s a problem for them. They weren’t describing the snorting farm animal but referring to huge, oversized servers that go far beyond “standard depth”. When they need to lift large and heavy devices like this, some […]
About Mike The Marketing Guy
Mike Manzoni is a Marketing Specialist who works with BIAC Broadband, the manufacturer of the RackLift™ brand of server lifts - the one indispensable tool for data centers.
He is committed to making the data center a safer work environment for the people whose job it is to lift and install the devices into the cabinet racks.
Mike listens carefully to customers. Through comments from the real-world experience of our end users he was able to implement design changes that enhance RackLift products. Having worked as National Marketing Manager for a major electronics test equipment manufacturer he knows the value of customer feedback.
His education and experience with electronics and mechanical devices makes him uniquely suited to communicating the value and benefits of RackLift products to the data center community.
Entries by Mike The Marketing Guy
Over one third of all injuries in the data center are from manual server lifting and handling. Musculoskeletal disorders are the primary affliction, accounting for 60% of those work-related issues. It’s important that Data Center Managers impose safe limits for employees that are carrying out manual handling tasks. OSHA suggests 50 pounds as a maximum […]
Data centers are in a constant state of flux. The demand for faster equipment, greater data storage and changes in corporate strategies all drive the need for equipment moves in the DC. Some of the reorganization would be well served with the ability to transport the entire loaded cabinet. What? Transport The Entire Loaded Cabinet? […]
Often the biggest focus of Data Center Managers is uptime and efficiency. The spotlight is centered squarely on IT equipment and software with attention going to servers, backup units, storage devices, recovery systems, power distribution, and cooling systems. With so much attention placed on the operation of the apparatus, the important aspects of data center […]
When you’re evaluating a serverlifter for your data center there are two aspects to consider – one is about suitability for use in data centers and the other relates to code or policy violations. Sure, you can buy a general purpose warehouse lift very cheaply and in doing so you’ll be trying to jam a […]