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A prolonged heat wave can be a problem for your organization. It’s important that your employees stay cool and well hydrated, and your facilities need to be protected as well. High heat and humidity can cause damage to sensitive equipment, and power outages have the potential to short out that same equipment and cause data […]

The 2017 hurricane season was record breaking, and not in a good way. September 2017 was the busiest month of hurricane activity on record, and some areas were physically changed forever due to the violent impact of the storms in 2017. As of right now, the coming hurricane season is predicted to have above-average activity, […]

Being alerted to a possible environment problem that can cause damages or downtime is the primary reason why organizations in 186 of 196 countries have installed Room Alert. Protecting data centers, facilities, and critical assets is crucial to every organization’s business continuity plan. Room Alert users have multiple options they can choose from (or use […]

Imagine this… It’s 4AM. Your cell phone begins chirping madly at your bedside, waking you quickly. When you pick up your phone, you see that your screen is filled with text notifications from the Room Alert environment monitor in your data canter. The Flood Sensor w/Cable connected to your Room Alert has detected water and […]

Since 2018 marks our 30th year in business, we wanted to continue the celebration with a special, one of a kind promotion. From May 14, 2018 through June 30, 2018 every single Room Alert monitor, sensor, and accessory in the AVTECH Catalog will be available as part of a limited time “Buy 3, Get 1 […]

By Frederick Baehner, Publisher, IBNewsmag It isn’t often that a small to medium-sized exporter (SME) has distributors/resellers that come to them, but it happened to Warren, Rhode Island-based, AVTECH, a manufacturer and world-wide exporter of Room Alert environmental monitors, sensors and accessories. As AVTECH President Richard Grundy explains, “At the time Room Alert was released, […]

Cyber security is on the forefront of tech news, and for good reason. Threats of intrusion from potential state-sponsored hackers, the introduction of regulations to help protect data, and increasing figures on the amount of SMBs not prepared for a data loss can become overwhelming. According to CSO Magazine, cyber crime damage costs will potentially hit […]

No business wants to suffer from downtime, data loss, or outages, regardless of their size or their industry. Downtime means lost revenue, reduced customer confidence, and in the case of 40% of small to medium businesses, potential permanent closure within 1 year. Organizations take great steps to prevent downtime – installing firewalls, updating anti-virus software, […]

Monitoring your data center is critical to maintaining maximum uptime. Whether your data center’s primary purpose is to support your organization, or you are hosting servers and services for your clients, any downtime you experience will lead to a loss of revenue and customer confidence. DCIM tools have become an integral part of helping organizations […]

Data centers are the lifeblood of many organizations. Whether their primary focus is supporting the organization’s data and infrastructure or providing services to clients, any downtime they suffer will have a hugely negative impact. It’s important to have a clear view of all the factors that can potentially lead to data center downtime. Outside and […]