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Jamie Pechak

Jamie Pechak

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Recent Posts by Jamie Pechak:

What Are Managed Services?

Every company has their own definition of a managed service. This is ServerCentral’s.

Topics: Products and Services

Meet ServerCentral Data Center Technician Dan Arnold

Name: Dan Arnold
Worked at ServerCentral since: July 2013
Years of experience in DC Ops: 8

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

Meet ServerCentral Lead Data Center Technician Josh Mills

Name: Josh Mills
Worked at ServerCentral since: April 2009
Years of experience in DC Ops: 10-ish

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

Meet ServerCentral Infrastructure Specialist Dallas Evans

Name: Dallas Evans 
Worked at ServerCentral since: 2010
Years of experience in DC Ops:

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

Meet ServerCentral Data Center Technician Lorenzo Martinez


[10:45] jamiefaithlowe: i need a fun fact about your dog for your picture caption.
[10:47] Lorenzo Martinez: my wife can't tell who snores louder, me or Frances.
[10:47] Lorenzo Martinez: and in the summer, we take her to all the street fests. she gets all the petting.
[10:58] Lorenzo Martinez: actually, i wish i knew how much attention bulldogs got from women when i was single.
[10:58] Lorenzo Martinez: don't print that.[1]

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

Meet ServerCentral Data Center Technician Chris “The Centaur” Dunn

Name: Chris "The Centaur" Dunn
Worked at ServerCentral since: 2011


Years of experience: 40+

Tell me about a day in the life of a Data Center Ops Technician.

CD:*BUZZ* Please replace this broken hard drive.
*BUZZ* Please interconnect these two rack switches that are in the same rack.
*BUZZ* Please see why my server won’t boot.
*BUZZ* Please interconnect these two rack switches that are across the room from each other.
*BUZZ* Please hook a KVM spider to my server and make sure its turned on.
*BUZZ* Please interconnect these two rack switches that are in different computer rooms.
*BUZZ* Please help us figure out why this switch port does not work.
*BUZZ* Please interconnect these two rack switches in different data centers.
*BUZZ* Please construct this 20-cab cage and have it ready in 4 days for a deadline.
*BUZZ* Please configure all the rack switches so they talk to each other and have good link lights.
*BUZZ* Please replace this broken hard drive.

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

Meet ServerCentral Data Center Technician Beau Breeden

Tell me about a day in the life of a Data Center Ops Technician.

BB: Things never get boring around here. I’ll move from a Linux install to a RAM upgrade to running fiber all before lunch. Every ticket that comes in has different requirements, priority, and difficulty. Thankfully we have such a wide pool of knowledge on hand from the various techs on duty that we rarely get stumped.

Topics: Inside ServerCentral

5 Things I Learned about Cybersecurity at Chicago Ideas Week

This week I went to a talk on cybersecurity at Chicago Ideas Week. Here's what I learned from the former commissioner of the NYC police department, a Harvard Law professor, the global head of cybersecurity at Palantir, the cofounder and CTO of HackerOne, the founder and CEO of WISeKey, and the general counsel for Wikimedia:

Topics: Security

ServerCentral's Onsite Parts Depot 

It's a huge pain to go to the data center when hardware fails. Especially when you live far away.

Servers don't break at convenient times, either. Often it's at 2 AM, rush hour, or the moment you sit down to watch a new episode of Rick & Morty.

Topics: Support Data Center

Customer Portal Updates

ServerCentral is happy to announce our redesigned customer portal. Included in the improvements are features that make it easier than ever to manage data center environments. Customers can log in at https://portal.servercentral.com <https://portal.servercentral.com>.   

Topics: Announcements