News and updates

Server room temperature monitoring on the hottest day of the year

Jul 27, 2018
Far be it for us to wish this lovely hot spell to end but it’s at times like these that server room air conditioning units are really put to the test.

Spook is pleased to welcome Creative Assembly to its growing list of OmniWatch users

Jul 18, 2018
OmniWatch is an award winning IT Environmental and Power Monitoring Service and is installed across two locations at CA’s HQ in Horsham, West Sussex.

Olympia London upgrades Spook OmniWatch to include real-time UPS monitoring

Jul 13, 2018
Olympia London add support and monitoring for their Reillo UPS using OmniWatch.

Back of house complications

Apr 12, 2018
Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) are typically associated with Back of House meaning the location is often in a far corner of a room or in a different location altogether. Therefore, the need to monitor the environment of the UPS together with its on-board power metrics is as important as the data centre itself.

The Three Wise Men of data centre monitoring

Apr 10, 2018
Three wise men are predominantly celebrated once a year but monitoring the environment of your data centre should be 24/7.

The Christmas Conundrum for IT departments

Dec 12, 2017
Over the Christmas period IT server rooms could be left in a 'lights out' state for over 10 days.

Playing Jenga in the Server Room

Oct 11, 2017
The main reasons for business continuity invocation in 2017 are due to power and environment issues in server rooms and data centres.