Category Archives: SEAL

  1. How’d He Do It? An Inside Look at Santa’s Data Center

    Who deserves the title of Top Data Center Manager of 2018? Santa Claus. After all, he did a fantastic job making sure little boys and girls all around the world received their gifts – and we know that wasn’t easy, especially when you take into account all that data he had to store! While we’ll…

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  2. An Enclosure for Every Season

    Intense heat, strong winds, harsh rains, and on occasion, snow, are the natural elements that this NEMA 4X type, stainless steel enclosure is exposed to along the east coast and Gulf of Mexico. The enclosure has been installed under outdoor hangars at multiple United States Air Force bases and Marine Corps air stations to support the monitoring…

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  3. Optical Protection Required

    In northwest PA, the sun is “skittish” so optical protection is normally only needed during summer. Regardless of the season, Great Lakes is providing protection all year round. This outdoor fiber distribution hub (FDH) serves as the point between a service provider’s central office and subscribers in a fiber-to-the-home setup. Depending on the size of…

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  4. On the Road with GLCC: 2018 NY Tech Summit Recap

    Earlier this month, Great Lakes Case & Cabinet attended the 2018 NY Tech Summit in Verona, New York. We had the chance to exhibit our brand-new SEAL line of enclosures and mix and mingle with some of the greatest minds in tech. As a company, we’re committed to advancing our products as well as our employees, challenging…

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  5. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Great Lakes Case & Cabinet

    Great Lakes Case & Cabinet has been around for over 30 years, which means there are a lot of layers to our work, our culture, and our people. We’re more than just a company; we’re a family. We’ve grown from a small business to a thriving one – on average, our manufacturing facility processes ½…

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  6. The Data Center Audit Trail: A Fortune 500 Company’s Story

    No matter what problem our customers bring to us, it’s our goal to work with them to find the right solution. Case in point, a Fortune 500 company with both security and audit trail needs came to Great Lakes Case & Cabinet looking for some customized solutions across multiple locations. We were able to work…

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  7. NEMA 12 for Medical Research Facility

    This custom Level 4 SEAL enclosure was developed for a medical research facility. Subject to healthcare privacy regulations, the customer required an access control option that was more secure than a standard handle; however, wanted the convenience of having to use an access card only one time to open the front and rear door. Great…

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  8. Security Retrofit

    Never mix old and new batteries–it’s a guideline on the package. Sometimes though, mixing old and new is acceptable. Deploying new Great Lakes enclosures alongside legacy enclosures from another manufacturer was not as cumbersome as one data center manager initially expected. During a data center upgrade, ES enclosures were installed adjacent to legacy enclosures which…

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