Category Archives: Security

  1. 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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  2. Camera Surveillance at a Stadium Near You

    Spectators of entertainment events should feel safe at all times. An American professional basketball team is helping make that happen, at least at their own stadium. This custom, ceiling-mounted camera enclosure will be found at multiple locations throughout the stadium. The enclosure will house four cameras (as specified by the customer) that are able to…

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  3. 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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  4. Gotchas of Going Cheap

    Cost. No matter where you sit in the organization as a stakeholder, this is almost always one of the most significant factors in IT buying and decision-making. But should price really be the ultimate deciding factor when it comes to something so important? Won’t it catch up to you in the long run? By way…

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  5. 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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  6. Sharing Knowledge through BICSI

    Power is gained by sharing knowledge; BICSI continues to be a wonderful facilitator of this concept. Great Lakes Case & Cabinet has presented several times at national BICSI conferences; however, my colleague, Brian Franz, and I had the opportunity to speak on behalf of GLCC for the first time at the BICSI 2017 fall conference…

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  7. Silent Enemies in Your Data Center

    Commercial corporations and government agencies spend countless millions of dollars on protecting their most valuable asset (data) from outside cyber-attacks and ever so increasing insider threat potential. Not nearly enough attention has been given to the physical security aspects of protecting and limiting the unmonitored access to the equipment housing the data. With a documented…

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