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Reliable Technical Cleaning
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Trusted Team of Experts

With an unwavering focus on reducing risks to the data center environment, we employ a meticulous approach to contaminant removal, static mitigation, and moisture reduction. Our team of skilled technicians understands the importance of cleanliness and optimal data center performance, ensuring that every surface, component, and corner is treated with the utmost care. Through our unparalleled expertise, state-of-the-art techniques, and cutting-edge equipment, we ensure that your data center operates in an environment that’s as pristine as it is efficient. At The Iron Pony, technical cleaning is not just a task; it’s a testament to our dedication to safeguarding the heart of your digital infrastructure.


Dust accumulation can raise equipment temperature up to 30%, which can cause large scale equipment failures from overheating Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), unmanaged rodent issues and condensation lead to:

  • Slow Data Processing and Outages
  • Equipment Damage, Failure and Loss
  • Data Center Fires

Safeguarding the Spark: Well-Kept Data Center Zones

  • Ceiling Plenum
  • Exposed Ceiling
  • Tiles and Grids
  • Rack Exteriors
  • Server & Rack Interiors
  • Data Cables
  • Subfloors
  • Floor Tiles
  • Under Floor Cables
  • Walls
  • Cable Trays
  • MDF/IDF Closets
  • Generator yards and more
  • Cooling towers

Pre-Commission Cleaning

A complete, top-to-bottom cleaning to get your data center in optimal condition, ready to be energized

Custom Maintenance Cleaning

Schedule recurring cleaning (Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually) to maintain a data-efficient environment and reduce the risk of losses due to contaminants

Generator and Yard Cleaning

Interior vacuuming and generator wiping
Exterior cleaning

Technical Cleaning Toolkit

Cleaning a data center requires specialized tools and equipment to ensure the safety of sensitive equipment and maintain a clean environment. Here’s a list of tools that are commonly used for cleaning data centers:


Antistatic Cleaning Solutions and Wipes

These solutions are specifically designed to clean electronics without causing electrostatic discharge (ESD) that could damage sensitive equipment. Microfiber wipes are often used to wipe down surfaces.

Compressed Air Dusters

Compressed air can be used to blow away dust and debris from hard-to-reach places, such as between server racks and inside equipment. Make sure the air is clean and moisture-free.

HEPA-Filter Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuums with HEPA filters are essential for removing dust and particles from floors, carpets, and server racks. Make sure the vacuum is suitable for use around electronic equipment.

ESD-Safe Vacuum Cleaners

These are vacuum cleaners designed to prevent electrostatic discharge that could damage sensitive electronics. They have special grounding features to prevent static buildup.

Soft Bristle Brushes

Soft brushes can be used to gently dislodge dust and dirt from equipment and crevices. Make sure the brushes are designed to be antistatic.

Lint-Free Cloths

These cloths are used to wipe down surfaces after cleaning with solutions or alcohol. They won’t leave lint or fibers behind.

Cable Management Tools

Part of data center cleanliness involves organized cables. Cable management tools such as cable ties, cable organizers, and cable trays can help keep cables tidy and off the floor.


Grounding Straps

When working on equipment, especially if it involves opening server racks or hardware, grounding straps should be used to prevent ESD that could damage components.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Safety comes first. Wear appropriate PPE such as gloves, antistatic wrist straps, and protective eyewear to avoid any potential hazards while cleaning.

Rack Air Filtration Systems

These systems can help filter out dust and particles from the air before they reach the equipment, contributing to a cleaner environment.

Floor Mats and Entrance Grates

Placing floor mats and grates at entrances can help prevent dirt and debris from being tracked into the data center, reducing the need for frequent cleaning.

Fire Suppression System Protection Covers

If your data center has a fire suppression system (like overhead sprinklers), covers can be used to protect equipment from potential water damage during cleaning or accidental discharges.

Labeling and Documentation Tools

While not directly for cleaning, having proper labeling and documentation tools can help keep track of equipment placement and connections during and after cleaning.

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