We are doing a poll to determine how the industry is keeping track of their IT and data center assets. Is everyone just using Excel and tracking data in long and cumbersome spreadsheets?
Are you using software to track and manage your environments? There are several packages out there that will track your data for you…Rackwise, GDCM, Visual Data Center, Aperture, etc… Read More
So, we’ve all heard about the data center fire in Seattle, and it’s been taking a while for things to get back up and running. This accident has definitely put the efficiency of the disaster preparation already in place at the facility to the test, affecting big names like Microsoft as well as local tenants. Read More
Google has provided a fantastic video tour of their container based computing solution. They do a fantastic job of showing the amount of infrastructure required to effectively run a datacenter in a container. They also outline the “best practices” that this facility and method use. As well as their PUE of 1.25 – which is pretty dang good! Read More
It looks like hosting.com is adding another link to its coast-to-coast system of co-location space, taking advantage of a retrofitted Ford Model T factory to fulfill ever-increasing need for dependable co-location space in Denver, Colorado. With two datacenters in California, one in Kentucky, and another in Delaware, a more central location seems to make sense, Read More