Reasons to focus on network-related security in your data center are already clear, but a threat to data centers definitely exists through physical means as well as network-based hackers, and to achieve premium security all these threats must be addressed sufficiently. Read More
It’s not every day something dramatic happens on the data center scene. Today, though, something did, and I’m going to hop on the bandwagon and go into some detail on this new “3-2-1″ networking architecture.
As I am sure everyone has seen on various news programs, websites and social media, the flooding in Tennessee is horrible. What most people don’t think about is the effect this flood has on technology.
An e-mail with 10 “FW:” in the subject line landed in my inbox this morning with some tragic pictures (below) of the Opryland Hotel. More frightening than the pictures, was a comment from a friend of mine… Read More
Several exciting things caught my attention today in data center and green IT news.
First was a re-hash of something I missed last month but which sounds awesome – that Dell announced the
y might never need to build another data center. The idea is that instead of adding more data center space, they can just increase the efficiency of space they’ve already created. Read More
The recent data center fire which Terremark handled so well has had us thinking of other notable data center fires of the past couple years, and how important it is to implement an effective fire-suppression system.
Looming large in the recent history of data center fires is the one in Seattle’s Fisher Plaza last summer. It was, as we probably all remember, a huge, horrible mess, and it was their second fire in the past couple years. Read More