Data center operations require a careful balance of resources, personnel, and planning – there is no single cause or factor that can impact such operations but rather multiple factors at any given time which could affect the whole of the organization, customers, and profits. There have been many examples, both good and bad, where customer demands out strips capacity during preplanned consumer events (i.e., online sales, concerts, streamed events, etc.).
Don’t be alarmed, but disaster lurks around every corner for data centers. The good news is that with a proper plan, you can survive nearly anything that comes your way.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are hot topics these days. With more and more compute power being dedicated to Bitcoin mining, we take a look at the major concerns for data centers - namely power, heat and processing capabilities.
It’s one thing to experience downtime, but quite another when the downtime is caused by a completely preventable human error. See how British Airways learned this lesson the hard way in its recent outage.
Big news in the data center space, as Digital Realty acquires fellow data center operator DuPoint Fabros in a deal valued at $7.6 billion. Learn more about Instor's partnership with Digital Realty and hear from our President Jack Vonich.
There's nearly a zero percent chance cyber attacks are going to slow down anytime soon. So, safety and security best practices should be at the top of any data center manager's checklist. Learn how to secure your data with these common sense security tips.