Hip hop artist Ice Cube once famously suggested to "check yourself before you wreck yourself." So, if you thought the worlds of rap and data center management couldn't be further apart, think again. In fact, making a list and checking it regularly is one of the keys to data center success.
Think of a big data center. Then, think bigger. Keep going and you might get close to a planned 1,000 megawatt hyperscale data center set to be built in the Arctic Circle next year.
With Hurricane Harvey having just wreaked havoc in Texas and several more storms spinning up in the Atlantic, here's a look at what you can do to mitigate damage to your data center in all sorts of extreme weather conditions.
There’s an old saying that goes, “a bad day fishing still beats a good day at work.” But Instor’s Director of Sales for the Southwest region Garrick McPherson gets the best of both worlds.
Mantraps. While the name conjures scary (or funny) images in the mind, they’re really a vital part of many data centers. Here, we explore the pros and cons of these safety devices and discuss whether your data center needs a mantrap.