Yes, it's true that traveling for work still feels like work, but if you have to do it, you might as well pick one of the best places on earth to visit. That's the approach Instor President Jack Vonich is taking on a trip across the Atlantic to check in on our European operations this week.
Digital pirates seem to have hacked into servers and have stolen a digital copy of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment in the movie series. These hackers are holding the stolen copy for ransom, proving that "not all treasure is silver and gold, mate". The hackers are demanding that Disney pays the ransom, or they will release the movie in twenty-minute increments online. Both Disney and Netflix have had digital media stolen by hackers demanding ransom within the last few weeks. This hacker is demanding that the ransom is paid in Bitcoin due to its unconventional financial network’s structure.
Data center managers work daily to maintain the best data center infrastructure. This means protecting data from various risks such as fires and subsequent water damage from fire mitigation systems. In the event of a doomsday apocalypse, data center management will be busy running for their lives rather than running data centers and colocations. The ioSafe Server 5 claims it will provide data protection from fire, water submersion, and even loss of Internet so that we can all focus on survival when the zombies attack.
Loudoun County, VA is currently home to 70 data centers. 35% of the largest data center leases that were signed nationally in 2016 are located in Loudoun County. With so many companies filling the available space in the area, Loudoun County has identified more sites that will accommodate data centers for future builds. In the future, Loudoun County could see up to a 60% increase in data center construction.
Ever wanted to step inside a data center build while it's under way? Now you can with Instor Solutions' new virtual reality 360-degree video tours. View them with Google Cardboard, a VR headset or on any device to get a complete view of a data center being built. No hardhat required.