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Climate Change Could Rank Among Data Center’s Top Threats

While climate change been a hot topic of discussion among politicians and environmentalists, it could be one of the top things IT experts will be talking about in the upcoming years. At least that seems to be the opinion of one of New York’s chief technology officers. In a CIO article, Cordell Schachter, who works …

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Essential Steps for Migrating to a New Data Center Facility

Considering a data center move? If your internal data center is showing signs of aging, your team may be contemplating a number of options — including a move to a colocation center that could minimize the costs of building out new capacities and capabilities. If a colocation center or managed services solution is among your …

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Indiana Chamber Legislative Dinner, Sponsored by Lifeline Data Centers

As a new member and sponsor of the Indiana Chamber, we were happy to sponsor this year’s Legislative Dinner on February 9, 2016 as the Reception sponsor. The guest speaker for this event was Charlie Cook, who gave a fantastic talk about the current political landscape and how it has changed so much over the …

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Energy-Savings Behind Recent Initiatives with Federal Data Centers

With the federal government getting more aggressive about tackling its own data centers that aren’t energy efficient, more companies may soon follow its lead in determining if it’s time to shift to more energy-efficient models. In a move to drive down spending and waste, the Office of Management and Budget announced that it is streamlining …

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$19 Billion on Tap to Boost National Cybersecurity Efforts

With cyberattacks looming large as the nation’s No. 1 security threat, President Obama recently unveiled the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) — a $19 billion initiative to update cybersecurity measures, boost the number of college students pursuing careers in cybersecurity, streamline federal computer networks, and certify Internet-connected devices as secure. The plan also includes measures …

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Steps to Choosing Colocation for Disaster Recovery

When taking on a disaster recovery (DR) plan for your company, you have numerous options. But one of your main objectives is moving data to a location where it can be secure while, at the same time, ensuring that your team can monitor the data or at least ensure its security. While you could build …

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Experts Predict Cyberattacks May Jeopardize One-Third of all Healthcare Records

With the recent news that yet another healthcare company has been the victim of a potential data breach, predictions that one-third of health records stolen may not seem so far off. Premier Healthcare, based in Bloomington, Ind., recently announced that a laptop with personal patient information had been stolen — leading to the possibility that …

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EMP Events More Than Just Political Hype; They Can Happen

With EMP attacks and other events becoming a topic of political debates, it could be tempting to dismiss them as merely sensational topics as some media outlets have done recently. Here’s what a recent article on Fortune.com had to say about recent predictions about the potential of an EMP attack: “Senator Ted Cruz wants us …

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Data Center Outages: The Top 5 Culprits May Surprise You

With Winter Storm Jonas living up to its Category 4 rating, crippling everything in its path throughout 14 states, IT experts encountered another test in ensuring that their data centers were able to operate and recover against the brutal conditions. Yet, as a recent study revealed, natural disasters still aren’t among the top 3 culprits …

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Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan by Answering These 2 Questions

Every business, whether large, medium or small, should have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that guides employees on how to recover in the event of a breach caused by a natural or manmade event. Most of us realize that. But when was the last time you reviewed your plan and identified any gaps that may …

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