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Comatose Data Center Servers may be Costing More Than you Realize

It’s been a couple years since research revealed a startling discovery: Across the board, in various industries, more data centers were sitting comatose than realized. The study, which was conducted by Stanford University and Anthesis, found that about 30 percent of servers were what they described as “comatose” — not providing computing services for at …

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Innovations That Could Minimize Data Center Energy Costs

With so much focus on environmental issues, data centers are increasingly coming under scrutiny for the amount of energy they consume. It’s not just a matter of being conscientious of the environment, many companies are concerned about the high costs of energy bills that could be unnecessary. According to one estimate, U.S. data centers were …

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Cyberbreach? It ranks right up there with a natural disaster

It’s seems quite natural to protect your company against a natural disaster. That’s why companies wouldn’t think twice about purchasing insurance policies to cover their equipment, facilities and other assets. You never know when an earthquake, storm, tornado or flood can hit. Yet, the same can be said of cyber attacks. You never know when …

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Survey reveals plans to increase spending on data center facilities

With demands steadily increasing for enterprise data centers, it’s no surprise that nearly 90 percent of data center operators throughout North America and Europe are planning to expand their budgets for their facilities in the near future, according to a recent survey. And, contrary to some predictions, they’re not solely relying on the cloud to …

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Container Computing Makes a Splash with Developers

Developers can run into problems when their applications lack scalability or compatibility. To ensure applications can meet the demands of users, developers must devote considerable time to testing, but they may need access to additional resources in order to do that. When developers are testing the functionality of an application, a host server may become …

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Telecom Issues Spur Regulations

Technology seems to be evolving more rapidly than the law, with regulators scrambling to draft rules only after a dispute or question arises. Lawmakers and courts encounter new issues that didn’t exist decades ago … for example, whether social media evidence is admissible in a court case. When technology grows to the point that it …

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Save Your Server from Summer Power Outages

Ah, summertime – sunshine, vacations and occasional devastating power outages! That’s right – blackouts are poised to steal the #1 spot from mosquitoes, on the list of top summer nuisances. And a power outage can do a lot of damage, especially when your business relies on a functional server. In January, the middle of summer …

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Assessing the Cost of IT Downtime

When your organization experiences an IT outage, the setbacks are immediately obvious. Missed deadlines, idled employees, and customer dissatisfaction may come to mind. However, you may not have a good sense of the financial consequences of that type of disruption without a deep analysis of your company’s operations. Depending upon the size of your company, …

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How Lifeline Data Centers Can Help Everyone on Your Team

Making the decision to keep your in-house data center or make the switch to outsourcing your facility will be one of the greatest challenges you will face as a business. Keeping your in-house data center can get rather expensive and time-consuming, but if you outsource, there is a possibility that you will give up control …

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3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Outdated Data Center

When managing an outdated data center, there are improvements that may be out of the budget for your company. Keeping up with technology, equipment and servers alone are some of the most expensive updates you can make within your own facility. Other expenses such as remodeling the actual building and keeping up-to-date with security efforts …

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