Biological Viruses Versus Computer Viruses

Computer Viruses

Biological viruses have always been a potent threat to humanity, as historic pandemics have proved. No wonder viruses became an ideal weapon model in a totally different world — a world of programming.

NordPass releases the 200 most common passwords of 2022

password management

Despite cybersecurity experts continuously warning about the consequences of irresponsible password management, internet users were found guilty again. Compared to the data from 2021, 73% of the 200 most common passwords in 2022 remain the same. Furthermore, 83% of the passwords in this year’s list can be cracked in less than a second.

The Top 20 Passwords Found on the Dark Web

Passwords on the Dark Web

There’s a direct correlation between the amount of data being generated and consumed and the number of data breaches. And, as a result, cyberattacks are at an all-time high.

Rosendin Selected to Build Meta’s Temple Data Center in Texas

Meta’s Temple Data Center in Texas

The 900,000-square-foot data center aims to serve as a model of energy efficiency and will be supported by renewable energy from new solar energy plants. The project will also aim for LEED Gold certification and receive credits for water restoration efforts.

Payments in the metaverse

the metaverse

For fintechs, the metaverse looks like a natural pivot in line with their digital-first nature. They are better positioned to push the market forward, as, unlike banks, they do not have to cut through miles of red tape and have more flexibility to deploy new solutions.

Quiz | Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

Root cause analysis (RCA)is the process of identifying the source of problems. The idea behind it is that an effective management strategy will not only solve problems but also prevent them in the future. How familiar are you with the process? Take this quiz to find out.

The Role of Digital Forensics in Criminal Investigations

Digital Forensics

Since it's best practice in the science community to make research available for peer review, I figured I'd share my extended abstract with my favorite readers of all time: you!

The World’s Second Largest Tier IV Data Center

Tier IV Data Center

Yotta Infrastructure and Uptime Institute teams collaborated at multiple fronts to mitigate customer risk to the maximum extent.

Data Center Development 1.0

market conditions

Astute owners and developers evaluate potential projects not only with an eye on current market conditions, but those of the future.

2022 Top Tier Products Award Winners

2022 Top Tier Product Awards

Mission Critical ’s 2022 Top Tier Product Awards showcase the best in data center edge technologies, generators, IT equipment, management systems, power solutions, safety, security, software, thermal management, and UPSs.

Is Cloud Repatriation a Genuine Trend or Just Vapor?

Cloud Repatriation

Is it possible the public cloud isn't the be-all and end-all solution it claims to be?

IT Asset Disposition is Critical to Sustainability Goals

IT Asset Disposition

ITAD is a shining example of the circular economy, and for ostensibly obvious reasons — it represents the epitome of reuse and recycle.

Federal and State Agencies Face Many Challenges with Cloud Migration

Cloud Migration

Federal and State Agencies recently received a C- from U.S. Senate investigators on the Homeland Security Committee, failing to implement basic safeguards against cyberattacks and putting millions of Americans’ personal information at risk.

An Immersion Cooling Epiphany

Immersion Cooling

Depending on who you ask, sooner or later, all big miners will be doing immersion cooling.

Celebrating International Data Center Day Early

International Data Center Day

International Data Center Day is coming up on March 23, but the point of the day is for it to be an ongoing effort throughout the year to raise awareness of the industry, which is why I am talking about it now.

Data Centers and the Cooling Density Conundrum

Cooling Density

Preceded only by humanity’s perseverance and talent for innovation, data has become the world’s most precious resource, interwoven with virtually every aspect of our professional and personal lives.

A close look into the $17.3 million-worth dark web market

dark web market

The most expensive merchandise overall was passports, with an average price of $600 per document. Czech, Slovakian, or Lithuanian passports were the costliest, with an average price of $3,800. An American passport only costs $20.

Microgrid Solution — ABB

ABB’s microgrid solutions

Using a modular approach, ABB’s microgrid solutions allow data centers to operate fully off-grid, powered by their own solar or wind generation coupled with battery energy storage systems (BESS), or partially off-grid by utilizing both renewables and power networks.

Tier IV Certification: A NextDC case study

Uptime Institute certifications

NextDC sees Uptime Institute certifications for infrastructure as essential for businesses operating in an always-on digital world and has embedded these standards into its overarching strategy for delivering the highest quality and most reliable data center products and services in the market.

Grid-interactive power: a new frontier in data center innovation

Grid-interactive power

Renewable energy sources, particularly wind and solar, are rapidly growing in adoption as a key source of energy for the grid. However, they carry important engineering challenges and other issues that cannot be overlooked.

Quiz | Cybersecurity


As the digital transformation continues to take over, cyberattacks are increasing at alarming rates. Are you prepared to stay cybersafe? Take this quiz to find out.

Smart Motor — Turntide Technologies

Smart Motor

This intelligent motor features a unique pancake design that is lightweight and ideal for use in equipment with limited space and/or high-torque requirements, such as axial fans in data centers.