More than ever, organizations of all sizes in the public and private sectors are rethinking their IT asset disposition (ITAD) strategy, putting equipment reuse first whenever possible over asset destruction and recycling.
More than ever, we rely on cellular connectivity. While in our homes and offices we enjoy lightning-fast speed fiber connectivity, once out in our car or on the streets, we enter the wireless connectivity world.
It wasn’t that long ago that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) implemented rolling blackouts throughout California in an effort to prevent wildfires — an unprecedented move in the U.S. It raised the question of how companies that rely on networks to run their businesses prepare for power outages.
The colocation site selection process has evolved dramatically. Gone are the days when prospective clients only had to consider standard Tier III site criteria in addition to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP).
Did you move to the cloud in order to free up creativity and allow product teams to spin up architecture quickly and easily only to find yourself in a position where you have no idea who built anything? Well, you’re not alone, and, the good news is, help is at hand.
Software as a service (SaaS) has, for some time, proven its worth by reducing cost of ownership and eliminating low-value maintenance activity. Seeding control in some areas can deliver large rewards elsewhere.
Many data center operators build redundancy and extra storage or computing power into their data centers just in case. Research from Future Facilities shows that data center operators build three data centers for every two they need.
There are a number of different industries taking a serious look at blockchain to improve transparency and trust amongst internal or external entities, including financial services, health care, retail, supply chain and logistics, and media and entertainment.
In one of the most advanced financial services privacy breaches ever to occur in Australia, its largest bank lost control of 10 years’ worth of customers’ financial information when a subcontractor lost several tape drives containing banking statements from 2004 through 2014.
Data center owners and operators have an exciting opportunity to reinforce grid stability, add new revenue models for internal and external clients, and ensure greater resiliency for their operations by utilizing energy storage systems that expand on existing proven systems with new approaches and innovative chemistries.