Data Center

Protecting Data Centers from Internal Threats

By Matthew Maennche | March 23, 2021

One of the most pressing challenges modern CSOs face today is how to secure a data center best. Although protection from external threats is often the focus, internal threats could be just as devastating. To put this into perspective, a 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report stressed that internal threats and system glitches are often accountable for half of the data breaches that occur.

How Many Data Centers Are Too Many?

By Matthew Maennche | March 17, 2021

Did you know that nearly 600 zettabytes of new data get created annually? Although this number may already seem incredibly large, it is actually around 200% more traffic than current data centers were able to process in 2018.

Data Center

What Does “Data Center as a Service” Mean?

By Matthew Maennche | March 3, 2021

The challenges organizations face with maintaining their own IT infrastructure has encouraged them to seek alternatives to meet their data and computing needs.

Data Life Management

Does Your Business Have a Data Lifecycle Strategy?

By Matthew Maennche | February 17, 2021

Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) has become an important, yet overlooked, part of any IT business strategy in recent years. At its most basic level, DLM is a policy-driven approach that is often automated to ensure data is as useful as possible during its lifespan.

Data Center

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure and Operations: The Redefinition of the Data Center

By Matthew Maennche | October 27, 2020

In the past, any time a business would request new applications or services, IT organizations would have to determine how they would be able to build the application to fit into their existing architecture.

What are the Different Types of Data Center Facilities?

By Matthew Maennche | July 21, 2020

Data centers are buildings that host servers, network, and storage hardware. This facility also hosts a range of other systems, including security, network connectivity, and electrical/mechanical systems (MEP).