Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Data Center Temperature Sensor Placement

Many companies rely on data center storage to keep their information secure in an on-site location, off-premises building or a combination of the two. With the amount of running equipment housed within these buildings, temperature regulation is essential. Between the heat from your IT loads, the external environment and weather patterns, many factors can influence […]

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What is the Hybrid Cloud

What Is the Hybrid Cloud?

For companies that deal with sensitive information on a daily basis, having a reliable data and workflow management system is essential. In the past, many companies relied on independent or on-premises data centers to keep their information safe. But this approach could still leave companies vulnerable to risks like outside attacks, security breaches, outages and […]

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Five Tips to Avoid Security Breaches

Security breaches affect billions of people every year — data breaches and cyberattacks impacted 765 million people in three months of 2018 alone. Along with the life-changing personal effects of a data breach for consumers, companies targeted by attackers stand to lose valuable business data, revenue and public confidence. As a result, all organizations need to know […]

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How to Increase the Security of Your Data

How to Increase the Security of Your Data

Data security is a significant concern in today’s technology climate. Now more than ever, people and companies are taking extra measures to protect their sensitive data. From cloud networks to physical data centers, there are plenty of options for any business. Seeking reliable protection is essential to keeping your information security risks low and your […]

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How to Move Your Data Center

How to Move Your Data Center

Moving a data center is something that many businesses decide to do at one point or another. A company might want to move the data center to a more dedicated or secure location or might undergo a merger or acquisition that requires consolidation of data centers. Whatever the reason, moving a data center is a […]

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The Importance of Reliable Power Solutions

Everything a data center does relies on access to a steady power supply. Unfortunately, a single connection to the local electric grid may not be adequate to power this vital, yet sensitive technology. The voltages provided by your utility company can vary widely — too much voltage can lead to hardware damage and data loss, […]

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How to Develop a System Security Plan

What is a Security Plan A network security plan defines how a computer, network or information system will be secured and protected from threats such as worms, viruses and unauthorized users. Typically, the IT departments of businesses that rely on network security will implement these plans. Organizations that receive federal funding may also need to […]

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How and Why to Convert Your Data to a Newer Format

Data can be stored in a several different proprietary and non-proprietary formats. For the everyday user, the specific data format may not be a concern. But people who manage data centers constantly encounter questions about format. Data center operators need to consider whether their data is in a usable format — and if it’s not, […]

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What is Environmental Monitoring?

What is Environmental Monitoring?

Environmental monitoring is the process of making sure a particular environment is suitable for its intended purpose. Many industries use environmental monitoring to ensure employees and equipment are safe and able to perform their functions efficiently. Being able to monitor minute changes in an office or data center makes it less likely that a small […]

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Why audit IT assets?

As the IT infrastructure of the typical company has grown, so has the need for regular information system audits. These audits examine whether a business’ IT controls protect company assets, ensure information accuracy and further the company’s business goals adequately and efficiently. For data centers, these audit processes are even more essential to operations. The […]

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