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The Damage Caused by Downtime

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Data center reliability has helped to increase the operational effectiveness of thousands of companies around the globe. Improvements in technology and the design of server farms, as well as in the facilities that house them and the level of training … Continue reading

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How to Select the Hard Drive That is Right for You

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Selecting and purchasing a hard drive used to be a simple task. Generally people would find a few of the highest capacity drives they could afford, pick the fastest of the group, and were done. Today, however, there are many … Continue reading

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The Future of Data Center Design and the Open Compute Project

Recently, Intel and facebook banded together to create the next-generation of data center rack technology. The prototype includes an innovative type of architecture called the photonic rack architecture. The design of this new prototype improved every aspect of data center … Continue reading

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Data Protection Solutions and Virtualization

In today’s modern world, protecting data from hackers and viruses has never been more important. There are many different types of data protection available on today’s market, all of which possess unique features, which can make it difficult to select … Continue reading

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Ways to Ensure Security Within a Data Center

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If you are designing a data center, one of the most critical issues to focus on is security. There are an abundance of threats that the data center will face, some of which can be prevented with proper planning. Hackers, … Continue reading

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Should You Build Your Own Data Center or Partner With Someone Who Already Has One?

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There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction that comes with doing things on your own, but you might be better off working with someone else for certain tasks, such as data storage. Even if you have a small business, there are … Continue reading

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Google’s Going Green

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Non-renewable Resources Non-renewable resources such as petroleum, uranium, coal, and natural gas provide us with the energy used to power our cars and houses, offices, and factories.  Without energy we wouldn’t be able to enjoy the luxuries that we are … Continue reading

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OpenPower Consortium is IBM’s Answer to Declining Server Market

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A group of leading high-tech companies, led by IBM, has formed a new alliance to further the development of advanced server technologies that will power a new generation of faster, greener and more efficient data centers. The OpenPower Consortium, which … Continue reading

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Swedish Data Center Saves Money by Using Seawater for Cooling

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In modern society, people are very dependent on technology. With all of the advancements in modern electronics and technology, data centers are essential. Many servers are required to store data and allow the expansion of both information and technology to … Continue reading

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The Best Locations for Data Centers

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Businesses often use data centers to backup and protect their vital information and data as well as the information and data of their customers and clients. Since using a data center can be a huge expense, business have to do … Continue reading

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