Posted on July 25, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
For the past few years, data breaches have run rampant amongst the news headlines. These breaches are defined as events whereby an individual's personal information, such as their name, Social Security number, financial or medical record, banking credentials, or credit card is put at risk or stolen. Recent studies have revealed that data breaches are either the result of an internal or external malicious attack, system error, or human error. While the causes of data center breaches vary, the result is typically costly for any organization.
Posted on July 23, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
As a growing volume of sensitive data increasingly floats across your cloud and virtualized infrastructure, it’s easy to think about security and compliance in non-physical terms. That’s because compliance mandates such as HIPAA, PCI, and GDPR require your organization to protect data no matter where it resides. And if an attacker breaches your environment through a phishing email or an unpatched vulnerability, there’s no telling where they can wind up as they probe laterally across your network.
Posted on July 18, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
As temperatures continue to rise in the summer months and energy clusters form, data center managers find themselves preparing for the upcoming "outage season." In fact, from June to August more data centers experience outages than during any other time of the year. These outages are due, in part, to the rapidly rising increase in power demands that can no longer be met by an archaic power infrastructure. In addition to their fight to avoid outages, data centers are left fighting external temperatures that can wreak havoc on ill-prepared facilities. Fortunately, there is a bit of good news; with the right tools savvy data center managers can beat the summer heat and avoid the brownouts that are lurking behind every heatwave.
Posted on July 13, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
When we think of the word "disruptive," we often think of something troublesome. However, when it comes to disruptive technologies the opposite is true. As we will discuss in this three-part series, these disruptive technologies are innovative and helping data centers evolve to meet growing needs.
Posted on July 9, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
In Part 1 of this series, we explored two major data center predictions for the upcoming years. Those predictions highlighted the importance of acquiring the right in-house or outsourced skills needed to assess agility, manageability, and enhanced asset usage within data centers. In Part 2 of this series, we want to explore two additional global data center predictions.