Data Center News

Data centers help organizations manage their technology resources. Helping to scale resources effectively, data centers increase efficiency. Read the latest data center news, analysis, and insights below:

Survey: Half of companies wish they’d trusted cloud migration to third parties

There are plenty of surveys out there that show companies’ feelings on outsourcing versus keeping services in-house. But one recent study actually highlighted something more interesting – after the decision has been made and all is said and done, do they regret their course of action? 

Data center outages approaching the $9,000/minute mark

In a few short years, data center outages have nearly doubled in cost. One big part of this trend: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. 

Infographic: Keys to disaster recovery

Does your organization have the right disaster recovery steps in place? This helpful chart could have some of the answers.

Security concerns hold small businesses back from cloud adoption

There’s little doubt that the cloud offers promise for small and midsize organizations, but many are reluctant to go all-in. The biggest reason: security fears. 

Where your colleagues stand with the cloud – and what has them worried

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to the cloud. So which are your peers turning to? And what are their biggest concerns? A new survey has the answers. 

Longer outages may require reworking disaster recovery plans

As if having a solid disaster recovery (DR) plan wasn’t hard enough, a new study shows that severe weather is likely to make power outages last even longer. 

Google’s been … Thunderstruck!

Think your data’s completely safe because it’s in the hands of Google, Amazon or other storage giants? Think again. 

Cisco predicts businesses will have 1,000 cloud services by year’s end

If shadow IT wasn’t out of control already where you work, it soon could be. 

The end of Windows Server 2003 is only the beginning

Today is the deadline for end of support for Windows Server 2003. The reason you may not have noticed? Unlike Windows XP, this version is likely to live on much longer. 

Heads up: You could soon be spending more on the cloud

Some of it may be through increased usage. Some of it could be due to rising prices. But almost everyone is going to need to devote more of their budget to the cloud soon.