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:

What’s holding back virtualization? Costs

A recent survey by Red Hat finds that virtualization is appealing to companies for many reasons. But one thing that’s not winning them over is the cost it takes to adopt the technology. 

Hacked corporate servers selling for as little as $6 a pop

Reminder: Check your security settings on your server now before it’s too late.

Apparently, one thing can stop the U.S. Air Force: A system crash

Here’s a reminder that multiple redundant backups are absolutely essential. 

Cloud costs staying steady: What it means for you

The era of cheaper and cheaper cloud services may be coming to an end, but for the time being most companies aren’t seeing their rates climb.

5 ways to keep cloud vendors honest

Companies are more reliant than ever on their cloud vendors to provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. But all too often, that’s not what’s delivered. Here’s some strategies you can use to make sure you’re actually getting what you expect.

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.