The cloud has done a lot for businesses. But even with all the advances it brings, it’s important that companies don’t lose sight of the humble data center.
Think your data’s completely safe because it’s in the hands of Google, Amazon or other storage giants? Think again.
When most people think about “IT dangers,” they focus on security risks. But one organization’s IT supply closet actually posed a serious health risk – and resulted in a multi-million dollar lawsuit.
The conventional wisdom for hard drives, data centers and servers has always been “keep it frosty.” As we’ve been told time and again, the higher the temperature of hardware, the higher the fail rate. Not so, according to an expert in the field.
Obviously, no company wants its data center to go down. But just how much is lost during those outages?