Data center resilience News
July 13, 2017
New options for data center certification, including UL's debut and the Tier 5 standard from Switch, aim to more easily prove data center resiliency and reliability.
March 27, 2017
Data center outages at Delta Airlines and Amazon Web Services stole the headlines in recent months, but there's plenty of other outages at everyday enterprises that fly under the radar. IT pros ...
February 10, 2017
The hits keep on coming for the airline industry, with several more IT outages that have stranded angry passengers in recent months. Are there any new lessons for IT pros?
June 30, 2015
The increasing expectation for high quality content and the growth of IoT will be helped as edge computing brings nodes closer to end users.
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Open IX's stringent standards keep workloads safe from natural and human disasters, but what's missing is a business climate that demands such rigor for outsourced workloads. Continue Reading
Data center resiliency is the ability of a server, network, storage system, or an entire data center, to continue operating even when there has been an equipment failure, power outage or other disruption. Continue Reading
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Distributed data center architectures increase IT resiliency compared to traditional single-site models, with networking, data integrity and other factors all playing critical roles. Continue Reading
The concept of the all-flash data center isn't new, and as the cost of SSDs continue to decline, vendors are pushing the of the all-flash data center like never before. Reality is a different matter, though. When it comes to older data, slower technology tiers -- such as tape and high-capacity HDDs -- and the cloud can still save plenty of money and resources. So how much flash is enough? It depends.
IT resources must remain continuously available nowadays. Establishing data center resiliency through technologies like replication and erasure coding, as well as implementing continuous backup and instant recovery, is only a start. Learn how to develop a resiliency plan of your own.
An increasing array of backup, disaster recovery and archiving services has turned the public cloud into a favorite target for secondary and tertiary data. Advances have also made the cloud a viable option as a primary storage tier in the storage hierarchy. Particularly if tier-two or tier-one workloads could benefit from the scalability, resilience and broad accessibility the public cloud delivers. Here's why.Continue Reading
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A multipronged approach is the best protection against unaffordable and unacceptable downtime in today's 24/7 business cycle. Continue Reading
To make a move toward private cloud services, IT teams first need to evaluate their current data center infrastructure, starting with server processor, memory and storage support. Continue Reading
Reasons for operational downtime range from the mundane to the extreme. If your organization wants to keep its mission-critical workloads running, here are three areas to monitor. Continue Reading
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Your data center must be resilient to threats like hurricanes and tornadoes. Paul Kirvan offers tips to conduct a data center resilience assessment. Continue Reading
After making the case for cloud based on high availability, IT pros are upset by cloud outages. With planning, there are ways to craft a strategy. Continue Reading
Server room design has changed. So when planning one for an existing facility, make sure it meets current and future needs. Continue Reading