Data center uptime News
October 30, 2017
In this guest post, Drew Nielsen, chief trust officer at cloud-based backup provider Druva, shares a scary and hairy tale about how shortfalls in any company's upkeep and maintenance schedule can ...
January 29, 2016
A study pinpoints the cost of a data center outage and lends insight into the causes behind outages at more than 60 data centers in the past year.
October 23, 2015
Don your foil hats: A practical futurist explains how electromagnetic pulses and IoT will impact IT infrastructure by 2020 and just how high data center uptime pressure will be.
May 21, 2015
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
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Corporate moves, rapid IT refreshes, virtualization initiatives and other factors affect your data center design. Use this data center planning guide for a facility that lasts. Continue Reading
From energy use to server performance, data center metrics form a foundation for improving IT operations. Continue Reading
These tips from a data center design expert will keep you from partnering with an inadequate cloud hosting or colocation provider. Continue Reading
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While the Uptime Institute was once the standard for data center certification, challenges from Switch, OSDA and others threaten to shake up the market. Take this quiz to certify your knowledge. Continue Reading
Because the Uptime Institute focuses primarily on power and cooling, alternative data center certifications have emerged. Their chances of replacing Uptime, however, seem slim. Continue Reading
These unexpected charges and fees can balloon colocation costs for enterprise IT organizations. Continue Reading
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Despite a rapidly changing IT industry driven mostly by cloud, the on-premises data center is here to stay, according to a survey by the Uptime Institute. Continue Reading
The Open-IX data center certification aims at resiliency through self-declared certification and an annual renewal process, rather than proprietary oversight. Continue Reading
Even the best data center design drifts from its opening day to the present. Uptime shares its recommendations to map cooling power to today's IT load. Continue Reading
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Though the benefits of virtualization outweigh the risks, a host server crash is extremely visible and causes concern with management. Be prepared to respond with efficiency. Continue Reading
Virtualization and automation software has enabled faster response to outages, but high-profile companies are still plagued by downtime. Continue Reading