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Vertiv’s DCIM ambitions wither on Trellis’ demise

Vertiv’s DCIM ambitions wither on Trellis’ demise

Operators often say that data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software is a necessary evil. Modern facilities need centralized, real-time management and analytics, but DCIM is notoriously difficult to deploy.

Fastly outage underscores slow creep of digital services risk

A recent outage at content delivery network Fastly took down…
UI @ 2021

Pandemic has driven up data center costs

As the pandemic began to make an impact in early 2020, it became…

Learning from the OVHcloud data center fire

The fire that destroyed a data center (and damaged others) at…

Data center staff on-site: engineering specialists or generalists?

The pandemic has led to a renewed interest by data center managers…
Staffing and Gender Diversity in the Data Center2020

COVID-19: What worries data center management the most?

To date, the critical infrastructure industry has mostly managed…
Uptime Institute's COVID19 Q&A Part 3

COVID-19: Q&A (Part 3): Deferred Maintenance, Remote Work, Supply Chain, Long-Term Outlook

The final installment of our Q&A regarding digital infrastructure…
2020

COVID-19: Q&A (Part 2): Site Sanitation and Security

Here is Part 2 of our Q&A regarding digital infrastructure…
COVID19: Digital Infrastructure Q&A

COVID-19: Q&A (Part 1): Staff Management

We are all in this together. We are all finding our own "New…