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Data Center Security

Data center insecurity: Online exposure threatens critical systems

In early March 2021, a hacker group publicly exposed the username…
Datacenter fire frequency trends

Datacenter Fire Frequency

The catastrophic fire that occurred at OVHcloud’s SBG2 data…

Learning from the OVHcloud data center fire

The fire that destroyed a data center (and damaged others) at…
UI @ 2021

How data center operators can transition to renewable energy

Transitioning to renewable energy use is an important, but not…
Climate Change and Digital Infrastructure

Extreme weather affects nearly half of data centers

Recent extreme weather-related events in the US (the big freeze…
Extreme Weather and Digital InfrastructureUI 2021

Extreme cold — a neglected threat to availability?

In Uptime Institute’s recent report on preparing for the extreme…
UI 2021

Network problems causing ever more outages

Power failures have always been one of the top causes of serious…

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

The pandemic has led to a renewed interest by data center managers…
Infrastructure Physical SecurityUi 2021

Ensuring physical security in uncertain times

Recent events have heightened concerns around physical security…
Critical Infrastructrure Innovation in 2021

A Surge of Innovation

Data center operators (and enterprise IT) are generally cautious…