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Eyeing an uptick in edge data center demand

Eyeing an uptick in edge data center demand

Data center end-user organizations and suppliers alike expect an uptick in edge data center demand in the near term.

Fastly outage underscores slow creep of digital services risk

A recent outage at content delivery network Fastly took down…
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…