5 Things To Know About Microsoft’s Project Natick

Project Natick is a years-long project helmed by Microsoft to see if servers can run unattended. Basically, can the cloud work underwater? They submerged a data center off the coast of California to test the efficiency and reliability of an unmanned and...

The Benefits of Modular Design for Data Centers

Did you know that up to a third of an organization’s data will pass through the cloud? Companies need to keep expansion in the forefront of their minds when designing a data center because data storage is only beginning to grow. And when you do need to expand space...

Climate Change Challenges Data Centers Face

Climate change is affecting all areas of our lives, and data centers aren’t immune to the changes that the planet experiences. Global temperatures are rising significantly, causing weather systems that create havoc for ecosystems and disrupt regions like coastlines...

Why Your Server Racks Need Blanking Panels

Even though blanking panels might seem like unnecessary pieces of equipment, server racks need them. Data centers require precise planning to make sure equipment is properly organized and maintained. Blanking panels are low in cost, especially when compared to other...

Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Storage for Your Data

What exactly is hybrid cloud storage, and how can it help protect your data? A hybrid cloud is a mixture of data storage that can include on-premise infrastructure and cloud services, both private and public. Choosing a hybrid cloud has quite a few advantages that...

Essential Equipment Every Data Center Needs

Operating a successful data center hinges on having the right items. Whether you’re running a small center for an organization or a data center that spans thousands of square feet, there is essential equipment every data center needs.  To keep your center...