Harden Those Servers, Then Chain Them Down

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Pingdom takes a look at data center security and the threat posed by physical break-ins, as opposed to the cyber threats that enter through the network. The post reviews the growing list of recent incidents involving hardware thefts at colocation facilities (many of which we’ve written about here), but also looks at some of the massive data breaches that have occurred on company premises (and those are only the ones that made it into the headlines).

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.