Industry Perspectives: Blue Hawk, Online Tech

The Industry Perspectives channel at Data Center Knowledge highlights thought leadership in the data center arena, providing industry professionals with the opportunity to share their insight and expertise. For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of this week’s columns:

  • AICPA Fumbles Audit Standards at the 5-Yard Line – Audit standards for data centers are weak and poorly used, says Mike Klein of Online Tech. The new audit reports, SSAE 16, SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3, meant to substantiate data center merits, are leaving the entire market dazed and confused.
  • Closing the Gaps in IT Management Tools  – The need to streamline and provide cloud IT services, as well as extensive monitoring and management, remains and will grow, according to Bruce Lichorowic. CEO of San Jose, CA-based Blue Hawk Networks.
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About the Author

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.