Industry Perspectives, Cannon T4, QLogic, Storagepipe

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:

  • Is Fingerprint Security at the Cabinet Affordable? – Security is now a watchword in all data centers, but as Mark Hirst, product manager with Cannon T4 Data Centre Solutions explains, fingerprint biometrics – even at the cabinet level – is now a real contender on several fronts.
  • Network Convergence: Challenges and Solutions – Convergence presents challenges and offers solutions in the data center, writes Tim Lustig of QLogic.
  • Data Growth Tests Backup Capabilities – As data sets grow and more data is easily and cheaply stored, companies today face numerous and always evolving backup challenges, writes Steven Rodin, CEO of Storagepipe Solutions.

Industry Perspectives is a content channel at Data Center Knowledge highlighting thought leadership in the data center arena. See ourguidelines and submission process for information on participating. View previously published Industry Perspectives in our Knowledge Library.

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About the Author

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.