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:
The Changing Role of the CO – Part 1 – “Is the CIO role really needed today’?” This is one of the questions occupying Fortune 500 companies. On deeper reflection, one will realize that the question is not totally unfounded today, writes Ravi Kumar S, of Infosys. He explores the current state of IT management and its future.
It’s Hurricane Season: Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan Ready? – It’s that time again. Hurricane season is upon us, which should always trigger a very important question in the world of IT: “Does our current Disaster Recovery (DR) plan demonstrate confidence to our business that we can recover if needed?” Richard Dolewski, of Velocity Tech, writes on important considerations to be made while creating and testing your plan.
Data Center Development Diary: Meet The Planners – Planning commission meetings are generally a cure for insomina, but Chris Curtis of Compass Datacenters hangs in at the local planning commission to further his project. Day 3 proves educational as he learns about the commission’s requirements for “vegetative screening” and a “public gathering” place on the data center site.
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