Best of the Data Center Blogs for August 14

This week's edition of "Best of the Data Center Blogs" features notable posts from SunGard Availabiliy on disaster recovery RTO, Mark Thiele on top data center trends, California wins porn hosting crown, and Renesys tracking Myanmar disruptions.

Here's our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for August 14th:

3 Common Reasons Why You Can't Meet Your Disaster Recovery RTO - At the SunGard Availability blog, Michael Maliniak looks at recovery time objectives: "Since so many customers do set such unrealistic RTOs with no hope of ever meeting them, I thought I’d share the top three reasons I’ve come across as to why people can’t meet their disaster recovery RTO."

Top 12 Data Center Trends thru 2015 - At SwitchScribe, Mark Thiele makes the case for outsourcing: "As much as there is massive opportunity for change in IT today, many of our investments will continue to weigh us down for years to come. This anchor will slow our adoption of strategies, solutions, and technologies that have the potential to seriously improve how IT is delivered.The data center isn’t immune to these changes or to the anchor effect. In fact, the data center is for many companies their biggest technology investment ball and chain."

California Hosts the Most Porn in the US: - From The WHIR: "The US hosts 60 percent of porn websites, hosting 241.1 million more pages than the Netherlands, which takes the second spot on the list."

Myanmar Internet Disruptions - From network monitoring specialist Renesys: "In the weeks preceding the recent 25th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising, Myanmar’s Internet experienced several technical disruptions leading to concern about the nation’s recent transition to democracy and liberalization of its economy.">