Disaster Recovery

New Tools Are Simplifying Backup and Replication


Creating a truly distributed environment isn’t always easy. Fortunately, increased hardware performance and more bandwidth availability make creating such an environment a clear possibility. Bill Kleyman looks at the tools and strategies you’ll need to make it work. Read More

QTS Adds Disaster Recovery Services

One of the power rooms inside the QTS Richmond Data Center. (Photo: QTS)

Data center provider QTS (Quality Technology Services) has launched two disaster recovery services designed to provide network availability in the event of virtual or physical server disruptions. Read More

Space Weather and the Data Center: The Risk from Solar Storms

This NASA diagram depicts solar radiation sotrms interacting with the magentic field surrounding earth, which can disrupt power grids and communications.

Solar flares are a potential threat to critical infrastructure, according to NASA scientists. who say the sun’s vast magnetic field is about to flip, an event that creates an elevated risk of solar activity and “space weather.” One concern for data center providers is the potential for solar storms, which can wreak havoc on infrastructure. Read More

Green House Data, 1547 Build New Facility in Wyoming


Green House Data and fifteenfortyseven have partnered on a 35,000 square foot facility that will be the nucleus of a planned, multi-building data center campus in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The facility joins Green House Data’s existing 10,000 square foot facility there Read More

Surviving Sandy: Two Views of the Superstorm


A keynote panel at this week’s Data Center World conference showcased two stories of Superstorm Sandy’s impact: one from the Jersey Shore at the heart of the damage, another from Philadelphia. Both experiences contained lessons for data center managers. Read More

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