Minimize Downtime with Proper Management

In “Strategies for Minimizing Downtime by Managing Change,” Sungard makes a case that the best disaster recovery plans are often well conceived but poorly nurtured. The reason is a lack of resources. This whitepaper uses statistical data from a Forrester research study to prove the point that only a small percentage of organizations adhere to the proper standard of annual testing and continual updates of their disaster recovery strategy. Read More

Power Surge KOs Washington State Data Center

A power surge crashed the state’ of Washington’s s primary data center in Olympia last month, according to local media reports. The Aug. 21 outage occurred as a new high-voltage power line was being added to expand the power capacity of the office campus. Read More

Power Outage at Colo4 Data Center

Colocation provider Colo4 experienced a power outage at one of its Dallas data centers Wednesday night after an automatic transfer switch failed on one of the facility’s utility feeds. The incident resulted in approximately six hours of downtime for affected customers. Read More

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