Critical Thinking: Machine learning promises to usher in a new era of advanced data center management, but many facilities still have a long way to go from arcane, spreadsheet-based management habits to the automation Promised Land.
A new kind of malware, known as Triton or TRISIS, goes after industrial safety systems that provide emergency shutdown capabilities. Experts say it can also be effective in attacking data center power and cooling systems.
A restful evening may come to a sudden end due to a text or a frantic phone call for anyone involved in data center management. We asked a number of IT pros what kept them up at night. Here's what they had to say.