The Bunker in Kent, UK is one of the pioneers in the data bunker niche, and is now expanding with a new facility that seeks to combine "military grade" security with the latest energy efficiency techniques.
Rackspace Hosting (RAX) has posted a video in which President and CEO Lanham Napier provides additional information about the recent outages at the company's Dallas data center and how Rackspace plans to address them.
A fire at the 1`51 Front Street carrier hotel in Toronto left several data center customers offline for hours over the weekend. Peer 1 Networks reported that a fire broke out at 2:26 a.m. Sunday (Eastern time) in an eighth-floor electrical room.
Last week was a brutal one for the data center industry, with high-profile outages for several companies with strong reputations for uptime, and a fire at a data center complex. Here's a look at what happened, and the fallout and lessons learned.