Data center physical security and fire suppression News
November 05, 2010
Data centers are no longer required to put the big red kill-switch on exit doors, thanks to a committee that convinced the NFPA to revisit its data center EPO regulation.
June 17, 2009
A lightning strike and downed servers haven't deterred users from Amazon's cloud resources, which are still cheaper and better than customers can achieve in-house.
June 04, 2008
Downtime struck one-third of the customer base of the Planet, a Houston-based hosting company, after an explosion in an underground conduit that ushers utility power to the site was compromised.
June 03, 2004
Keeping a data center's bricks and mortar safe is just as important as locking down those bits and bytes.
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Rather than a big container setup, the micro data center fits a whole compute system onto 23U, with fire and climate protection built in. Continue Reading
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Data center security is paramount to ensuring the safety of your employees and data. But what happens when you let a fool into your facility? Continue Reading
Fire standard changes can add a lot of work and expense to a data center operator's job, but the updates to NFPA 75 and 76 address real safety risks. Continue Reading
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Ensuring that your data center runs safely can be hard work, but upholding maintenance best practices is imperative. Adopt and build upon these rules. Continue Reading
Data center security can be a contentious issue between IT and the gatekeepers. These ID management options can help create and maintain harmony. Continue Reading
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Using tanks filled with inert gas to protect the data center from fires requires proper placement to avoid danger if a rupture occurs. Continue Reading
Plastic curtains in the data center are one method of hot aisle/cold aisle containment to keep equipment cool and save energy costs. Continue Reading
Part of the draw of containerized data centers is ease and speed of deployment, but these features also pose security risks. Continue Reading