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The State of Data Center Outages So Far in 2023

The State of Data Center Outages So Far in 2023

For any data center, any outage is the worst-case scenario, which companies must avoid at all costs. Unfortunately, outages do occur. Even with IT spending growing consistently and enterprises throwing money at keeping their data centers up and running, outages can happen.

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Uptime Institute’s Five Data Center Predictions: Are They Coming True?

Uptime Institute’s Five Data Center Predictions: Are They Coming True - The Biggest Trends and Challenges Covered

The Uptime Institute released its report ‘Five Data Center Predictions for 2023’ at the beginning of the year. With a tumultuous year of manufacturing and supply chain issues, one would expect things to improve in 2023. However, the economic uncertainty at the beginning of 2023 is wel …

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The Future of Ethernet: What to Expect

The Future of Ethernet: What to Expect - Learn About Growing Applications, New Standards, and Innovation in Ethernet Connectivity

In the last 50 years, network technology has progressed by leaps and bounds, paving the way for the revolution of connectivity we have witnessed right before our eyes. It wouldn't be wrong to say that the good old Ethernet has played a vital role in this revolution.

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Busting Myths About Third-Party Maintenance With Data

Busting Myths About Third-Party Maintenance With Data

Third-party maintenance (TPM) involves support, repair, and other maintenance services provided by an external party other than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). TPM is gradually becoming the preferred choice for IT enterprises looking for cost savings and convenience. But ma …

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Hyperscalers: How Do They Operate and What Benefits Do They Offer?

Hyperscalers: How Do They Operate and What Benefits Do They Offer

Technologies such as cloud computing, edge computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) have ushered in the era of hyperscalers. You’ve probably heard the term in the tech space quite often, especially when people refer to Big Tech. That’s because hypersca …

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How Important Are Spare Parts for Your Data Center?

How Important Are Spare Parts for Your Data Center

Malicious attacks, natural disasters, and failed hardware are common causes of downtime for data centers. While cyber-attacks can be prevented with foolproof security, hardware requires a plan B in the case of failure. Spare hardware is the best strategy to mitigate the threat of equi …

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Data Center Relocation: Challenges and Best Practices

Data Center Relocation: Challenges and Best Practices

Moving a data center from one location to another is a big undertaking. You want to be quick to minimize downtime and careful to prevent any damage. But moving all the expensive equipment from one place to another and configuring it is a challenging task.

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5 Things to Look for When Buying a Legacy Server

5 Things to Look for When Buying a Legacy Server

Used or legacy servers can be a great way to save money on capital expenditure. With some servers lasting up to 10 years, you can get your hands on a previously owned server that can still run perfectly for years. Many enterprises turn to refurbished infrastructure, especially servers …

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