Data Center Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery in the Data Center: Natural Disasters are a fact of life. They come annually with little warning and exude an incredible brute force; demolishing anything and everything that crosses their path. These “acts of God” do not play favorites or care what they may be destroying in their wake. They are unpredictable, unreliable, … Read more

Datacenter Disaster Recovery Plan: FireHost Avoids Disaster in Phoenix

Disaster Recovery Plan in the Datacenter: FireHost Chooses Phoenix to Evade the Storm   One way datacenters are avoiding Mother Nature’s fury is by building in locations with low incidences of natural disasters. And that is exactly what FireHost chose to do when selecting the new home for their state-of-the art cloud hosting facility. Phoenix … Read more

Server Handling Precautions and Procedure Suggestions

Handling Servers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly   There is no one way to lift and move a server. Sure some ways may be more effective, safer, and more efficient, but that doesn’t mean that they’re used. In fact it is completely normal for a data center to expect one or two of … Read more

2012 CRN Data Center 100

2012 CRN Data Center 100: The Who’s Who in the Data Center Industry Yearly UMB Channel publishes the CRN Data Center 100 list in its January edition of CRN Magazine. The annual publication features the top 100 vendors responsible for powering data centers with cutting-edge technologies that increase data center operational efficiency, performance and ROI, … Read more

X86 Server Watch; Intel E5-2600 Series Chips – Part 2

Trend Watch: X86 Server Take Over: Intel’s New E5-2600 Series Chips Part Two: Intel launched its long-awaited Xeon E5-2600 family this past Tuesday, March 6th 2012. The new server chip is built on Sandy Bridge micro-architecture and was created to be compatible with 2- and 4- socket servers. It promises new levels of performance along … Read more

X86 Intel Server Watch; Intel E5-2600 Series Chips – Part One

Trend Watch: What is an X86 Server: Intel’s New E5-2600 Series Chips Part One: This week I’ll be writing a two part series on the trend watch for X86 Intel Servers. As I’m sure you’re wondering, I’m aware that X86 processors are not a new thing. Yes, I know they have been around for the … Read more

Data Center Spotlight: EBay – Project Mercury

Spotlight Data center: EBay – Project Mercury Why Phoenix? Why would anyone build a data center in the middle of a desert that reaches temperatures of up to 119F°? And how in the world are they going to cool it efficiently? I know these were the first questions that popped into my mind when I … Read more

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