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Cabinets Endure Massive Alaskan Earthquake with ISO-Base

2019-07-30T13:03:09-07:00

When a massive 7.0 Alaskan earthquake struck Anchorage, Alaska in late 2018, ISO-Base technology saved the day for one data center. Here’s their story. Early in the morning of Nov. 30, 2018, a massive 7.0 earthquake struck just north of Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska. The shaker injured a few people, but [...]

Cabinets Endure Massive Alaskan Earthquake with ISO-Base2019-07-30T13:03:09-07:00

Report: Working in a Data Center Hard, but Fulfilling; More News

2019-07-24T13:23:30-07:00

Data Center News Roundup for Friday, April 19, 2019 This week, we take a look at a new report that shows most data center workers are happy despite the challenges and heavy work loads; Gartner suggests data center equipment purchases may dip this year; news that Phoenix is the nation’s second most active data center [...]

Report: Working in a Data Center Hard, but Fulfilling; More News2019-07-24T13:23:30-07:00

New Tool May Slash Power Costs by 90 Percent

2019-04-23T11:46:34-07:00

This week, we take a look at promising new technology reducing power costs to cool data centers; the rise of India as a data center hub, capacity expansions in England and more news from the week. Data Center News Roundup for Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 Promising Cooling Tech on the Horizon In IEEE Spectrum this [...]

New Tool May Slash Power Costs by 90 Percent2019-04-23T11:46:34-07:00

Chicago Data Capacity Ranks 3rd

2019-07-11T22:56:07-07:00

Photo by Alex Powell from Pexels This week, we take a look at a pair of stories from the Windy City, including one that indicates Chicago data capacity is third in the nation and another that repurposes an old power station as a data center. Read this and other news stories from around the industry [...]

Chicago Data Capacity Ranks 3rd2019-07-11T22:56:07-07:00

Google’s Growth, Amazon’s Cancelled Plans, More

2019-07-24T13:20:48-07:00

Imagine Google, but bigger. Well, that’s exactly what Google is going for as it continues to dominate the hyperscale market. This week, we take a look at Google’s massive nationwide expansion; Amazon’s scrapped HQ in NYC; the past, present and future of hyperscale and the coming impacts of 5G technology on data centers. [...]

Google’s Growth, Amazon’s Cancelled Plans, More2019-07-24T13:20:48-07:00

5G: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

2019-04-23T11:46:14-07:00

Many are touting 2019 as the year of 5G – the hype has been building and some of the technologies were on display during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 last month. Here’s a look at what it all means for IT infrastructure and data centers. What 5G Means for IT Infrastructure and Data Centers [...]

5G: Ready or Not, Here it Comes2019-04-23T11:46:14-07:00

Major Wells Fargo Outage Thursday; More Data Center News

2019-07-24T13:23:02-07:00

Due to a Wells Fargo outage, for the second time in a week Wells Fargo customers were denied access to their online and mobile banking, thanks to dust activating the fire suppression system at one of the bank’s Minnesota data centers. On Thursday, millions of Wells Fargo banking customers were effectively shut out [...]

Major Wells Fargo Outage Thursday; More Data Center News2019-07-24T13:23:02-07:00

The Evolution of the Hyperscale Data Center Landscape

2019-07-24T13:25:43-07:00

Hyperscale data centers are rapidly becoming the norm. According to the technology giant Cisco, cloud data center traffic will account for 95 percent of all data center traffic by 2021. The obvious impact of this is that hyperscale data centers of cloud providers like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others will dominate the market. Here’s a [...]

The Evolution of the Hyperscale Data Center Landscape2019-07-24T13:25:43-07:00

IT Closet Entropy

2019-04-23T11:45:55-07:00

Instor’s team of IT and data center infrastructure professionals can help whip a messy IT closet back into shape in no time. Learn about our professional services here. Tackle Messy IT Closets with a Team You Can Trust In layman’s terms, entropy is typically defined as a lack of predictability and a slow [...]

IT Closet Entropy2019-04-23T11:45:55-07:00

Six IT Infrastructure Trends Shaping the Future

2019-04-23T11:45:48-07:00

IT infrastructure is a crucial component of every modern business. But today IT isn’t only about data centers and servers. It has expanded its role to encompass many areas of expertise. AI, Serverless, 5G and More If we look into our crystal ball, it’s clear that over the next couple of years, we’ll [...]

Six IT Infrastructure Trends Shaping the Future2019-04-23T11:45:48-07:00

Cryptojacking Becoming a Significant Threat to Data Centers

2019-07-24T13:35:01-07:00

For years, attacks on data centers have been fairly easy to spot. But as the popularity of ransomware fades away, there's a new, insidious threat called cryptojacking. Here's what it's all about. Forget Ransomware, This is the New Threat For the past few years, ransomware has gotten a lot of news [...]

Cryptojacking Becoming a Significant Threat to Data Centers2019-07-24T13:35:01-07:00

Multi-Story Data Centers and Other News

2019-04-23T11:45:21-07:00

Photo by Jacoby Clarke from Pexels Build up, not out. That’s the mantra for multi-story data centers. Also, we take a look at how poor data center configuration can lead to disaster, three tips for optimizing cooling and a few more trends to watch for in 2019. Data Center News Roundup for Friday, Jan. [...]

Multi-Story Data Centers and Other News2019-04-23T11:45:21-07:00

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