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What are the best practices for data centre security?
June 25, 2021

What are the best practices for data centre security?

Data centre security is the practices and virtual technologies that protect the data centre from cyber attacks and potential threats to the physical infrastructure. Because of the valuable and sensitive data that data centres hold, criminals will try to gain access to your data centre. The cost of a data breach can be disastrous as well as cause reputational damage to your organisation.

 

importance of data centre water leak detection vimpex
May 28, 2021

importance of data centre water leak detection vimpex

Water leaks in a data centre can cause severe damage and lead to long-term problems for your organisation. If water leaks across mission-critical operating systems, this can lead to unplanned downtime and large repair costs. The biggest danger water leaks pose is electrical fires which puts staff at risk and could damage large areas of your property.

how does data centre monitoring work?
March 31, 2021

how does data centre monitoring work?

Data centre monitoring gives IT managers valuable insights into the health and performance of your data centre. 24/7 monitoring allows IT staff to have visibility on a data centre’s status by tracking metrics and providing real time alerts if a reading is too high or too low. There is also technology available that checks the environment of the data centre, known as environmental monitoring systems (EMS).

How To Know When A Data Centre Needs Refurbishing
February 26, 2021

How To Know When A Data Centre Needs Refurbishing

One of the biggest challenges organisations face with their data centre is establishing when a refurbishment is necessary. The answer varies depending on a company’s circumstances. A refurbishment could be a short term upgrade to modernise components or to optimise its performance and minimise costs in the long-term. 

What Is a Data Centre?
January 29, 2021

What Is a Data Centre?

A data centre is a building, or space within a property, where business-critical computer systems are stored. This includes data storage systems, telecommunications equipment, and other components essential to how a business operates. Its purpose is to centralise an organisation’s IT infrastructure to maintain security, reliability, and operational efficiency.

How To Set Up A Server Room
December 31, 2020

How To Set Up A Server Room

A server room is an essential aspect of many businesses as it allows data storage servers and computer networking devices to operate. To set up a server room, the installation needs to comply with the safety protocols of your organisation and support your IT infrastructure.