All posts by Robert Rosenberger

The Benefits of Responsible and Efficient IT Asset Disposal (ITAD)

The Benefits of Responsible and Efficient IT Asset Disposal (ITAD)
September 22, 2014 No Comments »

While most operations within a data center remain unique, all make conscious efforts toward efficiency, security and continuous operations that can help reduce costs and in some cases protect and improve a data center’s image or reputation. These efforts are ... Read More »

Tackling Today’s Security Threats

Tackling Today’s Security Threats
August 29, 2014 1 Comment »

As high-profile security breaches involving major household names continue to make headlines, the challenge for businesses, and SMBs in particular, is to understand the threats and determine how best to protect their data and respond in the event of a ... Read More »

Top Considerations for Avoiding a Breach with Compliant Hosting

Top Considerations for Avoiding a Breach with Compliant Hosting
August 19, 2014 No Comments »

A company’s sensitive data is the foundation of any business, so selecting the right hosting provider is critical for any organization looking to take advantage of the cloud. Internal and external threats, along with compliance issues for companies that are ... Read More »

IT Security in a Post-Snowden World: Dealing With Data Sovereignty and Data Custody Issues

IT Security in a Post-Snowden World: Dealing With Data Sovereignty and Data Custody Issues
August 7, 2014 No Comments »

I’ve been working in or around IT security for more than three decades, and I can’t remember the last time that a cyber-security issue received such sustained attention from the public media. It has been over a year since former ... Read More »

Five Key Characteristics to Look for When Selecting a Managed-Hosting Provider

Five Key Characteristics to Look for When Selecting a Managed-Hosting Provider
July 31, 2014 No Comments »

Managed-hosting providers are increasingly assuming a vital role in all aspects of business operations. As cloud-based technologies and applications continue to evolve, businesses are eager to employ virtual technologies to drive growth. Organizations have developed new business models, services and ... Read More »

Careful What You Wish For: Poor Colocation Design Could Cost You

Careful What You Wish For: Poor Colocation Design Could Cost You
May 8, 2014 No Comments »

While IT professionals often disagree on design and implementation strategies for their data centers, there’s one item on which most agree – these are costly investments. From expenditures on equipment to power and cooling, IT infrastructures are among the most ... Read More »

One Size Does Not Fit All: An Alternative to Prefabricated & Conventional Data Centers

One Size Does Not Fit All: An Alternative to Prefabricated & Conventional Data Centers
May 1, 2014 No Comments »

In the current environment of rapid change in business and IT technology, high demands have been placed on IT infrastructure. As a result, IT and data center managers aspire to higher performing data centers that operate faster, smarter, easier and ... Read More »

Data Centers and Security

Data Centers and Security
March 31, 2014 No Comments »

I first set foot in a data center in 1990. Even then there were some spinning tapes of the sort you see in 1970s sci-fi movies. This data center processed records of national law-enforcement agencies and hosted a large staff. ... Read More »

Unlock Your Controls System Capabilities Through Commissioning

Unlock Your Controls System Capabilities Through Commissioning
March 14, 2014 No Comments »

Do you feel like your controls system underperforms?  Does it negatively impact reliability instead of bolstering it? Common frustrations expressed by datacenter owners are that they feel shortchanged by their controls system and are held hostage by it.  It is ... Read More »