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Super Moon Mania

Super Moon Mania

The whole “Super Moon” thing has been driving me a bit nuts. It does not look that much bigger to me. And it’s certainly not a new thing. I’ve been thinking that the only real change is the hype. So I decided to dig out some facts. The moon at apogee (its farthest point from … Continued

Global Data Vault named to LSU 100

Global Data Vault named to LSU 100

All of us at Global Data Vault are delighted and grateful on learning of our inclusion in the LSU 100 class of 2013. This is our third consecutive year to earn a spot on this prestigious list. As CEO, the LSU connection is mine, but the proper credit belongs to many. Our team shows up … Continued

Data Center Exposure and Recovery in New York City

Data Center Exposure and Recovery in New York City

Hurricane Sandy provided a fascinating opportunity to study the both the level of disaster planning and the resilience of New York City data centers. This article will examine a) what actually happened, b) what was the risk, and c) what are the lessons learned. What Actually Happened? Simply put, data centers in New York were … Continued