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We Want the Power!

We Want the Power!

The only thing hungrier than Americans at Thanksgiving dinner are our data centers and their appetite for power. The power cravings are due to our ever-increasing ramp up of Internet usage. Yes, all those senseless YouTube videos that your friends make of their cats are adding to the overall power consumption. In fact, it would … Continued

Data Protection Audit – Systems, Devices and IT Operations

Data Protection Audit – Systems, Devices and IT Operations

Your data protection audit lays out the plan that enables you to sleep at night knowing that data loss couldn’t destroy your business or be a costly and burdensome event. In the previous installment of our three part data protection audit series, we looked at the questions you need to ask regarding your data requirements … Continued

New Orleans After Isaac – Update 2

New Orleans After Isaac – Update 2

Progress in recovering power is moving slowly. Today Entergy reports they “expect to make significant progress today and through the weekend restoring power.” They expect to restore power to 90% of customers “who can take power” by September 6. But the statsu today looks a lot like yesterday. See below. Global Data Vault continues to … Continued

The TV Show Revolution – Could it Really Happen?

The TV Show Revolution – Could it Really Happen?

More than a half a billion people lost power in India late last month. It was the largest electrical blackout in history affecting 10 percent of the world’s population. The blackout extended almost 2,000 miles, and the impact was felt even here in the US as the data centers and India-based call centers were crippled and without power. … Continued

Hurricane Preparation Checklists – the Final 48 Hours

Hurricane Preparation Checklists – the Final 48 Hours

Hurricanes are expensive and deadly. Yahoo Finance reports that 7 of the 10 most costly U. S. weather disasters over the past 30 years were hurricanes. But the good news about hurricanes – if there could be “good news” about hurricanes – is that they are generally predictable, allowing for thoughtful preparation before the storm actually … Continued