Four things to consider before launching a green data center

For you readers a little late to the party, green data centers – high efficiency, low-cost server rooms that house your company’s computerized information – are all the rage. From a PR standpoint, they’re saving the environment one watt at a time. From a budgeting standpoint, they’re slashing overhead costs…

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How the Sarbanes-Oxley Act affects your data center

In 2002, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX, ushered in a new wave of business regulations that dictated how corporate financial data should be kept and accessed. A response to highly publicized white collar crimes by firms like Enron, the SOX sets up stiff fines – sometimes into the millions of…

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