Author: Kwan Cheng

Ransomware, Your Applications and the Public Cloud: Lessons for the Cloudless

By Adam Stern founder and CEO of Infinitely Virtual, In May, the ransomware worm WannaCry fueled a massive attack that paralyzed some 300,000 computers in 150 countries, disabling systems at public hospitals throughout the U.K. along with those connected to Telefonica, the Spanish telecom provider, among other victims. WannaCry wreaked havoc – but, tellingly, not at the big public cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon’s AWS, IBM and Rackspace.  And not at smartly managed midsize public cloud providers, either. In this turn of events is a counterintuitive lesson about what was indeed a major hack.  The experience of public cloud providers should put to...

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Key Takeaways From Bisnow’s Inaugural New Jersey Data Center Event

By Samantha Orszulak, Events Business Development Manager, iMiller Public Relations As technological advancements continue to develop, enterprises looking to remain on the cutting edge are seeking help from progressive data centers to achieve successful digital transformation. To keep pace with these rapidly evolving demands, colocation facility owners and operators must employ the most modern infrastructure technology and operational practices currently available to satisfy their customers. Hosted last week at QTS’ expansive facility in Piscataway, New Jersey, Bisnow’s inaugural New Jersey Data Center Event provided an exceptional platform for education and networking among thought-leaders from throughout the hosting industry. In...

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Aqua Comms Is Shoring Up Data for Colo Providers Near the Beach

Q&A with Data Center POST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Colocation providers are now siting facilities in closer proximity to cable landing stations where global subsea cables intersect. Undersea cable networks no longer have to terminate at the shoreline. For submarine cables targeted primarily at Data Center Interconnectivity (DCI) applications, it’s preferable to move the Submarine Line Terminating Equipment (SLTE) out of traditional Cable Landing Stations (CLS) and directly into the data center. To better understand this trend, Data Center POST recently talked with Nigel Bayliff, CEO of Aqua Comms, to discuss why this transition is happening and what it means...

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NEDAS San Francisco Symposium Colocated With The INCOMPAS Show: Fall 2017

The Event: The Northeast DAS and Small Cell Association (NEDAS) San Francisco Symposium is the first-ever co-located NEDAS event. Committed to enabling wireless communications everywhere and bridging the gap between wireless and wireline providers, NEDAS strives to brinthought leadership to the wireless industry. The NEDAS San Francisco Symposium, co-located with the INCOMPAS Show: Fall 2017 is being held on October 17, 2017. The full INCOMPAS show takes place October 14-17 and attendees have the option to purchase tickets to just the NEDAS event or both conferences. Our mission is to create a positive, nonpartisan, invigorating environment in which local industry professionals can...

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