Don't Let Your Data Drop
Maximizing their resiliency is vital for keeping the digital spaces we all enjoy up and running. If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time watching streaming services or using social media to check up on loved ones—all of those rely on massive data centers. Downtime for the data centers behind these applications isn’t only disruptive, it’s also growing increasingly costly: a recent survey of IT and data center managers found that many outages cost between $100,000 and $1 million, and that one in six outages exceeded $1 million in losses.
Keeping data centers online requires a multifaceted, proactive security plan that encompasses various potential points of failure, from redundancy planning to physical and cybersecurity measures, to prevention of human error. Here’s how a modern fiber optic infrastructure can help data centers not only run their best today and into the future, but also facilitate a comprehensive security and uptime plan.