It's not cheap running an industrial plant, especially one in a hazardous environment, so when things do go wrong it can cripple a business.
In the quest to protect mission-critical business assets and to satisfy government regulations, data centres are often on the leading edge of security measures.
“How secure is secure?” According to the most recent studies, only about 20 percent of data centres are secure, leaving an overwhelming 80 percent at risk.
Power and cooling is, for many data centre owners, their biggest operational expenditure (Opex) cost.
In a nugget of wisdom that has survived for centuries, English poet John Donne famously noted that 'no man is an island.'