Recognize that the last line of defense in physical security between data processing and storage equipment and access by unauthorized users is a secure server cabinet. A new report from Chatsworth Products explores the potential of cabinet-level electronic access control to improve physical data security.
Chatsworth Products supplies equipment for every part of the data center, from security and power management, to the cables and cabinets themselves. In every element, they aim for quality while providing “ideal structural support solutions for a wide variety of applications”.
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The importance of physical security for protecting data is generally well understood, but how often does your organization assess the level of physical security for protecting data? Download the new white paper by Chatsworth Products, which presents an overview of data security regulations and compliance requirements, makes an argument for extending physical security to the rack level and recommends the use of electronic locking and access control systems at the rack level.
After significant growth, Xfernet, a Los Angeles-based colocation, needed to move its facility into a 14,000 square foot data center space with shallow raised floors, low ceilings and limited footprint for new cooling equipment. Chatsworth Products’ John Thomas highlights how the California colocation achieved higher rack densities and ramped up efficiency by using new data center cooling strategies.
Many looking for a well-established solution for distributing power into Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment racks will turn to power strips and rack-mount power distribution units, or PDUs, to solve their data center power needs. A new report from Chatsworth Products aims to make sure you explore all the necessary factors when picking the best power strip or PDU option for your enterprise.
Most every Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment rack used to store compute, storage or network equipment requires a rack-mount Power Distribution Unit (PDU) or power strip to distribute power to equipment. A new report from Chatsworth Products explores how to decide which PDUs and power strips are right for your enterprise.
Rack-mount power distribution units (PDUs) and power strips are a well-established solution for distributing power into Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment racks. Download a new white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), that presents additional considerations when selecting PDUs and power strips. It covers key concepts and features that enhance reliable power delivery and monitoring at the rack level. It concludes with resources that will help you select the right PDU or power strip for your application.
Chatsworth Products’ John Thompson explores how Anthem, one of the largest healthcare companies in the country, transformed and modernized their legacy data center.
Anthem’s primary data center, built in 2002, was experiencing growing pains typical of many legacy data centers—ensuring newer, higher-density equipment has enough space, power and cooling— without increasing operational costs. How do you transform a legacy data center with more than 1,000 cabinets into a model of efficiency? One calculated step at a time. Download the new case study from Chatsworth Products that documents Anthem’s data facilities’ transformation from legacy data center to model of efficiencies.
As a Network Engineer, responsible for ensuring availability and speed of the network to business users, there are a number of technologies you should consider when planning any upgrades to your enterprise network. This white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), summarizes these technologies and their impact on the physical premise network, and highlights some advancements in cable management and equipment storage that will help you with network upgrades. Download the new report from Chatsworth Products to learn more about the latest technologies for your enterprise network.
The Internet of Things is changing the way we live and do business, from developments with smart cities, to connected cars and more. Here’s a look at the latest IoT trends and how they are impacting the data center industry.