GDPR and biometrics
GDPR and Biometrics, they love and hate each other. It’s very important to protect personal information, and even more important to protect sensitive personal data. Using biometrics as a security measure (on its own or as part of two-factor authentication) is gaining popularity. Biometric data is seen as sensitive personal data, storing that data is prohibited, unless you satisfy to one of a couple of strict conditions.Blog
Data centers integral to successful digital transformation strategy.
Digital transformation has gotten a lot of attention. It involves not just the implementation of new technologies, but the alteration of business processes and models to fully leverage those technologies. This enables organizations to gain unprecedented levels of productivity, enhance customer experience, drive innovation and create competitive advantages.Blog
Data Center Skylines
A lot has changed in data center during the past 15 years, so let’s take a step back and look at a typical data center at the beginning of the century. Cabinets normally were 42U high, closed with a glass panel on the front and back. Average power usage: around 1KW per cabinet. Cool air entered from the bottom, vented out through the top. Compare that to today’s data centers: 42U has become obsolete and is hard to find. New server and switching options for cabinets became available, demanding higher racks to be able to optimize the equipment installed. The standard rack heights used to be 42U, 45U, 46U and 48U. Nowadays there’s really no limit anymore, rack up and above 58U can easily be foundBlog