Data Centers Are Surviving Hurricanes. But Are They Ready For Stormier Days Ahead?

Louisiana data centers withstood Hurricane Ida but can data centers keep dodging climate change? Despite the data center industry’s recent track record for resiliency, preventing downtime during disasters is only going to get more challenging, experts say. A growing need for data processing and storage, particularly near end users, means that more data centers are being built in areas prone to natural disasters, from hurricanes and tornados to wildfires. At the same time, climate change is making these events more frequent and increasingly severe.
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Webinar: Current Trends in PoE Technology – How to make your smart building even smarter

Smart Building technology including PoE lighting platforms, sensor networks, displays, and kiosks provide numerous analytic benefits to building owners and occupants. Learn how analytics and PoE are a driving role in making your smart building smarter. This webinar will cover key intelligent building applications and the infrastructure considerations to support them.

OFS improves Rollable Ribbon fiber-optic microcables for metro networks

OFS announced an expansion of its microcable product line with the introduction of its RollR200 Central Core (CC) Rollable Ribbon Microcable at ISE EXPO 2021. The RollR200 CC Rollable Ribbon Microcable features 432 optical fibers in a gel-free central core design optimized for microduct installations. This latest-generation cabling solution can help take metro networks to the next level with increased fiber density, enhanced performance, and speed of deployment.Read the full article at: http://www.cablinginstall.com

How IoT Solutions helps Elderly to stay Safe and Independent

As technology advances, IoT may assist in resolving challenges faced by seniors. Data acquired from IoT devices are used to create an individual’s daily story by monitoring their routine, detecting discrepancies, and, if necessary, alerting emergency services. Connected IoT devices in the home boost security; experts predict that by 2017, 50 million wireless consumer health monitoring gadgets will be sold, making the smart home a reality.

Why Edge Computing and why now? –

most IT departments have still only been managing IT infrastructure consisting of thousands of end points on their network. IoT (Internet of Things) devices and smart phones changed all that. Now, there are literally billions of devices that want to process instructions, collect data and communicate with the centre in real-time.