Why physical security is essential to combating the ever present and growing threat to data centres
Nick Razey, CEO and Co-founder of Next Generation Data
Although recognised as important, the absolute criticality of the data centre is often underestimated and this is possibly due to its relative cost in comparison to other elements of the IT stack. While a rack footprint might cost £10K pa, the hardware might cost over £50K and the managed service £100K.
However, if the data centre fails the lost business can reach millions of pounds per day. So, while the data centre is considered the...