The digital transformation is driving a relentless growth of the data center industry. The main limiting factor is the availability of affordable power. Data center operators want cheap electricity. Their other stock holders want it green.
Mind-bending innovation in a number of industries rides on the ability of IT systems to deliver reliable performance.
“You know, if you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way. Because I’ll tell you what: No computer is safe (…) I don’t care what they say.”
President-Elect Donald Trump
In the waning days of the fading Obama presidency, plenty of questions surfaced about Russia’s involvement with the hacks of the DNC and election systems. Electronic evidence can be easily manipulated.
There is more to it than just electronic evidence.
In a research paper titled “Majority is not Enough: Bitcoin Mining is Vulnerable“, Professor Emin Gün Sirer and Dr. Ittay Eyal of the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, revealed the Selfish Mining attack on Bitcoin’s blockchain back in 2014.
In the universe of email and messaging, change is accelerating. The world of IT came up with a new marketable buzzword with earth-shaking repercussions: Unified Communications.