A data center can cost up to $1.4 million a year in energy – How can you reduce costs?

The more data demand your business has, the more expensive your data center energy costs can be. A survey conducted in December 2021 showed that a data center can cost up to 1.4 million dollars annually. This number is expected to grow as demand for the internet increases and evolves and this has several implications. Not only is there long-term damage to the environment from using non-renewable energy sources, but data center operators also have to deal with rising energy bills every year. How can you reduce your data center power consumption? Our commitment to the environment and your company at Ethos Technology is to work with state-of-the-art technology providers who have the same concerns and values ​​as us. Pure Storage, for example, designs products that help reduce carbon emissions, reduce energy consumption and maintain the same product quality, speed, and ability to work. Contact us and learn more about how...
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What is Cohesity Threat Defense?

With the rise of ransomware extortion tactics, we find ourselves increasingly in a minefield when it comes to cyber security. Every day we are subject to an attack and it is up to us basically to be prepared to deal with it . Having cyber insurance, a zero-trust strategy, and a good backup and recovery system is essential these days, but not always enough. That's why Cohesity developed the Threat Defense Architecture  that follows and goes beyond zero confidence to help organizations achieve cyber resilience. Cohesity Threat Defense The Threat Defense architecture is designed to help you improve cyber resilience and stay one step ahead of cybercriminals. The main pillars of threat defense are: Data resiliency Your data drives your business and must be able to withstand any failures that may occur, including hardware issues, system or software corruption, human error, natural disasters, or ransomware. Immutability The foundation of Cohesity is...
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What is the data protection act 2018, and how does it affect you

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the toughest privacy and security law in the world. Though it was drafted and passed by the European Union (EU), it imposes obligations onto organizations anywhere, so long as they target or collect data related to people in the EU. The regulation was put into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR will levy harsh fines against those who violate its privacy and security standards, with penalties reaching into the tens of millions of euros. As a company, we must always be aware if we are breaking this law without protecting our customers' data or not being transparent enough with them. All those responsible for the use of personal data must follow strict rules called 'data protection principles. They must make sure the information is: • used fairly, legally, and transparently • used for specific and explicit purposes • used appropriately, relevantly, and limited...
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How to prevent a ransomware attack

A ransomware attack is characterized by an invasion of a data storage system that steals and encrypts this data, keeping access only to the hacker and asking for a ransom payment for the user to regain access. Preventing ransomware attacks through cybersecurity best practices and regular snapshots is the best option. Learn more about preventing a ransomware attack. Simple and practical methods to prevent a ransomware attack As we mentioned above, you must take from the simplest to the most complex precautions against ransomware. Some of the most common methods to avoid an attack are: • Keep the operating system and technology stack up to date to avoid known exploits and vulnerabilities; • Invest in cybersecurity (such as InfoSec training, network security audits, and vulnerability testing); • Control access to protect files and data through administrator rights and privilege management; • Backing up files using regular snapshots and other data protection...
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Improve your relationship with your user keeping their data safe

We are always thinking about growing our business more and more. We want successful business with many customers and users, many sales, and reach the whole world with what we do. The main point of this success is the relationship with the customer, the one that can destroy your image or improve it more and more through referrals. After the Cambridge Analytics scandal, Edward Snowden, and the creation of the general data protection law (GDPR), people started to consider the security of their data one of the points that make them consume and indicate companies. With this we have reached the point that if you do not keep your customers' data safe, these customers will not be happy. They will be subject to attacks and unprotected. After all, data is not just data data is people. Also, we talk about systems that work through data stored somewhere. If this data is...
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