Weekly “Inside the Box” Newsletter

The AFCOM Weekly “Inside the Box” newsletter provides a taste of what’s new, and keeps members informed about the latest industry news, innovative ideas and emerging technologies. This newsletter includes feature articles, regular columns, event calendars, chapter happenings, and more.

Past newsletters have featured articles including:

  • IT Infrastructure Predictions for 2016
  • Is Your Organization Ready for Application and Desktop Virtualization?
  • Five Ways to Increase Data Center Resilience
  • The Impact of Emerging Data Rates on Layer One Fiber Cabling Infrastructure
  • The whole package: Is parcel protocol right for your data transfer needs?
  • What Senior Execs Must Know about Enterprise Data Center Strategy
  • The Year That Was in the Data Center

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Seven IT Trends for the Shift to Remote Work

As we navigate the start of 2021 and what is to come, organizations need to pay special attention to how budgets, priorities and functions of IT teams continue to be shaped by remote work and how IT leaders will need to adapt their roles and teams to

Fueling Onsite Backup Generation with Clean Energy

Testing functions, emergency operations, and grid stability can be fueled by renewable biogas injected into the existing robust underground pipeline infrastructure, resulting in a carbon neutral or negative footprint.

Your Physical Security Checklist

This security checklist, courtesy of DCI Board Member Carrie Goetz, is a combined approach that addresses people, fire, safety, and procedure. See if you can check all the items off your security list.

Laying the Foundation for Tomorrow with Modern Data Architecture

Modern data architecture can solve many business problems, streamline your value chain, and provide a central data repository of for your internal team, partners, and various stakeholders. But still there are some enterprises that have not given a th

Apply Lessons Learned to 2021 Resolutions

While we’re not completely out of the woods in 2021, there’s hope for a healthier, happier and more prosperous year. With that in mind, here are 10 resolutions that data center managers might consider.

How Data Center Managers Can Impact Climate Change

When switching to renewable energy sources isn’t possible, Kevin Kent says there is still a lot that data center owners can do, especially when it comes to the way they manage their estates.

The Networking-Security Approach to Cloud Adoption

The cloud comes with its own set of security and networking challenges, and this is where the convergence of security and networking is becoming increasingly essential.