Modernization in a data center is absolutely vital. Data centers must stay current so as not to run the risk of falling behind technologically and ceasing to remain competitive. Without updates to security, a facility is vulnerable to new, more complex cyberattacks. Based on most recent cyberattacks, there is no doubt that hackers who strive to penetrate the data center infrastructure are the perpetrators and creators of extremely sophisticated malware.
To effectively modernize a data center, it takes some upfront work, time and expense, but the long-term payoff is well worth the effort. Implementing these seven steps to modernize and update infrastructure is well worth considering for any data center to keep customer data safe and secure in a resilient environment.