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How the data center industry is evolving Growth in data propels mergers & acquisitions With increased user-generated content, streaming services, and online buying, the amount of data produced worldwide is massive. According to Forbes, we create 1.7 megabytes of information each second 1 . As data centers continue to expand and consolidate, security departments converge. Often, this means you also inherit various security technology, processes, and resources. So, how do you centralize security across multiple sites as your company grows? Higher number of regulatory frameworks With mounting pressure from regulatory bodies, many industries are trying to adhere to environmental and data privacy laws. Specifically, data centers need to be compliant to attract and retain more business. For instance, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law in Europe and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) require organizations to erase personal information, if an individual makes the request. Failure to do so could result in severe penalties and hurt a company's reputation 2 . How can you use technology to satisfy regulatory requirements while maintaining business uptime and customer trust? Evolving cyberattacks Cyber threats are on the rise as our world becomes increasingly digital. Since data centers adhere to stricter cybersecurity policies than their customers can provide in-house, these hubs are often a safe and trusted solution to addressing cybersecurity concerns. That's why a cyberattack at a data center can be catastrophic. Security teams must consider how to address both cyber and physical security in one plan 3 . How is your security platform helping you protect your customer's private data? Sources: 1. Forbes 2. Top 2020 Data Center Trends Impacting Your Infrastructure and Operations 3. 10 Data Center Trends to Watch

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