back to article Colocation consolidation: Analysts look at what's driving the feeding frenzy

Colocation facilities aren't just a place to drop a couple of servers anymore. Many are quickly becoming full-fledged infrastructure-as-a-service providers as they embrace new consumption-based models and place a stronger emphasis on networking and edge connectivity. But supporting the growing menagerie of value-added services …

  1. cyberdemon Silver badge
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    The first issue that pops into my head is security..

    What security measures are in place to stop some neer-do-wells jemmying open the container and running off with your (& your customers') data?

    One would hope that the disks are encrypted as a matter of course, but where are the keys stored such that it can still boot unattended? On the TPM maybe?

    1. Roj Blake Silver badge

      Re: Security?

      A sign saying "no servers are left in this container overnight" should do the trick

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