Data Center Frontier: Green House Data Builds A National Footprint

Written by Data Center Frontier on Monday, August 29th 2016

Wyoming might seem an unusual place to launch a national data center network. Yet it’s been a gateway to larger ambitions for Green House Data, a data center and cloud services specialist that has gradually expanded beyond its initial facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The company now operates a network of seven data centers, with a footprint stretching from New York to Seattle. Read full article...


Casper Star Tribune: Committee to discuss dropping sales tax exemptions to raise revenue

Written by Casper Star Tribune on Thursday, August 25th 2016

Shawn Mills, the president of Green House Data, a data center in Cheyenne, said the sales tax exemption is one of the biggest factors in where a data center chooses to locate. “Without that incentive, these companies wouldn’t be here in Wyoming,” he said. Computer equipment for data centers can cost from hundreds of thousands of dollars to well into the millions, depending on the size of the center, Mills said. “This industry is growing in Wyoming,” Mills said. “It’d be an unfortunate turn of events to stifle that growth.” Read full article...


MetaCompliance: 10 IT Security Risks Your Employees Bring to Your Organization

Written by MetaCompliance on Tuesday, August 23rd 2016

If companies want to protect themselves against insider breaches, they need to understand how employees can undermine the security of their information. Uninformed insiders pose a serious risk to your organisation's data, it makes sense for companies to invest in staff training and eLearning solutions, to improve awareness and reduce these risks Here are 10 employee-based IT security risks for which employers should keep an eye out. Read full article...


NPR - All Tech Considered: Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Written by NPR - All Tech Considered on Monday, July 25th 2016

In 2013, data centers consumed 2 percent of all U.S. power — triple what they consumed in 2000. Wendy Fox, Green House Data's communications director, says the sector has a responsibility to source that electricity sustainably. Read full article...


Hosting Journalist: Green House Data Passes B Corp Recertification, Strengthens Commitment to Data Center Sustainability

Written by Hosting Journalist on Thursday, July 14th 2016

Green House Data, a U.S. data center service provider offering cloud hosting, colocation, and managed IT services, has successfully recertified as a B Corp – meeting and improving upon rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Read full article...


Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Coding, website development school to open in downtown Cheyenne

Written by Wyoming Tribune Eagle on Tuesday, July 12th 2016

“We are very excited about the school,” Shawn Mills, chief executive officer of Green House Data, a co-location and cloud hosting company in Cheyenne, said. “Getting a coding school in Cheyenne is definitely something that will be helpful for us.” Read full article...


B the Change Media: Will the Digital Future Be Green?

Written by B the Change Media on Wednesday, June 22nd 2016

Shockingly, the internet uses more electricity each year than most individual countries and has an annual carbon footprint of nearly one billion tons—more than that of the entire global airline industry. To dramatically—and urgently—reduce the internet’s environmental impact, we should focus on two things at the core of any sustainability initiative: efficiency and renewable energy. Read full article...


Inside Energy / Public Radio: Tech Giants Pressure States On Renewable Energy

Written by Inside Energy / Public Radio on Tuesday, June 7th 2016

Like most data centers, electricity is the company’s biggest expense, which is why Green House Data is obsessed with energy efficiency. Among other things, the company has rigorous dust control protocols and an air sampling program designed to catch any undetected inefficiency. But despite that focus on efficiency, Green House Data still consumes a huge amount of electricity—15 million kilowatt hours last year, enough to power more than a thousand average homes. Read full article...


MSN: 5 security threats all small businesses must confront

Written by MSN on Monday, June 6th 2016

Everyone remembers the Target and Home Depot hacks, but not everyone may know that it was the same virus, a virus designed to swipe card data specifically from point-of-sale terminals, running Microsoft Windows. This same scenario can play out in nearly any vertical that has valuable data -- healthcare, education, government, retail, ecommerce. Read full article...


Entrepreneur: The Security Threats Small Businesses Must Keep Their Eyes On

Written by Entrepreneur on Wednesday, June 1st 2016

SMBs should stay on the lookout for what is happening in their industry. If, for example, a software manufacturer has a large part of your industry’s market share, you have to assume that application is a target, because when hackers find a way in, they can find it broadly. If a hundred hospitals are running the same version of the same patient information system, they all have the same risk. Read full article...


Casper Star Tribune: Medical identity theft a hot topic at cybersecurity event

Written by Casper Star Tribune on Monday, May 23rd 2016

The worst year in health care for data breaches was 2015, Steven Dreher said. He is director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data, a high-tech service provider in Cheyenne. Of the top seven security breaches across all industries in 2015, three were in health care, he said. Each was more than 5 million records, with Anthem at 90 million records, he said. Read full article...


Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium discusses effect of security breaches

Written by Wyoming Tribune Eagle on Thursday, May 19th 2016

Glanville and other experts gave tips to keep information safe during the Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium on Wednesday. The Wyoming Business Report sponsored the all-day event. Experts also talked about how security breaches affect people’s lives and can hurt institutions like banking, education and health care. Read full article...


Entrepreneur: The Major Security Risks Small Businesses Face and How to Defend Against Them

Written by Entrepreneur on Friday, May 13th 2016

To help small- and midsize-businesses stay protected, we asked tech experts what the biggest security risk these companies face and how they can defend against them. Read full article...


Wyoming Business Report: How hackers are holding businesses for ransom

Written by Wyoming Business Report on Wednesday, May 11th 2016

In the past decade, a nefarious type of computer malware has exploded in popularity, taking down businesses of all sizes across the globe and even in our hometown of Cheyenne. Without taking proper precautions, your company could easily fall victim to this type of virus, known as ransomware. Read full article...


Entrepreneur: Here’s How to Build a Strong Security Team to Keep Your Company Safe and Sound

Written by Entrepreneur on Thursday, May 5th 2016

We reached out to several industry experts who are in the know about security issues and asked what advice they had on building a strong technical team. Read full article...


SearchDataCenter / TechTarget: Why some IT leaders aren’t falling for edge data centers

Written by SearchDataCenter / TechTarget on Monday, April 25th 2016

New data center terminology is always being tossed around, but IT pros often wonder if anyone's really doing anything with them in practice. A study sheds new light on whether one of those concepts, edge data centers, is gaining traction and whether there are any benefits. In short, nearly 500 IT professionals expressed "a mild interest in edge data centers," -- but few have any current plan to use one. Read full article...


Mission Critical Magazine: Survey: Data Center Pros Weigh In On Edge Data Centers

Written by Mission Critical Magazine on Friday, April 22nd 2016

Green House Data has released its survey on edge data centers. The company surveyed 492 IT professionals, with 38% being executive level. Read full article...


Channel Partners Online: Survey Shows Mild Interest in Edge Data Centers, Mostly for Future Deployment

Written by Channel Partners Online on Thursday, April 21st 2016

With nearly half of IT professionals looking to add an edge data center within 12 months, channel partners and MSPs should seek out data-center partners that can provide services in a wide variety of locations. Read full article...


Data Center Knowledge: Survey: Half of IT Pros Have No Edge Data Center Plans

Written by Data Center Knowledge on Thursday, April 21st 2016

While an interesting and relatively new topic, however, the amount of interest IT professionals have in actually using edge data centers turns out to be mild, according to a recent survey by Green House Data, a service provider with data centers in Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, New York, and New Jersey. Read full article...


Wyoming Business Report: Green House to send two to coding summit

Written by Wyoming Business Report on Monday, April 11th 2016

“More than just a 21st century job skill, learning a coding language at a young age helps teach kids to analyze and to think critically,” said Green House Data CEO Shawn Mills. “We see an enormous amount of talent among Wyoming’s young people, and exposure to the languages that make technology tick will help them excel in the future." Read full article...

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