News of Note—Cisco, DCN, QTS Realty Trust and more

august 8 2017

> Anthony Grieco, senior director of Cisco's security and trust organization, says companies should always be aware of what's going on when it comes to cybersecurity and should have a few simple tricks on hand to bolster organization security. TechRepublic article

> Dakota Carrier Network plans to construct a Tier III data center in Fargo, North Dakota, with 14,000 square feet of space, connected to an existing facility in the market. The company hopes to expand nationally in 2018. Telecompetitor article

> Insurance firm Nationwide surveyed more than 1,000 business owners across the U.S. and found that 45% of those who experienced phishing, hacking or other forms of cyberattacks were unaware that the incident was a cyberattack. Becker's Hospital Review article

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> QTS Realty Trust announced QTS' new Hosted Private Cloud (HPC), a purpose-built infrastructure-as-a-service platform designed to meet the evolving hybrid IT needs of enterprise customers. Release

> A $2 million contest seeks solutions to big internet challenges. IEEE Spectrum article

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