Four Ways a Data Center Can Evolve Your Business

April 09, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud, Technology, Business

Is your business entering into the steepening phases of digital transformation? This is an exciting time, and one that you will ultimately reflect on as a condensed period of critical business management decisions. Key among them is selecting a...

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Does your data center have a disaster recovery plan?

March 07, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

You need a serious disaster recovery plan AND so does your data center vendor. Review theirs first. Start with questions:  If one of the data closets is compromised, can the data center maintain 100% operation? What’s their frequency of disaster...

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Why 24/7 data center support and monitoring is essential

March 06, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

Ensure your IT team reviews the support and monitoring options available in your vendor’s data center. Don’t wait until the middle of a meltdown to discover you should have asked about those remote hands.

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Identifying your power needs and potential growth when choosing a data center

March 05, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

“You are my density…”

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Questions to ask about data center redundancy

March 04, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

Let’s face it, every plug, wire, power source, network and diesel engine is a redundancy target. How far down the vendor’s data center’s chain do you duplicate to ensure you’ve covered every contingency with your next data center vendor?

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Finding a data center to meet your connectivity needs

March 01, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

There are two flavors of connectivity to consider in your next data center vendor; one for the pipeline of data, the other for keeping it running. Let’s focus on the first and ponder power connections another time.

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What you need to know about security when choosing a data center

February 28, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

Unless you win a lottery, choosing a data center will mean a big chunk of the evaluation is cost.  It also means planning checklists and site visits to ensure you get what you pay for. 

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Determining regional reliability when choosing a data center

February 23, 2018 | Data Center and Cloud

When you're balancing the selection criteria list for a new data center there is a non-stop cluster of ‘must haves’ from company departments. The CFO wants the ROI target at an ‘X’ operational cost reduction. Sales wants a new office across town....

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Top 10 Qualities to Shop for in a Data Center in 2017

January 20, 2017 | Managed colocation, Colocation, Data Center and Cloud

Technology changes fast – we all know that. What’s top of the line this year is often seen as obsolete the next. Because of this, it’s crucial for organizations in the tech industry to find a quality data center that won’t let them down. A data...

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