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Best practices for moving servers to a colocation facility

Moving servers off premises to a colocation facility can be a daunting task. Use these best practices to minimize downtime to ensure a seamless transition.


Virtualization snags a spot near the internet of things

Virtual machines can now run on the edge, near the things at the center of the internet of things, making use of multiple applications outside the data center.


Simplify Linux server management with Btrfs snapshots

Learn how to use Btrfs snapshots with Linux utilities, such as Snapper and GRUB2, to revert back to previous states in the event of a configuration mishap.


Handling a noisy neighbor in colocation vs. cloud

In any multi-tenant IT environment, noisy neighbors can be an issue. Here's a closer look at how the challenges differ in the public cloud versus colocation.

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