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September 12, 2016
Making matches between enterprises and services inside a colocation facility is getting easier with tools that act like LinkedIn in the data center.
April 25, 2016
Buzzword bingo games these days typically include 'edge data centers,' but how much real interest is there among users?
March 16, 2016
The tech industry seems fixated breaking things apart into ever-smaller units for greater levels of "granularity." Traditional standalone applications are maligned as "monoliths" that must be broken apart in to their component pieces, or "...
February 18, 2016
One U.S. city has more data center space than all of Canada, but some data centers are being lured up to the 'True North' by inexpensive power and privacy concerns in the U.S.
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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. Continue Reading
Whether for colocation or cloud, service-level agreements can be filled with jargon. Use this FAQ to wade through the confusion and know what to expect when you sign up for a service. Continue Reading
The cloud service most akin to packaged software, SaaS options are easy to consume but hard to customize. Here's what it means for IT. Continue Reading
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Most businesses have existing on-premises technologies up and running, and they aren't in a rush to move entirely to the cloud. This means data center teams are increasingly asked to manage IT resources that are located partly on premises and ... Continue Reading
Figure out which colo data center will meet your current and future needs. Be sure to take into account power draw, cost, security and additional services. Continue Reading
Regardless of hype, there are quite a few areas where cloud remains very much a work in progress. Take cloud bursting. This has long been IT's holy grail for cloud -- the ability to seamlessly expand capacity constrained workloads to outside of your... Continue Reading
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The lack of capable infrastructure hinders a typical cloud bursting architecture. Choose one of these four paths to better implement cloud bursting. Continue Reading
Head into 2016 with a positive outlook, a plan for new projects, and a well-rounded set of data center skills. Continue Reading
Think your company doesn't use international data centers? The servers used in colocation and cloud outsourcing could be just a warrant away from the U.S. government peeking at your corporate data. Continue Reading