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November 13, 2015
Data center industry trends include managers who don't just manage servers, storage and networking, but instead manage 'hybrid IT.'
October 02, 2015
These IT cost-cutting tricks applied in data center labs can result in big savings.
September 04, 2015
Cloud computing users have been able to pay just for what they use, but that hasn't been an option for colocation customers -- until now.
June 08, 2015
Data center managers can expect major changes in the future, whether they run an in-house facility, outsource or do a mix of both.
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Our small colocation provider's other customers have been under DDoS attacks that affected our infrastructure. The colo null routes the bad IP address; meanwhile, our connectivity is poor. Continue Reading
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