Colocation hosting and outsourcing management
- July 16, 2018
Rackspace now has a managed colocation program that it hopes to upsell its customers with additional services, once their servers are in-house.
- March 30, 2018
Interxion's Dublin-based data center business continues to grow as an increasing number of American and European companies see Ireland as a strategic connection hub.
- September 28, 2017
Colocation data center buyers are needlessly captivated by impressive features at data centers that distract them from important decision-making information.
- September 12, 2017
The all-in-one appeal of VMware Cloud Foundation is aimed at VMware shops that want someone else to run their private cloud on a modern, software-defined data center stack.
- July 25, 2017
Enterprises that rent racks inside one of the many data centers that have changed hands in 2017 should carefully evaluate changes to connectivity options, service and prices.
- May 10, 2017
From containers and faster networking to IoT and edge computing, these trends continue to define the role of IT pros in future data centers and the skill sets they need to hone.
- April 20, 2017
Your data center provider is more likely than ever to have a southern drawl or Midwestern lilt. The Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest are among the fastest growing data center markets in the United ...
- March 14, 2017
Smart technologies can automate and simplify the data center -- but only if you prepare for their implementation. Learn how to transition smoothly from legacy hardware.
- January 27, 2017
Colocation fees can pile up if you're not savvy. Negotiate with your provider and predict the scale of your organization to avoid surprises on your next bill.
- December 07, 2016
Enterprise customers in Verizon and CenturyLink's colocation data centers should expect better cloud and network connection options -- but not upheaval -- after being sold in 2017.
- November 08, 2016
Competition is surging in the colocation market, and providers are adding new features to differentiate. IT pros should look for new services around cloud connections, green energy and more.
- 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?
- 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.
- January 29, 2016
A study pinpoints the cost of a data center outage and lends insight into the causes behind outages at more than 60 data centers in the past year.
- January 26, 2016
High profile outages of cloud infrastructure in 2015 still have some businesses spooked, even though cloud providers increased the resiliency of their offerings.
- January 18, 2016
A power failure at a Verizon data center knocked out JetBlue's digital infrastructure for several hours, giving IT pros plenty to consider when thinking about uptime.
- January 12, 2016
Renewals for data center outsourcing deals during the past year reveal a drop in prices, thanks to increases in automation, and server and storage demand.
- January 08, 2016
When the leader in online deals started to hit the big time, the company realized cloud computing was no longer its best option and began to move into its own data center space.
- January 07, 2016
Stacking containers inside a former steel mill creates a new modularly designed data center with abundant power.
- 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.
- May 01, 2015
What do virtualization, scalability and automation have to do with a perfect cup of coffee or how many candidates ace the LSATs?
- February 17, 2015
Many data centers are on the path to NFV. How are the NFV standards and vendor offerings guiding -- or challenging -- implementation?
- September 27, 2013
Colocation data centers used to be about proximity. Not anymore. C7 CEO Wes Swenson says colo is about the best location and infrastructure options.
- December 04, 2012
Want to run your data center more like an agile public cloud? Here are some surprising ways cloud providers differ from traditional IT departments.
- September 24, 2010
Monitoring Software as a Service gives busy data center managers one less thing to do.