10 Data Center Migration Best Practices: Ensuring a Smooth Transition

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As an organization grows, it eventually reaches a point where its existing data solution is no longer able to accommodate its needs. Whether it’s to increase capacity to launch new applications or gain access to a wider range of connectivity options, something triggers the company to consider moving its IT infrastructure into a new data center environment. … Read more

Edge Computing vs. Cloud Computing: What You Need to Know

Edge Computing vs. Cloud Computing

Cloud, or fog, computing was the first network infrastructure on the scene that enabled data storage over the internet and made it accessible from any device connected to the internet. Cloud computing, in turn, enabled edge computing, which utilizes the cloud concept, but brings the data closer to the end user, decreasing latency, improving speed, … Read more

ISO 27001 vs SOC 2: A Quick Breakdown on the Differences Between The Two

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Compliance standards are often a source of confusion for people who aren’t tasked with building and implementing the controls that help an organization meet an auditor’s expectations. There are many different information security standards developed by different organizations, some of which only apply to specific industries or are more relevant to companies that do business … Read more

What Are the Most Important Data Center Security Standards

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When a company entrusts its IT infrastructure and networks with a data center, it wants to have an assurance that the very latest in physical security standards will be implemented. Some of these features are easy to evaluate. A data center should “look” secure, for instance, meaning it should be set back from busy highways (preferably … Read more

What You Need to Know About Data Center Power Management

What You Need to Know About Data Center Power Management

Today’s data centers consume huge amounts of power. Facilities-based in the United States alone consumed over 90 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2017 and industry growth trends show no signs of slowing. But what does that mean for data center customers? For organizations colocating equipment in a carrier-neutral facility, data center power management can mean quite … Read more

What are the 5 Keys to UPS System Maintenance

Strategies for UPS System Maintenance

One of the most critical elements of a data center’s infrastructure, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a device that provides emergency power to a facility in the event that the primary power source fails. The UPS system often only provides power for a short period of time, but it keeps key systems operating until … Read more

Why Your Enterprise Analytics Strategy Matters

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Knowledge is power in today’s information-driven economy. That means the ability to manage and analyze big data is more important than ever for enterprises, regardless of their industry. With the right enterprise analytics strategy in place, they can minimize risk while maximizing the business value buried within their data sets. What is an Enterprise Analytics Strategy? Without … Read more

8 Important Developments in Data Center Technology

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In today’s business climate, growth and scalability is essential, as well as the ability to meet industry security compliance benchmarks. As a result, utilizing a data center has become a necessity for many organizations. However, businesses want to be careful. You’re entrusting critical data and performance reliability to a partner who holds, in many cases, … Read more

Why Network Scalability Is Essential for Your Business

Why Network Scalability Is Essential for Your Business

Growth is an important goal for almost any business. Consistent business growth can help companies attract new investors and talent, improve profits, and create some breathing room for emergencies—after all, losing a client/customer isn’t nearly as worrying for businesses with 10,000 accounts as they are for ones with 50 accounts. However, growth is more than just … Read more