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VMworld 2016 Featured Session: Using NSX for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Posted on 09.09.2016 in Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery

At VMworld 2016, John White, Vice President of Product Strategy for Expedient was joined by Thomas Hobika, Director, Service Provider Solutions Engineering for VMware, to present the featured session Virtualize, Secure and Extend Your Data Center to the Cloud Using NSX: A perspective for Service Providers and End Users. The session describes how both service […]

Cloud Service Provider & Customer Relationships

Posted on 01.28.2016 in Cloud Computing, Server Management

Cloud Service Provider & Customer Relationships Data, IT infrastructure and compute environment are the backbone of any business. Therefore when entrusting the management of that to a cloud service provider, you want to make sure you choose correctly. Look for a trusted partner – a company that will truly align its priorities with your priorities. […]

Expedient to Attend 2016 U.S. Open Championship as Licensee

Posted on 01.11.2016

Expedient to Attend 2016 U.S. Open Championship as Licensee (Pittsburgh, PA) Jan. 11, 2015 – Expedient, a leading provider of data center colocation, cloud computing and managed hosting services, is a licensee of 2016 U.S. Open Championship being held at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, PA, June 13-19, 2016. “We are very excited to attend […]

What Really Matters in a Data Center?—A Checklist

Posted on 06.05.2015 in Data Centers

100% uptime, security/safety, 24x7x365 support and a Tier IV Data Center rating; sound familiar? It probably does, since this is the type of marketing lingo most data center providers use to attract customers. These assertions are important; however, beyond technical support and physical security, how can you be sure your data center provider has all […]

Business Continuity Planning

Posted on 03.25.2015 in Disaster Recovery

Creating a Business Continuity Plan for Disasters The creation and implementation of a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) can be a complex undertaking; however, it doesn’t need to be. The necessary steps, which may seem overwhelming, are easily broken down into a basic process that’s applicable to any industry. Not having a DRP or worse, not […]

Outages, Vol. I: Power

Posted on 11.12.2014 in Disaster Recovery, Data Centers, Infrastructure Availability

In the world of data centers, there are three common causes of outages: power failure, loss of connectivity and human error. No matter the cause, it’s common knowledge that unplanned data center outages result in immense costs to unprepared businesses, including: Brand and reputation suffers Legal and regulatory ramifications Equipment damage Lost confidence among stakeholders […]

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 5: Hardware Refresh

Posted on 10.13.2014 in Data Centers

Is your hardware reaching the end of its life cycle? A hardware refresh can be complex and cumbersome, and may require a significant capital expenditure. When purchasing hardware, you must forecast your needs well into the future. As a result, you are most likely paying for capacity that you do not need in the near-term, […]

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. I: Compliance Requirements

Posted on 09.29.2014 in Data Centers

Do you have industry or government compliance requirements such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, GLB, SOX or others? Ensuring proper security measures and adhering to regulatory compliance requirements can be a difficult undertaking for a company running an internal data center. Understanding the challenges of security and compliance are paramount in following industry and government standards. […]

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