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Bimodal IT: Is it the Right or Wrong Approach?

Posted on 07.15.2016 in Cloud Computing

Bimodal IT Bimodal IT is a relatively new buzzword/term that was coined by Gartner, the technology research advisory company. But what does it actually mean and is it the correct approach to tackling your organization’s internal information technology needs. According to Gartner, “bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate, coherent modes of IT […]

4 Ways to Ensure your Business is Always On

Posted on 04.21.2016 in Cloud Computing, Server Management, Infrastructure Availability

Is Your Business “Always On”? Is your business “always on”? Does it require 100% availability and persistent access to data? These requirements have become a standard expectation as users demand 24x7x365 access to their IT environment and applications. Businesses in the era of always on cannot afford to slow down or stop applications for backup, […]

Combat the Slow ROI of Green Data Centers

Posted on 03.09.2016 in Data Centers

Green Data Center According to a recent TechTarget whitepaper, “Color Me Green: Money and Power in the Data Center,” it can take at least three years for a midsize or larger green data center to realize a return on its efficiency investment. Despite this lengthy timeframe, a data center can make small, yet technologically innovative […]

Cloud Adoption’s Top Concern: Business Continuity

Posted on 12.03.2015 in Cloud Computing, Data Security

Cloud Adoption’s Top Concern: Business Continuity Organizations are increasingly citing business continuity as a primary driver for cloud adoption. With the growing use of commercial SaaS apps taking place at these companies, homegrown cloud-based solutions and mixed/hybrid cloud IT infrastructures as well as cloud-based solutions have become an effective way for IT departments to deliver […]

How SaaS Cloud Computing Is Driving Data Center Evolution

Posted on 07.13.2015 in Cloud Computing

SaaS Cloud Computing With more and more companies transitioning more and more data and mission-critical applications to the cloud, the adoption of software as a service is becoming a dominant force in the future of data centers. According to a 2014 survey by North Bridge Venture Partners, in conjunction with Gigaom Research, the adoption of […]

The Benefits of Managed Systems

Posted on 06.29.2015 in Cloud Computing, Virtual Colocation

Many businesses colocating or using cloud storage still depend on their internal staff to manage their own systems. IT infrastructure must be managed, but at what cost to your business? Imagine the list of projects your staff could complete if it weren’t for the day-to-day, mundane requirements of internal systems management. In the midst of […]

Data Availability: Tips from the Data Center

Posted on 03.18.2014 in Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, Big Data

Tips from the Data Center: Ensuring the Availability of Your Data Here is an unfortunate bit of reality: Customer loyalty is fleeting—even the most trusted and valued customers will leave you if they suspect the IT infrastructure housing their private information and supporting your company is not secure. This is why any interruption to your […]

Data Center Colocation: The Advantages

Posted on 03.06.2014 in Data Centers, Big Data

Exploring the Advantages of Colocation Solutions You may have heard that colocation solutions are an ideal way to accommodate your company’s ever-changing IT needs. You may also be skeptical, realizing that colocation is an investment, and uncertain as to whether the investment is worth the risk. Is colocation right for your business? To answer whether […]

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