Devon Cole

Partner Alliance Account Manager

What Does ‘No Downtime’ Really Mean?

What Does ‘No Downtime’ Really Mean?

Devon Cole
Read Time 3 min.

What Does ‘No Downtime’ Really Mean? Everyone knows that downtime is not good for business. But does guaranteeing “no downtime” really mean no downtime? Ideally, yes, but we all know that service interruptions happen! So no downtime in reality means that customers will not pay for downtime and providers will do everything possible to keep your data accessible and...

Overcoming Small Business Barriers to Big Data Solutions

Overcoming Small Business Barriers to Big Data Solutions

Devon Cole
Read Time 3 min.

Overcoming SBO Barriers Caused by Big Data In the world of the Internet of Things, Big Data is unavoidable. Big Data simply references having too much data that is also too complex and unstructured for an organization’s current IT infrastructure or compute capacity to accurately analyze or use in order to make sound decisions. Traditionally speaking, having the ability...

White Paper: Exiting the Data Center Business

White Paper: Exiting the Data Center Business

Devon Cole
Read Time 2 min.

White Paper: Is It Time to Start Thinking About Exiting the Data Center Business? Companies make a choice to either redirect IT management functions to partners, or continue to maintain IT services internally, for a variety of reasons. From allowing staff to focus on what’s important to ensuring proper disaster recovery planning, turning to a third party provider typically...

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 6: Recent Outage

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 6: Recent Outage

Devon Cole
Read Time 1 min.

Experiencing an IT Outage Experiencing a natural disaster or an unplanned outage is a valid reason to look at moving your IT environment to a professional data center provider. In doing so, you will benefit from multiple layers of built-in redundancy for power, cooling and network connections. The burden and stress of ensuring resiliency and uptime shifts from your...

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 2: Accelerated Growth

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 2: Accelerated Growth

Devon Cole
Read Time 2 min.

Are you experiencing increased business growth? When the pace of business is on the rise, IT demands become greater and more complicated. At times, the demands of managing an internal data center in the midst of such growth can inhibit your IT team from focusing on new projects. It is key to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the expenses...

Data Center Tips: 4 Ways to Improve Data Availability

Data Center Tips: 4 Ways to Improve Data Availability

Devon Cole
Read Time 2 min.

Four ways to Improve Data Availability In today’s modern business landscape, your customers expect instant answers and immediate turn-around times. And, you cannot let things like remote locations and system interruptions prevent you from delivering. The following four tips offer insights on improving data availability, which will ultimately help you better deliver on your promises to your customers: •...