Tag: colocation

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Innovations in Data Center Connectivity

Many businesses must avail themselves of the latest technology to remain competitive in their industry. For instance, many car manufacturers now include backup cameras, Bluetooth and GPS capabilities and in-car Wi-Fi in their newer models. Newer vehicles without those technologies … Read more…

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Data Center World Global – Unleashing the Power of Colocation

The greatest ideas – the most impactful innovations – come from recognizing an opportunity and then trying new approaches.  As I look forward to the Data Center World Global meeting to be held in Los Angeles, I think about what … Read more…

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Business Continuity Planning: The Distributed Data Center Approach

The terms “disaster recovery” and “business continuity” often are used interchangeably when applied to the data center industry. Though both terms describe areas that need to be addressed by businesses and colocation providers, disaster recovery is only part of business … Read more…

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VMware Cloud: A Partner in Network Diversity

Partnerships play a vital role in the success of many companies. For example, a movie production company can’t show its films to many people without partnering with movie theaters across the country and around the world. An author won’t be … Read more…

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Best Practices: Data Center Cooling

The brilliant Albert Einstein once said, “If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.” That phrase can be applied to many things, including business. The most successful companies may keep a foundational … Read more…

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Discussing the Data Center of the Future

Many children grow up with toys you’d expect: bicycles, stuffed animals, dolls, building blocks, etc. It wouldn’t be surprising to find a Magic-8 Ball in their arsenal that gives them ambiguous answers to the many seemingly important questions in childhood. … Read more…

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Operational Excellence: The Key to Safeguarding Your IT Infrastructure

Technology can streamline mundane tasks, enable people to more easily keep in contact with family and friends around the world and allow TV shows and movies to be viewed almost anytime and anywhere. However, when it doesn’t work correctly, it … Read more…

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Active-active vs. Active-passive: Which Data Center Architecture has the Advantage for Disaster Recovery? – Part 2

As I noted in part one of this blog, active-active and active-passive data center architectures are often used in businesses’ disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Without such plans in place, companies may face outages which hurt them financially while … Read more…