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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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Business Continuity Planning: The Distributed Data Center Approach (Part Two)

As I discussed in my most recent blog, some companies utilize a distributed data center approach to achieve redundancy, scalability and high availability as part of their plan for business continuity. It enables businesses to help mitigate disasters that can … Read more…

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Data Center Connectivity: Continual Improvement

Companies that utilize colocation need to have access to strong network connectivity, especially with the rapidly increasingly amounts of data prompted by “big data” and the Internet of Things (IoT). This enables them to keep connected with their customers through … Read more…

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Network Diversity: Expanded Options

Having a lot of options is usually a good thing, especially when investing a lot of money through a purchase. For example, many people buy cars, but some buy them to fit a family with small children while others buy … Read more…

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Calculate Your Data Center Cost Savings

Growing is a part of life, whether it’s going through the inevitable aging process or expanding our measurements – both vertically and horizontally. Preparing for that growth isn’t always possible, but the business world has to be prepared for growth … Read more…

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Telecom Exchange NYC 2016: The Future of Fiber Optics

The United States is at the forefront of many emerging technologies and important scientific research. However, we’re still falling behind in other areas, one of which is the utilization of fiber optics by businesses. According to the Organization for Economic … Read more…

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What CIOs Should Know About The Future Of Data Centers

Enterprise IT systems are increasingly being deployed in a hybrid architecture, running workloads on the platform is best for a particular application, whether it’s on-premise or off, public cloud or private, custom or third-party app. As companies move toward this … Read more…

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Solutions-Based SLAs, An Expanded Discussion

/business/enterprise/services/managed-hosting/dedicated-server-hosting.htmlDavid Meredith, senior vice president, CenturyLink, recently contributed a column to Data Center Journal. Entitled Removing Risk, Achieving Reward: The Case for Solutions-Based SLAs, the article discusses the origins of solutions-based SLAs in the Business Service Management (BSM) model and … Read more…