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The Cloud: A Clear Choice (Interactive Infographic)

We keep hearing about the various advantages that cloud adoption brings to an organization, such as agility, automation, and worker mobility. But what about the bottom line? Is virtualization a worthwhile investment for your business?

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Thinking About Big Data? Don’t Forget IT

Big Data isn’t just near. It’s here. And though IT professionals are no strangers to handling large amounts of information, the sheer breadth, depth, velocity and variability of the data that enterprises are producing and processing requires new ways of thinking about data management. Read more…

Do You Know the Cost of Data Center Downtime? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Time is money. And when it comes to your data, downtime can be a disaster.

According to a survey by the Aberdeen Group — illustrated below — organizations lose an average of $138,000 for every hour their data centers are down. For companies with more than 1,000 employees, that’s $1.1 million per year. Read more…

Interop 2012 and the Future of Network Technology

Interop 2012 in Las Vegas, with a focus on trends and technologies that will change the future of networks and the applications that run on them, was easily one of the most interesting in recent memory. Read more…

Are You Ready for Interop 2012?

Reservations have been made and plans for networking are being finalized. But the real question is: have you downloaded CenturyLink’s “get pumped for Interop” playlist? Read more…

Ethernet and Cloud: A Perfect Partnership?

With cloud computing on the minds of CIOs, we are seeing a recurring question come up in our discussions with our largest customers: Can cloud computing really address the needs of large enterprises? Read more…

IT’s Coming: Interop New York

We love October here at ThinkGig. Not just because the temps start to cool down and we get closer to enjoying our Halloween candy, but because we get to go to the Big Apple for Interop New York! Read more…

CenturyLink Acquires Savvis

You may recall back in April we announced that CenturyLink would be acquiring Savvis. Today, we are pleased to announce the acquisition is official and represents a strong strategic combination for our business customers. Read more…