Thought Leadership

Pokemon Go Highlights Need to Improve Data Center Latency
Pokémon GO Highlights Need to Improve Data Center Latency

Pokémon GO is not only today’s latest craze, it’s the most popular and downloaded augmented reality (AR) game ever. But if you’ve found yourself throwing a Pokéball that stops and hangs in mid-air, you’re experiencing one of the biggest challenges associated with AR: latency.

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Third-Party Data Center Provider
Why Entrust Your Data Center to a Third-Party Data Center Provider

You’re considering moving your data center to a third-party data center provider that offers cloud or colocation services because of the cost, efficiency, reliability, and performance benefits. But you’re (rightly) concerned about security.

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Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud
How to Choose the Right Cloud Computing Delivery Model

The debate over cloud computing can be as hotly contested as today’s political debates. One side favors the streamlined, all-access nature of the public cloud, the other favors a more restrictive and controlled environment. All share a desire for increased business agility and innovation.

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IO Data Center Colocation Modules
Do or Die: Company-Owned Data Centers Face Extinction

Company-owned data centers are nearing extinction. While it won’t happen overnight or even this year, their long and arduous demise has begun.

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Colocation Digital Transformation
Colocation as a Fast Path to Digital Transformation

This year’s CeBIT Global Conferences in Hannover, Germany has “d!conomy: Join, Create, Succeed” as its theme and invites people from around the globe to “come together to create and shape our digital world.”

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Big Data
Big Data and Cloud Computing: A Winning Combo

It’s tempting in the technology world to think that big data is all about the processing engine…as if putting a quarter in Hadoop will automatically spit out big data. There are also some who think that Big Data itself is a technology!

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IO Phoenix Colocation Data Center
5 Benefits for Healthcare Organizations to Move to a Colocation Data Center

For healthcare organizations with patient safety, privacy, and care at their core, technology has historically been an afterthought. Paper-based records, siloed and proprietary clinical applications and systems, and department-based IT teams have all kept healthcare orgs in the technology “dark ages” where costs run high and inefficiency runs rampant.

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IO Phoenix Data Center Campus Expansion
Supersize It! The Rise of the Phoenix Data Center Campus

Fast-growing data volumes—along with big data, analytics, the Internet of Things, and other strategic initiatives that require consolidated data sets—are fueling the need for today’s IT organizations to fully examine their data centers to retain their competitive edge.

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IO Data Center Colocation Modules
Cutting Costs by Increasing Data Center Efficiency

Here’s a question for you: Would you buy a six-pack of soda, put it on your counter and turn up the air conditioning to make sure it stayed cold? Of course not.

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