Category Archives: Colocation

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12 Questions to Ask a Potential Colocation Provider about Data Center Security

Doing your own due diligence is perhaps the most important piece of your data center security strategy.

How One Fast-Growing University Tamed the Digital Dragon

Today’s organizations recognize that they need to balance their limited resources with their highest value organizational data.

Colocation as a Data Center Security Strategy

Can colocation be secure? With threats occurring all too frequently, it’s an important question to ask if you’re considering whether to keep your data center in-house or outsource data center services to a colocation provider.

Gartner Study Recommends Multicloud Approach for Enterprise IT

The last ten years have brought big changes to data centers and how they’re designed and run. Where once most data centers were enterprise-owned, today’s data center services may be on-premises, co-located, or in the cloud. 

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.