StrataCore - 2018 Year in Review - Featured Image

StrataCore - 2018 Year in Review

We hope your holidays were filled with joy and that you’re ready for the adventures ahead. As we emb...
18 Questions to Ask a Prospective SD-WAN Vendor - Featured Image

18 Questions to Ask a Prospective SD-WAN Vendor

Improve Network Performance and Architecture with Ease, Scalability, and Security Software-defined w...
Evolve Your Business with the Help of an IT Broker - Featured Image

Evolve Your Business with the Help of an IT Broker

The IT Executive's Dilemma
14 Questions To Ask a Prospective Contact Center as a Service Provider - Featured Image

14 Questions To Ask a Prospective Contact Center as a Service Provider

The right Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) provider can transform your customer service experienc...
How Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Provides Superior Customer Experiences - Featured Image

How Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Provides Superior Customer Experiences

The key to a company’s survival and growth is its ability to provide excellent customer service. Som...
7 Key Questions to Ask a DRaaS Provider - Featured Image

7 Key Questions to Ask a DRaaS Provider

Sleep Soundly with a Solid Disaster Recovery Solution in Place You wake up in a cold sweat during wh...
Why Companies Are Choosing to Outsource Their NOC (as-a-Service) - Featured Image

Why Companies Are Choosing to Outsource Their NOC (as-a-Service)

For most businesses, the success of your company depends heavily on your network and IT systems oper...
Why Disaster Recovery in the Cloud? - Featured Image

Why Disaster Recovery in the Cloud?

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) has grown from a niche solution to a crucial cloud applicatio...
How Businesses Develop a Viable Blockchain Strategy - Featured Image

How Businesses Develop a Viable Blockchain Strategy

You've probably seen many articles about the future of blockchain technology and how it's go...
Moving Unified Communications to the Cloud - Featured Image

Moving Unified Communications to the Cloud

For today’s enterprise companies keeping communication channels operating smoothly is necessary to t...
Blockchain Tackles Gaming and Enterprise Gamification - Featured Image

Blockchain Tackles Gaming and Enterprise Gamification

In a previous blog post, we explored how blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, is revolutioni...
Disaster Recovery is STILL More Than Just About Backup - Featured Image

Disaster Recovery is STILL More Than Just About Backup

In the data center industry, we have been singing the mantra for over 10 years that Disaster Recover...
The CIO (R)evolution - Featured Image

The CIO (R)evolution

There’s been a rapid upheaval in corporate America, with some job titles disappearing entirely and n...
Embracing SD-WAN - Featured Image

Embracing SD-WAN

SD-WAN is a technology that appears poised to upend the telecommunications world. Short for software...
StrataCore Partners with Leading Network-as-a-Service Provider Megaport to Give Enterprises Access to a Global Ecosystem Through a Single Connection. - Featured Image

StrataCore Partners with Leading Network-as-a-Service Provider Megaport to Give Enterprises Access to a Global Ecosystem Through a Single Connection.

Blockchain Panel Discussion - Video - Featured Image

Blockchain Panel Discussion - Video

Everyone's talking about blockchain’s untapped potential. Its touted benefits may include lower ...
StrataCore Earns Industry Awards for Top Performance - Featured Image

StrataCore Earns Industry Awards for Top Performance

StrataCore, the premier IT services broker for data center, cloud, connectivity and cybersecurity, h...
Compute Power For a Cause - Featured Image

Compute Power For a Cause

We’ve worked with many companies over the past few years that have made the business decision to mov...
The Rise of CASBs - Featured Image

The Rise of CASBs

Late last year, industry analyst group Gartner issued a report on the market for Cloud Access Securi...
Our Internal Communications Revolution - Featured Image

Our Internal Communications Revolution

The digital communications wave has flooded the enterprise market with new tools that offer better w...
Introducing Blockchain-as-a-Service – and Why You Should Care - Featured Image

Introducing Blockchain-as-a-Service – and Why You Should Care

Blockchain is one of the most ingenious inventions of the last decade. The underpinning technology f...
Cloud Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap - Featured Image

Cloud Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap

M&A activity in the world of "all things related to cloud" didn't disappoint in 20...
StrataCore Adds New Partner to Further Strengthen Network and Data Center Options in Asia - Featured Image

StrataCore Adds New Partner to Further Strengthen Network and Data Center Options in Asia

The new partnership with Korean Internet Neutral eXchange (KINX) Inc., further expands StrataCore’s ...
GDPR Compliance in the Cloud - Featured Image

GDPR Compliance in the Cloud

In a previous GDPR series we discussed who is subject to GDPR guidelines, security requirements, tip...
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Detect Cyberthreats - Featured Image

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Detect Cyberthreats

Over the past few years it’s become clear that the fortress mentality of securing the perimeter and ...
Network Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap - Featured Image

Network Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap

A combination of political transition, economic forces, and good timing may have helped to fuel the ...
Data Center Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap - Featured Image

Data Center Mergers & Acquisitions – 2017 Recap

This is the first post in our annual IT services mergers and acquisition (M&A) series, we will a...
Happy Holidays From StrataCore – 2017 in Review - Featured Image

Happy Holidays From StrataCore – 2017 in Review

We would like to take a moment to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thank you t...
StrataCore and QTS Deliver Customized, Secure Data Center Services for Large Northwest Retailer - Featured Image

StrataCore and QTS Deliver Customized, Secure Data Center Services for Large Northwest Retailer

StrataCore, the premiere IT services broker in the Pacific Northwest, and QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QT...
StrataCore Adds New Partner to Help Meet the Growing Demand for Faster Content Delivery Solutions - Featured Image

StrataCore Adds New Partner to Help Meet the Growing Demand for Faster Content Delivery Solutions

The Partnership with EdgeConneX further expands StrataCore’s portfolio of high quality Data Center p...
Data Security Challenges for Healthcare Providers - Featured Image

Data Security Challenges for Healthcare Providers

Cybercriminals have their sites on healthcare data. See tips for how to protect this sensitive infor...
GDPR Penalties for Non-Compliance - Featured Image

GDPR Penalties for Non-Compliance

This is the final post in a series of 4 on GDPR. Part 1 covered who is subject to GDPR requirements,...
What the GDPR Means to Organizations & How to Prepare - Featured Image

What the GDPR Means to Organizations & How to Prepare

This is Post 3 in a series of 4 series on the basics of GDPR. Part 1 covered who is subject to GDPR ...
StrataCore Announces New Partnership to Further Strengthen Portfolio of Global, Security-Focused Data Center Providers - Featured Image

StrataCore Announces New Partnership to Further Strengthen Portfolio of Global, Security-Focused Data Center Providers

The New Relationship with Cyxtera Speaks to StrataCore’s Commitment to Build a World-Class Partner P...
GDPR - Key Data Security Requirements - Featured Image

GDPR - Key Data Security Requirements

This is Part 2 in a 4 part series of posts that will help to educate you on GDPR, including who is a...
Cybersecurity Challenges Companies Face in an IoT World - Featured Image

Cybersecurity Challenges Companies Face in an IoT World

Protect your company's assets in a world that's increasingly dominated by mobile technology ...
Framework for GDPR Compliance - Featured Image

Framework for GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts every business in the European Union(EU) or do...
Are You Ready for the GDPR Deadline: May 25, 2018? - Featured Image

Are You Ready for the GDPR Deadline: May 25, 2018?

If your company is doing business in the EU, you must be aware of the impending European General Dat...
Savvy IT Teams Are Preparing For 5G Now - Featured Image

Savvy IT Teams Are Preparing For 5G Now

In today’s business environment new technologies are constantly being introduced that can revolution...
Four Warning Signs Today's Deal Will Be Tomorrow's Problem - Featured Image

Four Warning Signs Today's Deal Will Be Tomorrow's Problem

What you need to know before negotiating your next IT service contract. Taking calculated risks is s...
StrataCore Saves WildTangent 40% on Content Delivery Network (CDN) Costs - Featured Image

StrataCore Saves WildTangent 40% on Content Delivery Network (CDN) Costs

Content Delivery Network (CDN) Contract Negotiation Case study
The Future of Lights-Out Data Centers - Featured Image

The Future of Lights-Out Data Centers

A new generation of “lights-out” data centers will be optimized for extreme efficiency, not for huma...
15 Redlines For Data Center & Telecom Contracts - Featured Image

15 Redlines For Data Center & Telecom Contracts

Part of planning any long-term IT infrastructure purchase is establishing a baseline of operations f...
14 Thoughts From 14 Years - Featured Image

14 Thoughts From 14 Years

This month is StrataCore’s 14-year anniversary. That means I’ve been in the industry for 21 years. I...
3 Tips for Successful Cloud Management - Featured Image

3 Tips for Successful Cloud Management

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from having a fully integrated, reliable, secure, and cost-effec...
Guidelines for Cybersecurity Breach Prevention - Featured Image

Guidelines for Cybersecurity Breach Prevention

Don’t be tomorrow’s next big data breach headline
7 Reasons to Hire a Virtual CISO - Featured Image

7 Reasons to Hire a Virtual CISO

Is your data safe from motivated cyber criminals? CIO Magazine boldly stated that companies that can...
Data Center Efficiency: Containment - Featured Image

Data Center Efficiency: Containment

Many data centers use containment for maximum efficiency. This is a second post in a series on data ...
How 3 Companies Saved Thousands Renegotiating Existing IT Contracts - Featured Image

How 3 Companies Saved Thousands Renegotiating Existing IT Contracts

Cost Savings Use Cases  In today's marketplace, businesses need to be adaptable, scalable, and v...
StrataCore Earns Eight Awards for Top Sales Performance - Featured Image

StrataCore Earns Eight Awards for Top Sales Performance

We are honored to be recognized by our channel partners with eight distinct awards for top sales per...
3 Strategies to Increase Data Center Efficiency  - Featured Image

3 Strategies to Increase Data Center Efficiency 

What is data center efficiency, and how can it be improved?
StrataCore Hires Two Executives to Further Expand Channel Program and Referral Partner Network - Featured Image

StrataCore Hires Two Executives to Further Expand Channel Program and Referral Partner Network

Over the last year, we have been heavily focused on expanding our channel to better serve our client...
StrataCore Secures Three Additional Partners to Solve IT Infrastructure Security Requirements in China - Featured Image

StrataCore Secures Three Additional Partners to Solve IT Infrastructure Security Requirements in China

Partnerships with China Mobile, China Telecom Americas and Zenlayer Further Expand StrataCore’s Port...
Net Neutrality – The Continued Fight - Featured Image

Net Neutrality – The Continued Fight

Today, hundreds of the Internet’s most notable companies and activist groups are raising awareness a...
Enterprise IT Making the Shift to Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) - Featured Image

Enterprise IT Making the Shift to Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS)

Cybersecurity is a frequent theme in today’s news with a steady stream of stories around data breach...
IT Industry News - June 2017 - Featured Image

IT Industry News - June 2017

Technology, IT services, and providers are constantly changing in today's marketplace. It's ...
What You Need to Know About WannaCry - Featured Image

What You Need to Know About WannaCry

WannaCry is the most severe malware attack this year, and the spread of this troubling ransomware is...
Tips for an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan - Featured Image

Tips for an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan

As you may already know, not all disaster recovery (DR) plans are created equal.
Cloud Smackdown 2.0 [video] - Featured Image

Cloud Smackdown 2.0 [video]

Last week StrataCore and the Seattle SIM co-hosted an IT executive panel discussion on the topic of ...
Cloud & Unified Communications (UCaaS) M&A Recap - 2016 - Featured Image

Cloud & Unified Communications (UCaaS) M&A Recap - 2016

In previous posts, we looked at Telecom and Data Center acquisition activity from 2016.
Do You Know the True Cost of Your Cloud? - Featured Image

Do You Know the True Cost of Your Cloud?

Cloud has become a fact of business life for many enterprise companies.
The Advisor - IT Industry News - Featured Image

The Advisor - IT Industry News

What's New at StrataCore Help us Welcome Our New Team Members!
Telecom M&A Recap - 2016 - Featured Image

Telecom M&A Recap - 2016

The past year was a big one for telecom M&A.
AWS S3 Outage (

AWS S3 Outage ("high error rates")

AWS’s S3, a web-based, object storage service experienced widespread issues last Tuesday morning.
Data Center M&A Recap - 2016 - Featured Image

Data Center M&A Recap - 2016

Acquisitions significantly impacted the data center industry in 2016 and will continue to do so as c...
Does Your Business Need a Disaster Recovery Plan? - Featured Image

Does Your Business Need a Disaster Recovery Plan?

Is your business prepared for a natural disaster or power outage?
SaaS - 2017 Market Trends - Featured Image

SaaS - 2017 Market Trends

Adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is accelerating and many organizations are realizing the tr...
Biggest Hacks, Leaks, and Data Breaches of 2016 - Featured Image

Biggest Hacks, Leaks, and Data Breaches of 2016

In 2016 we saw some of the worst data breaches in US History including high-profile victims, such as...
Top 5 Concerns for CIOs in 2017 - Featured Image

Top 5 Concerns for CIOs in 2017

Today’s IT professionals are under pressure to help their companies compete in an ever-changing mark...
AWS re:Invent at a Glance - Featured Image

AWS re:Invent at a Glance

The AWS re:Invent conference gets bigger and bigger every year.
From the Russian Data Center Market with Love - Featured Image

From the Russian Data Center Market with Love

Russia continues to draw investors from all over the world, as the sixth-most attractive country for...
5 Key Provisions for IT Service Provider Contracts - Featured Image

5 Key Provisions for IT Service Provider Contracts

  Negotiating an IT services contract can be a long, complex, and arduous process.
Is SD-WAN Right for Your Business? - Featured Image

Is SD-WAN Right for Your Business?

What is it?
Top Causes of Data Center Outages - Featured Image

Top Causes of Data Center Outages

A GCN article on causes of unplanned data center outages has some interesting stats.
Public Cloud Spending Trends & IaaS Magic Quadrant Results - Featured Image

Public Cloud Spending Trends & IaaS Magic Quadrant Results

Traditional IT spending may be shrinking, but the public cloud market is still going strong.
Secure Your Cloud - Taking a DevOps Approach to Security - Featured Image

Secure Your Cloud - Taking a DevOps Approach to Security

The organizational friction between a business need to rapidly innovate.
What Does Brexit Mean for IT Infrastructure Companies? - Featured Image

What Does Brexit Mean for IT Infrastructure Companies?

It seems like a crazy decision by UK voters, but they did it.
Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained - Featured Image

Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained

The data center is a dedicated space were your company houses its most important information and rel...
The European Data Center Market is Heating Up - Featured Image

The European Data Center Market is Heating Up

The recent M&A activity in the European colocation market is consolidating market share amongst ...
Colocation in Hong Kong – The Springboard to China - Featured Image

Colocation in Hong Kong – The Springboard to China

Last month we hosted a panel event with IT Infrastructure experts talking about colocation, managed ...
Containers & Cloud - The Basics [Infographic] - Featured Image

Containers & Cloud - The Basics [Infographic]

Container technology has taken the cloud computing market by force, as Cloud Service Providers and e...
10 Common Disaster Recovery Mistakes - Featured Image

10 Common Disaster Recovery Mistakes

We recently came across this informative disaster recovery article posted by Cisco, and thought it w...
Going Global - Taking Tech Worldwide [Video] - Featured Image

Going Global - Taking Tech Worldwide [Video]

Growth companies will inevitably reach a point where they look to expand their customer base outside...
The Advisor, IT Industry News - Q2 2016 - Featured Image

The Advisor, IT Industry News - Q2 2016

Deep Dive: Data Breach - Is it Already Too Late?
5 Tactics for Successful IT Outsourcing - Featured Image

5 Tactics for Successful IT Outsourcing

Companies of all types and sizes outsource IT projects to trusted vendors.
Tips for Managing Productivity During March Madness - Featured Image

Tips for Managing Productivity During March Madness

It’s that time of year again, March Madness is in full force.
Network and Hardware Vendors, M&A Activity 2015 - Featured Image

Network and Hardware Vendors, M&A Activity 2015

We saw a record number of mergers and acquisitions in 2105, many technology-based companies were loo...
Security Service Providers, M&A Activity 2015 - Featured Image

Security Service Providers, M&A Activity 2015

As cyberattacks grow more and more sophisticated, IT security has become an arms race with businesse...
Unified Communications Service Providers, M&A Activity 2015 - Featured Image

Unified Communications Service Providers, M&A Activity 2015

Similar to what we have seen with other cloud-based service providers, Unified Communications compan...
Cloud Service Providers, M&A activity 2015 - Featured Image

Cloud Service Providers, M&A activity 2015

The cloud front has been active with mergers and acquisitions for the past few years, it’s no surpri...
Data Center Providers, M&A Activity - 2015 - Featured Image

Data Center Providers, M&A Activity - 2015

The data center/colocation industry was not lacking for mergers and acquisitions activity in 2015.
Five of the World’s Most Unique Retrofitted Data Centers - Featured Image

Five of the World’s Most Unique Retrofitted Data Centers

The words ‘cool’ and ‘data center’ may not automatically compute in your mind, but taking a look at ...
Network Service Providers, International - M&A Activity in 2015 - Featured Image

Network Service Providers, International - M&A Activity in 2015

Many international telecom companies were on a mission similar to their US counterparts last year - ...
Network Service Providers, US – M&A Activity in 2015 - Featured Image

Network Service Providers, US – M&A Activity in 2015

Telecommunications is one of the most profitable and rapidly developing industries in the world and ...
Top 7 Cloud Influencers You Need to Know About - Featured Image

Top 7 Cloud Influencers You Need to Know About

We wanted to share a recent blog post from one of our partners, Cloudyn.
5 Key Provisions for IT Service Provider Contracts - Featured Image

5 Key Provisions for IT Service Provider Contracts

  Negotiating an IT services contract can be a long, complex, and arduous process.
The US-EU Safe Harbor Framework has Collapsed: What happens to all that data? - Featured Image

The US-EU Safe Harbor Framework has Collapsed: What happens to all that data?

The recent decision made by the European Court of Justice to invalidate a major, 15 year-old data-sh...
10 Things That Make Network Engineers Grumpy - Featured Image

10 Things That Make Network Engineers Grumpy

It doesn't look like network engineers are going to get much rest in the coming year.
Tips for Developing a Cybersecurity Strategy - Featured Image

Tips for Developing a Cybersecurity Strategy

An organization’s cybersecurity policy and controls must be created so they are easily adaptable to ...
Is SDN Right For Your Network? - Featured Image

Is SDN Right For Your Network?

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has attracted a great deal of attention from service providers, en...
Big Data Predictions - Featured Image

Big Data Predictions

The cloud is everywhere, and adoption will continue at extraordinary rates.
Future IT Planning: Data Center Trends - Featured Image

Future IT Planning: Data Center Trends

Over the last few years big data, mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing have radically trans...
Data Breach Prevention Tips From the Experts - Featured Image

Data Breach Prevention Tips From the Experts

It’s not a matter of if, but when we hear about the next big data breach revelation.
Cloud Security Report - Featured Image

Cloud Security Report

Our partner Alert Logic provides managed security and compliance solutions for over 3,000 customers ...
Wanted: Cybersecurity Crime Fighters - Featured Image

Wanted: Cybersecurity Crime Fighters

It’s like the Wild West out there for companies trying to protect their data and systems from cyber ...
Is Your Infrastructure Prepared for Joaquin? - Featured Image

Is Your Infrastructure Prepared for Joaquin?

Hurricane Joaquin is on the way: Is your infrastructure disaster proof?
IT Industry News - Service Provider Partners - Featured Image

IT Industry News - Service Provider Partners

For those of you looking for a quick bite of IT industry news with your breakfast, here is what our ...
The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future - Featured Image

The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future

  What started in 2006 with Amazon Web Services has mushroomed into a multibillion-dollar industry, ...
Harden Your Infrastructure & Code With DevSecOps - Featured Image

Harden Your Infrastructure & Code With DevSecOps

  If you are a company that has joined the DevOps movement to integrate code and infrastructure depl...
Container Madness – Part Trois - Featured Image

Container Madness – Part Trois

Every few years the IT industry witnesses a major technology shift.
Mitigating Multi-Vector DDoS Attacks [infographic] - Featured Image

Mitigating Multi-Vector DDoS Attacks [infographic]

Over 80% of cyberattacks use a multi-vector approach to disable a network or servers.
IT Security: Data Breaches and Prevention Tactics - Featured Image

IT Security: Data Breaches and Prevention Tactics

The WTIA recently hosted an IT security panel discussion on data breaches and how companies can work...
Leap Second, Just a Blip on the Radar - Featured Image

Leap Second, Just a Blip on the Radar

In an effort to sync up with the gradual slowing of the earth’s rotation we experienced what is bein...
Industry News: IT Tradeshow Summary - Featured Image

Industry News: IT Tradeshow Summary

It’s summer in Seattle which means the trade show season is in full swing.
M&A Activity Heats Up In the Cloud World - Featured Image

M&A Activity Heats Up In the Cloud World

If you are running a company that has anything to do with security, big data, or IoT, you are lookin...
Why Businesses Choose Luxembourg - Featured Image

Why Businesses Choose Luxembourg

Since the 70’s many US and foreign multinational companies have taken advantage of the business-frie...
Get the Most Bang for Your Buck - IT Sourcing Made Easy [eBook] - Featured Image

Get the Most Bang for Your Buck - IT Sourcing Made Easy [eBook]

The competitive landscape is changing, and IT departments are challenged to keep up with shifting bu...
Tactics for Secure, Maintainable, Hybrid Cloud Deployments [webinar] - Featured Image

Tactics for Secure, Maintainable, Hybrid Cloud Deployments [webinar]

Industry experts are predicting a huge growth rate for Hybrid Cloud.
Is the Venom Vulnerability More Bark Than Bite? - Featured Image

Is the Venom Vulnerability More Bark Than Bite?

Venom, announced recently by security intelligence firm CrowdStrike, is a vulnerability affecting th...
Container Technology Madness - Part Deux - Featured Image

Container Technology Madness - Part Deux

Container madness is still in full force with more big name vendors like AWS, Google, Red Hat, IBM, ...
Weighing Your WAN Optimization Options - Featured Image

Weighing Your WAN Optimization Options

For many companies, the number of bandwidth-heavy applications is growing, while the budget to suppo...
The Future of Network Technology - Featured Image

The Future of Network Technology

The rapid pace of IT innovation makes it hard to keep up with all of the latest and greatest technol...
There's a New aaS in Town: Security-as-a-Service [Infographic] - Featured Image

There's a New aaS in Town: Security-as-a-Service [Infographic]

It’s time for organizations of all sizes to prepare for a more complex landscape of cyber threats: v...
Q1 Newsletter: Navigating the Cloud, Data Center, and Connectivity Marketplace - Featured Image

Q1 Newsletter: Navigating the Cloud, Data Center, and Connectivity Marketplace

Q1 Panel Event Recap: Cloud vs Colo Smackdown New Infographic: Security-as-a-Service Featured Blog: ...
Huge Power Outage in Amsterdam - Is Your Datacenter Prepared? - Featured Image

Huge Power Outage in Amsterdam - Is Your Datacenter Prepared?

Whether an outage is caused by bad weather, an overtaxed electrical grid, a backhoe accidentally hit...
Cloud vs Colo Smackdown - Where to Put Your Infrastructure in 2015 [video] - Featured Image

Cloud vs Colo Smackdown - Where to Put Your Infrastructure in 2015 [video]

Last week StrataCore and the Seattle SIM co-hosted a panel discussion at the Big Picture in Seattle....
Protect Your Company Against Cybercrime - Featured Image

Protect Your Company Against Cybercrime

Cybercrime is on the rise. Companies, large and small, are falling victim to a fully weaponized web ...
Party like its 3.14.15 9:26:53 - Featured Image

Party like its 3.14.15 9:26:53

This coming Saturday, March 14th is a special day for math geeks and nerds alike - Pi Day.
Data Center Billing Models Made Simple - Featured Image

Data Center Billing Models Made Simple

As a company we have toured and fully evaluated over 200 data centers worldwide.
Cloud Security and Privacy for the Consumer & the Enterprise - Featured Image

Cloud Security and Privacy for the Consumer & the Enterprise

As part of the WTIA’s IT Security event series, they hosted a Privacy of the Cloud panel discussion ...
What color is this cloud? - Featured Image

What color is this cloud?

IT News – Tech Trends, Cloud Activity, New Products & Services - Featured Image

IT News – Tech Trends, Cloud Activity, New Products & Services

Here is a quick rundown of a few newsworthy articles that people are talking about it the world of I...
The Top 10 Cloud Myths - Featured Image

The Top 10 Cloud Myths

Moving to the Cloud? Everyone’s doing it.
Don’t like your Cloud Vendor? Wait a second [podcast] - Featured Image

Don’t like your Cloud Vendor? Wait a second [podcast]

I was on my way home the other night and wanted something to listen to while sitting in traffic, so ...
Enterprise IT Can Learn from Top Athletes - Featured Image

Enterprise IT Can Learn from Top Athletes

Top athletes use an agent to help them get to the best team, at the highest price, with the most fut...
Nor'easter or Not - Everyone Needs DR - Featured Image

Nor'easter or Not - Everyone Needs DR

With the latest “Storm of the Century” approaching the Northeast, we thought it might be a good time...
Hosted Private Cloud Service Provider - Featured Image

Hosted Private Cloud Service Provider

There is a new Forrester Wave report out that focuses on hosted private cloud solutions.
The Best of 2014 - The Advisor - Featured Image

The Best of 2014 - The Advisor

We wanted to recap a few of the highlights from our blog, which included a fair amount of M&A ac...
Cloud Closed - A Rundown of 2014 Shutdowns - Featured Image

Cloud Closed - A Rundown of 2014 Shutdowns

Cloud 2015 is off to a stuttering start with Verizon’s announcement of up to 48 hours of downtime fo...
Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained - Featured Image

Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained

Your datacenter service provider claims their facility is Tier III.
Out with the Old, In with the New - IT Trends - Featured Image

Out with the Old, In with the New - IT Trends

It’s that time of year, and we couldn’t resist jumping on the industry recap bandwagon.
Docker’s Growing Ecosystem and the New Container World - Featured Image

Docker’s Growing Ecosystem and the New Container World

Docker, the container technology that finally made it, is the hot tech topic of 2015.
Shadow IT Leads to Cloud Governance Problems - Featured Image

Shadow IT Leads to Cloud Governance Problems

Remember the days when IT was in control of all hardware and software brought into the business?
Cloud Adoption is Reshaping Today's IT Departments - Featured Image

Cloud Adoption is Reshaping Today's IT Departments

Cloud adoption is changing the way companies address their business requirements, which in turn is r...
Use a Broker to Source IT Services – Better Terms, Better Prices and Lower Risk [Webinar] - Featured Image

Use a Broker to Source IT Services – Better Terms, Better Prices and Lower Risk [Webinar]

We presented sourcing tactics for a Sourcing Interests Group webinar last week.  
Why Apple Wins in the Enterprise Today: Focus on Consumer Excellence - Featured Image

Why Apple Wins in the Enterprise Today: Focus on Consumer Excellence

Over the course of its nearly 30 year history, Apple has gone from early innovator to niche player t...
DiraaS - Directory-as-a-Service Offers User Admin in The Cloud - Featured Image

DiraaS - Directory-as-a-Service Offers User Admin in The Cloud

The newest entry in Amazon Web Service’s ever-growing product portfolio is DiraaS, Directory-as-a-Se...
5 Ways to Become the Next Big Thing in Big Data - Featured Image

5 Ways to Become the Next Big Thing in Big Data

Ninety percent of all the data in the world was created in the past two-three years, according to SI...
The Split Up Wrap Up - Featured Image

The Split Up Wrap Up

It seems like the news of late has been heavy with acquisition activity - Cisco bought Metacloud, SA...
Seattle Cloud Startups Bucking the Consolidation Trend - Featured Image

Seattle Cloud Startups Bucking the Consolidation Trend

With all the recent news about Cloud Consolidation, it's interesting to note a couple of recent ...
Cloud Consolidation Continues - EMC Acquires Cloudscaling - Featured Image

Cloud Consolidation Continues - EMC Acquires Cloudscaling

The great OpenStack Consolidation of 2014 continues as storage leader EMC agrees to acquire Cloudsca...
Industry Insights - Just In Case You Missed It - Featured Image

Industry Insights - Just In Case You Missed It

Here are a few interesting articles from last week - including Gartner 2015 tech trends,cloud securi...
Preparing IT Infrastructure to Overcome Any Challenge - Featured Image

Preparing IT Infrastructure to Overcome Any Challenge

While the IT organizations of many companies pride themselves on having 99.999% uptime, there always...
OrionVM Wins Big with Next Gen Cloud Technology (IaaS) - Featured Image

OrionVM Wins Big with Next Gen Cloud Technology (IaaS)

OrionVM is an Australian-based and US-based Cloud Service Provider focusing on delivering new techno...
Key Tips to Improve ePHI Security in the Cloud for Healthcare Systems - Featured Image

Key Tips to Improve ePHI Security in the Cloud for Healthcare Systems

As health care providers look to move their data storage to the Cloud, the importance of maintaining...
VMware Product Announcements: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back - Featured Image

VMware Product Announcements: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Amongst the many revelations at VMworld this year were the renaming of VMware’s hosted cloud service...
Industry Updates – Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions and Announcements, and Reboots - Featured Image

Industry Updates – Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions and Announcements, and Reboots

Just in case you missed it - here's a quick look at a few top industry news articles from last w...
RTI study: Facebook's Data Center Delivers Huge Impact to NC - Featured Image

RTI study: Facebook's Data Center Delivers Huge Impact to NC

Facebook's data center in North Carolina has been producing about 5,000 jobs throughout the stat...
Internet Shellshocked Today: Bash Vulnerability a Webwide Problem - Featured Image

Internet Shellshocked Today: Bash Vulnerability a Webwide Problem

 A vulnerability reported in the GNU Borne Again Shell (Bash) yesterday has been exploited and used ...
Desalination Plant and Data Center: Not as Odd a Couple as May Seem - Featured Image

Desalination Plant and Data Center: Not as Odd a Couple as May Seem

The drought crisis in California’s Monterey County has prompted officials and entrepreneurs to consi...
The ABC’s of VPN Configuration - Featured Image

The ABC’s of VPN Configuration

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are used by companies to grant their employees access to corporat...
VMware Announces OpenStack Compatibility and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance - Featured Image

VMware Announces OpenStack Compatibility and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance

VMware recently announced two initiatives intended to promote its datacenter virtualization leadersh...
How Will WebRTC Revolutionize VoIP Service? - Featured Image

How Will WebRTC Revolutionize VoIP Service?

Web Real-Time Communications or WebRTC is a communications service that supports real time communica...
The 4 Most Confusing Concepts in Networking Explained - Featured Image

The 4 Most Confusing Concepts in Networking Explained

Building and maintaining a network is a large complicated undertaking with many interlocking and mov...
Is the Commodity Data Center Around the Corner? - Featured Image

Is the Commodity Data Center Around the Corner?

Are commodity data centers the next big thing?
Cisco's Intercloud Eats Metacloud - Featured Image

Cisco's Intercloud Eats Metacloud

Though Rackspace declared it is no longer in search of a buyer, another two participants have announ...
Simplifying the Complex: Datacenter Management Made Easy - Featured Image

Simplifying the Complex: Datacenter Management Made Easy

Managing your own servers can be a difficult and time consuming task, especially for companies with ...
The Four Pillars of DCIM Integration - Featured Image

The Four Pillars of DCIM Integration

DCIM systems are critical to many processes within a data center and having them integrated is essen...
8 Tips for Putting Your DR Plan into Action [Infographic] - Featured Image

8 Tips for Putting Your DR Plan into Action [Infographic]

In honor of National Preparedness Month - we wanted to share an infographic that Agility Recovery pu...
The Last Data Center On Earth? The Case for 'As-a-Service' Everywhere - Featured Image

The Last Data Center On Earth? The Case for 'As-a-Service' Everywhere

We may be headed towards a nearly data center free future in which all computing infrastructure is c...
HP Acquires Eucalyptus, and Marten Mickos - Featured Image

HP Acquires Eucalyptus, and Marten Mickos

HP has acquired AWS partner and private cloud solution provider, Eucalyptus, in a deal valued under ...
Stacking Up Open Clouds - Featured Image

Stacking Up Open Clouds

If there is any lingering doubt, it appears the cloud is truly here.
The Role of Product Leadership in Data Center Strategy - Featured Image

The Role of Product Leadership in Data Center Strategy

Rarely a day goes by in the data center sector without a new vendor springing up in the market or an...
OpenStack Manages Growth & Governance - Featured Image

OpenStack Manages Growth & Governance

While most would agree that large-scale, open-source software projects require some form of governan...
NASA Launches Massive Cloud Migration - Featured Image

NASA Launches Massive Cloud Migration

NASA migrated 65 software applications, including its flagship NASA.gov website, to the cloud in 22 ...
Ten Most Common Data Center Cooling Mistakes - Featured Image

Ten Most Common Data Center Cooling Mistakes

Despite improved datacenter temperature technology from a decade ago many companies still face cooli...
MPLS Sourcing Made Easy - Featured Image

MPLS Sourcing Made Easy

Below is an example of a recent MPLS consulting and sourcing project we worked on with one of our va...
A Dozen Reflections on Clouds, Mobility and More - Featured Image

A Dozen Reflections on Clouds, Mobility and More

Key trends are bringing about change in the IT channel.
Essential Characteristics of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers - Featured Image

Essential Characteristics of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

Prefabricated modular data centers contain at least one skid- or enclosure-mounted, ready-assembled ...
Opportunities Abound for Solution Providers - Featured Image

Opportunities Abound for Solution Providers

Transformation emerges in the world of IT.
Information as a Service Makes Health Care More Agile - Featured Image

Information as a Service Makes Health Care More Agile

Health care organizations are experiencing deep changes because of today’s rapidly evolving business...
StrataCore Q3 Newsletter - Enabling Technology Reliant Organizations to Buy Smarter - Featured Image

StrataCore Q3 Newsletter - Enabling Technology Reliant Organizations to Buy Smarter

Featured Article: StrataCore Q2 Panel Series Event: Compliance in the Cloud  Industry News: Billions...
The Real History of Cloud Computing - Featured Image

The Real History of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is often discussed as being integral to many information technology solutions.
Cloud Connections Evolving with Third-Party Data Centers - Featured Image

Cloud Connections Evolving with Third-Party Data Centers

 Data center usage has been increasing over the last few years, add to that a crazy number of As-a-S...
5 Ways to Validate a VoIP Purchase - Featured Image

5 Ways to Validate a VoIP Purchase

Marketing allows a business to bring in new customers, but what about current ones? 
IoT Brings Channel New World of Opportunity, Challenges - Featured Image

IoT Brings Channel New World of Opportunity, Challenges

"Everything that can be connected--will be."  Connected devices are predicted to grow astr...
PBX Market Has Large Pockets of Opportunity - Featured Image

PBX Market Has Large Pockets of Opportunity

The future looks bright for the PBX market.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions Make Disaster Recovery a Breeze - Featured Image

Hybrid Cloud Solutions Make Disaster Recovery a Breeze

Whether caused by tornados, hurricanes, earthquakes, or fires, disasters can throw communities into ...
The Data Centers of Tomorrow Will Use the Same Tech Our Phones Do - Featured Image

The Data Centers of Tomorrow Will Use the Same Tech Our Phones Do

More computing power does not equate to a need for larger data centers.
Using Big Data to Optimize Business Operations - Featured Image

Using Big Data to Optimize Business Operations

Get to know the multiple, varying industries that showcase potential cost and efficiency improvement...
Data Center Infrastructure Management Market - Featured Image

Data Center Infrastructure Management Market

The global Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) market is estimated to grow from $307 millio...
New Technologies Lead to Evolving IT Departments - Featured Image

New Technologies Lead to Evolving IT Departments

Technology solutions are rapidly evolving, which leads to IT departments needing to change or adapt ...
Re-thinking Colocation in the Age of Cloud Computing - Featured Image

Re-thinking Colocation in the Age of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is very popular among businesses especially since it makes using servers and other s...
Reinvesting in IT Security: A Top Priority for Health Care Providers - Featured Image

Reinvesting in IT Security: A Top Priority for Health Care Providers

Millions had their personal credit and debit card information stolen by hackers during the infamous ...
The Future of WebRTC — Unified Communications - Featured Image

The Future of WebRTC — Unified Communications

  Stephane Giraudie describes his efforts towards implementing WebRTC at his company.
Consolidation is Key: IT Management Best Practices - Featured Image

Consolidation is Key: IT Management Best Practices

A centralized computing approach is ideal for all of your platforms.
How to Get More and Do More with VDI Storage - Featured Image

How to Get More and Do More with VDI Storage

Virtual desktops bring plenty of short-term and long-term benefits to a company, providing great per...
The Business of Data Centers: Efficiencies and the Role of DCIM - Featured Image

The Business of Data Centers: Efficiencies and the Role of DCIM

Due to massive growth of data center traffic and the movement from in-house data centers to cloud-ba...
Colocation Providers Solve Problems the Cloud Can't - Featured Image

Colocation Providers Solve Problems the Cloud Can't

Rather than IT departments storing, maintaining and housing servers on prem, they may choose to use ...
The PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines: An Executive Summary - Featured Image

The PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines: An Executive Summary

If you are a company that accepts, processes, transmits, or stores credit card payment information a...
Saving Energy in the Data Center - Featured Image

Saving Energy in the Data Center

Data share centers are being ridiculed for their incessant overuse of electricity.
6 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Data Center Colocation Provider - Featured Image

6 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Data Center Colocation Provider

Choosing the proper data center is very important.
The Role of Internet Exchanges in the Data Center Interconnect Market - Featured Image

The Role of Internet Exchanges in the Data Center Interconnect Market

As consumers and businesses increase their demands for internet data, the Data Center Interconnect (...
Cloud Protection: How to Avoid Emergency-Related Outages - Featured Image

Cloud Protection: How to Avoid Emergency-Related Outages

How do we know when a hurricane, twister, tornado, flood or an outage will occur?
Laying Foundations For Our Future Cities - Featured Image

Laying Foundations For Our Future Cities

If smart cities are going to become a reality, the data infrastructure to support them must first be...
MIT Research Shows The Future Of Datacenter Networking - Featured Image

MIT Research Shows The Future Of Datacenter Networking

MIT researchers implemented a new network managing system called 'no-wait datacenters'.
SQL Is Causing Problems In The Data Center - Featured Image

SQL Is Causing Problems In The Data Center

SQL data centers are running into trouble.
Cloud Migration Services Demand New Talents, Approaches And More - Featured Image

Cloud Migration Services Demand New Talents, Approaches And More

When an organization decides to move part of it's information technology operations to the cloud...
Cloud Migration Continues Despite Unexpected Challenges - Featured Image

Cloud Migration Continues Despite Unexpected Challenges

Competitive business requirements creates demand for cloud computing that challenge traditional IT c...
Switching to Hybrid IT? Prepare for Grassroots Change - Featured Image

Switching to Hybrid IT? Prepare for Grassroots Change

This year marks a tipping point in Cloud history: for the first time, more than half of all business...
Consumption Model Makes Or Breaks Cloud Migration - Featured Image

Consumption Model Makes Or Breaks Cloud Migration

Many firms are migrating their information technology resources to the cloud.
Cloud Computing: Two Wins, One Incomplete - Featured Image

Cloud Computing: Two Wins, One Incomplete

Cloud computing is often thought of as encompassing three main areas.
When Big Companies Don't Trust Cloud Computing - Featured Image

When Big Companies Don't Trust Cloud Computing

Most companies believe in using private clouds but have issues with control, security, and complianc...
Maintenance Management and Your Data Center - Featured Image

Maintenance Management and Your Data Center

Running a data center means that you will need to maintain equipment.
Data Management Costs Getting Too Much For SMBs, Says IDC Study - Featured Image

Data Management Costs Getting Too Much For SMBs, Says IDC Study

Small and Medium sized businesses (SMBs) have many of the same infrastructure needs as their larger ...
SMBs Discover Speed & Compliance in Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service - Featured Image

SMBs Discover Speed & Compliance in Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service

Every company faces the risk of downtime and data disaster on a daily basis.
Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation - Featured Image

Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation

Demand for data center resources is expected to rise in the future, but funding continues to be an i...
The Top 7 Communication Trends of 2014 (Mid-Year Scorecard) - Featured Image

The Top 7 Communication Trends of 2014 (Mid-Year Scorecard)

At the turn of the year, an Avaya op-ed piece predicted 7 IT communication trends for the year 2014....
Should Businesses Adopt Multi-Community Cloud Services? - Featured Image

Should Businesses Adopt Multi-Community Cloud Services?

Cloud services offer many benefits for companies.
Key Criteria in Selecting a Cloud Backup Provider Built to Last - Featured Image

Key Criteria in Selecting a Cloud Backup Provider Built to Last

Cloud services are becoming a pertinent focus of many Information Technologies departments.
Reports Say Apple OEMs Are Hiring Thousands of Production Workers - Featured Image

Reports Say Apple OEMs Are Hiring Thousands of Production Workers

Apple's iPhone six will come in two different screen sizes (4.7 inch and 5.5 inch).
OpenStack Outlook Remains Uncertain - Featured Image

OpenStack Outlook Remains Uncertain

Just how much can OpenStack compete with big players like Microsoft, Google, or Amazon?
New Cloud Providers Compete with Hybrid Solutions - Featured Image

New Cloud Providers Compete with Hybrid Solutions

As the Cloud industry evolves, so, too, are the providers.
Misconceptions of DaaS (Desktop as a Service) - Featured Image

Misconceptions of DaaS (Desktop as a Service)

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) often is confused with virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), but the rea...
Meeting HIPAA Compliance Head-on - Featured Image

Meeting HIPAA Compliance Head-on

One constant challenge faced by physicians, hospitals, and private practices year after year is stay...
How Environmental Sensors Improve Data Centers - Featured Image

How Environmental Sensors Improve Data Centers

Improving the management of your data center saves money on energy bills and helps maintain consiste...
Cloud Migration Offers Big Data Promise - Featured Image

Cloud Migration Offers Big Data Promise

Michael Tuchen is focused on the future which means paying close attention to increased migrations o...
IBM SoftLayer Offers Enterprises Private Links From Colos to Its Cloud - Featured Image

IBM SoftLayer Offers Enterprises Private Links From Colos to Its Cloud

IBM company created a new service called Direct Link that allows customers to connect their data pri...
Report: In-Rack and In-Row Cooling Not Growing as Anticipated - Featured Image

Report: In-Rack and In-Row Cooling Not Growing as Anticipated

This explores the slower than expected growth of the in-row and in-rack cooling systems for servers....
How Will A New Global Cloud Marketplace Benefit You? - Featured Image

How Will A New Global Cloud Marketplace Benefit You?

Digital Reality and ComputeNext have collaborated to create the Global Cloud Marketplace, a convenie...
IBM Launches Cloud Data Centers For Government - Featured Image

IBM Launches Cloud Data Centers For Government

IBM has implemented new data centers specifically targeted to government clients.
Do You Know Your Data Center Cooling Profile? - Featured Image

Do You Know Your Data Center Cooling Profile?

Recently, HP and Intel published a white paper analyzing use of new cooling system technologies for ...
The Challenge With Power Management - Featured Image

The Challenge With Power Management

Data Centers are a huge consumer of energy but are still not making use of green technology to lesse...
Mobile Apps Raise Issues of Data Collection, Monetization - Featured Image

Mobile Apps Raise Issues of Data Collection, Monetization

By the year 2015, mobile technology will be capable of collecting and analyzing data of users.
Is This The Beginning Of Cloud Consolidation? Rackspace Looks At Exit Options - Featured Image

Is This The Beginning Of Cloud Consolidation? Rackspace Looks At Exit Options

The cloud infrastructure market has some heavy hitters with the likes of Microsoft, HP and IBM.
The High Price of Security & Performance for Software as a Service Providers - Featured Image

The High Price of Security & Performance for Software as a Service Providers

Investing in security and performance is driving up the cost of goods sold (COGS) for SaaS (Software...
Public Cloud Market Gears Up for Hypergrowth Phase, Reaching $191B in 2020 - Featured Image

Public Cloud Market Gears Up for Hypergrowth Phase, Reaching $191B in 2020

The public cloud market is expected to reach $191 billion in revenues by 2020.
Support Changing Business Needs With A Hybrid IT Strategy - Featured Image

Support Changing Business Needs With A Hybrid IT Strategy

Traditionally, corporations needed to make clear-cut decisions between in-house only infrastructure ...
Can The Datacenter Revitalize MIPS? - Featured Image

Can The Datacenter Revitalize MIPS?

It will be surprisingly simple for people to revitalize the MIPS and understand more about what it h...
Korean Service Provider LG CNS Nabs Global Award For Best Data Center Design - Featured Image

Korean Service Provider LG CNS Nabs Global Award For Best Data Center Design

Of the more than 23,000 data centers that exist world wide, the LG CNS in South Korea was awarded th...
Telco Data Centers: Reinvention Starts Here - Featured Image

Telco Data Centers: Reinvention Starts Here

Telco Data Centers are starting to offer quite a bit of flexibility to people out on the market.
Security Issues: The Root Cause of Data Center Paralysis - Featured Image

Security Issues: The Root Cause of Data Center Paralysis

The growth of virtualization within enterprise IT is causing security experts to raise alarms about ...
Perfect Cloud Backup for an Imperfect Data World - Featured Image

Perfect Cloud Backup for an Imperfect Data World

Businesses around the world vigorously chase the notion of creating flawless products and services f...
Migrating a Big Data Warehouse to the Cloud - Featured Image

Migrating a Big Data Warehouse to the Cloud

Cloud migration is a growing trend with many companies.
Nested Virtualization Instantly “Cloud Enables” Enterprise Applications - Featured Image

Nested Virtualization Instantly “Cloud Enables” Enterprise Applications

Nested virtualization has quickly drawn together people who need to learn more about the unique feat...
Partnership of VMware and Juniper Bridges Network Gaps - Featured Image

Partnership of VMware and Juniper Bridges Network Gaps

Virtual networks effectively promote efficiency and streamline IT tasks, but most businesses still n...
Which Applications Fit for Cloud Migration — and Which Don't - Featured Image

Which Applications Fit for Cloud Migration — and Which Don't

Here is an overview on the numerous benefits to cloud computing.
How to Get the Most Value from Your Cloud Provider - Featured Image

How to Get the Most Value from Your Cloud Provider

White papers could be an invaluable resource for many owners out on the market.
IT Business Trends and Best Practices - Featured Image

IT Business Trends and Best Practices

An overview of best practices being delivered to our fastest growing clients
Infrastructure as a Service Raises Host of Legal Concerns - Featured Image

Infrastructure as a Service Raises Host of Legal Concerns

Ensuring legal compliance can be time-consuming—not just because of today’s fast-paced marketplace b...
Cloud-Based Models for Health Care Payment Design - Featured Image

Cloud-Based Models for Health Care Payment Design

Health care in our country is changing—and the Cloud is quickly becoming an essential game-changer, ...
Choosing Levels of Service: VDI and DaaS - Featured Image

Choosing Levels of Service: VDI and DaaS

A simple definition of DaaS (Desktop as a Service) is that it is managed VDI (Virtual Desktop Infras...
Choosing Between VDI and DaaS - Featured Image

Choosing Between VDI and DaaS

At first glance, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) would seem to ...
Data Centers: To Build or Not to Build - Featured Image

Data Centers: To Build or Not to Build

Data center construction is an industry that is seeing much growth, and it is projected to remain as...
Data Center Management eGuide - Featured Image

Data Center Management eGuide

Data Center Management eGuide touches upon the various considerations to be made when running a data...
Understanding Hadoop-as-a-Service Offerings - Featured Image

Understanding Hadoop-as-a-Service Offerings

HaaS, or Hadoop as a Service providers make the Hadoop data analytics platform much more user friend...
Software-Defined Data Centers: The Next Big Thing or All Hype? - Featured Image

Software-Defined Data Centers: The Next Big Thing or All Hype?

Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) further the trend of utilizing virtualization to efficiently ma...
Three Key Elements for Successfully Migrating Data Into the Cloud - Featured Image

Three Key Elements for Successfully Migrating Data Into the Cloud

Three Key Elements for Successfully Migrating Data Into the Cloud covers important considerations to...
Worldwide IT Spending Slowing Down. Time to Panic? - Featured Image

Worldwide IT Spending Slowing Down. Time to Panic?

Is the sky falling when it comes to worldwide IT spending? No, not really.
Convergence Continues to Drive Opportunity: Are You Taking Advantage? - Featured Image

Convergence Continues to Drive Opportunity: Are You Taking Advantage?

Convergence is a major topic of discussion that many people need to consider trying for themselves t...
Reaffirming Symantec’s Commitment to the Channel - Featured Image

Reaffirming Symantec’s Commitment to the Channel

Symantec has announced that they will be remaining committed to the unique challenges imposed by the...
Microsoft, Nokia Closed Deal - Featured Image

Microsoft, Nokia Closed Deal

April 25, 2014 saw the close of Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Chinese holdings with onl...
The Business Case for Cloud Migration - Featured Image

The Business Case for Cloud Migration

People may not understand what cloud computing is, as it can mean different things depending on the ...
The Internet of Things will Force Companies to Rethink Data-Center Operations - Featured Image

The Internet of Things will Force Companies to Rethink Data-Center Operations

There are some surprisingly important challenges that people may face when they want to understand t...
Low Latency a High Priority When Choosing a Data Center Location - Featured Image

Low Latency a High Priority When Choosing a Data Center Location

Just like in real estate, data center design can be all about location.
Safeguarding Client Data According to HIPAA Guidelines - Featured Image

Safeguarding Client Data According to HIPAA Guidelines

Health insurance and related guidelines set forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabi...
What's in a name? Desktop as a Service Versus Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Featured Image

What's in a name? Desktop as a Service Versus Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Names and labels create limits; sometimes these limits are real, and sometimes they are limits impos...
VMware Retains Popularity, State of the Cloud Survey Shows - Featured Image

VMware Retains Popularity, State of the Cloud Survey Shows

The relatively long-time giant VMware continues to control a great deal of market share in cloud ser...
Using OpenStack to Govern Open Source Project Management - Featured Image

Using OpenStack to Govern Open Source Project Management

Open source project management is a consideration that is as important as the features, speed, and c...
Risk Tolerance Reigns as Dominant Factor When Choosing Public, Private, or Hybrid Cloud - Featured Image

Risk Tolerance Reigns as Dominant Factor When Choosing Public, Private, or Hybrid Cloud

Federal agencies face a key decision when choosing cloud-based data, information, and application to...
Re-envisioning the Next-Generation Data Center - Featured Image

Re-envisioning the Next-Generation Data Center

Amazon has taken a bold step forward that is expected to result in at least two major transformation...
Disaster Recovery As a Service: Questions to Answer Before Signing On - Featured Image

Disaster Recovery As a Service: Questions to Answer Before Signing On

While most businesses recognize the importance of having a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place, man...
Cloud Collaborators Join Forces to Ramp Up Services - Featured Image

Cloud Collaborators Join Forces to Ramp Up Services

Cloud computing offers new and powerful solutions for the information technology and data security n...
Cloud Migration a Chance to Extinguish Bad Email Habits - Featured Image

Cloud Migration a Chance to Extinguish Bad Email Habits

Cloud migration will be an important step that many business owners will need to consider trying out...
Do Telcos Understand the Data Center Business? - Featured Image

Do Telcos Understand the Data Center Business?

With the ever increasing advancements of technology, telcos are trying to gain more reputability wit...
Federal Cloud Migration: Challenges Bring Opportunities For VARs  - Featured Image

Federal Cloud Migration: Challenges Bring Opportunities For VARs

There is a major push among federal agencies to change the way that these operations tend to take pl...
Options Abound for the Private Cloud - Featured Image

Options Abound for the Private Cloud

There is no doubt that cloud based services have changed substantially over the past few years.
Why Data Center Efficiency in the 2000s is like Paper Recycling in 1970s - Featured Image

Why Data Center Efficiency in the 2000s is like Paper Recycling in 1970s

Being environmentally conscious in 2014 is about much more than recycling paper.
The IT Operations Side of Acquisitions: Look to the Cloud for ERP Alternatives - Featured Image

The IT Operations Side of Acquisitions: Look to the Cloud for ERP Alternatives

All too often businesses rely on custom-made software that does not easily integrate with other comp...
Are your HR Apps Ripe for Cloud Migration? - Featured Image

Are your HR Apps Ripe for Cloud Migration?

Are your HR apps over 10 years old?
Top 10 Business Benefits of Collocating Your Data - Featured Image

Top 10 Business Benefits of Collocating Your Data

There can be several benefits of collocating your data with a Managed Services Provider, or MSP. By ...
5 Key Steps for Migrating SharePoint to the Cloud - Featured Image

5 Key Steps for Migrating SharePoint to the Cloud

Sharepoint has become one of the platforms that can truly benefit from cloud hosting.
Can Hybrid IT Ease Cloud Transition?  - Featured Image

Can Hybrid IT Ease Cloud Transition?

There is a lot of debate about how companies can best manage the cloud transition that many people e...
Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan - Featured Image

Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan

Cloud based data management programs have grown in influence over the past few years.
How the Internet of Things will Transform Data Centers - Featured Image

How the Internet of Things will Transform Data Centers

Data Centers will need to upgrade in order to keep up with Big Data.
VMWare’s Horizon One Step Ahead of Amazon’s WorkSpaces - Featured Image

VMWare’s Horizon One Step Ahead of Amazon’s WorkSpaces

Last November, the big news at Amazon’s AWS Re:Invent conference was Amazon’s new desktop virtualiza...
Transitioning to Cloud Sales: Does Your Team Have What It Takes? - Featured Image

Transitioning to Cloud Sales: Does Your Team Have What It Takes?

Have you begun to transition to selling cloud based services instead of just physical products?
Storage Environments Getting Trickier to Manage - Featured Image

Storage Environments Getting Trickier to Manage

Data storage environments are getting more difficult for people to manage.
Dell Updates Storage and Systems for the Enterprise - Featured Image

Dell Updates Storage and Systems for the Enterprise

With the need to keep up with the bleeding edge of technology comes increased demands on the datacen...
Taking a Closer Look at Cloud Options for SMBs - Featured Image

Taking a Closer Look at Cloud Options for SMBs

It’s no secret that small and medium business (SMB) owners have discovered the cost-effective benefi...
Managing Security and Privacy Under HIPAA - Featured Image

Managing Security and Privacy Under HIPAA

  The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) contains a range of challenging pr...
Managing Compliance Needs Within the Private Cloud - Featured Image

Managing Compliance Needs Within the Private Cloud

The allure of cost efficiency, customization, and scalability has incentivized IT teams to look into...
Identifying the Most Optimal Open Source Solution for Your Business - Featured Image

Identifying the Most Optimal Open Source Solution for Your Business

Proprietary software and applications offer businesses obvious advantages: regular updates and fixes...
HIPAA and the Cloud: Ensuring Data Security - Featured Image

HIPAA and the Cloud: Ensuring Data Security

Routine cloud security not enough when you deal with health care and the myriad privacy issues inher...
Greening the Data Center - Featured Image

Greening the Data Center

Managing a data center’s growth used to be relatively simple: as demands on the data center increase...
Data-Driven Capacity Planning for Data Centers  - Featured Image

Data-Driven Capacity Planning for Data Centers

Cloud computing has ushered in a dizzying spectrum of changes for most businesses and data centers. ...
Microsoft Delivers Free OneNote App for Mac, Windows - Featured Image

Microsoft Delivers Free OneNote App for Mac, Windows

Discover Microsoft's OneNote app, now available for free on Mac through the Mac App Store.
8 Data Centers For Cloud's Toughest Jobs - Featured Image

8 Data Centers For Cloud's Toughest Jobs

Cloud data storage is quickly becoming the standard method of putting information out on the web.
Information Technology Outsourcing Reduces Data Center Energy Draw - Featured Image

Information Technology Outsourcing Reduces Data Center Energy Draw

Outsourcing services has become a staple feature of the IT field for years now.
IT Asset Management Best Practices for any Data Center - Featured Image

IT Asset Management Best Practices for any Data Center

As the automation of data sources changes over time, owners will need to keep pace.
Power Protection: The Fifth Element of Converged Infrastructure - Featured Image

Power Protection: The Fifth Element of Converged Infrastructure

Understanding the effects of power protection will be an invaluable asset for many owners out there....
Top Five Hot Data Storage Trends - Featured Image

Top Five Hot Data Storage Trends

There are some important new trends emerging with the way that data trends tend to take place.
Choosing Server Management Tools to Fit Your Data Center - Featured Image

Choosing Server Management Tools to Fit Your Data Center

Server management is something that has been a focal point of business operations for years now.
What Should You Do With Your E-Waste? - Featured Image

What Should You Do With Your E-Waste?

E-Waste is starting to draw in a lot of attention from people who are looking for support in a few i...
The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future - Featured Image

The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future

  What started in 2006 with Amazon Web Services has mushroomed into a multibillion-dollar industry, ...
Colocation and Managed Hosting Services Market in North America 2014-2018 - Featured Image

Colocation and Managed Hosting Services Market in North America 2014-2018

There are many different types of data centers that are starting to emerge out on to the market.
What's the Future of the Data Center? The Big List of Thought Leadership - Featured Image

What's the Future of the Data Center? The Big List of Thought Leadership

Most business owners are starting to understand more information about how they can improve on their...
Best Practices for Cloud Storage Migration - Featured Image

Best Practices for Cloud Storage Migration

There is no doubt that cloud storage has proven itself to be a valuable asset for many owners out th...
The Future of OpenStack Promises Innovations - Featured Image

The Future of OpenStack Promises Innovations

OpenStack has been creating waves in the world of cloud technology.
Migrating your Application to the Cloud - Featured Image

Migrating your Application to the Cloud

Should you migrate your business to the cloud?
What Is a Cloud Virtual Data Center? - Featured Image

What Is a Cloud Virtual Data Center?

Virtual Data Center (VCDs), are virtual resources for information (clouds) instead of physical hardw...
Estimating Colocation Data Center Power Usage - Featured Image

Estimating Colocation Data Center Power Usage

Data centers are rapidly moving toward a new pricing model.
Questions Companies Should Ask Data Centers When Considering Colocation - Featured Image

Questions Companies Should Ask Data Centers When Considering Colocation

Not every company can host its own web server and have an entire team of IT professionals dedicated ...
OpenStack Gains Momentum & Attention - Featured Image

OpenStack Gains Momentum & Attention

Three years ago, OpenStack was just another of thousands of open-source projects with a small team a...
Novel Approach for Rackspace May Broaden Open Source Movement - Featured Image

Novel Approach for Rackspace May Broaden Open Source Movement

Originally founded in 1998 as a provider of web hosting services, Rackspace has transitioned itself ...
Identifying & Overcoming Resistance to the Cloud - Featured Image

Identifying & Overcoming Resistance to the Cloud

Even though companies are aware of the benefits that come with moving their infrastructure to the cl...
Bypassing the Public Cloud: Intelligent Navigation of Private & Hybrid Clouds - Featured Image

Bypassing the Public Cloud: Intelligent Navigation of Private & Hybrid Clouds

While the cloud is a fantastic new technology that provides companies with numerous benefits, it doe...
Advantages of Software as a Service - Featured Image

Advantages of Software as a Service

One of the reasons why SaaS (software as a service) is such an excellent platform for companies to u...
Cloud Challenges Play to Solution Providers' Strengths - Featured Image

Cloud Challenges Play to Solution Providers' Strengths

Businesses of all sizes and industry types are switching to cloud computing. Gartner, a technology r...
The Data Center as an API: A Tipping Point for Enterprise Cloud - Featured Image

The Data Center as an API: A Tipping Point for Enterprise Cloud

Gone are the days of needing boxes of equipment and rooms of space to devote to data centers.
Gartner Trims Global IT Spending Growth Forecast - Featured Image

Gartner Trims Global IT Spending Growth Forecast

Though there was a lot of optimism about growth in the IT industry, that may be tempered by this new...
5 Things to Get Smart About in 2014 - Featured Image

5 Things to Get Smart About in 2014

Business leaders will likely need to make a few major changes in 2014.
Research and Markets: Global Data Center Colocation and Managed Hosting - Featured Image

Research and Markets: Global Data Center Colocation and Managed Hosting

This new forecast analysis will be offering many people the opportunity that they need to explore so...
6 Steps to a Private Cloud - Featured Image

6 Steps to a Private Cloud

With proper planning, and a general understanding IT managers will be able to migrate to using a pri...
Amazon Web Services Encryption Partners Try New Strategies - Featured Image

Amazon Web Services Encryption Partners Try New Strategies

There are many cloud data centers that have been set up recently.
Rethinking The Financial Services Data Center - Featured Image

Rethinking The Financial Services Data Center

There are some major changes under way with how data centers are managing their operations.
Outsourced Data Center Space Expected to Grow 15 Percent This Year - Featured Image

Outsourced Data Center Space Expected to Grow 15 Percent This Year

It is becoming increasingly popular for many businesses to outsource the way that they tend to colle...
Determining Which Apps Are Cloud-Ready - Featured Image

Determining Which Apps Are Cloud-Ready

Considering more than 30% of an organization's apps are not fit to be cloud based, IT directors ...
Successful Cloud Migration Strategies - Featured Image

Successful Cloud Migration Strategies

In contrast to its name, cloud computing technology is far from fuzzy.
Big Data Applications: Seven Critical Requirements for Success - Featured Image

Big Data Applications: Seven Critical Requirements for Success

Big Data is one of the most popular buzzwords in the business and IT worlds.
Don't let Governance Methods Die After a Cloud Migration - Featured Image

Don't let Governance Methods Die After a Cloud Migration

There are difficulties that auditors have with cloud based applications.
OpenStack and Other Disruptions at the Winter Warmer Conference - Featured Image

OpenStack and Other Disruptions at the Winter Warmer Conference

Unlike the previous eight years since its start, this year's Virtual Technology Users Group (VTU...
How the Cloud Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Encryption - Featured Image

How the Cloud Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Encryption

Encryption the future of Data centers and how they will solve their clients problems require by gove...
An Introduction to OpenStack - Featured Image

An Introduction to OpenStack

Many cloud environments run on top of the OpenStack platform.
Report: Data Center Leasing Surged 25 Percent in 2013 - Featured Image

Report: Data Center Leasing Surged 25 Percent in 2013

A new report is indicating that data center usage is on the rise.

IO Launches OpenStack Cloud on Open Compute Hardware

There is an all new company looking to provide people with support for their data storage needs.
2014: The Year Users Take Over (the Cloud) - Featured Image

2014: The Year Users Take Over (the Cloud)

While 2013 might have seemed like the year of the cloud, beneath the surface, the situation was actu...
The Evolution of Education in the Cloud Era - Featured Image

The Evolution of Education in the Cloud Era

The business world is growing more and more centered on technology.
Is Platform as a Service Doomed to Be Consumed? - Featured Image

Is Platform as a Service Doomed to Be Consumed?

Platform as a service (PaaS) has yet to hit its stride, but a recent report from 451 Research Group ...
Creating a Dominant SaaS Service in 2014 and Beyond - Featured Image

Creating a Dominant SaaS Service in 2014 and Beyond

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) products are starting 2014 with a certain degree of mainstream success....
Public or Private? Considerations in the Cloud - Featured Image

Public or Private? Considerations in the Cloud

The use of the cloud is pretty much unanimously agreed upon throughout the professional industry as ...
Cloud Computing as a Key Business Initiative - Featured Image

Cloud Computing as a Key Business Initiative

Businesses continue to adjust to a world increasingly driven by cloud computing.
When One Server Beats an Entire Cloud - Featured Image

When One Server Beats an Entire Cloud

Cloud-based hosting can do amazing things.
What

What "Cloud Computing Changes Everything" Really Means

Some of the advances that cloud computing makes possible have nothing to do with the cloud itself.
The Best Choice: Public or Private Cloud? - Featured Image

The Best Choice: Public or Private Cloud?

The answer to whether public or private clouds are better is usually a resounding "it depends.&...
The Unique Nature of Hybrid Clouds - Featured Image

The Unique Nature of Hybrid Clouds

Like a real cloud, a hybrid cloud is an amorphous thing.
Colocation Market Expected to Reach $43.34 Billion and Grow at a CAGR of 11.0% - Featured Image

Colocation Market Expected to Reach $43.34 Billion and Grow at a CAGR of 11.0%

Recently there has been a surge in the colocation market.
Small Business Cloud Computing: Where's the Silver Lining? - Featured Image

Small Business Cloud Computing: Where's the Silver Lining?

Many cloud industry experts tout the cloud's ability to offer better performance at lower cost.
Dell: 2014 Will Be the Year of the Data Center, 40GbE - Featured Image

Dell: 2014 Will Be the Year of the Data Center, 40GbE

In 2014 the demand for more information storage ability will greatly increase since information and ...
Is VPS an Alternative to Dedicated Hosting? - Featured Image

Is VPS an Alternative to Dedicated Hosting?

Virtual private servers (VPS) are frequently billed as a lower cost alternative to a dedicated serve...
Top 10 Reasons that the Cloud is the Choice Hosting Solution - Featured Image

Top 10 Reasons that the Cloud is the Choice Hosting Solution

Businesses are spending more than ever on cloud services.
Ethernet: The Datacenter's Unifying Foundation - Featured Image

Ethernet: The Datacenter's Unifying Foundation

Ethernet, which is often at the core of datacenter connectivity, has undergone constant innovation.
Unifying the Data Center Operations with True DCIM - Featured Image

Unifying the Data Center Operations with True DCIM

Data center infrastructure management should be about managing to allow optimal service provided to ...
Considering Migration to the Cloud? Answer Five Key Questions First - Featured Image

Considering Migration to the Cloud? Answer Five Key Questions First

Before a business decides it is time to move its applications to the cloud, five important issues sh...
How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud - Featured Image

How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud

The use of the cloud does not have clear cut rules and regulations for finance.
Getting out is Harder than Getting In: The Importance of a Cloud Exit Strategy - Featured Image

Getting out is Harder than Getting In: The Importance of a Cloud Exit Strategy

Migrating to the cloud is becoming more and more easy for business.
Want to Reduce Your Cloud Costs 70 Percent? Here's How - Featured Image

Want to Reduce Your Cloud Costs 70 Percent? Here's How

Sometimes, colocating is less expensive and more effective for some applications than choosing a clo...
In Cloud Computing, 'Life is a Series of Ever-Changing Alternatives' - Featured Image

In Cloud Computing, 'Life is a Series of Ever-Changing Alternatives'

Companies have to decide whether they want to use a private cloud or a public cloud when they begin ...
Private Cloud Adoptions On A Roll - Featured Image

Private Cloud Adoptions On A Roll

Use of private clouds for storing information online is growing rapidly.
How Analyzing Big Data in the Data Center Can Boost Your Operations - Featured Image

How Analyzing Big Data in the Data Center Can Boost Your Operations

Data centers are important for collecting real-time data for businesses.
Internet of Things Data Deluge to Impact Data Centers, IT Market - Featured Image

Internet of Things Data Deluge to Impact Data Centers, IT Market

The internet of things is really growing. Billions of devices by 2020 is expected.
Managed Services Market - Featured Image

Managed Services Market

Managed services can be very beneficial for companies.
SDN, Hyperscale Data Center Technologies to Impact Strategies in 2014 - Featured Image

SDN, Hyperscale Data Center Technologies to Impact Strategies in 2014

Data center technologies are set to blossom in 2014.
2014 Off With A Bang - Featured Image

2014 Off With A Bang

For New Years, the city of Dubai broke the world record for the largest display of fireworks.
Big Data Monitoring Simplifies Business Intelligence, Analytics - Featured Image

Big Data Monitoring Simplifies Business Intelligence, Analytics

Big Data Monitoring helps monitoring data easier. It helps erasing the complications between differe...
Data Centers Require New Sensor Design Considerations - Featured Image

Data Centers Require New Sensor Design Considerations

Bill Kleyman discusses the advent of new technology and the rise in power requirements. As companies...
Choosing the Best High Availability Service Delivery - Featured Image

Choosing the Best High Availability Service Delivery

Two critical pieces of any company's IT infrastructure are high availability and fast service. T...
Biggest concern for data center managers? Energy efficiency - Featured Image

Biggest concern for data center managers? Energy efficiency

A recently published survey has revealed that energy efficiency tops the list of concerns for data c...
Balancing Security and Elasticity in the Cloud - Featured Image

Balancing Security and Elasticity in the Cloud

Companies love the elastic nature of cloud services, yet they have grave concerns about the security...
Seeking a green data center? Facebook and Google offer these tips - Featured Image

Seeking a green data center? Facebook and Google offer these tips

An emerging problem with the information technology sector is its environmental footprint. Companies...
Why Hosted Private Cloud Is Becoming the Business Standard - Featured Image

Why Hosted Private Cloud Is Becoming the Business Standard

Cloud Migrations: Don't Forget About The Data - Featured Image

Cloud Migrations: Don't Forget About The Data

Moving to cloud means that both applications and data must migrate to the cloud. Application and dat...
The Problem with Pack Rat Data Management - Featured Image

The Problem with Pack Rat Data Management

The explosive growth of hard drive storage capacity over the past 20 years has enabled companies and...
How to resolve cloud migration challenges in physical and virtual applications - Featured Image

How to resolve cloud migration challenges in physical and virtual applications

Concerns about compatibility and performance have kept IT professionals from being comfortable with ...
Thanks to cloud, email migration doesn't have to be a migraine - Featured Image

Thanks to cloud, email migration doesn't have to be a migraine

Cloud-based email systems offer a lot of benefits, among them, lower costs and less infrastructure. ...
70% Of Enterprise Infrastructure Offsite By 2018: Study - Featured Image

70% Of Enterprise Infrastructure Offsite By 2018: Study

When it comes to cloud services, companies are turning to off-site services. Experts say that by 201...
In the SDN Era, the Edge Needs Love Too - Featured Image

In the SDN Era, the Edge Needs Love Too

Technology networks are handling larger and larger amounts of data, as networking increases along wi...
The Productization of the Data Center - Featured Image

The Productization of the Data Center

Data centers are constantly evolving. Chris Crosby says that too few data centers encompass all of t...
Choosing the Right Hosting for Your Business - Featured Image

Choosing the Right Hosting for Your Business

Hosting decisions should not be made lightly: they can have a major impact on businesses and their c...
Colocation growth rises, but varies by geography - Featured Image

Colocation growth rises, but varies by geography

Colocation capacities are growing, as cloud technologies become more popular among business owners. ...
Benefits of Private Cloud: Beyond Security - Featured Image

Benefits of Private Cloud: Beyond Security

Organizations that look at private cloud applications frequently get driven in that direction by sec...
Greening the Data Center: Flywheels and True IT Efficiency - Featured Image

Greening the Data Center: Flywheels and True IT Efficiency

Power loss is a serious concern for data centers. It used to be standard for USPs to be used to ensu...
Local Governments Find Creative Ways to Modernize Their Data Centers - Featured Image

Local Governments Find Creative Ways to Modernize Their Data Centers

San Joaquin County in California explores how local governments are using technology advances to upg...
An Introduction to Outsourced Hosting - Featured Image

An Introduction to Outsourced Hosting

Dedicated managed hosting providers offer two related but different services. When used in conjuncti...
The great cloud migration has begun - Featured Image

The great cloud migration has begun

Cloud Computing is the latest high-tech revolution and includes IT heavy weights Amazon and IBM slug...
Management: The Key to Maximizing Cloud ROI - Featured Image

Management: The Key to Maximizing Cloud ROI

Many businesses that transition applications and infrastructure to the cloud rapidly find themselves...
Gartner’s Top IT Predictions Would Make the Jetsons Envious - Featured Image

Gartner’s Top IT Predictions Would Make the Jetsons Envious

The technology of the cartoon world of the Jetsons, which once seemed hopelessly futuristic and high...
Why MSPs Should Not Ignore OpenStack - Featured Image

Why MSPs Should Not Ignore OpenStack

Solution Providers: Focus on Finishing 2013 Strong - Featured Image

Solution Providers: Focus on Finishing 2013 Strong

The Rebirth of IT in the Cloud - Featured Image

The Rebirth of IT in the Cloud

The Pros and Cons of Underground Data Centers - Featured Image

The Pros and Cons of Underground Data Centers

The NSA's giant Utah data center will probably hold a bunch of spam - Featured Image

The NSA's giant Utah data center will probably hold a bunch of spam

Ten Reasons Why Combining Virtualization and Colocation Makes Sense - Featured Image

Ten Reasons Why Combining Virtualization and Colocation Makes Sense

Taking Steps to Ensure Cloud Security - Featured Image

Taking Steps to Ensure Cloud Security

Savvis Report Finds 70 Percent of IT Infrastructure to be Outsourced by 2018 - Featured Image

Savvis Report Finds 70 Percent of IT Infrastructure to be Outsourced by 2018

How the IT Giants Stay at the Cutting Edge - Featured Image

How the IT Giants Stay at the Cutting Edge

High Power Delivery Critical to Data Center Reliability  - Featured Image

High Power Delivery Critical to Data Center Reliability

7 Reasons Not To Fear Google Hummingbird - Featured Image

7 Reasons Not To Fear Google Hummingbird

Selecting Files for Data Center Migrations - Featured Image

Selecting Files for Data Center Migrations

Project Management Problems? We’ve Got Solutions - Featured Image

Project Management Problems? We’ve Got Solutions

Cisco projects data center cloud traffic to grow by more than 3 times - Featured Image

Cisco projects data center cloud traffic to grow by more than 3 times

OpenStack Skills: When Supply Doesn't Meet Demand - Featured Image

OpenStack Skills: When Supply Doesn't Meet Demand

Facebook puts seldom-used photos in 'cold storage' at Oregon data center - Featured Image

Facebook puts seldom-used photos in 'cold storage' at Oregon data center

The Next Frontier of Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure - Featured Image

The Next Frontier of Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure

Managed Services: An SME's ICT Solution? - Featured Image

Managed Services: An SME's ICT Solution?

Why Project Management in IT Is More Important Than Ever - Featured Image

Why Project Management in IT Is More Important Than Ever

Massive migration to the cloud is creating huge skills shortage, warns expert - Featured Image

Massive migration to the cloud is creating huge skills shortage, warns expert

There is a prediction that increasing demand for cloud computing is in danger of outstripping the su...
Facebook's Ahmad: SDN Is Not a Fad - Featured Image

Facebook's Ahmad: SDN Is Not a Fad

How do I migrate my public cloud data back to on-premise storage? - Featured Image

How do I migrate my public cloud data back to on-premise storage?

If a company has used cloud-based storage for important data, and wants to move the data back to sto...
How the colocation data center stacks up to cloud, on-premises builds - Featured Image

How the colocation data center stacks up to cloud, on-premises builds

9 Types of Cloud Computing - Featured Image

9 Types of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Article – Clearing the Confusion - Featured Image

Cloud Computing Article – Clearing the Confusion

Working the IT department at large corporations can be tiresome. It’s not enough to keep tabs on all...
7 Helpful Vendor Selection Tips - Featured Image

7 Helpful Vendor Selection Tips

8 Contract Negotiation Tips to Sharpen Your Skills - Featured Image

8 Contract Negotiation Tips to Sharpen Your Skills

Cloud Migration Examples: Process as a service - Featured Image

Cloud Migration Examples: Process as a service

Our featured article today explores some surprising enterprises that have shifted some processes to ...
3 Ways to Fail in the Cloud - Featured Image

3 Ways to Fail in the Cloud

Today, we have an article that highlights some key strategy failures that lead to huge mishaps while...
3 Best Practices For Cloud Migration - Featured Image

3 Best Practices For Cloud Migration

Our previous article highlighted 3 ways companies often="100%" fall short when moving key ...
Sprint Makes Renewable Commitment - Featured Image

Sprint Makes Renewable Commitment

Here is another article that highlights the great energy-efficient strides leaders in the telecom an...
Powering Los Angeles With The Cloud - Featured Image

Powering Los Angeles With The Cloud

Top Cloud Tools to Optimize Your Business - Featured Image

Top Cloud Tools to Optimize Your Business

Earth Month 2013: Celebrating Green Technology in the Data Center World - Featured Image

Earth Month 2013: Celebrating Green Technology in the Data Center World

Cloud Myths - Featured Image

Cloud Myths

Have you thought about VDI? - Featured Image

Have you thought about VDI?

It is important for a company to implement a new technology at the correct time in order to minimize...
How to Buy Colocation Webinar - Featured Image

How to Buy Colocation Webinar

Alert Logic Cloud Security Report - Featured Image

Alert Logic Cloud Security Report

Cloud security is a primary topic of concern for IT managers interested in utilizing cloud hosting f...
Driving Solutions in Health IT - Featured Image

Driving Solutions in Health IT

Benefits of the Hybrid Cloud - Featured Image

Benefits of the Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Predictions for 2013 - Featured Image

Cloud Predictions for 2013

The Naval Analogy for Network Operators - Featured Image

The Naval Analogy for Network Operators

We wanted to post something entertaining, but also educational.
TCO & the Cloud - Featured Image

TCO & the Cloud

Toss Your Server Into the Compost Bin? - Featured Image

Toss Your Server Into the Compost Bin?

Hows Your DR Plan - Featured Image

Hows Your DR Plan

Why Cloud Now? - Featured Image

Why Cloud Now?

 
Why Virtual Private Cloud? - Featured Image

Why Virtual Private Cloud?

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 12 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 12 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 11 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 11 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 10 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 10 of 12)

Post number 10 in a series of 12 from one of our provider partners, NTT.
Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 9 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 9 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 8 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 8 of 12)

Post number 8 in a series of 12 from one of our provider partners, NTT.
Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 7 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 7 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 6 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 6 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 5 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 5 of 12)

Communication Strategies to Drive Business Result - Featured Image

Communication Strategies to Drive Business Result

Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 4 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to a Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 4 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 3 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 3 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 2 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 2 of 12)

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 1 of 12) - Featured Image

Moving Enterprises to the Public or Hybrid Cloud (Part 1 of 12)

HPC : Your Future Depends on it - Featured Image

HPC : Your Future Depends on it

HPC (high performance computing) refers to the use of supercomputers or clusters of computers to sol...
Telecom Expense Management – A Solution for Time and Money Saving  - Featured Image

Telecom Expense Management – A Solution for Time and Money Saving

It’s Not Easy Being Green - Featured Image

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Do You REALLY Have the Power? - Featured Image

Do You REALLY Have the Power?

Why I Started Bandwidth Advisors - Featured Image

Why I Started Bandwidth Advisors