Geniece McColgan

Geniece McColgan
Head of Marketing for StrataCore; the premier IT services broker for data center, cloud, connectivity, and security.

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Data Center Decommissioning: Everything Needed for a Successful DECOM - Featured Image

Data Center Decommissioning: Everything Needed for a Successful DECOM

A successful data transfer decommission doesn't need to be difficult-- but it does require some forethought. Dismantling a data center involves getting rid of everything (their intangible data and the physical storage for it) in that center; and if you'd rather not tackle problems from the same DECOM for months or years to come, there are some basic goals to pursue.
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Data Center Design & Construction – 5 Crucial Design Elements

Data centers are vital to the web. They host the equipment that keeps the internet. They feature racks of servers, lots of cables, and a range of other equipment. The equipment stores the information that you find on websites and other online platforms. They have to stay on and run all the time smoothly, or else these platforms will be inaccessible. Data centers are designed to keep the servers powered and operating at optimal levels. A data center has to meet certain requirements to be deemed efficient and reliable. So, what exactly goes into data center design and construction?
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Data Center Classifications: What You Should Know

An Updated Overview of the 4 Tiers of Data Center Classification: What You Should Know Modern companies rely on their data centers. Without adequate performance from a data center, a business could lose sales, suffer crippling downtime, and even succumb to damaging security breaches.
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The Evolution of High-Density Data Centers

Large floppy discs evolved into smaller, more compact, and larger capacity data storage units, much as the computer itself evolved from room-sized machines into laptops and tablets. Now we approach the next evolution in data processing and storage with high-density data centers. A sequential evolution of technology, there is still much mystery surrounding how high-density works for the operations, cost, and effectiveness of business data centers. Discover answers to some of your frequently asked questions here.
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5 Benefits of Colocation Services

Colocation services help small and large businesses cut back on large capital investments, maintain higher uptime, bolster security and benefit from a large IT team. One of the key benefits of colocation services is the ability to expand a business without worrying about facility leasing or construction costs.  You'll be able to enjoy the benefits of a large IT department for a fraction of the cost and eliminate a lot of in-house responsibilities at the same time with data center colocation. 
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Creating a Strong Data Center Migration Project Plan

Plan a successful data center migration to ensure your business data is secure and your infrastructure is up to date. More businesses continue to choose data center colocation to increase data center security, make maintenance easier and decrease costs and labor of in-house systems management. While migrating to a colocation center might seem like an easy choice, knowing how and when can often be confusing. Learn more about the process and follow our tips for creating your own data center migration project plan.
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Understanding Network Operations Center Options

A network operation center (NOC) is the heart of your data, responsible for data processing, digital distribution, handling financial and proprietary information, and the overall user experience. As a vital piece of your company's infrastructure, how the NOC services are managed for your company matters a great deal. Most organizations will need to choose between self-managing onsite NOC services, or network operation centers as a service (NOCaaS) in a data colocation center. Learn more about your organization options now.
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Why Quality Construction Matters for Data Center Security Cages

  Quality data center security cages keep your information from running wild. While it's true that your servers won't simply up and walk away, security cages can prevent a serious security breach. The last thing your company wants is private consumer or proprietary information running freely along the information superhighway. For that reason, you'll want to choose quality security cages when choosing a location for your servers.