The latest in industry trends based on cloud, colocation, data centers, interconnectivity, security & compliance, and sustainability.
The market for data center switches is approaching $14 billion with no signs of stopping. Some industry experts predict that the switch market will eclipse $17 billion in the next five years. What’s driving the growth of data center switches?
Both the advent of cloud computing and “freemium” business models have spiked over the years, and they’ve offered varying benefits to their businesses and users. The combination of the two trends has been especially popular, for several reasons. But freemium cloud technology comes with limitations.
Use this checklist to help protect your investment, mitigate potential risk and minimize downtime during your data center migration.
Reliable networks are more important than ever, as businesses use them to access corporate and cloud resources. Users are constantly connected via mobile devices throughout the day and night. For these businesses, network outages can be costly, with an average downtime of 7 ½ hours for private data centers, cloud, and traditional hosting. Every minute of this downtime quickly translates to lost revenue.
Is your business ready to move to the cloud? If so, then you will need to understand why standardization, resiliency, scaling, and consequences matter when moving to the cloud.
Determining your organization’s right mix of public, private and hybrid cloud options sets you up to make a smart approach to cloud migration. And all successful migrations begin with a migration plan.
Determining business and technical requirements and considering technology options may be the first two steps to launching a multi-cloud architecture, but step three, understanding your challenges, often proves to be one of the most critical. In the third entry of our five-part blog series, we’ll explore why that is and highlight three specific challenges that shackle many multi-cloud deployments.