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Carrier-neutral colocation | Carrier-neutral data centers | multiple carrier connectivity | data center

What You Need to Know About Carrier Neutral Colocation

By: Ernest Sampera
August 21st, 2018

Colocation data centers provide a wide range of services and advantages to organizations looking to unburden themselves from the expense and hassle of maintaining their own private data infrastructure.

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edge computing | cloud computing | virtualization | data center | video

Consumers and Brands Love Video: Here's What That Means for Data Centers

By: Kayla Matthews
August 17th, 2018

Video is becoming increasingly popular among consumers and, therefore, among brands who want to market to those consumers.

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Data Center Migration Checklist

Data Center Migration Checklist

Use this checklist to help protect your investment, mitigate potential risk and minimize downtime during your data center migration.

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data center security | DDOS | Internet Security | security | data center

How to Protect Data Centers From a New Generation of DDoS Attacks

By: Tom Banta
August 16th, 2018

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have long been a concern among cybersecurity experts, but they’ve gained more prominence in recent years as the frequency and intensity of these attacks have grown. According to a report by NetScout Arbor, the total number of attacks increased from 6.8 million in 2016 to 7.5 million in 2017, with 60% of organizations surveyed across enterprise, government, and education sectors reporting between one to ten attacks. At the opposite extreme, 13% reported more than 100 attacks over a 12 month period.

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facilities power | Green Data Center Power | power and cooling | data center

Power Hungry: The Growing Energy Demands of Data Centers

By: Ali Marashi
August 15th, 2018

Data centers have become an indispensable part of modern computing infrastructures. With more and more organizations turning to them for colocation services, cloud solutions, and compliance assurances, it’s no surprise that the number of data centers is expected to grow significantly within the next two to five years. With so many new data centers on the horizon, it’s worth thinking about the energy demands of these facilities. The simple truth of the matter is that data centers consume a lot of power.

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analytics | real-time analytics | data center

Building a Better Data Center With Predictive Analytics

By: Ali Marashi
August 14th, 2018

The modern data center is an incredibly complex system. Between managing equipment, maintaining networks, regulating energy and environmental controls, and providing both physical and cyber security, the data center faces a wide array of challenges in a typical day.

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private cloud | public cloud | data center

Gartner Predicts the End of Data Centers — A Few Flaws With That

By: Kayla Matthews
August 13th, 2018

Cloud-based data centers are undoubtedly becoming more prominent in the tech sector.

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