The latest in industry trends based on cloud, colocation, data centers, interconnectivity, security & compliance, and sustainability.
When businesses move workloads off-premises, they must consider many important factors that impact their availability, scalability, reliability, security and other requirements. Companies that have dependencies on specific network configurations or non-standard operating systems often leverage colocation data centers. But within the colocation spectrum, you need to choose between human and automation managed data centers.
As open source application and system adoption grows rapidly in the enterprise market, data security has become an increasingly important topic. Companies from financial leaders to retailers are embracing community-based technology, and big data has helped spur the boom.
Use this checklist to help protect your investment, mitigate potential risk and minimize downtime during your data center migration.
You can’t talk modern computing without focusing on the cloud. Nearly everyone and everything is stored or managed on the cloud now. Not every organization is using the cloud wisely, however.
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.
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.