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Blair Felter

As the Growth Marketing Manager at vXchnge, Blair is responsible for managing every aspect of the growth marketing objective and inbound strategy to grow the brand. Her passion is to find the topics that generate the most conversations. If you have a topic idea, feel free to reach out to Blair through her social platforms.

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data center management

Data Center Management: Human vs. Automation

By: Blair Felter
April 26th, 2018

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.

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cloud security | data center security

Evolving Data Security in the Open Source Boom

By: Blair Felter
March 29th, 2018

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.

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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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cloud | cloud computing

The Future of Cloud Computing: Strategies & Best Practices

By: Blair Felter
March 15th, 2018

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.

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data centers | Data Center | evolving data center | future of data centers

Why are Data Center Switches on the Rise?

By: Blair Felter
March 1st, 2018

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?

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cloud computing | cloud infrastructure | cloud services | freemium cloud services

Dissecting the Limitations of "Freemium" Cloud Computing

By: Blair Felter
February 15th, 2018

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.

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data center | Data Center Architecture | network redundancy

Network Redundancy Primer

By: Blair Felter
February 6th, 2018

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.

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