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Data Center Performance | Data Center

How MSPs Can Improve Uptime Reliability

By: Blair Felter
October 30th, 2017

When it comes to optimizing uptime, managed services providers (MSPs) are fighting two battles — meeting customer expectations for network availability and managing requirements for application integration, speed and security. And given the high costs of outages, MSPs are increasingly urged to find proactive ways to fight those battles. The question is, where do you start?

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Data Center Performance | Data Center

Four Challenges to Uptime for Managed Service Providers

By: Blair Felter
October 20th, 2017

The managed services sector is growing rapidly. Research and Markets has projected the market to accumulate over $240 billion by 2021, with key segments like software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) expected to generate well over $30 billion individually in 2017. But while demand for these services is high, uptime requirements for managed service providers (MSPs) are even higher. In fact, according to the ITIC 2017 Global Reliability Survey Mid-Year Update, 99.99% uptime is now the minimum reliability required by nearly 80% of organizations.

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Data Center Performance | DDOS | Internet Security

How Redundancy and DDoS Protection Keep Your Data Center and Business Connected

By: vxchngeadmin
January 23rd, 2017

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks has become a part of life for American business. Is it Russian hackers or just some bored kid in his bedroom? If you are a Network Administrator, CIO, or anyone concerned about the health of your business, it doesn’t matter who the attacker is. All you know is that your servers are down, your website is unresponsive, and in a digital economy, that means you are losing money every second.

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industry trends | Data Center Performance | data center security | ISO 27001 compliance | Podcasts

How ISO 27001 Improves Data Security and Business Performance

By: Blair Felter
June 30th, 2016

ISO 27001 is an information security international standard. The framework provides a powerful way for companies to protect their data as well as providing other benefits. “ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that defines the requirements to effectively manage and measure an information security management system (ISMS).”

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disaster recovery | disaster recovery plan | colocation | Data Center Performance | data centers | hurricane season

Peace of Mind While the Storm Rages Outside

By: Ernest Sampera
September 16th, 2015

Hurricane season is well underway and many of us have memories of the destruction they can cause for friends and family. It’s comforting to know that while the storm rages outside, your applications and data will be protected.

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colocation | colocation services | Data Center Performance | multiple carrier connectivity

Density At Scale: Balancing Cost and Quality

By: Kaylie Gyarmathy
August 26th, 2015

Companies are betting on colocation. According to Forbes, the global colocation data center market will be worth $36 billion by 2017, which represents a 58 percent increase over 2015. Part of the reason for this shift comes down to cost: Many businesses can no longer justify the expense of maintaining their own data centers or paying for space in a traditional off-site center. There's a competing instinct, however, in the drive for higher quality; companies want colo services that offer value-added features to improve overall IT performance. When it comes to balancing cost and quality, where's the middle ground?

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