Data Center Power Compartmentalization

How the Heat Generated by Data Centers Can Be Recycled

The data center industry has to innovate quickly to keep up with current trends, which is a primary reason it receives a lot of attention. One aspect that is always top of mind in this industry is energy conservation, thanks to the fact that high amounts of energy are consumed by data centers. While we need …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Data Centers – The New Paradigm

The one thing that is constant in this world is change.  While many people and companies view change with distrust, some of the changes in technology have helped in the creation of efficient data center designs and processes. 2010 saw a paradigm shift in data centers that were key catalysts for its sudden and innovative …

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Does wholesale colocation simplify data center management?

Does wholesale colocation simplify data center management? Does outsourcing the facilities side of your data center make it easier to manage the data center? Consider the what it takes for 99.995% uptime enterprise data center facilities management: F5 tornado resistant data center building– for Midwest colocation Full data center power redundancy – multiple power feeds, …

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SmarterTools.com – Choosing a Data Center Solution: Features & Benefits of Colocation

Interesting article from a customer’s perspective on choosing the right colocation facility. SmarterTools recently completed its transition to a new data center in the Phoenix area. The addition of the Tier 3 data center was integral for the upcoming launch of our hosted services (such as our Hosted SmarterTrack customer service software) and will help …

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No cross connect fees: carrier neutral telecom access without the penalty

Many wholesale colocation providers offer customers access to multiple telecommunications providers inside their data centers. Many offer a carrier neutral data center, meaning that there are no financial penalties or incentives associated with selecting particular carriers. Most customers appreciate access to multiple carriers; it gives them the chance to shop each of their connections among …

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Is wholesale colocation the right venue for your cloud?

Is wholesale colocation the right venue for your cloud? If your organization operates a private cloud delivers cloud services uses a combination of cloud and internal services You may want to consider a wholesale data center as the center or hub of your cloud infrastructure. Outsource data centers can deliver 99.995% uptime. That’s 28 minutes …

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Midwest colocation: more companies considering Midwest data centers

Why are so many companies looking for outsource data centers looking at Midwest Colocation? Why are Microsoft, Google, and other large Internet companies putting their private data centers in the heartland? Here are the biggest reasons: Risks of natural disaster are lower Cost of real estate is lower Cost of power and labor is low …

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Top 21 Things You Need To Know Before Choosing A Colocation Service Provider

1. Choose a Top Quality Internet Network – A worldwide Tier 1 International fully redundant OC192 backbone with additional 10 GigE network connections to hundreds of other Internet networks is the best service a business can acquire. Ask the colocation provider(s) that you are considering about their Internet network connection size and network details. 2. …

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Your business is moving. Are you taking your data center with you?

Your business is moving. Are you taking your data center with you? Are you going to spend the money on generators, UPS systems, and air conditioning in order to build a new computer room at your new location? It’s an expensive proposition. You might want to investigate your options, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS) …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Telecom News Now: Level 3 to Acquire Global Crossing for $3 Billion in Stock

Level 3 and Global Crossing both have points of presence in Lifeline Data Centers’ carrier neutral data center facilities with no cross-connect fees. Level 3 Communications (News – Alert) is buying Global Crossing, a move that will bolster the half of Level 3’s business that represents retail services to enterprises and mid-market customers. About 48 …

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