Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Zero downtime data center? Your clients are expecting it!

Do you run a zero downtime data center? That’s probably what your clients have grown to expect.  In the last few years, your clients, your organization’s staff and your vendors have come to expect that your internal computer systems should be up and running all the time, just like Amazon or Google.  Since your company’s …

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Using outsource computer room facilities for data center certifications

Government regulations continue to proliferate.  With the US government more directly involved in many areas of the “private” sector, data center compliance becomes a requirement in more businesses. Enterprise data centers and outsource data centers are already subject to compliance from government entities like the FDA and FDIC.  Regulations such as FISMA, HIPAA, and Sarbanes Oxley …

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Outsource data center costs can be significantly lower than building your own

Studies show that over 50% of commercial enterprises will be faced with a change in their enterprise data center in the next five years.  You may be faced with a shortage of space, power or cooling.  You may be faced with moving a data center.  You may be considering outsource computer room facilities rather than …

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Is data center compliance killing your budget?

Is data center compliance killing your budget?  Are the new demands for compliance putting an extra burden on your scarce IT resources? Data center compliance is becoming an issue even for small companies.  In addition to federal and state requirements, companies are now faced with clients and vendors who demand certain levels of compliance in order …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Outsource data center costs lower than building your own?

Whether you’re considering an outsource data center for your primary data center or disaster recovery colocation, there’s a good chance that outsourcing your computer room facilities can save you money when compared to building your own. Downtime is no longer an option, even for small and medium sized businesses.  When prospects, clients, vendors, and employees …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Midwest colocation: the easy way to more uptime

Midwest colocation (outsource data center) is one of the simplest ways companies can drive more uptime from their critical systems, while at the same time reducing data center costs. One of our newest customers was tired of the chronic power outages in their office space.  They did not want to install a generator, because it …

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Midwest colocation for your disaster recovery center? Part 2

In part 1 of this 2 part series, I talked about your disaster recovery center location, the proximity to your main office and IT staff, and assessing the risks of the region that you choose.  In part 2, I’ll talk about telecom connectivity, compliance, workgroup recovery space and costs. Access to telecom connectivity, both for …

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Data Center Compliance – What’s important?

Certain industries such and financial services and health care are heavily regulated. Government regulatory bodies have developed dozens of certifications such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, Graham Leach Bliley, SAS 70, and PCI, and TIA 942. Why should companies are about this alphabet soup of compliance? The cost of non-compliance is lost opportunities and lost business. …

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