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Security as a Priority in the Data Center Industry

Despite the fact that studies show a flat spending rate for IT in the coming years, one particular area is experiencing a growing trend of investment: data centers. As modern day IT’s most prominent infrastructure component, data centers do not seem to be going down on the priority list for budget allocation – either on …

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What to Do When You Need to Expand Your Current Data Center?

What can you do when you need to expand your current data center? Consider this real life scenario that took place recently. MIT launched edX, an online education portal and estimated that approximately 5,000 users would sign on. The actual number of users that signed up was an unbelievable 120,000! While there was tremendous excitement …

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What You Need to Know About Data Center Pricing Models

Deciding which colocation data center to choose is a tough decision that the C-suite of many enterprise organizations has to make. Typically, this decision is done by submitting an RFP (Request for Proposal) to multiple vendors, and then evaluating the best fit in terms of features and price. When it comes to price, comparing pricing …

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Why Data Centers Are Necessary for Enterprise Businesses

When it comes to IT infrastructure requirements, data centers are a top priority. Data centers are now seen as a key business parameter, and not as an external facility for storage of information and business operation models. They have become critical for the very functioning of a big business enterprise. Any interruptions in your data center …

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3 Tips to Improve Server Performance

Did you know that there are a few simple and easy tricks and tips to improve server performance? Some of the tips mentioned below can result in considerable increase in performance with minimal expenses. Here are the top three factors that can help improve server performance. Correct server configuration: It is very important to verify …

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The Impact of BYOD on Your Data Center Strategy

The bring your own device (BYOD) wave is revolutionizing the enterprise IT world, demanding a much awaited modernization of data center strategy. This paradigm is here to stay, and CIO’s and CTO’s will have to gear up to handle the pitfalls, challenges, and opportunities that come with this strategy. According to a recent Gartner survey …

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Pros and Cons of Modular Data Centers

One of the newest innovations in data center technology is modularity, or modular data centers. This is the next generation of data centers, designed specifically to meet the needs of incremental, flexible expandability with better time to market and return on investment. What is a modular data center? A modular data center is one that …

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Top 5 Factors to Consider When Building a Global Data Center

Are you planning to build a global data center? Here are some crucial factors to consider before you decide to do so. Know where to build your data center: Though there are a variety of factors that go into the location of your data center, the final decision must be based on what is best …

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Data Centers Invest Most in DDoS Security in 2013

Not only have DoS (Denial of service) and DDoS (Distributed Denial of service) attacks become emerging trends in cyber security world, but they are also increasing in complexity and ferocity.  According to a report from Infonetics Research, data centers, IT and cloud service providers will invest heavily in DDoS attack prevention in 2013 due to …

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Data Center Trends to Watch in 2013

Many data centers are in for a more complex and challenging 2013.  Trends in Information Technology are forcing data center managers to consider new ideas and perform new tasks. Let’s take a peek into what could be the biggest trends that can transform the data centers in 2013. Rise of hybrid technology: Hybrid technologies are …

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