Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Chicago disaster recovery without Chicago colocation

Is your organization considering Chicago disaster recovery data centers? Chicago colocation and disaster recovery providers offer many options. Are these best for your organization? Many factors play in to the selection secondary data center and office space locations. A good CIO strategy includes multiple geographies in an evaluation of disaster recovery centers. For some organizations …

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Is a simpler data center pricing model better?

Is a simpler data center pricing model better? Is the data center pricing model itself a decision factor when companies are reviewing colocation? We believe the answer is yes. Let’s look at the history of outsource data centers, also known as colocation, for some perspective. In the early days of colocation (the mid-1990s) many colocation …

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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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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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What is the Business Impact of Outsourcing Data Center Facilities?

What is the business impact of outsourcing your data center facilities? Benefits Higher uptime – Outsource colocation (another name for outsource data center) providers offer highly reliable facilities with 99.995% uptime, which translates to 28 minutes of downtime per year or less. Outsource data centers help you solve the power, cooling, fire suppression and security …

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99.995% Uptime and Affordable Colocation are Not Mutually Exclusive

99.995% uptime and affordable colocation are not mutually exclusive. How do you find a high reliability outsourced data center that is affordable? Use the checklists below. Checklist for 99.995% uptime Choose a hardened data center facility Data centers should be designed to protect against the most common risks of the region. With Midwest colocation providers, …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

Do you bet your business on your data center?

Do you bet your business on your information technology and your data center? Does an outage in your computer systems seriously impact the way you do business? The answer is yes for many companies. Data center outages can mean lost revenues, lost profits, and lost clients. These outages, also known as data center downtime, can …

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Why are companies moving primary data centers to wholesale colocation facilities like Lifeline Data Centers? Part 9 of 9

Why are companies moving primary data centers to wholesale colocation facilities like Lifeline Data Centers? The nine reasons outlined in the paragraphs above were: • Reaching limits on power, cooling, or floor space • Improving primary data center uptime (reliability) • Meeting data center compliance or data center certification requirements • Consolidating data centers • …

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Why are companies moving primary data centers to wholesale colocation facilities like Lifeline Data Centers? Part 6

Why are companies moving primary data centers to wholesale colocation facilities like Lifeline Data Centers? If the company is faced with the challenge of moving a data center, it makes sense to evaluate outsource data center as an alternative to building a new one. Risk management Moving a data center is risky. Building a new …

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SearchCIO: Data center colocation: Lock in prices now, experts advise

The recession has been good for data center colocation providers. The perfect storm, if you will. A scarcity of capital, the rise in high-power-density computing and a need for high-quality redundant data centers have boosted demand for colocation space, according to data center experts. “We have not seen a slowdown in interest and growth in …

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