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Colocation or cloud computing?

Colocation or cloud computing? Which one is right for your critical computer systems? In simple terms, colocation (also known as outsourced data center or wholesale colocation) is high-tech real estate. Companies use colocation to solve the problems of hardened data center buildings, power, cooling, telecommunications and security. Companies use colocation to solve these problems without …

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Is your in-house data center nickel and diming you to death?

Is your in-house data center nickel and diming you to death? Is your internal data center expensive to operate? Forget what’s in the racks. I’m not talking about servers, networking equipment and storage. I’m talking about facilities: your raised floor, your security, your power, your cooling, your telecommunications infrastructure and your fire suppression. How expensive …

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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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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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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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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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Why Midwest colocation may be your best choice

Why might Midwest colocation may be your best choice? Low data center power costs Low costs of construction Great access from the rest of the country Why might Indianapolis be your best choice for your colocation provider? Dense concentration of telecommunications fiber Low data center power costs Strong pool of talented information technology professionals from …

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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 8

Why are companies moving primary data centers to wholesale colocation facilities like Lifeline Data Centers? Wholesale colocation can be a perfect place build the hub of a wide area network. Wide area networks can be complex. The hub should have low-cost access to multiple carriers. This benefits companies that must use more than one telecom …

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