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More Affordable Colocation – The Data Center as a Network Hub

Are there ways to actually save money by using and outsource data center? The answer is yes.  And one of the best ways to save money is to use a carrier neutral data center as the hub of your wide area network (WAN). Many companies build a WAN in a hub and spoke model.  Other …

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Is affordable colocation for small business a myth?

Yesterday a small business owner came in to talk about using our data center (colocation) facilities to house his money-making customer-facing systems.  He has had some downtime at his main office, both with electrical problems and with his telecom carrier.  He realizes he needs to do something,  but he came in with the mindset that …

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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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Chicago Disaster Recovery: Use Indianapolis

We talk to many Chicago companies who are considering a disaster recovery colocation site. What are they looking for? * Hardened data center facilities – companies want an F5 tornado resistant data center. * Midwest colocation – Chicago companies are looking for a location away from the shadow of the Sears tower, but close enough …

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Align Your Data Center with Your Business and IT Strategy

Our passion is helping companies optimize their IT strategies and decisions. We work with companies to help them determine the best solutions for their production data centers and disaster recovery centers. Using external data center (colocation) facilities is one of the easiest ways to manage IT costs while improving service reliability and uptime. We’ll show …

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