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Dual-Fiber Connectivity: Laying the Groundwork for Business Growth

Indiana is a state known for basketball, motorsports and vast expanses of farmland. But increasingly, it’s becoming a hot spot for tech startups. According to Forbes magazine, between 2001 and 2013, the Indianapolis-Carmel area ranked ninth of all cities in the United States for tech sector growth, with a 50.4 percent increase in overall tech …

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Indianapolis IT Expert Says NYSE Computer Outage Time Could Have Been Reduced and Might Have Been Hacked

The NYSE, along with United and WSJ.com, outages were cause for concern last week, raising a variety of questions in the midst of reports of “technical issues”. The official statement reads as follows: “It was determined that the NYSE and NYSE MKT customer gateways were not loaded with the proper configuration compatible with the new …

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Container Computing Makes a Splash with Developers

Developers can run into problems when their applications lack scalability or compatibility. To ensure applications can meet the demands of users, developers must devote considerable time to testing, but they may need access to additional resources in order to do that. When developers are testing the functionality of an application, a host server may become …

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Top Concerns for Data Centers in 2015 and Beyond

With a rapidly changing business climate that includes data, cloud and analytics, data centers are expected to undergo numerous changes in the next few years to adapt. However, it can be difficult to predict what those changes might be. Following are some of the biggest variables that could impact data centers in the immediate future. …

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Smart Labeling for Data Center Organization

Cables, wires, conduit – these are the backbone of your data center, but their importance is often overlooked. If you’ve ever had to untangle a mess of wires to troubleshoot a problem, you know organization isn’t always a top priority for IT professionals. When you label and color-code components, you can save a lot of …

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What You Need to Know About Data Center Migration

By the time businesses decide to move their data center, or consolidate multiple data centers at one location, they’re eager to get to work and finish the migration as soon as possible. But this task requires a lot of planning and coordination, and rushing the process can create big problems. Following are some recommendations if …

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How Data Types Influence Storage Choices

At home, an overflowing closet or cramped attic can be a clue that it’s time to rent a storage space (or have a garage sale). You don’t need access to all of your belongings, all the time. And the same is true of data. When businesses begin to amass so much data that it becomes …

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Is Your Data Safe?

When trying to decide whether to move a data center offsite, some CIOs may wonder whether the safety of their corporate data can be guaranteed. If you decide to build and manage your own remote data center, physically protecting your facility from harm can significantly add to the expense of your building. But if you …

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How to Protect Your Data from Disaster With a Great Disaster Recovery Plan

A fire, storm or flood can immobilize a business, especially when servers and other IT equipment are vulnerable to damage. The best way to protect your data and essential equipment is to perform a disaster recovery risk assessment, which can guide you in determining the types of disasters that could hit your business, the solutions …

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Data Centers Offer Scalability and Simplicity

Fluctuations in revenue – whether seasonal, or part of the natural life cycle of your business – can have a big impact on your data management. Online retailers, for example, experience a surge in network traffic during peak shopping seasons. And even if you aren’t prone to fluctuating data demands, you can simplify operations when …

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