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5 Things To Consider After Choosing A Data Center Provider

Published Feb 14, 2017 by Bob Kramlich

Making the decision to put one’s computer infrastructure into a data center colocation facility is certainly a transformative process. Usually teams of stakeholders in a business have input on what they need in this process to better meet the demands of the business.


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What Makes the Chicago Data Center Market Great?

Published Nov 22, 2016 by David Horowitz

Companies looking for efficient and cost effective data center solutions should look no further than Chicago. It’s a market with rich data center history that is risk averse to natural disasters or potential power grid failures because of its central location.


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Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Comes of Age

Published Sep 19, 2016 by Craig Mckesson

With the demand for real-time data access comes the need for real-time insight into the network infrastructure. Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is now available to provide real-time data center insight and control.


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Outsourced Data Centers: One Overall Concern

Published Jun 28, 2016 by Bob Kramlich

When a company evaluates a third party corporate data center for colocation or disaster recovery, the price of services is usually a concern. However, it is not the main concern. . .while one corporate data center operator may provide them with a lower price for monthly service, will that operator be the most highly available data center operator for that company’s applications?


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Hybrid IT – The Standard for Today’s Businesses

Published Feb 9, 2016 by Bob Kramlich

A vast majority of companies are adopting a Bi-Modal or Hybrid IT strategy. In a nutshell, it’s a combination of putting some applications in the cloud, putting some on dedicated hardware in their own data center or in a colocation facility.