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?

Hybrid IT – The Standard for Today’s Businesses

Published Feb 9, 2016 by T5 Data Centers

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.

Cultivating the Enterprise Mindset

Published Sep 8, 2015 by Joseph Parrino

To deliver the level of services and expertise that CIOs and IT personnel demand requires employing an “enterprise mindset.”

Reducing Energy Waste in the Data Center

Published May 8, 2015 by Joseph Parrino

It’s well understood that data centers are large consumers of energy. In fact, in 2013, U.S. data centers consumed 91 billion kilowatt hours of electricity – enough to power all of New York City for two years. It is both environmentally responsible and good business to apply strategies to reduce data center energy consumption. Learn more in this post by Joe Parrino, SVP, T5 Facilities Management.

Data Center Cooling Systems vs. Extreme Weather Events

Published Apr 4, 2014 by Joseph Parrino

Joe Parrino, SVP, Data Center Operations, discusses recent extreme weather at T5@Atlanta. Data center cooling systems must perform no matter what the weather is outside, and the Polar Vortex revealed an unexpected vulnerability.