Portal Systems

Portal Systems offers custom network, data center, and cloud solutions fully integrated into your bu

11/12/2022
Why Hybrid Cloud Models Are the Key to Success 08/17/2022

Why Hybrid Cloud Models Are the Key to Success

Why Hybrid Cloud Models Are the Key to Success To be successful, today's data centers must incorporate colocation as well as public and hybrid cloud models.

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Data Center Leasing to Record Heights 11/30/2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Data Center Leasing to Record Heights

COVID-19 has pushed more businesses to the data center / Cloud. If you need help making the leap, please contact us today.

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Data Center Leasing to Record Heights Data center customers have leased more than 500 megawatts of capacity in 2020, an all-time record.

11/26/2020

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Beyond Colo: Equinix Repositions as Digital Infrastructure Company • Data Center Frontier 09/23/2020

Beyond Colo: Equinix Repositions as Digital Infrastructure Company • Data Center Frontier

Beyond Colo: Equinix Repositions as Digital Infrastructure Company • Data Center Frontier Equinix, the world's largest provider of colocation and interconnection services, provider, is repositioning itself as "the world's digital infrastructure company." It's the latest wrinkle in the language of the data center industry.

COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services 04/22/2020

COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services

Need Internet redundancy? Portal Systems can help.

COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services Thousand Eyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, is providing Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS

Data Network Traffic Impact From COVID-19 04/06/2020

Data Network Traffic Impact From COVID-19

Data Network Traffic Impact From COVID-19 Here's a "by the numbers" summary of the latest data points on COVID-19 related driven traffic gains for Zoom, VPN services, video games, cloud computing, Internet exchanges, content delivery networks and other online services.

10/29/2019

Just received our /36 IPv6 allocation from ARIN. Time to deploy four octillion, nine hundred fifty one septillion, seven hundred sixty sextillion, one hundred fifty seven quintillion, one hundred forty one quadrillion, five hundred twenty one trillion, ninety nine billion, five hundred ninety six million, four hundred ninety six thousand, eight hundred ninety six addresses.

Timeline Photos 10/24/2019

Portal Systems donated and installed this awesome charging station at

10/17/2019
Northern Virginia: Less Hyper, But Still Plenty of Scale 10/03/2019

Northern Virginia: Less Hyper, But Still Plenty of Scale

Northern Virginia: Less Hyper, But Still Plenty of Scale After years of rocket-ship growth, the Northern Virginia data center market is still flying high, but in a slightly lower orbit than in 2018. Industry CEOs, executives and analysts discuss trends in Data Center Alley.

How Hyperscale Customers & Data Centers are Different 09/20/2019

How Hyperscale Customers & Data Centers are Different

Hyperscale requires hyper smart hands. Datacenterops.com has you covered.

How Hyperscale Customers & Data Centers are Different This excerpt from a Data Center special report explores the influence of hyperscale customers, and what sets hyperscale data centers apart.

Timeline Photos 07/04/2019

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” –Harry S. Truman

What Fiber Optics and Photonics Offer Data Centers 12/12/2018

What Fiber Optics and Photonics Offer Data Centers

"The field of silicon photonics has received more attention in recent years as optical fiber takes the lead as the standard information carrier for long distances. Optical interconnections between servers and clients have increased data speeds dramatically, but data centers must make similar improvements to keep up with the growth of their clientele."

What Fiber Optics and Photonics Offer Data Centers Technologies such as cloud computing and big data have made once luxurious computing speeds commonplace. Central computing offers scalable solutions to companies, universities, individuals and others who are offloading computationally intensive tasks (data mining and artificial intelligence in parti...

Why Does Colo Matter in the Era of Cloud-First? 12/10/2018

Why Does Colo Matter in the Era of Cloud-First?

Why Does Colo Matter in the Era of Cloud-First? Cyxtera's Randy Rowland explores how colocation can play an even more important role as an alternative to on-premises environments.

Northern Virginia Data Center Market Extends Leadership Position 12/03/2018

Northern Virginia Data Center Market Extends Leadership Position

“Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made the region the largest and most active data center market in the United States. It is currently undergoing an extraordinary data center building boom, the likes of which the industry has never seen.”

Northern Virginia Data Center Market Extends Leadership Position Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made the region the largest and most active data center market in the United States. Download the latest report from Data Center Frontier and RagingWire Data Centers that explores the Northern Virginia coloca...

Lithium Ion in the Data Center? 11/28/2018

Lithium Ion in the Data Center?

https://www.coresite.com/resources/blog/november-2018/lithium-ion-in-the-data-center

Lithium Ion in the Data Center? Li-ion batteries are coming to the fore as a real solution for data center UPSs.

11/22/2018

Happy Thanksgiving from Portal Systems!

08/31/2018

Data Center Frontier

CoreSite has gotten the go-ahead to add 100 megawatts of data center capacity to its campus in Northern Virginia, providing expansion capacity in the world’s largest cloud computing hub.

nytimes.com 02/11/2016

Microsoft Plumbs Ocean’s Depths to Test Underwater Data Center

Underwater data centers are an interesting idea, although servicing these data centers will be a bit of a challenge.

nytimes.com Microsoft sank a data center on the ocean floor, where the sea water acts as a coolant, and plans to use the waves to power it. The results were encouraging enough to try a bigger version.

05/04/2015

May the 4th be with you!

networkworld.com 03/26/2015

Many password strength meters are downright WEAK, researchers say

How strong are your passwords?

networkworld.com Website password strength meters, like a spouse asked to assess your haircut or outfit, often tell you only what you want to hear. That’s the finding from researchers at Concordia University in Montreal, who examined the usefulness of those pesky and ubiquitous red-yellow-green password strength tes…

forbes.com 03/11/2015

AT&TVoice: 5 Ways The Cloud Can Make Your Business Grow

http://www.forbes.com/sites/att/2015/02/09/5-ways-the-cloud-can-make-your-business-grow/

forbes.com The cloud can help businesses of any size and age save money and streamline operations without having to build an IT infrastructure. Without this burden, business owners are freed up to focus on other parts of their business. It makes sense, then, that young companies are the biggest users of [...]

m.wsj.com 11/04/2014

Malls Fill Vacant Stores With Server Rooms

Can I get some data center space next to the Cinnabon?

m.wsj.com As America’s retailers struggle to keep up with online shopping, the Internet is starting to settle into some of the very spaces where brick-and-mortar customers used to shop.

05/15/2014

Moving Tips for Startups

Our customers like us, they really, really like us.

Thanks for the shout out GMG!

GMG CEO, Leah Nurik and VP of Strategy and Marketing Development, Sanford Diday, give tips for startups making the move to a new office space.

01/16/2014

What's the SLA on the Data Center coffee maker?

01/07/2014

The Most Interesting IT Man in the world says...

blog.equinix.com 05/10/2013

What Makes the DC Campus one of the Largest Internet Exchanges in the World? [Infographic] | InterCo

Great infographic about Equinix DC (Ashburn, VA)

blog.equinix.com Feast your eyes on this gorgeous infographic about DC11 and the surrounding campus.

www.buzzfeed.com 03/15/2013

A Definitive Ranking Of The 20 Most Important Pies

Happy Pi Day!! http://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelysanders/definitive-ranking-of-the-20-most-important-pies

www.buzzfeed.com All pies are destined for greatness. But some pies achieve more greatness than others.

12/13/2012

Portal Systems's cover photo

money.cnn.com 08/02/2012

Your robot boss is watching you

And we were worried about the zombie apocalypse...

money.cnn.com Microsoft is developing a mobile robot with video, speakers and a microphone to allow teleworkers to move around the office.

networkworld.com 07/19/2012

15 amazing tech feats and world records

Just to get you pumped for the Olympics, check out these tech world records!

networkworld.com Not to be outdone by athletes at this summer’s Olympic games, techies have been setting some world records of their own of late.

computerworld.com 07/09/2012

Severe weather intensifies focus on disaster planning

How prepared is your company for when disaster strikes?

computerworld.com Severe thunderstorms, wildfires and droughts should put companies on alert to look into their business continuity planning. Disaster recovery plans that only back up data regionally may need to be rethought, experts say.

06/27/2012

Network World Video Library

What do you think about adding a gaming component to your enterprise to boost employee productivity?

networkworld.com Network World videos cover the network industry and enterprise technology with weekly videos; including the Cool Tools reviews video.

06/22/2012

8 questions that will dominate enterprise cloud adoption

Considering using the cloud for your business? Ask these questions first.

networkworld.com IDC analyst says that as enterprises fully embrace cloud, there are still major questions around strategy and management

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