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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
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.
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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
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
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.
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.
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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
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.
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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?
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
“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?
Lithium Ion in the Data Center? Li-ion batteries are coming to the fore as a real solution for data center UPSs.
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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.
May the 4th be with you!
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…
AT&TVoice: 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 [...]
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.
Moving Tips for Startups
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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.
What's the SLA on the Data Center coffee maker?
The Most Interesting IT Man in the world says...
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.
A 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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