What Are Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers? The Uptime Institute was created in the late 1980's with a purpose of aiding data center companies in measuring and demonstrating expected facility performance. Acquired by the 451 Group in 2009, Uptime Institute is known for its data center Tier … [Read more...] about Understanding Data Center Tier Ratings
In a world where IT strategies are being pushed to their limits by always-on and sky-high user expectations, data center colocation has emerged as a key component in an enterprise's digital transformation strategy. Achieving and maintaining a competitive edge requires overcoming a multitude of … [Read more...] about How Data Center Colocation Enables Digital Transformation
IT teams certainly have their hands full these days. The ability to quickly deploy and scale new applications, improve employee productivity, reduce operational expenses and extend geographic coverage are all benefits of moving applications to the cloud. However, the increasing distribution of IT … [Read more...] about How to do Hybrid Cloud
All customers of colocation services assess the location of prospective data centers. Location matters when evaluating connectivity, power costs and distribution, climate, the likelihood of natural or man-made disaster, security, proximity to IT staff, setting (suburban, rural, urban) and other … [Read more...] about Colocation Location, Why Taxes Matter
Now that you’ve made the decision to switch to colocation, it’s time to shop for the best solutions. The options for Edge computing and Edge data centers can vary from purpose-built data centers to converted telco Central Offices and computing rooms to micro deployments at the base of cell towers. … [Read more...] about Choosing a Colocation Data Center for Edge Computing
Your company has decided that internally hosting all your IT infrastructure is no longer a sustainable long-term strategy, so you may be looking for a colocation data center as an alternative. Perhaps your current data center requires expensive capital upgrades or you have limited space or power. … [Read more...] about What to Look For in a Colocation Data Center
Your company has some decisions to make around the future of your data center. Maybe your current data center can’t effectively power and cool your workloads, or you’re running out of space, or you need a Disaster Recovery site. You’re at the point where you have to decide whether or not it makes … [Read more...] about Should Your IT Stay Or Should You Colo?