In a previous article we examined organizations' need to evolve from Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC) models to a strategy of IT Resilience. As discussed, while DR and BC solutions are inherently reactive responses to unplanned outages, IT Resilience is preventative and proactive, … [Read more...] about The Essential Elements of IT Resilience
Given the financial and reputational threats of unplanned data center outages, it’s time to start thinking about IT Resilience, an approach that John Morency, Research Vice President at Gartner, has described as "the new disaster recovery." With IT Resilience, CIOs and IT staff evolve from Disaster … [Read more...] about IT Resilience Is the New Disaster Recovery
The dizzying pace of technology innovation has given rise to possibilities unimaginable even ten years ago. Cloud services, big data, IoT, mobile apps, and others are providing enterprises new ways of improving their bottom line. What hasn’t kept pace are the policy, people, process and technologies … [Read more...] about Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
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?