Archive of posts from 2014

Better Technology, Better Cloud Solutions With Intel Gen 5 Cloud Technology

Better Technology, Better Cloud Solutions With Intel Gen 5 Cloud Technology

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 2 min.

Staying on top of new technology is key: Expedient uses Intel Cloud Technology to assure that you can run your workloads on infrastructure that delivers industry-leading performance and quality. Why is this important to you? Users get an agile, scalable, efficient infrastructure with better value for the bottom line, and getting better performance by using the latest technology just makes...

Data Center Build vs. Buy: What to Consider

Data Center Build vs. Buy: What to Consider

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 3 min.

Data Center Build vs. Buy: What to Consider With the ever-changing enhancements taking place in today’s technological landscape, in-house data centers are continually met with the challenge of providing enough space, power and cooling. When data centers reach their limits, CIOs and IT managers are faced with that all-important decision: Does it make more sense to invest in an...

Data Availability: Tips from the Data Center

Data Availability: Tips from the Data Center

Steve Gruetter
Read Time 3 min.

Tips from the Data Center: Ensuring the Availability of Your Data Here is an unfortunate bit of reality: Customer loyalty is fleeting—even the most trusted and valued customers will leave you if they suspect the IT infrastructure housing their private information and supporting your company is not secure. This is why any...

Your Cloud Hosting Provider and the Importance of Transparency

Your Cloud Hosting Provider and the Importance of Transparency

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

Choosing a Cloud Provider: the Importance of Compliance Transparency Looking beyond HIPAA, SOX or PCI-DSS compliance claims The alarming aspect of searching for a cloud hosting solution is that, despite claims to the contrary, your hosting provider may not actually be able to support your direct compliance needs. In truth, your provider is probably not trying to be...

Is Your Cloud Provider Financially Sound?

Is Your Cloud Provider Financially Sound?

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

In the world of Cloud Computing, customers are becoming more diligent in understanding vendor Service Level Agreements (SLAs), which are designed to protect the customer in the event of downtime. However, an SLA offers zero protection if the vendor declares bankruptcy. Collapses of cloud storage providers due to bankruptcy don’t happen very often—but they do happen. Looking forward, how can...

Business Continuity: Preparing for a Disaster, No Matter the Size

Business Continuity: Preparing for a Disaster, No Matter the Size

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 2 min.

Business Continuity: Preparing for a Disaster, No Matter the Size Natural disasters are unpredictable. Whether it is a hurricane rocking the East Coast, a blizzard pounding  the North, or a tornado causing havoc in the Midwest, these events give little, if any, advanced warning. While it may be easy to calculate the physical damage such an event causes, have...

Data Center Colocation: The Advantages

Data Center Colocation: The Advantages

Steve Gruetter
Read Time 2 min.

Exploring the Advantages of Colocation Solutions You may have heard that colocation solutions are an ideal way to accommodate your company’s ever-changing IT needs. You may also be skeptical, realizing that colocation is an investment, and uncertain as to whether the investment is worth the risk. Is colocation right for your business? To answer whether...