Archive of posts from 2015

Data Backup Technology and Strategy

Data Backup Technology and Strategy

Read Time 3 min.

Disaster Recovery: The Technology & Strategy You Trust You’ve most likely heard the adage; it’s not a matter of if IT systems will fail–but when. So even if you are confident that your organization is equipped to handle failure, or perhaps has even recovered successfully from an outage in the past, having the right recovery strategy in place is...

Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning

Bryan Smith
Read Time 5 min.

Preparing for Disasters: How to Create a Comprehensive Business Continuity Plan The creation and implementation of a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) can be a complex undertaking; however, it doesn’t need to be. The necessary steps, which may seem overwhelming, are easily broken down into a basic process that’s applicable to any industry. Not having a DRP or worse, not...

Maximizing vCPU Performance: More Isn’t Always Better

Maximizing vCPU Performance: More Isn’t Always Better

Brent Meadows
Read Time 4 min.

Maximizing vCPU Performance: When More Isn’t Automatically Better No matter what you’re purchasing, you want to get the highest return on your dollar. In a recent study, Cloud Spectator evaluated the virtual machines (VMs) being offered by several public cloud providers. The study focused primarily on how well the VMs performed in relation to their price tag, known...

Here’s how one Cleveland company keeps your data on lockdown.

Here’s how one Cleveland company keeps your data on lockdown.

Joe Palian
Read Time 3 min.

Accessing Expedient Data Center’s newest Cleveland location is a little like entering an exclusive nightclub. Inside an unmarked building, a stalwart doorkeeper buzzes authorized visitors with valid ID through two sets of doors. The premises are constantly monitored with 32 closed-circuit cameras. Such measures are all for the sake of security, which is what the data center business is all...