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    Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 2: Accelerated Growth

    Are you experiencing increased business growth? When the pace of business is on the rise, IT demands become greater and more complicated. At times, the demands of managing an internal data center in the midst of such growth can inhibit your IT team from focusing on new projects. It is key to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the expenses...

    Cloud Data Centers

    Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. I: Compliance Requirements

    Do you have industry or government compliance requirements such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, GLB, SOX or others? Ensuring proper security measures and adhering to regulatory compliance requirements can be a difficult undertaking for a company running an internal data center. Understanding the challenges of security and compliance are paramount in following industry and government standards. Finding a qualified hosting...

    Security and Compliance Data Centers

    The Perfect Fit in a Cloud Provider

    What is the difference between a partner and a vendor, and how do you find the perfect fit in a prospective cloud provider? When it comes to cloud providers, there are two kinds of organizations: partners and vendors. A traditional cloud vendor cloud vendor typically sells resources in pre-determined packages. As a result, unless your resource demand happens to...

    Cloud Computing

    White Paper: “Getting the Most Value From Your Cloud Provider"

    Through a recent research study, third-party consultant Cloud Spectator found that the way most organizations are evaluating cloud providers is flawed, potentially leading organizations to select the wrong vendor. While the use of the cloud addresses many challenges often faced by IT departments, there are two little known pitfalls that should be addressed: Perceived Performance Paradox: many cloud providers...

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    Expedient’s Indianapolis Data Center Expansion Is Nearly Complete

    Expedient is excited to announce that the expansion of their Indianapolis data center, which kicked-off in early 2014, is near completion and will be finished this summer. The expansion includes over 6,000 square feet of new, production ready, raised floor computing space, immediately adjacent to the existing data center. Upon completion, the total raised floor footprint in Indianapolis will exceed...

    Data Centers

    The Disk-based Backup Calculator: brought to you by Intel and Expedient Data Centers

    Are you wondering how much storage and bandwidth you need for your disk-based backups? Log onto the Disk-based Backup Calculator to find out.  The options in the calculator will determine your sizing requirements—you can even save your configuration and download it as a PDF. Intel and Expedient have partnered to create the Cloud Calculator, offering information on the...

    Cloud Computing

    The Complete Cloud Build Vs. Buy Calculator: brought to you by Intel and Expedient Data Centers

    Intel and Expedient have partnered to create the Cloud Calculator, offering information on the uses, research and tools of the cloud and related infrastructure components, as well as multiple technology calculators, including the Cloud Build Versus Buy Calculator. Try the Cloud Build Versus Buy Calculator to find out the total cost of ownership of building your own cloud solution,...

    Cloud Computing

    Data Center Build Vs. Buy Calculator

    Are you wondering how much it will take to build your own data center, or are you unsure if you have everything accounted for in your construction budget? Use this calculator to see what it really takes to build out a data center. Intel and Expedient have partnered to create the Cloud Calculator, offering information on the uses, research and...

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    Buying vs. Building a Data Center: 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. And when these data centers do finally reach their limits, the CIOs and IT managers are then faced with that all important decision: Does it make more sense to invest in an in-house data...

    Data Centers

    Data Center Colocation: The Advantages

    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 colocation...

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    Private vs. Public Cloud: What’s the Difference?

    If you’ve been researching cloud computing, you’re probably well aware of the private vs. public cloud debate. Before you decide which end of the debate you side with, it’s important to know the difference between the two. Private Cloud A private cloud hosting solution, also known as an internal or enterprise cloud, resides on company’s intranet or...

    Cloud Computing