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Data Center Trends: Shifting Workloads & Skillsets

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

Data Center Trends: Shifting Workloads & Skillsets Technology is ever-changing. New advances are made all of the time and IT professionals have to enhance their skill sets to keep up with the technological changes. Included in the advancement is the traditional data center, which have adopted cloud computing, IaaS, colocation and more. In order to offer these newer technologies,...

Overcoming Small Business Barriers to Big Data Solutions

Devon Cole
Read Time 3 min.

Overcoming SBO Barriers Caused by Big Data In the world of the Internet of Things, Big Data is unavoidable. Big Data simply references having too much data that is also too complex and unstructured for an organization’s current IT infrastructure or compute capacity to accurately analyze or use in order to make sound decisions. Traditionally speaking, having the ability...

Do you need to increase your processing power?

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

Intel processors and their power output Do you need to increase your processing power? Cloud Spectator commissioned a study to measure the processor and memory performance of Expedient’s virtual machines across Intel’s third, fourth, fifth and sixth generation of Xeon processors. The goal of the study was to understand how Intel processor performance has increased over time, using...

Outsourcing Your DR is a Money-Saver

Kristin Puzon
Read Time 3 min.

Outsourcing Your DR is a Money-Saver Are you looking to save costs in your IT budget? Then outsourcing your disaster recovery may be a good option for you, according to an article on datacenterjournal.com. Computer Economics recently released its “IT Outsourcing Statistics 2015/2016” study, which found that the outsourcing of disaster recovery ranks the highest for successfully lowering...

Technology Considerations for Data Center Efficiency

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 4 min.

Data Center Efficiency Going green continues to grow in popularity as many companies and industries look to adopt “green,” eco-friendly policies in the workplace. The data center industry is no different. Colocation providers will need to modernize and become more energy efficient as requirements, and expectations for green facilities continue to grow. Data centers are one of the fastest-growing...