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Data Centers

The “Where” and “Why” of Choosing a Data Center location

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 4 min.

Choosing a Data Center Location When choosing to build a new data center, there are a multitude of factors that should be considered in the decision-making process. Establishing a fully redundant and secure data center requires a significant capital investment as well as a commitment to ongoing operational expenses for support, and maintenance. However, a key step in...

Setting Your Data Center Migration Strategy

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 4 min.

Migration Services Undergoing a migration to a new data center or a colocation provider for the first time is a daunting task. It is time-consuming and takes impeccable planning down to the smallest detail. So how do you go about establishing a strategy that will allow a smooth transition of your hardware and IT environment? Prepare, Prepare, Prepare...

6 Questions to Ask a Prospective Colocation Provider

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 5 min.

Six Questions to Ask A Prospective Colocation Provider Once you have determined that colocation is the right strategy for your business, choosing the best qualified provider is the necessary next step. While this may seem like a daunting task, conducting preliminary due diligence and knowing what questions to ask during the vetting process will help establish a framework for...

IoT and the Future of Data Centers

Read Time 3 min.

Will the IoT Mean More Data Centers? The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding! An estimated 35 billion devices serving 7 billion people will be connected to the Internet by 2020. That means a significant amount of data will be transferred, downloaded, uploaded, etc., every second of every day. Keeping with this workload will be a primary focus for...

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...