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Data Centers

The Future of Colocation

Jim Kothe
Read Time 3 min.

What Does the Future Look Like for Colocation? The future looks bright when it comes to data center colocation. The annual revenue for the global colocation market is expected to continue its upward trajectory but the key will lie in local markets as competition heats up. According to a recent report by 451 Research, the global colocation data center...

The Value of Around-the-Clock Support

Read Time 3 min.

“The most important part of working in the Operations Support Center is giving people the best possible customer service while quickly and efficiently solving problems.” -Sam Larkin, Expedient Engineer, Operations Support Center Every hosting provider should guarantee around-the-clock support and customer service through the management and monitoring of infrastructure and cloud services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,...

Expedient’s Memphis Data Center to Open July 2015

Jim Kothe
Read Time 2 min.

Expedient is excited to announce that the Grand Opening of the Memphis data center is slated for July 2015. The addition of the Memphis data center provides our customers the ability to leverage another geographically diverse location. Expedient now operates 10, soon to be 11 data centers in Baltimore (2), Boston, Cleveland (3), Pittsburgh (2), Columbus, Indianapolis and Memphis all...

What Really Matters in a Data Center? A Checklist

Bryan Smith
Read Time 1 min.

Data Center Checklist 100% uptime, security/safety, 24x7x365 support and a Tier IV Data Center rating; sound familiar? It probably does, since this is the type of marketing lingo most data center providers use to attract customers. These assertions are important; however, beyond technical support and physical security, how can you be sure your data center provider has all of...

What Are the Differences Between Backups and Disaster Recovery?

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 3 min.

What Are the Differences Between Backups and Disaster Recovery? Disaster recovery planning is an integral part of any business’s IT strategy, and is becoming more prevalent as security breaches and network outages have become common threats, and the cost of downtime has steadily increased. In the beginning stages of disaster recovery planning, decision makers are often mistaken...