Data Centers

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

Bryan Smith
Read Time 2 min.

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...

Expedient’s Indianapolis Data Center Expansion Is Nearly Complete

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 1 min.

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...

Buying vs. Building a Data Center: What to Consider

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 3 min.

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 Center Colocation: The Advantages

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 2 min.

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...

Defining Uptime: Data Center Insights

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 2 min.

The Importance of Defining Uptime Every industry has its own shorthand and IT is no different. When looking for web hosting and data center services, uptime is one of the terms thrown about. Uptime is, at its most basic, the amount of time that a server stays up and running. Uptime is usually measured as a...