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How Data Center Virtual Tours Provide Safe Experiences

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed every facet of our lives, from business to everyday routines. From schools to grocery stores and even data centers are having to adapt to the virtual and remote work. That may seem easy, but a lot of thought and strategy goes into the practice of making a data center tour safe and effective for potential clients and partners.

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Enterprise Data Centers and Edge Data Centers: What’s the Difference?

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Due to the pandemic, organizations have recently pivoted to a remote-work model. Understanding the difference between enterprise data centers and edge data centers could help you navigate and understand your organization’s mission-critical IT needs.

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Unify IT with a Hybrid Model: Cloud and Colocation

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In the race to digitally transform and maintain competitive advantages in the face of expanding requirements and a changing business environment, the cloud has become a key component in modern IT. When trying to optimize speed, efficiency, scalability, and agility, the cloud offers a range of services that enhance data mobility, application performance, and more.

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Expert Tips For Pivoting Your Enterprise IT For Remote Work

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Many business functions have shifted online in recent months. Between social distancing protocols, quarantine, and protective measures, the remote workforce is stronger than ever and more dependent on connectivity and networking.

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Are On-Premises Data Centers Scalable?

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While there may be some benefit to housing your enterprise data in-house, the cons will typically outweigh the benefits. The problem is that it costs a lot of money to get your data needs met -- and it’s not just the money you’ll spend now. It can be hard to predict the ways not only how your organization’s data needs will change, but to predict on a large scale how your scalability needs will shift. Data needs like large-scale file sharing, streaming, remote worker collaborations, e-commerce, and most importantly top-tier security.

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What is Cybersecurity?

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Cybersecurity has become one of the most important factors in the modern internet-of-things. While cybersecurity is constantly changing (and is a relatively new development in some ways), its basic foundations are as old as business itself. Time lost is money lost. That said, there are plenty of reasons that you’re going to want your enterprise’s cybersecurity to be top-tier and ready for any potential threat.

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Are Data Centers Physically Secure?

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Colocation data centers have fast become the go-to route for any company or organization that has colocation, data storage, or cloud computing needs. A data center represents an alternative to the expense of building your own IT hub. That said, for most businesses data center security will be a huge factor in deciding on a possible candidate.

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Should you Build your Own Data Center?

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Despite the importance of building robust, high-quality and highly effective data centers, one important phase of deployment often remains an enigma, even to those familiar with the industry: commissioning. Commissioning has been a part of the construction industry for decades, but the standards and processes involved are continuing to evolve as digital demands do the same. Misunderstandings and missed opportunities here can lead to lackluster results and less than ideal performance. These are two things that simply can’t be a part of the data center environment.

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How Secure Colocation Protects Against PDoS Attacks

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In the evolving world of cybersecurity, learning about new risks and potential disruptions is a key to avoiding them. While many may have heard of the more infamous DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by now, today we’re examining the lesser-known PDoS attack.

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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Data Center?

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Edge computing has never been more popular. With virtually all types of business utilizing cloud technologies these days, an edge data center is often a crucial step in making sure that your data is there when you need it. That’s not hyperbole, edge computing can be the kick that allows for better processing large amounts of data, which in turn can lead to better ecommerce, more reliable networks, and any number of other applications for business.

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