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Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office Space

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With flexible work solutions continuing to enable employees to work from home, rethinking how companies will re-integrate their employees back to the office is top of mind. While some companies will continue with a flexible and remote workforce, commonly referred to as a hybrid model, others will embrace an opportunity to provide employees with powerful internet, readily accessible services, and a collaborative in-person environment, perhaps just a little differently.

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Data Center IT trends to lookout for in 2021

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As we hit the ground running in 2021, we reflect back on what we learned in 2020. Last year presented numerous challenges that greatly impacted the IT world, predominantly shaped by the pandemic. With more and more people required to work from home, supporting a distributed remote workforce was top of mind for everyone and will remain so for much of the new year. This is why ensuring your business is set up for success to support a remote workforce in 2021 is at the top of our IT trends watchlist for 2021.

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Why enterprises use reliable data center partners for remote experiences

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2020 has shown us the problem some enterprises faced when pivoting to remote work environments. No matter your industry, we’ve all had to get creative with our solutions. Whether it’s meeting virtually with clients or working remotely, all of these solutions require a stable network and a reliable data center that can handle all IT operational tasks.

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How Enterprises Utilize Remote Hands Services for Increased Efficiency

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What are remote hands services and why should enterprises utilize this managed service? We’re glad you asked. If you’re an enterprise looking to scale, it’s going to completely change the way you think about IT -- especially when figuring out ways to have uninterrupted service during a pandemic. First though, let’s start with the basics.

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What To Look For in A Reliable Data Center Provider

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As the role of the data center in the modern enterprise has evolved, so too has the process of selecting a colocation provider. While data centers were once only in charge of server housing and infrastructure maintenance, today they are at the core of hybrid cloud strategies. As data centers become integral to the day-to-day operations and long-term success of today’s businesses, how can organizations make the right decision the first time?

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Is Your Enterprise Disaster Recovery Ready?

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If IT infrastructure was crucial for digital business initiatives before, 2020 has effectively certified that it is now at the very core of enterprise continuity and success. As the enterprise footprint evolves with ongoing remote work, cloud usage and data dependence, connectivity, and availability are serving as the backbone of operations, ensuring all disparate business elements are adequately empowered.

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Are Remote Work Environments Here to Stay?

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Since COVID-19 has changed the way we do business, some people have seen their jobs move to being remote. Even industries that were based on collaboration, have taken a turn towards working from home. So, is remote work viable long-term for your company, and is it here to stay?

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What is a Data Center Virtual Tour?

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If there’s a lesson to be learned from 2020, it’s the importance of being able to do key tasks from the comfort of your own home at any given time. It’s not just about convenience, it’s about safety. COVID-19 has shown that enterprises need to be prepared for the unexpected. It’s the only way to keep your employees, customers, and most importantly their families safe. So how can you keep business as usual and also safe? A data center virtual tour. We’ll explain.

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Why Planning for A Successful Colocation Deployment is Important

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Despite having served some enterprises well in the past, the on-premises data center is quickly being phased out of the contemporary IT framework. As data demands grow quickly and become increasingly complex, many businesses are looking to step out of the data center ownership role in order to focus on more strategic core initiatives.

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Securing the Enterprise Network for Remote Work Environments

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A secure and reliable network has been a top priority for many enterprises as new remote work models are stretching the limits of conventional IT. Now, business networks must reach across expanding network footprints while ensuring work-from-home teams can connect to mission-critical systems and data. Still, with the need for increased agility and data mobility comes another pressing need: network security.

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