How can organizations gain control of their cloud spending? As data center managers reviewing budgets for 2021, DataBank CTO Vlad Friedman takes a look at strategies and tools to optimize your cloud and data center spending.
The data center industry is on the cusp of the next cycle in its maturation as a business sector, driven by an infusion of capital, a push towards outsourcing, higher density and peaking utilization rates, the disruptive nature of hyperscale and edge computing. Insights from BCS.
Amid the global coronavirus outbreak, many are wishing the “new n0rmal” would hurry up and get here. But according to a new report from Park Place Technologies, we might still have a while to go. Explore data center management and maintenance strategies amid coronavirus and beyond.
According to many 451 Research surveys, a large number of enterprises say they already have IoT projects deployed or being tested. And this trend is pushing edge computing and the prevalence of edge strategies. Stream Data Centers contends in a new report that colocation may be the answer to a successful enterprise edge IT strategy.
Michael Lahoud, Chief Operating Officer and Partner at Stream Data Centers, highlights four steps to ensure successful “marriages” or data center partnerships and for both client and provider, particularly the data center build-operate relationship.
Maintaining a disaster recovery strategy may be an essential consideration that can help keep a company in business. But according to a recent Nationwide survey, 68% of small businesses don’t have a written disaster recovery plan. Sabey Data Centers points out partnering with a colocation data center can help businesses cut down on the potential rick of data loss while also “allowing businesses to retain control of their DR policy, IT deployment and software.”
A new case study from QTS explores how Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) — which helps companies around the world address complex business issues to boost their productivity and performance — used integrating colocation services with business operations to increase data center visibility drives cost savings and time efficiencies.
The colocation data center is rising in popularity, and a new e-book from Sabey Data Centers explores why these have become popular alternatives to proprietary facilities for several key reasons.
Ultimately, making good choices surrounding energy sourcing can help save money, reduce risks, and contribute to solutions to today’s environmental and social responsibility challenges. A new white paper from Iron Mountain explores further how to turn a potential sustainability liability into an opportunity for your organization, and what questions to make sure to ask your data center provider.
Holland Barry of Cyxtera Technologies highlights five factors that can enable institutions scaling their IT departments and technology in an unprecedented time, amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.