“What do you do?” We get asked this question often and it’s not always easy to answer. We move data centers. “Well what’s a data center?” This time, we are prepared! The simple answer is ‘computer stuff’, but we’re not here for the simple answer. The technical answer is that a data center is a large group of networked computer servers
So you’re moving your data center. That means a lot of things to different people, sometimes they remember the exhaustive list of things they’ll need to get every device uninstalled, packed, shipped, received, unpacked, and reinstalled, most times they don’t. We here at Silverback Migration Solutions believe in a safe and efficient move. From our specialized crates to our technically trained crew we value your devices. One of the many tools in our kit is what we lovingly refer to as Stickum. No, it’s not a real word, but it is a real product. More importantly, it’s a real money saver. Read More
Fiber to the People! Internet Neutrality is a phrase being thrown around a lot today, whether you’re CNN or John Oliver of Last Week Tonight. The nation is buzzing with opinions and the majority of them are in favor of retaining neutrality for the internet as a whole. The FCC meanwhile has put the subject to public opinion while big service providers are busy lobbying for the ability to d what they want. Read More
I love when I get positive feedback, and I love it more when it comes from a new customer!!
I received an e-mail from another ecstatic customer after we completed the build out of his new environment in a new co-lo facility. For security reasons, I can’t share the whole e-mail, but here are some key points he made… Read More
As long as I’ve had an iPhone, I’ve been complaining about its service. So has almost everyone else I know who has one, except perhaps a couple brainwashed employees and otherwise fanatical individuals. Lately on a data center migration trip on the East Coast, some of us Silverback employees have had even more cause to complain than ever as we move from county to county and lose service what seems like every few miles. Read More
Let’s open with a question: what are readers’ opinions on data center consolidation? Obviously it makes a lot of sense, but how about the drive for it lately? What are some of the key challenges that come up, and also reasons that it’s worth the effort? Read More
This article from TMCnet.com caught my attention today – Connecticut is headlining the movement towards what are called “green-collar jobs.” Apparently these jobs can be blue or white collar, but the point is that they’re in fields which are concerned with the environment and environmental protection. Read More