Data center consolidation is a buzzword in the IT world for good reason. By virtualizing servers and storages, adding cloud computing capabilities, and incorporating blade server systems, data center consolidation reduces IT assets to save you money. Here, we’ll answer some of the most common questions you might have about the nuts and bolts – and benefits – of data center consolidation. Read More
The benefits of cloud computing are many. But now that cloud computing is becoming more and more useful for companies, what will happen to traditional managed services?
The answer: managed services providers are increasingly combining big cloud platforms with traditional managed services to do what they’ve always done – take care of day-to-day operations to give your in-house IT team time to focus on strategic initiatives. Read More
Don’t throw out or resell that old server, hard disk drive, or solid state drive just yet: unless you’ve taken the proper precautions to ensure the data is unrecoverable, you could be putting your business and personal information at risk of theft. A recent study of storage devices resold on Craigslist found that a staggering 67% still contained personal information and 11% contained business information. This study highlights the importance of making sure your company’s old storage devices are properly cleared before disposal or resale. Read More
Tech startup 128 Technology has been working on a new way to handle Internet traffic that could make it even more difficult for hackers to steal information online. On top of being more secure, this new tech also simplifies networking. This in-development technology could be used to improve how data centers and cloud services route Internet traffic, making it faster and more secure. Read More