Chris Isham

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3 Questions to Help You Determine Your Colocation Services Needs

Posted by Chris Isham on Jan 10, 2017 2:12:10 PM

The average colocation contract is between 3 to 5 years, and some can expand to between 5 and 15 years. Even if you opt for a short-term contract, that doesn’t mean you want the hassle and expense of changing data center locations every 3 years. It’s imperative that you choose a colocation service provider who can meet your current and future needs. 

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Topics: Compliant Colocation

Data Center Colocation Services Checklist

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 30, 2016 4:37:27 PM

If you’re considering migrating your in-house data center to a colocation services provider, you’ll need a handy checklist to ensure you choose the best provider.

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Topics: Colocation

How to Choose the Best Data Center Solution

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 23, 2016 6:49:27 PM

Your mission critical business applications and data are the life force of your company. And if you’re in the healthcare and life sciences industries, or deal with sensitive government data, your number one priority is compliance.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

Data Center Migration Best Practices

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 15, 2016 8:17:14 PM

At some point in time, you may be facing a data center migration for any number of reasons. How you handle the resulting headaches will determine how successful your migration is.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

What Makes For Smart Data Center Hosting?

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 9, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The data center is the heart of technology for businesses. It’s what lets your company do more, expand, and create and maintain your business critical information.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

Choosing a Data Center Colocation Provider vs. Building Your Own

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 6, 2016 10:46:13 PM

If your business is growing and expanding, you may find yourself at a crossroads. Which is better: choosing a data center colocation solution or building your own. 

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Topics: Compliant Colocation

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Your Data Center Services

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 1, 2016 8:46:38 PM

If you have regulated, mission critical business applications and data secured and protected by a legacy solution, it’s time to re-evaluate your data center services.

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Topics: Managed Services

What You Need to Know About a HIPAA Compliant Data Center

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 29, 2016 9:47:27 AM

You don’t want to be unknowingly exposed to a HIPAA compliance violation. That’s why it’s of paramount importance to properly vet a data center that says it’s compliant before entrusting your protected health information to one.

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Topics: HIPAA

5 Best Practices for Data Center Relocation

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 23, 2016 12:38:16 AM

Business continuity drives a company’s ability to avoid downtime and outages during data center relocation. It can cost a company up to $2 million in lost revenue and expenses to recover from downtime.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

Why You Need Data Center Hosting Services

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 15, 2016 10:53:54 PM

Per DatacenterDynamics Magazine, the IDC predicted two years ago that the number of data centers around the world will hit around 8.6 million by 2017. This is because of an inherent shift in the role of IT departments today.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting