Top 3 Questions to Ask a Colocation Hosting Service Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 18, 2016 11:15:07 PM

You may be in the market for a colocation hosting service solution for your IT infrastructure, or maybe you’re just interested in learning more about this option. Either way, we’ve laid out the top three questions you should ask a colocation hosting service provider to help you determine how comprehensive their solution is.

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Topics: Colocation

Firmware Integrity and the HIPAA Security Rule

Posted by Jose Gonzalez on Oct 13, 2016 12:14:12 PM

Firmware is everywhere; from the largest data center to the smallest networked LED light bulb. It is the most powerful code on any system because it controls how devices operate. Compromised firmware can be used to corrupt or steal data, spy on your environment or even destroy the system it is controlling.

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Topics: HIPAA, Firmware

How Your Business Will Benefit From a Proven Colocation Solution

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 12, 2016 9:20:26 PM

Colocation solutions aren’t just for big business anymore. Small and medium-sized businesses are finding the benefits of colocation with the help of proven solutions from premiere colocation hosting providers.

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Topics: Colocation

How You Can Scale Rapid Growth With Data Center Colocation

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 7, 2016 8:45:00 AM

Your business is growing, and you’re out of physical space for your IT needs. At this point, you have a pretty big decision to make: should you expand your current facilities or move to data center colocation?

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Topics: Colocation

How Do You Compare One Colocation Data Center to Another

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 5, 2016 8:33:57 PM

The most important thing you can do when comparing colocation data centers is to consider not only what your requirements are today, but what the colocation data center can help you with in the future. You certainly don’t want the immense hassle, cost, and potential downtime of having to move data centers every third year.

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Topics: Colocation

Consider These Tips When Moving to a Colocation Service Provider or Managed Services

Posted by Chris Isham on Sep 28, 2016 8:44:48 PM

Most businesses today are reaching capacity with their in-house data centers. Either they’re running out of floor space for more servers to accommodate a growing business, or they’re outliving their legacy cooling and power systems.

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Topics: Managed Services, Colocation

Compliant Colocation: A New Case Study of One Healthcare Organization’s Success

Posted by Chris Isham on Sep 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

A good case study can show you how one company was successful in ways that might not have been considered or can even give you great insight into structuring your own successful solution. And if you’re concerned with HIPAA compliant colocation issues, you’ll definitely want to read this new case study.

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Topics: Compliant Colocation, Colocation

Colocation Services: What You Get & What You Need to Supply

Posted by Chris Isham on Sep 14, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Colocation services are on the rise, especially with more companies realizing the efficiencies of scale and the ease of rapidly growing your IT needs.

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Topics: Colocation

Colocation Hosting vs. Managed Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Sep 8, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Colocation hosting versus managed hosting comes down ultimately to a matter of control over your hardware and equipment.

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Topics: Managed Services, Colocation

3 Tips for the RFP Process with Colocation Facilities

Posted by Chris Isham on Sep 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

If you’re sending out requests for proposals (RFPs) to colocation facilities you’ve narrowed your focus to, the following tips may help you weed through all of the detail and find your new trusted business partner.

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Topics: RFP, Colocation