With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect and California enacting its landmark consumer law, 2018 was a watershed year for data privacy regulations. Many industry experts believe this indicates a new trend — regulators are paying attention to the implications of a data-driven world.
For IT teams managing enterprise business applications, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is critical. Data growth requires additional resources, but adding new hardware is not always viable. Enter virtualization. As its popularity grows, virtualization can offer lower initial costs, ease of scaling and centralized resource management. However, virtualization comes with its own set of challenges that are worth exploring.
An estimated 97 percent of organizations use cloud services today, according to McAfee, and Cisco forecasts cloud workloads nearly tripling between 2016 and 2021. Cloud computing has clearly gone mainstream. Yet the debate goes on: Which is best, public or private?
One of the price tags of digital transformation is the pressure of scaling up your data center. When considering your options — retrofitting, expanding or collocating — the first question to ask is: what are your priorities?
Searching for a new or replacement colocation data center can be daunting; even if you have a number of options, not all data centers are set up for vital business needs. It’s not unusual to see some providers cut corners. That’s why we compiled “insider tips” for choosing the right data center provider. We encourage you to get satisfactory answers on all 5 from the providers on your colo (or private cloud) short list.
We don't have to tell you why data security is important - as an industry leader, you already know how crucial it is to protect your company's most valuable asset. But with an ever-growing and changing list of standards and legislation, staying in-the-know of the latest data center certifications and accreditations can be difficult.
If you work with healthcare data, you know how important data security is when you're managing and exchanging protected health information. That's why organizations like yours are either seeking accreditation or seeking to work with data centers who are accredited with the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).
In this post, learn how CHI, ByteGrid's Chicago/Aurora data center, provides the security, reliability, and scalability you need to host your company's most valuable asset - your data.
Learn why SEA, ByteGrid's Seattle data center, is one of the top data hosting facilities in Washington state to support your colocation, virtual private cloud, dedicated private cloud, or hybrid cloud needs.