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IT Connectivity From the Data Center to the Cloud

Learn how direct cloud connectivity can help you reduce costs, increase bandwidth, and provide a more consistent network performance.

This executive report explains the business benefits of establishing a dedicated network connection from colocation facilities to any public cloud provider.

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Are Your Own Employees Putting Your Business at Risk?

This executive report examines six vulnerabilities in enterprise security, along with measures to protect it. While companies invest millions of dollars in state-of-the-art security measures to protect their financial and intellectual assets, they typically overlook the biggest risk of all: their employees. Consider the risks. On average, it takes just 82 seconds before a

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The Top Four BYOD Security Risks and How Enterprise Firms Combat Them

New age connectivity Bring your own device (BYOD) – the use of personal tablets, computers and smartphones for work – is becoming commonplace. For employers, BYOD offers tremendous advantages: it reduces IT costs, improves productivity, increases employee satisfaction and offers much-valued flexibility. But along with these gains come increased cybersecurity risks. Weighing the risks

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“Yes, You’d Have to Be Crazy to Build Your Own Data Center.”

Are you a data center farmer or an innovator? Fast-growing cloud providers, social media firms, financial organizations and enterprise companies with large and growing IT footprints often embrace private data centers as a necessity. However, like many farmers of the last century who resisted the move to larger, more productive farming methods, many business leaders

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Red Flags To Watch For When Selecting A Data Center Provider

When evaluating data centers, businesses need to weigh the pros and cons of each data center carefully. Data center providers will almost always run a data center more effectively than a business, since they can spread out costs and gain efficiencies across a number of customers. For businesses, outsourcing colocation services to a data center

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Ponemon Research Confirms Data Center Outsourcing Trend

IT Outsourcing Growing in Popularity as a Strategic Tactic in Managing IT High costs and security concerns are the biggest pain points that drive companies to use third-party colocation providers. More companies are selecting colocation providers to help efficiently manage increasingly complex data center environments, lower capital and operating costs, while shoring up their physical

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Defining Data Security

How to Ensure Data Security: Simple Question, Complicated Answer More companies are making data security a primary focus. They are developing effective plans to address issues beyond where to store the data and establishing clear guidelines for how to manage and monitor key data. Learn how today’s IT leaders are looking outside of their organizations

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Federal Data Centers: The Build vs. Buy Decision.

System Integrators Can Play a Vital Role in Supporting a Federal Agency’s Mission. Federal agencies have begun seeking partnerships with advanced system integrators and third-party data center providers as a way to ensure their IT infrastructure requirements are efficient, scalable and up-to-date. Learn why third-party IT infrastructure providers are the solution for system integrators supporting

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Healthcare Providers Seek Out New Ways To Manage and Utilize Big Data

Healthcare Providers Walk a Tightrope Between Improving Functionality and Reducing Costs Health care reform is focused on not only improving how you manage data, but how you use it. More collaboration is necessary, data sharing is becoming critical and community care ideas are taking shape. This contributes to new challenges in a wide range of

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Six Key Considerations for Financial Firms to Meet the Fast Growing Technology Demands of FinTech Services

Financial Services Firms Harness the Power of Colocation A growing number of financial companies are colocating their data centers to reduce costs, increase security, and speed development of mobile services. This executive report explores how financial services firms can effectively deal with the huge increase in the amount of data being transmitted and processed by

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