Whitepaper: Tips & Tricks for the Use of PUE as a Management Tool for Server Rooms
Thursday, November 17th, 2011  
ARTICLE (The Hosting News) – Data centre supplier Minkels, a European supplier of data centre solutions for monitoring, cooling, power distribution and housing, has issued a whitepaper containing highly specific implementation and user advice for the use of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)...

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Are You Ready For Colocation?
Friday, February 11th, 2011  
ARTICLE (The Hosting News)  – In the web hosting world, however, colocation (also commonly referred to as colo) refers to the practice of locating your own information technology infrastructure – servers, storage, networking gear, and more – into a data center. ...

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Seven Data Center Outsourcing Tips
Friday, January 28th, 2011  
ARTICLE (The Hosting News) – A recent Gartner survey found that 42% of companies with a thousand employees or less had either fully or partially outsourced their data centers, while 28% are planning to do so within the next 12 months....

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Getting To Know Your Datacenter
Tuesday, January 18th, 2011  
ARTICLE Shifting your server hosting to an offsite datacenter – perhaps as a collocation deployment – has a number of advantages.  You can in theory sleep comfortably knowing that a team of professionals is monitoring your server infrastructure and that redundant...

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Should You Colocate?
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010  
ARTICLE Enterprises or organizations who have an established server infrastructure that are looking to offload the management and hosting of that hardware and software to a dedicated hosting environment often turn to collocation as the solution. Colocation (also colo, or collocation)...

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Fending off Malware attacks- Keeping it simple
Thursday, November 25th, 2010  
ARTICLE (The Hosting News) – The current situation: Malware, malicious computer software which commits nefarious actions such as stealing sensitive information such as login credentials, financial information, contents of cookies and files have been spreading in the Internet like wildfire. Consider...

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What is a Data Center?
Saturday, September 5th, 2009  
ARTICLE A data center is a facility designed to store large amounts of equipment connected to computers, electronics and communications. Usually maintained by organizations in order to handle core operations in information services, including Internet connectivity, intranets, LANS, WANS, and extranets...