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Halting Airflow Leaks in Data Centers with Aisle Containment

More organizations are relying on their IT infrastructure to accomplish more. This has created a need for larger data center environments which are capable of handling both current and future demands. IT administrators are tasked with migrating to, and managing these environments. The challenge now isn’t only planning for growth; a lot is now being spent on keeping the current environment running efficiently. Read More

Anatomy of a Botnet

There’s little debate that organizations are relying more and more on the use of the Internet. The increase in Internet usage has begun to see more identity fraud, spamming, malware distribution, bank fraud, and now growing more frequently – Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Read More

The Truth about Dual Power Feeds

One of the basic requests for a data center will be to have a dual feed environment. Today’s providers often offer “dual feed” power supplies – but does that really mean two independent power feeds? A new white paper from Data Foundry explores this question. Read More

What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision

Whether your organization is an SMB or a large enterprise, there are some key decision points and drivers behind an initiative to move towards a colocation provider. There are numerous benefits in selecting to work with a colocation data center and it’s important to understand which of those benefits can directly help your organization grow. Read More

Choosing a Green Colocation Provider

Currently, there are many data center providers offering “green” solutions. The question becomes this: How do I know these data centers are truly green and how do I know that this will save me money? This white paper offer Internap’s view on the subject. Read More

Making the Case for DDoS Protection

Security in the enterprise IT world is one of the most important topics which need constant review and education. Managers and executives oftentimes misunderstand many security protocols and insist that security teams focus on other, more revenue generating, measures. Today’s modern IT environment is more susceptible to threat than ever… Read More

Applying Data Center Infrastructure Management in Colocation Data Centers

Today’s modern data center requires organizations to run as optimally and efficiently as possible. This means introducing technologies such as data center infrastructure management (DCIM). According to a September 2012 Data Center Knowledge survey 70% of our audience are using or planning a move to colocation providers. It has become more important than ever to have a solid management platform overseeing the processes of a data center. Read More

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