How Colocation Data Centers use Modern Technology

In a typical situation, the colocation will provide the physical security, power, building, and cooling while the consumer provides the servers, and the storage. The space in a colocation facility is rented or leased by the room, cage, cabinet or rack. Several colocation facilities have also included in their services the ability for the business […]

Mitigating Data Center Service Models: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

On April 21, 2011, Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) experienced a major outage at its data center in Virginia that brought down important websites including Foursquare, Springpad, Reddit, Quora, BigDoor and Hootsuite. The outage lasted from 5:00 am until the late afternoon that Thursday. However, many problems were not resolved until April 25. The EC2 […]

Breaking free from data tangles

Making use of Cloud computing platforms can empower a business to select the resources required, instances of operating systems, amount of storage, memory and the processing power according to one’s requirement. Achieving economies of scale thus becomes much easier for companies with ancillary functions taken care of. Picture this, you are a medium-sized organization, have […]