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Topics: project management

Why You Need a Project Manager on Your Next Build

Instor Apr 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you are establishing a data center or moving to a new colocation, organizing the whole operation can be overwhelming. Each year thousands of IT projects run into trouble. According to the Project Management Institute’s 2017 Pulse of the Profession report, 14 percent of IT projects were deemed failures.

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Topics: colo

The Pros and Cons of Colocation Data Centers

Instor Apr 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Colocation data centers can provide your business a convenient and efficient way to maintain your infrastructure. Instead of investing time and money to build your own data center, you can rent space for your servers and computer hardware. This can save you a lot of headaches.

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Data Centers are Becoming the Darlings of Investors Everywhere

Instor Apr 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Spring is in the air and investment fever is spreading to all data center segments. According to Gartner, global IT spending is expected to reach 3.2% for 2018 and forecasted to decrease to 2.7% for 2019 while global server shipments at 3.5% for 2018 and 4.4% for 2019. In the U.S., cloud-related demand was especially strong in Chicago, Austin-San Antonio, Texas, Northern Virginia and Northern California with 30% from user demands for cloud computing.

 

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Data Center News Roundup for April 4, 2018

Instor Apr 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

March was a busy month on the data center news front, with word of Kaspersky working to claw back trust after a government ban, some new ideas on how legacy and cloud mix well, after all, spring data center cleaning tips and some potentially exciting breakthroughs that would let Internet of Things sensors create power literally out of thin air.

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Colos Are Hot Right Now, but Don't Count out the Traditional Data Center

Instor Mar 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The colocation and global data center markets are hot and are on the verge of getting hotter according to recent trends, predictions and forecasts. But how does this impact traditional, private data centers?

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Underground Data Centers: Flash in the Pan or Wave of the Future?

Instor Mar 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

More data centers are moving underground. Of course, some data center managers are wondering if it is just a phase or a lasting trend, and whether they should also invest in an underground facility. Let’s have a look at the various aspects of subterranean data centers and try to figure out the possibilities.

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