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Topics: gdpr

GDPR Is Coming: Is Your Data Center Ready?

Instor May 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The European Union’s (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) is set to go into effect on May 25, 2018. These regulations are not limited to just the EU but any organization doing business in Europe including those in the U.S. These data privacy regulations take data protection and security policies to a whole new level.


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Topics: data center

A Data Center on A Yacht ... And 15 Other Strange Designs

Instor May 11, 2018 10:04:20 AM

Data centers don't always promote their creative aesthetics, designs or locations. Often, they would rather be known for their performance and efficiency. However, there are a lot of data centers that will dazzle you with their beauty or intrigue you with their mystique and straight up weirdness. Here's a look at some of the oddest ones around.


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Topics: Migration, relocation

Figuring Out Your Data Center Relocation and Migration Strategy

Instor May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM
Data center relocations and migrations are complex, time-consuming and resource-intensive. You need a solid project plan and flawless execution to have a smooth transition. If you have never dealt with a data center relocation, it’s highly recommended that you hire a consultant or a firm that can help you.
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Topics: News

Loud Noises, Cramer Offers Thoughts on the Cloud, Atlanta Heats Up and More

Instor Apr 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As April comes to a close, it’s been another busy month in the world of data center news. See how Atlanta is quickly becoming a hub for data center expansions; get Jim Cramer’s take on the recent rise of data center stocks; and hear about a really, really loud noise that managed to shut down an entire stock exchange’s data center last week.



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Instor Hosts Bass Classic Invitational To Benefit Hookset Brothers Combat Recovery

Instor Apr 25, 2018 11:06:51 AM

Texas Bass Tournament will Benefit Hookset Brothers 

This week brings the inaugural Instor Bass Classic Invitational fishing tournament to the Dallas area.  Proceeds from the event will go to the Hookset Brothers, a non-profit dedicated to helping America's veterans through PTSD by getting them outside for fishing, hunting and other activities. 


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Instor Solutions, Inc. announced that it is hosting the Instor Bass Classic Invitational in Lewisville, Texas this week.  Set for April 27, the event will pair amateur anglers with professional bass fishermen for a day of competitive bass fishing on Lewisville Lake north of Dallas. The event features 20 teams of three anglers and will include pro anglers such as Jesse Timmons, Keith Glasby, Kevin Dritschler, Mike “Big Bass” McWhorter and many others.

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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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