Author: Carl Miller

Outsourcing to a proactive data center partner

Carl Miller on Apr 15, 2019 1:12:00 PM Managed IT Services, Data Center

racksquared_social_proof_blog_img_0419Historically, cost savings has always been a big factor behind data center outsourcing. Cost reduction will remain a key element driving the choice to outsource to a data center partner, but companies also realize the value of proactive services because of improved uptime, compliance, and reduced risks. According to various market reports, data center outsourcing is the most effective way to manage IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to focus on innovating their business. When you consider this and what others are saying, it’s actually hard to find a reason to keep all data center operations in-house.

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How the AS/400 Server is making an Impact

Carl Miller on Apr 15, 2019 12:48:00 PM IBM Power, Data Center

Racksquared_blog_AS400-SoftwareIf you’re an IT professional, you’ve probably heard of IBM’s AS/400. You might know someone with this in their job title or seen certifications for it. But many of us are wondering whether the platform that was introduced back in the 80s is still relevant today. As we approach the digital age and ground-breaking discoveries in artificial intelligence, we’d like to take a look at the AS/400 and discuss why this server is still making an impact.

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How Do I Get Started With Veeam Cloud Connect?

Carl Miller on Mar 21, 2019 1:33:00 PM Disaster Recovery, Veeam, Backup

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Whether you manage your data in-house or through a data center provider, you’ve likely heard of Veeam. But do you understand Veeam’s full range of capabilities? Today, 60% of businesses are benefiting from using Veeam Cloud Connect Backup with a recovery time of fewer than 15 minutes and data replication up to 50 times faster than raw data transfer. So, what are you waiting for?

By partnering with Racksquared, our experts can help you get started with Veeam whether you work for a small business or large enterprise.

 

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The top 4 benefits of data center colocation

Carl Miller on Mar 21, 2019 1:27:00 PM Colocation, Data Center

racksquared_colocation_blog_img_0319Many companies today are shifting from managing their data in-house to outsourcing to a proactive data center who can store and manage their data off-site. To understand this shift, let’s take a look at the definition of colocation and learn more about its top benefits.

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Cloud data services vs. outsourcing to a data center

Carl Miller on Feb 20, 2019 1:46:00 PM Managed IT Services, Backup, Data Center

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We’re all users of technology, and in the data center space, we are continually leveraging new systems, methods of communication, and advanced technologies with the user in mind. As our world becomes increasingly more advanced and connected, small business leaders and IT professionals should consider new solutions and concepts around the management of their infrastructure.

Many are wondering whether to outsource IT to a data provider or store their data in the cloud. At first glance, cloud data services are convenient, compared to searching for and choosing a proactive data center partner. In reality, these cloud-based systems can be complex and costly especially as your company grows. Let’s take a look at the differences between cloud services and outsourcing to a proactive data center partner, so you can understand what’s best for your business.

 

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What is a proactive data center partner and why is it important?

Carl Miller on Feb 19, 2019 1:52:00 PM Data Center

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Some believe that the choice of a data center is irrelevant, that one data center is the same as another and that outsourcing is just a commodity. However, data center providers vary in many ways from accreditations, space and power capacity, connectivity options and offerings, to geographical location. Of course, there are other things to consider when choosing a data center provider – how much money they save your business, how quickly they respond in the event of a disaster, and how well they understand local regulation. All of these considerations can be used to describe a proactive data center. Let’s start by taking a look at what this means for the consumer.

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