John Rampton, Author at Cybersecurity & Data Management

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Colocation and Disaster Recovery

Hopefully most businesses and/or website owners will never need it, but “disaster recovery plans” are something you need to create and update on a regular basis. While millions of dollars are lost each year thanks to critical business data being lost in a myriad of ways, many of these losses are actually preventable—but you need to take

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Colocation Growth Required for New FCC Rules

In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a new rule that lets wireless locations expand—both in width and height—but such changes have had a snowball effect that is impacting everything from colocation facilities to property values. In Bellevue, Washington, the City Council is dragging their heels to abide by the FCC’s decision, claiming that such big

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The Real Cost of Owning a Data Center

A colocation service provider takes on a lot of costs and risks in order to provide clients with the best in service. Data centers can be incredibly large, and of course a reputable colocation provider will only secure a location that features great connectivity, temperate weather and minimal natural disasters—which means a relatively expensive location. The total

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Colocation vs. Managed Hosting

When launching your business online you will have many decisions to make, the most important of which may be choosing your hosting plan—and where exactly that hardware is going to be stored and managed. It’s the choice you have to when deciding how you want your company presented and represented to the digital world. Then,

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Colocation Crunch Time

It might seem like there are data centers popping up faster than Starbucks, but it’s simply not true. In fact, there is a high demand for data centers and many colocation service providers are scrambling to keep up. According to Nemertes Research, there is a colocation shortage in North America, with a billion dollar gap. Supply and

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