Big Data: Consider Safe Storage in an Offsite Facility

Today, businesses gather large amounts of industry-specific information from a wide range of available sources. Big data comes from places like social media, chat rooms (public and private) and hard copy sources such as libraries, universities, think tanks, research facilities and news agencies. It is difficult to process all of this data using traditional methods […]

Backup Storage: The Options

What would you do if you lost those pictures of your spouse, or your kids, or your parent? Everybody has files that they don’t want to lose, but from time to time, disaster strikes. Are you prepared? Here are a few of the best backup storage options available today. The Cloud The cloud is generally accepted as […]

Assuring Business Continuity With Offsite Data Centers

Your business is your life. And business continuity is what makes your life work. All the wires and lights, servers and data centers in the world can’t help you if you can’t use them to serve your customers. That’s where offsite data centers and secure, redundant networks come in. Hosting your data offsite ensure that if anything […]

3 Things that a Solid State Drive Can do Better than a Standard Hard Drive

By now, you’ve probably heard about a little thing called a solid state drive. In case you haven’t, a solid state drive can serve the same function as a hard drive, but it does it a little differently. A standard hard drive contains several disks that spin at high speeds. A solid state drive has no moving parts. […]

3 Things that Will Stop Your Business in Its Tracks

If you own or run a business, you understand how important it is to keep your business running all the time. As little as a day or two, or even a few hours of down time can ruin a good profits streak, and the effects can be seen for months, sometimes years. Unfortunately, as helpful as technology […]

Advantages of Using a Data Center: Why Your Server Closet Won’t Cut it

Imagine you’re a chef trying to cook in a kitchen the size of a shoebox. While the space may work as you perfect your recipes, once you’re ready to expand, the lack of room will prevent growth. Similarly, businesses may start out with an onsite server closet and quickly find that the room doesn’t have […]