April 2015

IT News in association with Digital Realty offer 5 top tips for preparing your Digital Centre migration: 1 – Seriously consider an audit Data centre migrations don’t tend to offer end users any immediate benefit they can perceive, and thus don’t tend to be high on the board’s list of must-do projects. But delaying the inevitable will only make the job harder once facilities, hardware and firmware become...

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The data centre industry is laden with inter-related terms such as uptime, tier levels, availability, redundancy and reliability. In order to make an informed decision it is important to understand what they mean and what is the actual significance for any proposals you are considering in your “Build vs. Buy” analysis. The concept of “uptime” was pioneered by the Uptime Institute which was founded in 1993...

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A major challenge facing many organisations, both well established and those that are new and rapidly expanding, is managing growth and having flexibility. The ability to design for flexible staged growth and location agnostic workloads is an important part of the initial planning and buying decision. A recommended solution is to partner with a provider who offers pre-planned modular design, which is built-out in stages....

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