Colocation vs Managed Hosting: What’s the difference?

One of the biggest concerns for any company that owns servers is the management and operation of that equipment. When referring to server management, two methods are frequently mentioned: Managed Hosting & Colocation. Although these methods share similar characteristics and provide similar benefits, they are both very different options for your IT infrastructure.
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Considering an Office Move? Don’t be Left “Disconnected.”

I’ve had more than one conversation with a client that started like this…“Oh, by the way, we’ll be moving our office in two to three months.” This should be music to my ears since we’re in the business of supporting our client’s technology needs. However, office relocation can easily become a painful experience. We often encounter issues with the availability and variety of data communication providers at the client’s new location. In spite of the perceived availability of high-speed data communications, it isn’t always that easy. Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Toolkit: Business Must Go On…DR & Colocation

Business continuity and disaster recovery planning are all about a company’s ability to survive and continue operations in the face of physical and environmental events, such as natural disasters (fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc), network outages, disgruntled employees and computer viruses. Critical business technologies – telephone, email, Internet, corporate applications, databases – must be included in the planning process to ensure corporate survival and continued operation. Continue reading