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Identifying Private Cloud Opportunities for SMBs

In the past, private cloud opportunities have been out of reach for Denver small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) due to their notoriously expensive price tags. Since then, new innovative cost-saving technologies have launched, allowing true enterprise cloud solutions to all. As far as cloud computing goes, there are three main categories SMBs frequent: Public cloud Hybrid cloud Private cloud Public […]

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Top 3 Denver Data Center Problems No One Addresses

Data centers today are highly complex structures where modern technologies have placed extreme pressure on colocation facilities and IT departments. When you’re seeking out a Denver data center to match your needs, you need to make sure the colocation facility is going to be able to meet your expectations. So if you’re a managed service provider or IT integrator, what […]

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Is Your Company Prepared? Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

We instinctively cringe at the concept of disaster recovery. It reminds us that negative events can and do happen when it comes to our data. But, in the end, not having a plan set up will likely be far more unpleasant (and costly) than the process of accepting reality, setting one up, and monitoring it. While […]

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Physical Web Servers or Virtual Web Servers?

Web hosting is a multifaceted business. Performance and cost are two factors that come readily to mind, but reliability and scalability are key aspects too. Your web hosting business may be just starting, expanding, or already a recognized name in the industry, but there’s more to choosing between a physical or virtual web server than just the size of your enterprise. […]

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Problems CIOs Face with Data Backups

Regardless of how advanced and automated any given backup system is, they all require CIOs to ask certain questions before they choose the solution that best suits their needs. Perhaps the biggest question is: will this data backup system solve my current problems? Below is a list of problems that CIOs routinely face with data backups, […]

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Testing Disaster Recovery Systems? Steps CIOs Miss

One frequently-overlooked or avoid aspect of disaster recovery is the need to test your disaster recovery plan on a regular schedule. Otherwise, you risk an event that your company may not recover from. Testing involves a run-through of the entire recovery process so that bugs can be identified and ironed out. The best way to accomplish this […]

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