Category: Michigan Data Centers

Backup is the ‘sweet spot’ on the data protection spectrum

Data is growing exponentially. Not just in size, but also in importance to organizations. So how do you protect that data while simultaneously assuring it can be quickly recovered in case of an emergency? A recent Online Tech “Tuesdays at … Continue reading

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Mitigating the management expense of offsite backup

BY YAN NESS Online Tech Co-CEO For 15 years, Online Tech has provided data backup services to our colocation and hosting clients. We used to back up to tapes in a large multi-tape system, then transport them from one data … Continue reading

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Detroit’s tech renaissance enhanced by infrastructure development from Online Tech, Fibertech Networks and others

If the burgeoning economic renaissance in the city of Detroit is to fully take root, there’s some serious infrastructure work to be done. And not just “infrastructure” in terms of fixing the crumbling roads or creating mass transportation options, like … Continue reading

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Miss our Metro Detroit Data Center open house celebration? Here’s a recap

Our ace photographer, Chris Rizzo, took so many excellent pictures at our Metro Detroit Data Center open house on Dec. 2 that it took us a full 10 days to whittle it down to our 10 favorites to post here. … Continue reading

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Coming to our Metro Detroit Data Center open house? Bring a dog bowl. (Explanation below)

Are you planning to attend the open house celebration at our new Metro Detroit Data Center on Tuesday? If not, there’s still time to register. We’d love to see you there. If so, we have a favor to ask: Bring … Continue reading

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Disaster recovery expert to guest host Online Tech ‘Tuesdays at 2′ webinar

After 30 years in the disaster recovery industry, Lance Thompson has plenty of tales to tell. A few are extreme – like making huge efforts to help clients through the aftermath of hurricanes, floods, tornados and fires. Most are born … Continue reading

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Giving unlikely thanks? How about your auditor?

When you create a list of who you’re thankful for, your auditor may not jump to the top of your list. After all, isn’t that who asks for all those mountains of documents and relentlessly asks those probing questions? Let’s … Continue reading

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20th anniversary: Thoughts from Online Tech co-founder Gary Baker on the company’s evolution

Online Tech is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014. While our business model has changed considerably since 1994, three things have remained consistent: customer service, adaptability, and a leadership role in the technology world. Online Tech was founded as the … Continue reading

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Collaboration At The 12th Annual Detroit CIO Executive Summit

This week Online Tech will be headed to the Adoba Hotel Dearborn for the 12th annual Detroit CIO Executive Summit, put on by the Evanta group. This is a premium event created “by CIOs, for CIOs”, in order to get … Continue reading

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Are the odds of data recovery ever in your favor?

Way back in 2011 — when Prince William was getting married and Jennifer Lawrence was just getting cast as Katniss in the Hunger Games — Gartner predicted that 30 percent of midsize companies would have adopted recovery-as-a-service (RaaS) to support … Continue reading

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