Tag: colocation

Online Tech on CRN’s Hosting Service Provider 100 list for secure enterprise cloud, colocation

Here we go patting ourselves on the back again, but we can’t help it. Media outlets keep handing us awards! Most recently, CRN named Online Tech one of its MSP Hosting Service Provider 100. (Read full press release.) These 100 … Continue reading

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Sage advice: Healthcare space ‘a great opportunity and a significant burden’

Scared of HIPAA? Don’t be. It represents huge opportunities for the IT world. That was the message from April Sage, Director of Healthcare IT for Online Tech, when she joined Karl Palachuk on his ‘Odd Tuesdays‘ podcast yesterday. (Find the … Continue reading

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The Big Switch to Managed Services and Private Cloud

Customer Big Switch to Managed Services “Customers don’t want to deal with equipment anymore,” says Yan Ness, Online Tech’s Co-CEO.  We are seeing customers more focused on buying applications than dealing with their servers.  They want to use our fully … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Your Colocation Provider: 2013 Update

If you’re searching for a new colocation provider or simply need to update your requirements for the new year, read on for a list of priority questions to ask potential or existing providers to ensure they’re operating at the highest … Continue reading

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Integrating IT Services: Cloud Computing & Compliance Concerns

To streamline IT service management and assets, the convergence of technology and processes to better meet business objectives is ideal. It also allows in-house IT teams to spend more time on other endeavors and projects for industry-specific, targeted business growth. … Continue reading

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Key Benefits of Leasing vs. Building a Data Center

So your company is expanding and growing at a rapid rate, and the demand requires more space, power and cooling – what do you do? Build a new data center, or buy (lease, or outsource your IT needs to a … Continue reading

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Understanding the Data Center Market in Secondary Cities & Beyond

I’m looking forward to attending the IMN (Information Management Network) conference next week in Los Angeles, California to join the discussion on the growing demand for data centers and colocation, as well as the threats and opportunities that cloud computing … Continue reading

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2011 Data Center Market Trends

DataCenterKnowledge.com recently released their 2011/2012 Data Center Market Insights report detailing the key trends driving data center market growth. Their methodology included a poll of over 200 data center professionals, including IT executives and facilities management in more than 13 … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: SMBs moving to Colocation and Cloud Computing

Something we’ve seen for a while at Online Tech is the rapidly progressing movement of small and mid-size businesses to outsource their data centers.  Last week, the WSJ highlighted the growing adoption of outsourced data centers by small and mid-size … Continue reading

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SaaS Value Added and Risk Management

There is an interesting trade-off in value add and risk management as you move up the SaaS Delivery Stack. The higher layers represent the majority of the value add for most SaaS providers. Continue reading

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