Tag: IT operations

How Social Media Has Helped Online Tech Improve Server Hosting Customer Service

Sometimes it seems so obvious after the fact.  That’s the case when we started using social media tools to improve customer support in our managed data center business. Online Tech is fairly active in the social media world when it … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Data Center Consolidation and Using IaaS

One of the big takeaways from the cloud computing hype over the last year is that everyone wants to do more with less. Keeping your IT infrastructure in-house no longer makes sense from a cost perspective. The cloud computing media … Continue reading

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Why Colocation?

How to managed IT demands efficiently As the demands on IT increase, managing the expertise and resources required to support the entire IT delivery stack is becoming more difficult and more expensive for many mid-size firms. Many firms are finding … Continue reading

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Surviving a SAS-70 Audit

Online Tech and UHY team up for a repeat performance on How to Survive a SAS-70 Audit You Don’t Need to Fight the SAS-70 Audit Online Tech & UHY have partnered for a seminar for CIOs and IT Directors of … Continue reading

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Opportunity In Companies’ IT Cutbacks – Crains Detroit

Crain’s Detroit Business Coverage of Online Tech’s Growth Through the Current Economic Downturn By Tom Henderson, April 5, 2009; Reprinted from Crains Detroit Business Online Tech Inc., an Ann Arbor-based provider of data storage and file backup for disaster recovery, … Continue reading

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IT Budget Cuts May Cause Data Center Disruptions

Odds of data center disruptions increase as budgets get cut AFCOM (The Association for Computer Operations Management) found that nearly half of the data center managers they surveyed expected cutbacks and believed that disruptions were possible because of the cost-cutting … Continue reading

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AFCOM’s Five Bold Predictions for Data Centers

Data Center Predictions Updated to Reflect Impact of Today’s Economy This year’s bi-annual AFCOM Data Center World® 2009 at the Paris Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas brought together approximately 800 data center professionals under one roof to share … Continue reading

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Gartner Data Center Prediction Comes True

Gartner Says 50 Percent of Data Centers Will Have Insufficient Power and Cooling Capacity by 2008 STAMFORD, Conn., November 29, 2006 — Organizations are increasingly deploying more computing power, but, by 2008, 50 percent of current data centers will have … Continue reading

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Michigan Benefits from Data Center Outsourcing

Online Tech exemplifies Growth of Data Center Industry in Michigan Michigan Business Review (see link to original article below) Reprinted article by Sven Gustafson Related Coverage: Online Tech’s Yan Ness says Michigan is Cool. The trend toward outsourcing the hosting … Continue reading

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NEW on Helping Michigan Nonprofits

Online Tech works with NEW to save costs on IT for nonprofits Linh Song, the Director of npServ at the NEW center, sat down with Online Tech to answer a few questions about how they are helping out Michigan Non-Profits. … Continue reading

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