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    Find Data Center News

      When I got into the data center business back in 1999 there wasn’t much in the way of data center news  that was timely. I kept up with data center news from limited sources and bland press releases. In more recent times the news coverage has expanded nicely as data centers have become highly relevant. […]

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    Why Do We Struggle With IT?

    Are we fooling ourselves in thinking IT can be a competitive advantage?  Why are SaaS platforms like Salesforce, Slack and Asana so nice to use while Enterprise apps are non-intuitive, hard to integrate and ugly? As executives, why do we struggle to get our systems to be an advantage rather than just something that barely gets the job done? The question why do we […]

  • Is Cloud Cheaper?

      To know if Cloud is cheaper we’ll define the various types of infrastructure we see in our engagements. Cloud isn’t for everyone but by the end of this article you’ll be able to size up your environment and see if you can actually save money by moving. Let’s start by defining Cloud as it relates […]

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    Alternatives to Amazon AWS ?

    Amazon AWS (AWS) outsells its nine closest competitors combined.  Since AWS has a great reputation, why would someone want to look at the alternatives? I feel that AWS is great for organizations that can handle a Do It Yourself environment. If you are technical and only need IT infrastructure, they’re an excellent service provider. But if you need more than just […]

  • They Call Us A Colocation Broker

    Colocation Brokers?

    I don’t like the term colocation or cloud broker which is a bit silly since that’s what we do at ColoAdvisor. Although different, it reminds me of searching online and happening upon an affiliate link for the item you want. The affiliate recommends it and then offers you a small value add for clicking on […]