According to the 2016 Enterprise IT Spending Benchmarks, compiled by 451 Research, North America will exceed $1 trillion in IT spending by 2017. Businesses of all sizes are expected to move to a hybrid IT approach. When choosing a hybrid approach, you need both on-site and cloud resources that are reliable and well maintained. The easiest way to assure this is by streamlining your data center solutions through a single, fully integrated service provider.
Cloud adoption across the healthcare industry is growing, but not without worry for organizations handling sensitive electronic protected health information (ePHI). According to the June 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey, 80 percent of healthcare organization respondents reported that they currently use cloud services. For those resistant to moving to the cloud, security concerns were cited as a barrier.
Think cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) seems a bit… cloudy? You’re not alone. The cloud affords a myriad of benefits over traditional, tape-based methods. However, it is vitally important to understand exactly how the solution works before deciding whether or not to employ it with your business. Download this issue brief to take a behind the scenes look at cloud-based disaster recovery, including the mechanics of how the solution works.
Electronic records, data analytics, and other processor-intensive requirements put a lot of stress on a data center’s power, space, and cooling capacities.
As businesses and agencies face increasingly complex security requirements, it makes less and less sense for these organizations to invest resources in the operation and management of their own data centers. Enterprises are leaving the data center business, opting instead to seek a partner for their data center, colocation and cloud needs.
In the crowded market of data center providers, selecting the right provider can be tough. You need to find a data solution provider who can meet your current data needs and who can grow with you to accommodate any future needs and industry advances. This white paper provides an in-depth look at key considerations to keep in mind when selecting a data center provider in Chicago. From connectivity to compliance to customer service, these 7 key considerations offer a checklist for evaluating potential data center providers.