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SMEs seek out Tier 4 Datacentres

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Increasingly small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are seeking out web hosting companies that have invested in Tier 4 datacentres, the highest level of infrastructure available for colocation, dedicated servers or private / public clouds,…
Does it really matter where your colocation service is located?

Does it really matter where your colocation service is located?

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Many businesses now choose colocation hosting due to the knock-on benefits that offsite storage offers. Not only can they enjoy better speeds and uptime, but they free up internal resources thanks to a dedicated support…
Colocation – Should you choose it over Managed Hosting?

Colocation – Should you choose it over Managed Hosting?

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Colocation is a web hosting solution often suited to businesses that want to maintain their own hardware but cut back on the costs associated with on-premise datacentres including utility bills and physical space. Colocation generally…

Global Colocation Datacentre Demand Set To Grow by 13% in 2012

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A recent report released by the MarketResearch.Com suggests that Global Datacentre Colocation Services, dubbed GDCS, will grow at a rate of 13% or more between now and 2014. IT leaders are pursuing lower capital and…
A Newbies Guide to CDN

A Newbies Guide to CDN

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A content delivery network (commonly known as CDN) is, in its most basic terms, a network of computers that holds copies of data. This results in faster access to data in most cases. For example,…
Apple devices seeping into Corporate IT networks

Apple devices seeping into Corporate IT networks

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Apple has quietly been releasing information on now to integrate its growing list of Smart devices with Enterprise IT. While currently synonymous with consumers or perhaps less kindly termed "masses", the evidence is clear that…

How IT Leaders In UK and US View The Coming Cloud Revolution

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One of the biggest names in Enterprise IT, CA Technologies, recently commissioned the IDG to provide some clear insight into how IT leaders were positioning themselves, if at all, for cloud technologies. Polling executives in…

Office 365: The pinnacle of collaborative cloud Enterprise IT

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Picture an online command center which threads your key Enterprise apps including Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Server, through the eye of a cloud delivery platform reducing cost, complexity and helping staff focus on revenue, not…

A few tips to consider when migrating to a Virtual Data Centre

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According to a recent VMware whitepaper, there are a few key considerations and pitfalls to heed when automating data centres with virtualization: RECOMMENDED STEPS Proceed incrementally: Examine all manual tasks and consider whether these workloads…

A worldwide review of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) growth

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Two of the top challenges customers face when implementing SaaS services in Europe are customization and limited flexibility, according to a recent Gartner Press Release. But, despite these challenges SaaS revenue jumped 23% in 2011…
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