Sunday, March 17, 2013

Companies Seriously Considering Colocation Data Centers

By Thomas Debiec


Colocation data centers were the topic at the February Philadelphia meeting of 7x24 Exchange Delaware Valley Chapter.  Representatives from the University of Pennsylvania, Wilmington University, Comcast and Vanguard shared their opinions on this topic.   Here are a few takeaways from this meeting:
  • Considering colocation to support new and to improve existing services.
    • Comcast is going to regional data centers to support new and existing services in various regions of the country enabling them to increase performance and roll out new products quickly. Services are moving closer to the edge.
    • University libraries are moving away from hard books.
    • Universities are moving to cloud-based grading services such as Blackboard.
    • Mission critical recovery – a separate location is needed for disaster recovery and backup
    • To support cloud services
    • To take advantage of new technologies that might be very costly in-house
  • Companies no longer want to be in the DC business
    • Data centers are a huge expense
    • If you host it you own it
    • Growing comfort levels in not owning and operating
    • Security is not as much of a barrier due to proven case studies
  • Companies are still feeling their way around
  • Vanguard representative feels that larger banks are moving to colocation perhaps more quickly than other vertical market sectors.

4 comments:

  1. Research is an important part of the early gucci replica stages of set construction planning, particularly for films that takes place in the replica belts past or the future. Large film studios employ full-time researchers to dig up architectural drawings, archival photographs and artist renderings of historical buildings and locations. If a movie is set deep into the future, researchers prada replica may consult technology experts and futurists who can work with concept artists to sketch out 25th century skyscrapers and supersonic chanel outlet highways.

    The production designer also works lv outlet with the director and cinematographer to establish color palettes, textures, lighting and composition that help tell the story visually. If you paint a set with bright replica handbags colors, for example, it implies a light, happy mood cartier replica. Flat, gray colors create a lifeless, sterile atmosphere.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Get the news about cricket live streaming and daily vlog cricket live updates. cricket news live shows your daily cricket updates to the whole world.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Men’s hair styles 2017. We have formulated a list of mens haircut styles 2017 that will come to stay in 2017

    ReplyDelete
  4. Nice story about optical. New style of Simple mehndi designs 2017 and the new trend of arabic mehndi designs are also the best fashion in the world

    ReplyDelete