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Dublin’s Metro Data Center to Serve as 33 Smart Corridor Fiber Hub

Dublin, Ohio – June 23, 2017 – Recently ranked among the top data centers in central Ohio, Dublin’s Metro Data Center prepares for expansion as the primary point of presence for the 33 Smart Corridor. Governor John Kasich announced the $15 million investment to transform the 35-mile stretch of US route 33 between Dublin and East Liberty in November 2016. …

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SMBs Confident in Cloud Backup

Businesses in every field are generating, collecting and using more data than ever before, making storage a growing need. Providing cloud-based backup solutions is one way that managed hosting vendors can help, particularly when it comes to businesses with fewer than 500 employees. While myths still persist about the safety of cloud backup solutions, small- and medium-sized businesses aren’t buying …

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Building a Backup Strategy: Tips For Cloud And On-Premises Success

You need a reliable backup strategy. When it comes to failing backups, many businesses assume it “won’t happen to them.” Until it does. Unless you’re storing patient data, there’s likely no requirement for a solid backup plan, no legislation that demands you insure data against disaster. But all it takes is once. One hour without your data. One day without …

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What is RTO and RPO?

In disaster recovery situations, two essential variables reign supreme: recovery time objective (RTO) and recovery point objective (RPO). Most DR solutions will address these benchmarks upfront, and if they don’t, they’re probably not a vendor you want to partner with. To understand why, let’s quickly cover what these two terms mean and how they might affect your DR plan. RTO …

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The Future of SQL: Database Standard or Sidelined Solution?

The rise of big data and real-time analytics has changed the value proposition of SQL Server. As noted by Datanami, SQL-on-Hadoop offers significant benefits and is driving market competition, while TechTarget highlights that SQL pros are often left out of the loop as Java plays a more important role. What’s the future of SQL? Read more on our vendor, Single …

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5 Ways Managed Hosting Minimizes Information Security Risks

Last year, the U.S. experienced more data breaches than it ever did in a single previous year, according to research from the Identity Theft Resource Center. In addition, Risk Based Security found hackers across the globe compromised 4.2 billion records, another all-time high. As the severity and frequency of cyberattacks increase, so does the in-house struggle to find the means …