Articles Tagged ‘data’

Common Causes of IT Disruption and What to do About Them

This week’s guest blog was written by Brent Whitfield, CEO of DCG Technical Solutions Inc. There was a time, not too long ago, when one of a business owner’s main concerns was losing his or her assets through fire, storm damage or flood. While insurers catered to these fears by providing comprehensive business insurance policies,…

Disaster Recovery over Traditional Backup

This week’s blog post was written by Brent Whitfield is the CEO of DCG Technical Solutions Inc. The logic behind the inadequacies of traditional backup The fact is this: Traditional backup methods, today, are completely inadequate. Many business owners won’t even consider the backup methods of yesterday (such as tapes and disks) and are moving…

Outages are Expensive!

This week’s blog post was co-written by Cloud solutions experts, Anando Chatterjee and Ashish Patel. Outages are Expensive! Consider the recent IT outages that hit two major airline companies in the United States – Southwest Airlines & Delta Airlines. A failed networking device at Southwest’s operations centre rendered its computer systems offline for several hours…

Lower IT Spending and Increase End-User Happiness with Infrastructure as a Service

Lower IT Spending by 33% and Increase End-User Happiness by 32% With Cloud-Enabled Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Managing your own IT infrastructure is beginning to become a burden, and for some organizations, an unbearable one. Many enterprises are faced with tasks that range from extending legacy assets in an attempt to gain more value out of data…

Enabling Your Business with the Right Data Centre

With data volumes increasing exponentially with the use of smart systems, the Internet of Things, and other business intelligence gathering processes, there is a burgeoning need for enhanced business infrastructure that will protect and manage critical data. Colocation services have emerged to become a valuable component of many businesses’ network infrastructure. They offer a secure…

SECURITY IN THE CLOUD: ARE YOU ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS?

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Hybrid cloud is rapidly emerging in the business world with its ability to support enterprises in reducing costs, increasing returns and most importantly, keeping our vital data at our fingertips. So what’s keeping all businesses from completely migrating to the cloud? The fear of a loss of security. To simplify, cloud computing is an internet-based,…

Data and Servers get Gold Treatment at Vancouver Vault Data Centre

At the beginning of 2014, it was announced that TeraGo Networks had purchased it’s first west coast data centre facility as a part of it’s strategic initiative to provide complementary solutions. However, this wasn’t just any regular facility — it was a vault, literally. The location was originally built for the Bank of Canada in…

Prepare Your Business for the Digital Disruption

The message from Gartner’s recent CIO Survey is clear; a digital disruption is on the horizon, and not many businesses are prepared for it. Having the ability to manage, harvest, and analyze data is essential to success in 2015 and beyond. The top two priorities indicated by the survey results are responding to the ongoing…

Infographic: Fun Facts About the Internet of Things

The number of connected devices is steadily increasing, fuelling the continued growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). To help demonstrate the impact IoT will have, we’ve created an infographic containing six fun facts about the technology. For businesses that haven’t adopted IoT yet, it’s time to start thinking about what your competitors could do…

Saving Money with Colocation in Canadian Data Centres

If you are a business owner or executive, finding ways to save money on IT is probably high on your “To-Do List.” As necessary and vital as technology is to running virtually any kind of organization, it can also represent a bit of a budgetary black hole – and an area of the company where…