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The New Paradigm: Application First, Infrastructure Second

The evolution of data storage and applications has seemed to be relatively simple and straightforward: Enterprises handled everything on-premises, then shifted to co-location, and finally migrated to the cloud. But along the way, CIOs and I&O leaders have discovered it’s not so simple…This new paradigm and has dramatically enhanced its capabilities to help clients adapt to this new, more complex reality.

We call it our Multi-Generational Infrastructure Strategy.

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A chat with Evoque & Foghorn CEOs about Their New Relationship

Listen in as Evoque Data Center Solution’s CEO, Andy Stewart, and Foghorn’s CTO, Peter Roosakos, talk about their budding relationship, Multi Generational Infrastructure, and more.

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How to Optimize SaaS Application Performance within Your IT Infrastructure

With today’s average company using 137 unique software as a service (SaaS) apps, ensuring your internal applications, SaaS solutions, and all databases (whether on-prem or cloud-based) are efficient and effectively working together is business critical. While you can’t always control where SaaS solutions are housed or where the data associated…

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Evoque Data Center Solutions CEO: 2021 Evolving As “Year Of Growth”

Connectivity Suite, owned and operated data center optimization seen as key moves in corporate expansion DALLAS, February 24, 2021 – After a year of aligning the company’s capabilities with the rapidly changing data center market, the chief executive officer of Evoque Data Center Solutions™ says his company is primed for…

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Remote Hands Cost-Benefit Analysis

When engaging a new service, it is tempting to find ways to save money by cutting “extra” costs. This may be the case with Remote Hands Services from a colocation solution provider. You may think remote hands is an unnecessary extra that you don’t really need or will not really use.   Before jumping to that conclusion, it is helpful…

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When to Use Cloud vs. What to Keep in Colo

The race to all things cloud has been running for a few years now. But with time comes knowledge, and enterprises are beginning to realize that cloud solutions are not the answer to all needs. Whether it is the cost of scaling cloud or the need for better security and…

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How Much Does Colocation Cost?

Understanding the potential cost of a solution, service, or product is an important part of early-stage evaluation. If something is cost-prohibitive or out of your company’s allocated budget, it’s not a viable solution. So when evaluating data management strategies, “how much does colocation cost” is likely one of your first questions.   Unfortunately, the answer is “it depends.” You’ve likely…

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Evoque Retrospective: Q1 2020

The first three months of 2020 was an exciting time for Evoque! Not only did we celebrate our first anniversary at New Years, we made some big moves during Q1. Here’s a look back on some of our favorite moments since January.  Opened a New Evoque HQ  In January, Evoque cut the ribbon on its new corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas (in the Dallas…

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AI’s Impact on Data Centers: AI & Data Center Efficiency

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have made it infinitely easier for data center teams to monitor equipment performance and proactively predict replacement needs. But these same tools can also help teams monitor and address real-time data center efficiency on a day-to-day basis. When applied to an overall facility (rather than focused on a…

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AI’s Impact on Data Centers: AI & Performance Monitoring

According to Gartner, “30 percent of data centers that fail to sufficiently prepare for AI will no longer be operationally or economically viable by 2020.” With that milestone upon us, artificial intelligence (AI) is now — or should be —part of a comprehensive and modern approach to data center maintenance and operations. …

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Colocation 101: Power in Data Centers

While there are many variables and additional features, data centers are fundamentally about three core elements:  Space  Power  Interconnectivity  Without these elements you don’t have a functioning data center. While it may sound straightforward, it’s not as simple as it seems. Let’s focus on what “power” really means for a data center.  When it comes…

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Data Center Infrastructure Strategy: CapEx vs. OpEx

In today’s market, there are several approaches to data management and data center infrastructure, the most popular being:  Owning and operating private data centers  Colocation  Public and private cloud solutions  A hybrid mixture of these approaches  As organizations evaluate which approach best suits its needs, the deciding factor often comes down to business…

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Understanding the Physical Security of Colocation Data Centers

When looking at data centers, enterprise customers have historically wanted to see bells and whistles — the lights on servers. But that is a mindset that is slowly evolving into utilizing the cloud or hybrid solutions between physical hardware and the cloud. With the shifting mindset, customers want to make…

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The Current & Future State of Private Colocation Providers

I recently attended CAPRE’s 2020 Digital Infrastructure Industry Forecast event and had the honor of participating on a panel titled The Private Perspective: How Have Privately Held Companies Performed and What are Their Key Priorities for 2020?. It was an insightful panel with perspectives from my peers at TierPoint, Compass Data Centers, and Data Canopy. The key takeaways from the panel are that: …

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Where Colocation Thrives in Today’s Data World

Predicting data center trends is fun (and important when it comes to staying current with client needs), but that doesn’t mean data centers can forget the bread and butter of their service offerings. That’s the crux of this recent 451 Research report, “Dear datacenter industry, let’s get back to the…

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Questions to Ask Before Signing a Colo Contract

Just because colocation is the preferred solution for many industries and use cases doesn’t mean that all colocation service providers are created equal, or that the solution will be a slam dunk no matter what. Colocation is not a commodity. Selecting a data center provider should be a long-term partnership…

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Data Center & Colocation 2020 Predictions

As the year draws to a close, it’s exciting to think about what’s to come and how the colocation and data center industry will change over the next 12 months. While no one has a crystal ball, there are some past trends that are likely to continue, some anticipated trends…

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Who’s a Good Fit for Colocation?

Cloud and on prem solutions aren’t perfect for every company or use case. See where colocation shines and if it’s the right fit for you.

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