October 2, 2015
hurricane joaquin

Colocation America PSA: Hurricane Joaquin

Dear Colocation America Readers; Hurricane Joaquin is making its way up the East Coast and is predicted to hit land in the Northeastern United States starting Monday evening. If you are in a potentially affected area please stay safe and […]
November 14, 2014

UPDATE: Plexxi Releases New SDN Software

Editor’s Note: The original article (posted below the line) was published on December 7, 2012. An update on the subject matter was sorely needed and done on November 14, 2014. Upon doing a content overview, we discovered that Plexxi was […]
November 5, 2014
hot vs cold aisle containment

Is Hot or Cold Aisle Containment Right For Your Data Center?

With so many data centers trying to cut costs to keep their customers on board, many are trying new or innovative ways to cut costs. And one of the major power consumers is keeping the data center cool to run […]
September 3, 2014
dc power consumption

Are The United States’ Data Centers Wasting Energy?

This is somewhat concerning but should be all that surprising, really: Data Centers in the United States are wasting an estimated $3 billion worth of energy power annually according to the US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). That’s a lot of […]
May 22, 2013
turkish data center

Uptime Institute Awards Tier III Certification to Turkish Government

The Turkish ministry of Customs and Trade received a Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute, an agency known for rigorous audits; Turkey’s commitment to design. The Turkish ministry of Customs and Trade received a Tier III certification from the […]
May 13, 2013

Colo Companies fight back against Spam

Make sure your colocation provider is doing their part to prevent spammers from affecting your website. Spam: it’s a quite a nuisance in our industry and can have negative effects on both the colocation provider and the customer. However, it […]
May 6, 2013
apache traffic server

Apache Traffic Server Stomps Competition, GoDaddy Helps

Software provider Apache, has stomped all competition in the web server market; Go Daddy now hosts 99% of its web sites with Apache Traffic Server. Things are really heating up in the web server market; according to a May […]
May 2, 2013
www turns 20

Happy Birthday to the Web: Celebrating 20 years of Freedom

On April 30, the World Wide Web celebrated its 20 birthday. Happy birthday to the World Wide Web; the project turned 20 this past April and to celebrate, inventor Tim Berners-Lee will restore the first web-server to remind the world […]
April 29, 2013
free bsd

BSD OS: Advanced security for servers

There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a Unix based OS for your dedicated server. There aren’t many server operating systems that are both free and offer an advanced level of security. If you’re on a budget, […]
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