IaaS, SaaS & PaaS – What’s The Difference?

For both global enterprises and small businesses, cloud computing is an important technology. If you are considering moving your business to the cloud, you should understand the definitions and differences of the various cloud solutions that are available today, be it for infrastructure or application deployment.

Did your business experience a carrier outage last Friday?

How could this be avoided? Carriers have outages each year, but your business should not be feeling the effects of carrier outages. The AGILE PDN network Infrastructure was built with fully redundant and load-balanced architecture to deliver 99.999% availability for your business.

High Availability vs. Disaster Recovery and Where They Fit into Business Continuity Planning

In the wake of massive outages caused by such incidents as distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, an organization can’t afford to falter in continuity planning. You may frequently hear the terms disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) used interchangeably. On the surface, HA and DR might seem like interchangeable terms. However, there are distinctions between the two.

A Primer on Data Center Tiers

When you are exploring building your own data center or outsourcing your data center needs to a 3rd party provider, it is important to understand the quality of the data center based on tier level ranking. What are data center tiers? Data centers are typically certified and rated via the TIA/942 standard and the rating methodology is used to rank data centers in terms of their levels of redundancy and other factors impacting uptime or expected infrastructure performance.

Can You See Into the Future? If Not, Your NOC May be Lagging Behind.

Your business is running smoothly. Growing, even. Congratulations. Feels good, right? Now you just have to maintain the status quo. Some challenges are unavoidable – they just happen. You might be a great problem solver but – let’s be honest – a business is easier to run without problems.

The Time Has Come – Your Data Center Needs a Reboot

Is it time to reboot your data center? Perhaps you moved locations. Or, you’re dealing with failing equipment, network performance issues, insufficient power, costly space – these and more are the reasons you may be hearing a proverbial clock tick.