IaaS Cloud Hosting: Why Providers Can’t Ignore Scalability, Security, and Support

Posted on November 15th, 2012

Many articles and blog posts on cloud computing address the trend of IaaS cloud hosting from the perspective of buyers. Questions like “what are the risks and pitfalls buyers should be cautious of?” are addressed and industry reports heavily focus on the education of users. But what about the providers? Customers are not the only […]

Welcome IPv6, the enabler of a larger version of the Internet

Posted on June 6th, 2012

“Today is the launch day of IPv6”. This statement made the headlines in the news all over the world, today. Articles are concerned how tech companies deal with the adoption of the new protocol and how it impacts data centre providers. But what does the launch IPv6 actually mean?     Nowadays, there are billions […]

The Maze of Data Center Ownership Costs: To build or not to build?

Posted on May 29th, 2012

One major reason why data center owners might fail is the underestimation and miscalculation of data center ownership costs. Due to the fragmented nature of the industry, even experienced providers face difficulties with pinpointing their exact ownership costs. Running a data center needs to be associated with many different types of cost expenses. Some of […]