10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Data Center

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This article comes from TechRepublic and underscores many “lessons learned” by companies who did not plan adequately for security, expansion, manageability, and more. Good news: with over 600 clients and 23 years in the service business, AIS is well-experienced in helping customers do things right the first time. From cloud services to redundant power to structured cabling, we can help …

Two-Thirds of the World’s Data Centers Going to Cloud: Cisco

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Below is an article that I read in Forbes. While we all know that cloud traffic is rising rapidly, Cisco puts some specific numbers on it: 44% CAGR from 2011 to 2016. Two thirds of all data center traffic will be cloud-based in just four years. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ———— Within four years, …

Cloud is Disrupting the Outsourcing Industry

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Here’s an interesting article posted on Oct 23 in Forbes by Joe McKendrick that may resonate with a number of our readers. It’s about the cloud (surprise) and how it is disrupting (surprise) the entire outsourcing industry. Thanks for finding and forwarding this article, Annie! Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP of Marketing ———- Cloud is starting …

AIS Unveils Life Sciences SaaS Platform with Easy, Affordable Access to Popular Sequencing Applications

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AIS ClearCompute provides a cost-effective, on-demand, scalable, and secure cloud environment that meets the unique needs of the Life Sciences community SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 23, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity services, today unveiled AIS ClearCompute, a Life Sciences Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that supports a growing …

Cloud ROI — What You Need to Know

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“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” — Warren Buffet Sounds simple, doesn’t it?  Then again, Warren Buffet has always had a knack for understanding the symmetry between price and value. In many ways, one could apply this same adage on price and value when calculating the return on investment or Cloud ROI. Today, the dynamic and evolving …

AIS Expands its Versatile, Virtual Data Center Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Capability to Phoenix

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AIS BusinessCloud1 provides local markets a simple migration path to VMware-based cloud services and gives national clients geographic diversity for disaster recovery  SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 25, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity services, today announced availability of its flagship AIS BusinessCloud1 cloud service in Phoenix, Arizona. Originally unveiled in …

Hold-Free Networks Extends AIS Datacenter Footprint to Accommodate Rapid Expansion

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The AIS robust network fulfills increased need for speed while meeting strict deadlines and budget requirements;  AIS BusinessCloud1 to provide an extra layer of reliability SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 18, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services, today announced Hold-Free Networks, a provider of social CRM solutions for Web and …

AIS Announces Special Offer for Accelerating Implementation of IT DR Plans in Phoenix Data Center

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Customers Signing Up for One Year of AIS Disaster Recovery Service in Phoenix Will Get One Terabyte of Enterprise-Grade NetApp Storage Free for One Year SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 10, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services, today announced its AIS Phoenix “DR Vault” special, which is designed to accelerate …

Data Center Evolution: The Future is Cloudy, Part 2

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In the previous piece, we talked about cloud computing and pointed to four ways corporate IT can benefit from the cloud. In part two, we will address what should be going on “behind the scenes” of a 21st century data center services provider. For the last 5 years, the term “cloud computing”, has been used to describe a large and …

Cover Story: AIS Featured in San Diego Business Journal

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On Monday, August 13, AIS and its CEO Tim Caulfield (pictured on the front page) was featured in a story titled “Space Race: AIS’ New Cloud Has Room, Resources and Security. The focus of the piece was AIS BusinessCloud1 (BC1) and how it helps companies that have to sort through massive amounts of data. Examples include DNA analysis. AIS BC1 …