HCTS North America, Sept 23-25 in Las Vegas

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Sept 23-25, 2013 | Bellagio Resort & Casino 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89109 Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit North America 451 Research’s annual Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit-North America is the premier forum for executives in the hosting, cloud computing, datacenter and Internet infrastructure sectors. Join corporate leaders, end users, industry visionaries, IT practitioners, and financial …

DRJ Fall World, Sept 23-25 in San Diego

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Sept 23-25, 2013 | Hilton San Diego Bayfront 1 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101 The #1 Conference Dedicated to Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Sessions are designed to appeal to everyone. Whether you are an industry expert or a beginner in the field, you will find sessions targeted to your needs. Industry leaders will be presenting a variety of …

IBM CTO Dishes on DR and Cloud

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What does a CTO-level guy at one of the world’s largest IT services companies have to say about Disaster Recovery and leveraging the cloud? Read on. Article by Paul Mah in FierceCIO. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ———- One on one with Richard Coccihiara of IBM Tips and suggestions for enterprises on disaster recovery, how …

DAR.fm Signs Data Center Services Deal with AIS, Citing Direct Peering Relationships with Key Subscriber Networks as Influential in Decision

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Serial Entrepreneur Michael Robertson’s “DVR for Radio” Service to Benefit from Enhanced Quality and Extreme Reliability Provided by AIS Network Connectivity SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 29, 2013 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity services, today announced that DAR.fm, provider of premier web services that allow users to record, pause, and play …

DCK Cloud Predictions for 2013

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Excerpts from the 2013 prediction article titled “The Cloudy Horizon for 2013: 10 Predictions” by Jason Verge in Data Center Knowledge. The full article is available on the Data Center Knowledge website. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ———- The Cloudy Horizon for 2013: 10 Predictions What’s ahead in cloud computing for 2013? 1. Cloud Will …

451 Research Article on AIS

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451 Research analyst Glenn Ford wrote the excellent piece below summarizing AIS data center service offerings. This is a must-read! Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ———– American Internet Services update American Internet Services (AIS) is a multi-tenant datacenter (MTDC) provider that offers colocation, cloud services, disaster recovery/business continuity (DR/BC), bioinformatics analytics, professional services and managed …

Got a Disaster Recovery Site? Choose AIS in Phoenix, AZ

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One of the many lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy is the importance of a solid Disaster Recovery plan for IT services. This means having an alternate data center that serves as a backup / secondary site in case your primary goes down. No Problem. With a properly-provisioned Disaster Recovery site, there is never a need for your business to “go …

Disaster Recovery <> Business Continuity

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Disaster Recovery is a common “application” for data center customers: having a secondary IT infrastructure site, typically geographically diverse, so that if the primary site goes down (say, due to hurricane, earthquake, tornado, power outage, Murphy’s Law, planned maintenance, etc.) then the backup site can take over, either at 100% capacity or some lesser “must have” amount deemed adequate for …

451 Research Predicts MTDC Growth

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451 Research continues to provide excellent commentary and analysis for our collective entry into 2013. The article below, developed by analysts Jeff Paschke, Kelly Morgan, Jim Grogan, Stefanie Beaubien, and Rick Kurtzbein, is a great overview of our own space, known as the MTDC (multi-tenant datacenter) market. Bottom line: positive outlook for firms like AIS based on the fundamentals of …

Moving Is Painful; Choose Your DC Wisely

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Great article from analyst Glenn Ford from 451 Research talking about the real impact of a client moving data centers. Living so much in the virtual world as we do, it’s often easy to forget that a physical swap-out is far harder than just “Control Z”, reposition cursor, “Control V”. The considerations below are important to keep in mind when …