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Prevent an IT disaster from becoming a business disaster. All the preparation in the world can’t prevent all system outages and data loss. Preparation in how you respond, though, is a different story. It’s inevitable that at some point something will go wrong. Mother Nature could wreak havoc with floods, tornado, or roof collapse due […]

NFINIT Appoints Phil Kenney as New CEO   SAN DIEGO — January 14, 2021 — NFINIT, a leading provider of hybrid cloud solutions, connectivity, and colocation, has appointed Phil Kenney as CEO. A proven results and profit driver for high-growth companies across various sectors, Kenney has led IT, software and retail teams throughout his 30+ […]

As the data economy grows and the pace of digital transformation accelerates, executives are contending with a business environment where dependable and flexible IT infrastructure is crucial. How and where they manage data significantly impacts company operations, and more importantly, business growth and performance. Chief among IT concerns is the cost of data storage. Recent […]

By now, most of us are well aware of the threat posed by hackers and scammers. But that doesn’t stop them from attempting new and more sophisticated ways to attack businesses and individuals. Just in July of this year, Twitter was breached and hackers took over user accounts—including Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and […]

Sept 25, 2020 – Joel Estrin joined NFINIT, a provider of managed services for cloud migration, colocation, and network security and performance, as Business Development Manager for Phoenix and surrounding markets. San Diego-based NFINIT, previously known as AIS, has operated a secure data center in Phoenix since 2012. Through acquisitions and growth in target industry […]

IT departments have experienced a sudden impact from the COVID-19 virus that brought about an immediate short-term challenge of providing a solution for their employees to access applications and maintain productivity from remote locations.

With the Sophos XG Firewall it can be We hate making mistakes. Sometimes our brain is too fast for our fingers to comply and the dreaded fat-finger rears. Groans ensue. Very rarely, it produces a hesitant, albeit slightly joyful, “Oh. Ooohhhh. Ha!” When we were experiencing some issues with our F5 Load Balancers related to […]

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  2021 Update: With technology so deeply embedded in business these days, there’s a greater demand for someone to lead the tech side of any growing company. While looking at historical data is always valuable (see legacy post below) today’s average salary has changed drastically.  CTO salaries today range from $97,000 up to $350,000 with […]

The Evolution of High-Speed InternetThe Internet has become an important part of many people’s lives. In fact, so many of us have become so accustomed to high speed Internet connections that we often forget the days of struggling to get a solid 14.4 kbps connection over our telephone lines. And for younger people, those days […]

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When most people think of data center disasters, they probably think of security breaches that major companies have suffered in recent years. While these incidents are significant and can have serious implications, they are not the only disasters to strike in the history of data centers. 1983: Faulty Early Warning System Almost Triggers World War […]

  While building your own data center may sound like a good idea, things often aren’t as straightforward as they seem. From construction costs to maintenance and security issues, we’ve compiled a list of the top reasons to weigh your options before breaking ground.   1. It’s Extremely Expensive Think you know the cost of […]

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In a previous piece, we talked about cloud computing and pointed to four ways corporate IT can benefit from the cloud. In this part 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 […]

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It’s safe to say we’ve all heard someone reference “the cloud” at one point or another. While the term may be used more casually in tech conversation these days, some may be left scratching their heads as to what the cloud actually is/means. So what exactly is “cloud computing”?At its core, cloud computing in the […]

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    The U.S. Army’s ENIAC Supercomputer circa 1945 (computerhistory.org) The building of supercomputers began in earnest at the end of WWII. Starting out with the United States Army’s 1945 huge machine called ENIAC (Electronic Numerator, Integrator, Analyzer, and Computer), information was collected and processed like never before. The sheer size of ENIAC was quite […]

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 Illustrated aerial view of Range International Information Hub (rangeidc.com)2021 Update: Several years ago plans for building the world’s largest data center were announced and certainly caught the attention of those who read about it. With construction completed several years ago, Range boasts 150 megawatts of power in an effort to meet the growing cloud computing […]

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If you don’t know exactly what a data center is and what it’s used for, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Data centers are very important to the operations of many thousands of businesses, as well as millions of people. A data center is a facility that centralizes an organization’s IT operations and equipment and where […]

2021 Update:While specific information regarding the storage capacity of the NSA Utah Data Center remains classified, 2013 estimates placed the figure at five zettabytes. The 1,000-square-foot facility is a mission-critical tier III center that is part of a larger 20-building complex.  Acknowledging the secrecy of actual storage capacity for security reasons, the official NSA website does […]