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What is a Tier-3 Data Center

Before we jump onto the description of Tier -3 data center, it is important to understand the hierarchy.Tier 1 to 4 data center is actually a standardized methodology used to define the uptime of a data center. 350 more words

Data Center

Decoding DNA: Developing Networks to Handle Dynamic Data

When it comes to bandwidth hogs, where do we begin? There exists a plethora of daily-use applications that fall into this category; with many more yet to hit the hot list as technologies evolve. 724 more words

Technology & Infrastructure

Xalam - What's in a Name?

We are extremely pleased to have launched Xalam Analytics, our Africa Middle East (AME) research initiative in partnership with Light Reading and Heavy Reading. (See… 669 more words



In what has become somewhat perfunctory for Safaricom Kenya, the East African mobile operator turned out yet another set of sterling financials last week, growing revenue by double digits, and expanding net income by nearly 40% – arguably the strongest performance by an African first tier mobile operator last year. 691 more words


Just How Much Water Are Silicon Valley Data Centers Guzzling?

(CBS SF) — As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool. 440 more words


Witching Hour for Windows Server 2003 Has Arrived…Now What

By Christian Lappin, Senior Sales Engineer, TierPoint

Microsoft support for Windows Server 2003 (including all service packs) has officially ended. Based on estimates that say as many as 20 million copies of Windows Server 2003 are still running, there is a good chance you have not migrated to Windows Server 2012 R2 — at least with some of your systems. 756 more words


This fast-rising cloud startup just raised $83 million

After some time in the rumor mill, fast-rising cloud startup Digital Ocean is confirming that it has indeed raised $83 million. With the investment, the cloud-computing provider now has $123.4 million in total funding, said Digital Ocean co-founder and chief marketing officer Mitch Wainer. 376 more words