We hope the network infrastructure at the core of your business isn’t this fragile, but if you need help assessing or remedying infrastructure issues, we happen to know a Dallas IT managed services team full of experts that can help …[Read more…] about TGIFunnies: How Fragile is Your Business’ Network?
The business world is in its fifth decade of IT dependency. And yet, every year around this time, IT budget managers continue to wrestle with the role of information technology in their companies.[Read more…] about How Companies Turn IT from Budget Headache to ‘Value Center’
Did you know that Google and Microsoft spent a combined $3.4 Billion dollars on infrastructure last quarter? How about the name of the company that owns the largest data center by square feet? You’ll also be pleasantly surprised to know a data center can use as much power as a small town just so we can keep Facebooking. (Insert Sad emoticon) What makes this even worse is that a 7 year old data center is pretty much obsolete and needs to be taken out to pasture (read gutted, recycled, and replaced). While I expected cloud providers like Microsoft to have a significant amount of data center space I was a little caught off guard about the providers of colocation and IT outsourcing services like Teremark making the list. This infographic had some surprising information on the size and scope of Microsoft, Amazon, and Google’s data center footprints so read on and enjoy the show.[Read more…] about Who owns the World’s Largest Data Centers? [Infographic]
Of course, it’s important that your managed IT services partner be a team of experts, with all the expertise and enterprise-grade tools that entails. However, there’s an equally important ingredient for success that is often overlooked as companies go looking for an IT managed services partner: Communication and people skills.[Read more…] about Research: Interpersonal Relationships Key to Managed IT Partnerships