PTS, Tintri, & Veeam LIVE Webinar & Exotic Car Ride! Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Join us for an exotic ride!
Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 12:00 to 5:00PM EST
(Live Webinar from 2:00 to 3:00)
PTS Headquarters, 16 Thornton Road, Oakland, NJ 07436
PTS Data Center Solutions, Veeam, and Tintri have teamed up to provide a wide range of capabilities that will help you eliminate storage bottlenecks while also ensuring that your data is easily managed and fully protected-both on and offsite.

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Is it Time to Accessorize your Data Center?

Fashionistas aren’t the only ones who have need to accessorize; sometimes data center managers rely on certain accessories that are designed to smooth a data center’s daily operations, help things run more efficiently, and even extend the lifespan of their assets. Alongside the main components of a data center, there are other factors that need to be addressed to keep things running, including uninterruptible power, efficient cooling systems, and fire protection, to name a few.

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Tintri Provides Competitive Edge for PTS Data Center Solutions’ Hosted Cloud Service

Tintri Multi-Tenancy Storage Delivers High Performance, Management Simplicity, and Comprehensive Visibility for VDI and DR-as-a-Service Offerings “Tintri’s approach to VM- and application-aware storage is a game changer. It’s giving me a distinct advantage over all of the other cloud providers, and there are a myriad of them out there. With Tintri, we will be one of the first service providers with the ability to do multitenancy for VDI and DR, with a virtually optimized high IOPS array.”

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Understanding the Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

The modern data center has truly evolved. We have branch locations, complete systems for disaster recovery, and cloud platforms capable of handling large influxes of users. Similarly, the model of the data center has also evolved.

Data center systems or subsystems that are preassembled in a factory are often described as prefabricated, containerized, modular and skid-based, among others.

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Business application hosting on-premises vs. cloud options – TechTarget

Is it better to look for a SaaS (Software as a Service) version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership? …. Look at capacity — if you have plenty of power, cooling …

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The future of the network is simple, open and smart

Today, network professionals spend much of their time focusing on the minutia of network plumbing instead of concentrating on the fundamentals—connectivity, security and policy. At the same time, the networks they deploy are struggling to keep pace with the exploding demand for IP network capacity. As a result, they form a barrier between networks and users and between networks and applications. While also blocking revenue, innovation and the ability to reduce expenses.

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Expedient Breaks Ground in Columbus Market

Colocation, managed services and cloud provider Expedient has broken ground on a 60,000-square-foot, $52 million data center in Dublin, Ohio (just outside Columbus). Once completed, the facility will add 18 megawatts and triple Expedient’s footprint in the Columbus market. The first phase is expected to open in the second half of 2015.

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Time Warner Suffers Widespread Outage

Many are waking up to no Internet service this morning as Time Warner Cable suffered a major Internet outage early today. During routine network maintenance at 4:30 a.m., an undisclosed issue with their Internet backbone disrupted the entirety of Time Warner Cable’s network, including Internet and on-demand services.

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