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Gary Wong of Instor Solutions is Featured in Data Center Knowledge’s Industry Perspectives

Gary Wong of Instor Solutions is Featured in Data Center Knowledge’s Industry Perspectives

Gary Wong of Instor Solutions shares valuable insights and preventative measures on how to protect data centers from earthquake catastrophes. Read more below. Be Proactive in Data Center Earthquake Mitigation INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES ON July 10, 2017 BY Of all the natural disasters that can affect data centers, earthquakes are among the most damaging. Given the data center industry’s continued growth and expansion throughout California, these potentially catastrophic events are always top of mind for data center […]

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EnterpriseTech Features Data Center Virtualization Utilized at Citigroup Facility by Future Facilities’ 6SigmaDCX Product Line

EnterpriseTech Features Data Center Virtualization Utilized at Citigroup Facility by Future Facilities’ 6SigmaDCX Product Line

Future Facilities’ 6Sigma DCX Product Line has become a beneficial platform for data center planning at Citigroup. The toolset was first operated at Citi’s monumental 40,000 square foot data center in New York, and will continue to be a vital resource for the leading global bank. From the article: At Citigroup, Christian Pastrana, vice president of datacenter planning, found himself at the convergence point of stakeholder contradictions while managing Citi’s space-tapped, 40,000 square foot, 1986-vintage […]

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Public PR Crises: How to Respond

Public PR Crises: How to Respond

This year has featured a variety of PR nightmares that have surfaced in the media, creating negative reputations for companies across the globe. As one adverse scenario leads to another, the overall culture, mission and values of businesses rapidly become destroyed as information is interpreted (or misinterpreted) by the public. For instance, the recent United Airlines controversy began with the mistreatment of a passenger. Less than three weeks after this incident, a new story about […]

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Second Point of Presence in Houston Signals Next Stage of Hurricane Electric’s Domestic Expansion

Second Point of Presence in Houston Signals Next Stage of Hurricane Electric’s Domestic Expansion

Connection of global Internet backbone to 1301 Fannin will deliver reliable high-speed bandwidth options to booming Texas technology sector HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, announced today that it has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) at the Netrality Data Center located at 1301 Fannin Street in Houston, TX. This is Hurricane Electric’s second PoP in the city and 4th in the state. Located in the heart of Houston’s downtown business district, 1301 […]

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Critical Facilities Summit Announces Open Registration at New Minneapolis Location

Critical Facilities Summit Announces Open Registration at New Minneapolis Location

Premier conference featuring more than 35 sessions will bring together leaders from data centers and other critical facilities October 23rd – 25th in Minneapolis, MN MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Critical Facilities Summit, the only event focused exclusively on the design, construction and management of mission critical facilities, announced today open registration for the 2017 conference. After four successful years in Charlotte, North Carolina, the 2017 summit has moved to Minnesota and will be taking place October 23 – 25 at the Minneapolis […]

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Leveraging Public Relations to Reach Public Sector Customers

Leveraging Public Relations to Reach Public Sector Customers

When companies look to reach federal or local government end-users, they’re often intimidated by the daunting approval process.  While there are many hurdles to obtaining this goal, one approach to get your name in front of government decision makers is to launch a concerted PR effort targeting this unique group.  As with the private sector, the government has industry vertical publications that cater to particular disciplines.  For example, one of the leading publications for the […]

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Public Relations For Small Businesses

Public Relations For Small Businesses

Understanding What You Want, What You Need, and the Differences between the two The American spirit of entrepreneurialism remains strong. The most recent data shows that there are nearly 30 million small businesses spread across the country that are employing about 57 million individuals—about 48% of the private sector workforce. Their interests span a variety of topics and produce a multitude of products and services. Most share a common trend: they want increased exposure. In […]

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Telecom Ramblings briefs on Hurricane Electric bringing high-speed IP transit to East Africa in its Monday Bytes section

Telecom Ramblings briefs on Hurricane Electric bringing high-speed IP transit to East Africa in its Monday Bytes section

Hurricane Electric was mentioned in Telecom Ramblings’ Monday Bytes section for its partnership with Djibouti Telecom. From the article: Hurricane Electric has added another IP customer as a start to this week. Djibouti Telecom has hooked up with HE’s backbone at two key global PoPs at Equinix and Global Switch facilities in Singapore. Three months ago, HE extended its own backbone into Djibouti itself as part of a push into the Middle East and Africa. […]

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Djibouti Telecom Connects Its IP Network with Hurricane Electric to Help Bring High-Speed IP Transit to East Africa

Djibouti Telecom Connects Its IP Network with Hurricane Electric to Help Bring High-Speed IP Transit to East Africa

With new connection, customers of East Africa’s major IP transit providers will have access to Hurricane Electric’s expansive global network June 12, 2017 03:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DJIBOUTI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Djibouti Telecom, East Africa’s leading telecom operator, announced today that it has joined its IP network with Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone. The connection was made at two key global Internet Points of Presence (POPs) located in Singapore at Equinix and Global Switch facilities, which […]

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