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Cogent Deploys Core Backbone Routers to Cyxtera Data Centers
Cyxtera has partnered with Cogent to offer direct connections in our data centers to provide low latency, high reliability services to Cogent’s core backbone.
How to Gain the Benefits of Dedicated Infrastructure, in a Cloud-like Model
How can you get all the benefits of dedicated infrastructure delivered in a cloud-like consumption model? In the fourth blog in our series on CXD, we discuss CXD Compute Nodes.
Cyxtera Ecosystem Featuring CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions
A strategic carrier, CenturyLink has recently rolled out its Cloud Connect Solutions to your Cyxtera data center.
Cyxtera Ecosystem Delivers Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity
The Cyxtera network ecosystem has grown over the last year and now includes Microsoft, a strategic cloud service provider.
Consume Multiple Data Center Services through One Cross Connect and One Port
How can data center customers consume multiple services through one cross connect and one port? Damion Lackamp and Russell Cozart explain in the multi-part series on the Cyxtera Extensible Data Center (CXD).
The Data Center's Days Are Numbered: Colocation’s Strategic Role
By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data center, versus 10% today, according to Gartner’s report Prepare for the Death of the Data Center as We Know It.
Why Deploy HCI in Colocation? 451 Research Answers
One of the benefits of deploying hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) in a colocation data center is what Kelly Morgan of 451 Research thinks of as “cloud with more control.”
451 Research Discusses the Role of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is a huge buzz word in the market. Ever wonder why?
451 Research Answers: How Hybrid IT Strategy is Changing in the Age of Cloud
In the age of cloud, the role of colocation is changing. Colocation was used as an extension of on-premises IT. Today, it’s the connectivity hub of enterprise IT and an extension of the cloud.
451 Research Answers: Why is hardware a challenge in colocated data centers?
Colocation offers the ease of accessibility to network and cloud connections. It’s a natural extension of cloud and on-premise deployments. However, it can present some hardware challenges; particularly when a new application is launched.
Cyxtera Extends Megaport Connectivity to 8 New Locations
451 Research says that 81% of colocation decision-makers said network choice and capacity, including direct connections to partners and public clouds, were either important or extremely important. Learn how Cyxtera delivers colocation customers both.
Automating Data Center Network Connectivity
Why was the on-demand data center created? Jason Lochhead discusses in this multi-part series on the Cyxtera Extensible Data Center (CXD).
Build Cloud Infrastructure With On demand Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Cyxtera’s On-Demand Data Center at Work recently showcased how to build cloud infrastructure with on-demand HCI featuring Nutanix.
The Making of the On-Demand Data Center
Welcome to the multi-part series on the Cyxtera Extensible Data Center (CXD). In this series, we’ll cover the overall thought process behind why and how we’ve developed CXD and then dive in to the various components that make up the platform.
Delivering Dark Fiber: The Cyxtera Ecosystem
The dark fiber network market is set to expand. Learn how Cyxtera supports the dark fiber ecosystem.
Why Slow Provisioning IT Infrastructure Derails Digital Transformation
451 Research reports on why slow provisioning derails IT transformation efforts. Read the introduction by Cyxtera and download the 451 Research report.
Today’s Data Center: Security Inside and Out
Fort Knox, ADX Florence Prison, Cheyenne Mountain and Area 51 have one main thing in common: they’re considered the most secure facilities in the United States.
The Difference Between On-Demand Colocation and Cloud
Cloud offers many benefits, but not everyone can get there. Read about the difference between on-demand colocation and cloud so you can start realizing the benefits.
4 Steps to Secure and Optimize Data Center Connectivity
Cyxtera experts Chip Freund and Chris Steffen discussed 8 steps to secure and optimize data center connectivity in a recent webinar. Here we summarize four of those steps.
Zayo Provides Cloud Connectivity to 39 Cyxtera Locations
Zayo to Provide Cloud Connectivity for Cyxtera Data Center Customers
What is a Cyber-Resilient Data Center?
We recently answered the question What is On-Demand Colocation to showcase a model where dedicated hardware and network infrastructure is more cloud-like in its deployment and consumption model. Today we answer What is a Cyber-Resilient Data Center and why it’s needed.
Demystifying Data Center Tier Ratings
Learn more about the Tier Classification System courtesy of the Uptime Institute, a vendor‑neutral organization which focuses exclusively on the data center business.
Welcome to the Cyxtera Marketplace
An Enhanced Cyxtera Marketplace
Planning and M&O: A Perfect Pair
M&O blog series: planning
What is On-Demand Colocation?
Colocation hasn’t kept up to the pace of change
M&O Stamp of Approval: Staffing for Success
In a previous blog, I discussed how Uptime Institute’s M&O Stamp of Approval benefits colocation customers by awarding data center providers...
Cloud Neutral: Cyxtera Hybrid Cloud Connectivity Explained
Those responsible for the data center will easily recognize these common challenges – predicting capacity needs over time, consolidating resources to save costs, and increasing efficiency and security.
Nutanix and Cyxtera Technologies Partner to Offer IT Organizations Compute On-Demand
Colocation Just Got An Upgrade
Are You Locking the Front Door and Leaving the Back Door Wide Open?
Securing a Hybrid IT Environment: Data Center Facilities, IT Infrastructure, and Network Connectivity
Data Center M&O: Keeping Up With Change
Effective Data Center Management Drives Uptime and Availability
Delivering a Secure Network and Cloud Ecosystem
Since the emergence of the Internet and mobile devices, the amount of information available to consumers and businesses alike continues to grow at a staggering pace.
Building a Data Center TCO Model
Enterprises with on-premises data centers are constantly juggling the capital and operational expense decisions that come with owning and operating their own data centers.
New Technologies and a New Approach to Drive the Data Center Market
In the business world, industries experience highs and lows based on supply and demand.