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Cloud October 29, 2018

The Great Cloud Migration

Most businesses rely on the cloud for some function of IT, and those who don’t, they plan to eventually. Here’s the question: hyperscaler, or cloud partner?

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Security October 17, 2018

Security updates available for ColdFusion | APSB18-33

On September 11, 2018, Adobe released security updates to ColdFusion 2018, 2016, and 11.  The purpose of these security updates is to patch a vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution.  On September 28, 2018, Adobe has determined that CVE-2018-15961 is being actively exploited in the wild which specifically allows for unrestricted file uploads.  […]

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Cloud October 12, 2018

Potential Perils of Depending on a Single Cloud Hyperscaler

While the public cloud brings promises of numerous benefits, it has to be strategic. Migrating all workloads into a single hyperscaler has risks.

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Storage October 5, 2018

Why You Should Choose Storage as a Service

Storage as a Service allows businesses to rely on a third-party to store their data. Learn how you can cost-effectively manage backups with StaaS.

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Colocation September 11, 2018

How DataBank Built a High Density Solution for Georgia Tech

Breaking Down the Computing Demands of a HPC Environment Recently, DataBank announced the development of a new 94,000 sq. ft. data center in downtown Atlanta for anchor-tenant, Georgia Institute of Technology. Located in Midtown Atlanta and codenamed “CODA”, DataBank’s ATL1 data center will serve as a high performance computing center, set to house the Southern […]

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Colocation August 30, 2018

On The Edge: Solving The Challenges Of Edge Computing In The Era Of IoT

Edge computing provides several distinct advantages in the era of IoT as connected devices transmit data to a nearby edge computing device as opposed to remote data centers or the cloud.

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Cloud August 6, 2018

How Hybrid IT is Changing the Traditional Enterprise Technology Strategy

What can IT leaders gain from an effective hybrid IT strategy? From agility to cost savings, we’ll guide you through the top hybrid considerations.

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Compliance July 19, 2018

How to Make Continuous Monitoring Part of Your Compliance and Security Strategy

Continuous monitoring isn’t a new concept; it’s been a component of well-developed industry IT organizations for many years. Whether conducted on a monthly or quarterly basis depending on subject matter, it’s easiest to present reports to an auditor and complete the auditing process with the support of continuous monitoring.

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Compliance April 10th, 2018

GDPR & Your Company’s Data: The IT Take

The European Union introduced the General Data Protection Regulation in 2016, and it took effect on May 25, 2018. Though this isn’t a new topic of conversation, here’s what it means for you and your company’s data.

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Security January 15, 2018

Follow up on Meltdown/Spectre

January 15th, 2018 The DataBank teams have been hard at work this past week testing and addressing the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. If you missed our previous communication that described the situation and status, please click here for some valuable background information sent on Tuesday, January 9th at 11:48am.

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