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The data center construction industry is booming. According to a recent report from market research firm Infiniti Research, the data center construction sector will see a 22 percent compound annual growth rate over the next four years. The report, Global Data Center Construction Market 2014–2018, reveals that demand for colocation services is a major driver […]

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Mar 25, 2014, 5:34 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

It’s a fairly infrequent occurrence for a big IT infrastructure user to be upfront about their hardware failure rates, so when a company releases detailed information, it’s worth paying some attention. Hard drive attrition rates impact numerous factors in the web hosting industry. Of course, it has an impact on hardware costs. Hard drives die, […]

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Feb 25, 2014, 11:38 amBy: InterWorx (1) Comment

According to recent report from Arbor Networks, the number of data center providers experiencing distributed denial of service attacks and the severity of those attacks increased enormously over the last year. A distributed denial of service attack uses botnets and weaknesses in the security of network infrastructure to send massive amounts of data, swamping the […]

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Feb 12, 2014, 11:42 amBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

InterWorx and Dyn have been working over the past few months to prepare a special demo of Dyn’s Traffic Director for InterWorx customers. If you’re interested, you can sign up here! Thinking of making that jump to a multi-data center hosting topology? Awesome. Moving to a geographically load balanced strategy is absolutely critical for a […]

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Feb 6, 2014, 2:45 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

According to a recent article in GigaOM, server underutilization is the dirty little secret of the data center world. In 2008, a report from McKinsey showed that data center utilization was hovering around 6 percent and, last year, Gartner put utilization rates at 12 percent. The utilization problem was supposed to have been solved by […]

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Dec 23, 2013, 12:00 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

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