Disaster Recovery

Are You Considering Colocation? Ask Prospective Data Centers These 9 Questions to Make the Right Decision

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When you look into colocation, what you need to know to find the right data center is a more limited list than with web hosting because you are providing all the equipment yourself. However, a number of crucial questions beyond price remain. Top concerns are provided below, boiled down into ten questions, in two categories:

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What is a WAF (Web Application Firewall)?

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Firewalls come in essentially three varieties: hardware firewalls, software firewalls, and web application firewalls (WAFs). Typically a hosting company or datacenter infrastructure will take advantage of both of the first two types of firewalls for general use. The third type – the focus of this article – started gaining prominence about a half-decade ago (though there is overlap of these categories, as discussed below).

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Release the Google Internet Balloons!

Type in the word “Internet” in Google Plus Search and you’ll be in for a surprise. The topic going viral at the moment is Google’s balloon project called Loon. In fact, Trey Ratcliff did a long post in Google Plus that just blew me away with over 1400 votes and reshares!

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A Few Questions to Ask Your Cloud Hosting Provider

Whether you are in charge of the IT department for a large enterprise or running a small business, any change in technology requires research and planning in order to ensure you are making the right decision for your business. Below are a few key questions to ask your cloud hosting provider before making any decisions regarding your move to the cloud.

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Atlantic.Net offers Free Cloud Services to Those Affected by Data Center Issues in Northeastern US

Atlantic.Net offers relief to businesses affected by data center outages due to Hurricane Sandy.

Atlantic.Net (https://www.atlantic.net/), a privately-held leading hosting solutions provider announced today that they will be offering relief to those affected by the Northeastern US data center outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Atlantic.Net is offering free cloud server hosting services to businesses that rely on data centers currently experiencing issues due to the storm.

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Atlantic.Net offers Free Cloud Services to Those Affected by Data Center Issues

Atlantic.Net offers relief to businesses affected by data center outages due to Hurricane Sandy.

Orlando, FL – November 3, 2012 – Atlantic.Net (https://www.atlantic.net/), a privately-held leading hosting solutions provider announced today that they will be offering relief to those affected by the Northeastern US data center outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Atlantic.Net is offering free cloud server hosting services to businesses that rely on data centers currently experiencing issues due to the storm.

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Importance of Security in a Data Center

Data Center SecurityUnsurprisingly, data security is the key concern for the vast majority of businesses, and for good reason.  A business choosing a data center is likely doing so because their information is vital and needs to be secure.  The company may hold valuable information and want to protect it from being lost, stolen, or compromised by unauthorized users.  Businesses must be able to rely on their data center so that their customers can rely on them.

Things to consider regarding the security of your data at the data center:

  • Does my data have protection from hackers through software security? Software based security solutions encrypt the data to discourage people from stealing it.
  • Is the physical security of the facility adequate? Physical security denies unauthorized access into the data facility.
  • Does the data center have disaster prevention systems in place? These can include data backup systems in order to lessen or avoid damage when disaster strikes.
  • Is the data center certified? If a data center is certified, this means that they are committed to maintaining high service standards and growing with the industry.

You need to be able to trust that your data is secure in order to effectively provide service to your own customers.  At Atlantic.Net, our facility in Orlando has biometric palm scanners, in conjunction with proximity card readers, for controlled access to the facility and data center floor.  In addition, we have successfully completed the SSAE 16 (SOC 1) TYPE II Certification, which confirms the reliability, security, availability, and processing integrity of the Managed Server Hosting, Dedicated Servers and Server Colocation provided through our world-class data center operations.

Trust the experts at Atlantic.Net to keep your valuable data secure with our advanced security systems.  Give us a call today at 1-800-422-2936 or internationally at 1-321-206-3730.


Cloud Hosting Flexibility: A Key Advantage for Disaster Recovery Solutions

We all know that cloud-based computing solutions offer tremendous flexibility – not only can you set up, change or decommission servers in a matter of minutes, but additional managed hosting features are readily available, and the costs are much more affordable than those for in-house IT, with a fraction of the up-front outlay. These features are of great use in normal operations, but they are crucial for the realm of disaster recovery as well.

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