Jan

How to Prevent Data Loss

With more businesses than ever relying on the internet and online systems to store and monitor information related to their businesses and its processes, a large consideration for them is to make sure that their data is safe and free from a breach. Data security breaches are especially dangerous if you consider what kind of data businesses usually hold, which could be incredibly sensitive. This is particularly true for businesses that rely heavily on client data like lawyers or insurance companies. A security breach for these kinds of businesses could also breach contracts and involve legal issues. If you are wondering how to prevent data loss, our hyper-converged data center is here to answer your questions. Continue reading below to learn more from our experts. 

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Dec

Physical Servers vs. Virtual Servers

To someone unfamiliar with IT network services and colocation, it may be surprising for them to discover that there are two different kinds of servers – physical and virtual. The classic image of a data center is one of the seemingly endless servers and hardware, with a clean and sterile physical environment. However, many data centers use virtual servers that offer a different kind of utility and experience for businesses. What are the differences between these kinds of servers, and which one is best for my data backup and recovery needs? LightWave Networks and our Massachusetts colocation experts explore more about physical servers vs. virtual servers in the following article. Continue reading below for more.

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Dec

More About Data Center Capacity Planning

When it comes to data centers, one of the most important considerations in its smooth operation is ensuring that all of the resources, power load, cooling, and more workload demands of its users and customers. As the importance of data centers becomes more important, they will begin to have more moving parts and components that require that data centers plan around this to make sure that their users and customers are being served correctly. The planning of logistics and resource allocation focused around data centers is known as data center capacity planning, and we are happy to explain more about it in the following article. Continue reading below to learn more from our Boston colocation and IT network services.

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Dec

How Many Servers Does a Small Business Need?

Even though you may be running a “small business,” you will still need to keep up with important developments to be truly successful in the modern business world. One of the necessary parts of operating a business in this modern environment is the fact that your business will need servers to communicate with other members of the organization or to perform critical business functions. But how many servers does a small business need? Is it necessary to have multiple servers, or are most small businesses fine with having just one? LightWave Networks is here to answer your questions. Continue reading below to learn more.

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Nov

Data Center Equipment

As you may know, running and operating a data center requires various different types of equipment to be completely efficient. On top of having a collection of different equipment, it is also important to ensure that these pieces of equipment are properly running so that they not only currently work efficiently but that they will continue to be efficient going into the future. No matter the size of the data center or the types of clients that it serves, it is essential that data centers rely on high-quality equipment to provide the best services for their customers. Below, LightWave Networks and our data backup and recovery professionals explore what the best data center equipment is so that you can have a better idea about what goes on behind the scenes.

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