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The Danger of Fake Patches

We talk a lot about threats to data security on this blog, and personal experience has probably acquainted you with everything from Trojan Horses to phishing.Here’s a particularly sneaky… Read more

July 15, 2014  |  Written by John Matis, Director of Security

APAC: Building Strong Foundations to Support a “Smart Nation”

When it comes to data, the modern world is heading for a ‘perfect storm’.  Data generation, collection and analysis are combining to create opportunities never seen before. On both business and… Read more

July 15, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

Let’s Get Maslow Into Your Data Center

What is the purpose of a data center? Is your data center simply a place for you to plug in your servers, or can your data center address a higher business purpose?We at Digital Realty would argue… Read more

July 15, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

Managing Today’s Data Centers

The ongoing evolution of data center technology means that businesses are continuing to receive better and better service and efficiency from colocation providers like Telx. But it also means that… Read more

July 14, 2014  |  Written by Daniel Wolfe, Vice President, IT & Process Management

Examining 40 Maps that Explain the Internet

Taking a look at what’s going on behind the scenes of the Internet almost always ends with new insights that regular Internet users weren’t aware of before. Whether you’re looking at what happens… Read more

July 11, 2014  |  Written by John Huntington, Sr. Director of Product Management & Marketing

Telx’s Mike Terlizzi Interviewed for Article in Data Center Knowledge

Yesterday, Mike Terlizzi, Executive Vice President, Engineering & Construction here at Telx, was interviewed for an article in Data Center Knowledge.The article, titled “Can Dragonfly… Read more

July 9, 2014  |  Written by Blake Mitchell, Director of Marketing

Why Is Security So Important?

Security is one of the most frequently discussed topics in the data center services world. But why is security so important?The importance of security is hard to overstate. But in taking a… Read more

July 9, 2014  |  Written by John Matis, Director of Security

Pizza Boxes, The Cloud, and Data Centers

While working on my presentation for the Cloud Slam ’14 conference, I had a flashback to the mid-90’s when my brother and I had just moved to Atlanta after college to start an ISP. We built our core… Read more

July 7, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

How Can the Cloud Help Your Business?

Discussions of the benefits of the cloud are hard not to be a part of these days. But in those types of discussions, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Can the cloud really help my… Read more

July 2, 2014  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP of Commerical Management

What Can Financial Firms Learn From Social Networks?

Fear of losing market share sparks constant vigilance among financial services firms, but lately attention has been shifting from traditional competitors to an entirely new sector: social media.… Read more

July 2, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

For Healthcare, Data Center Outsourcing Comes with Many Benefits

More than many other industries, healthcare depends on data. From patient files, to billing information, to big data for tracking trends across the industry, data is a centerpiece of the… Read more

June 30, 2014  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

Urban Giants: The Legacy of Two NYC Communication Hubs

Between 1928 and 1932, Western Union and AT&T built two of the most advanced telecommunications buildings in the world at 60 Hudson Street and 32 Avenue of the Americas in Lower Manhattan.… Read more

June 25, 2014  |  Written by Blake Mitchell, Director of Marketing

Supercomputing and the End of Moore’s Law

In a 1965 paper, Gordon E. Moore, co-founder of Intel Corporation, had an interesting observation. Noticing a trend related to the number of components per integrated circuit for minimum cost per… Read more

June 25, 2014  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director of Interconnection Services

Hyperscale: The Thing of the Future

Here at Telx, we’re always wondering about what the future holds for data centers. If your company outsources its data centers and/or makes use of Big Data, you’re probably wondering what the… Read more

June 24, 2014  |  Written by Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer

The Realities of Shadow IT

Every business wants to maximize profits and efficiency. Naturally, employees sometimes feel that the best way to do that is to bypass the IT department and use their own software or services.… Read more

June 19, 2014  |  Written by John Freimuth, Sr. Director of Business Development