Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the fastest growing segment of hybrid cloud services due its cost efficiencies and accessibility. Learn more about the numbers, drivers, challenges and recommendations around managing hybrid IT and the cloud. 

Hybrid IT and the cloud: 3 opportunities and 3 challenges

Learn more about the numbers, drivers, challenges and recommendations around managing hybrid IT and the cloud.
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According to Bisnow, the U.S. will need 4,000 more data centers by 2020. While choosing a data center location that meets your business needs is a complex decision requiring lots of analysis, here are the top five location factors and suggestions to help you get started.

Ideal spots to build a data center

Choosing a data center location that meets your business needs is a complex decision. Read about the top 5 location factors and suggestions to help you get started.
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According to CBS News, natural disasters cost the U.S. a record $306 billion in 2017. And the U.S. hurricane season in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is now upon us, now through Nov. 30. Protecting your customers' information and company data, as well as maintaining server uptime, is critical. Will your data center withstand a natural disaster like a hurricane, tornado or earthquake to avoid server interruption and asset damage? Consider these strategies, whether you're building a data center from the ground up or looking at alternatives to strengthen your data center's posture.

Will your data center hold up in a hurricane, tornado or earthquake?

Will your data center hold up in a hurricane, tornado or earthquake? Consider these 5 strategies to strengthen your data center's posture.
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Demand is high for IT professionals with data center infrastructure certification training. If you want to learn more about designing, selecting, building and managing data center and cloud infrastructures, there’s a training program that’s right for you.

Find the data center certification training that’s right for you

Demand is high for IT professionals with data center infrastructure certification training. Learn more about the options that may be right for you.
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When it comes to helping your customers decide why they should buy, not build, their own data centers, there are three factors to consider augmenting or fully supporting their IT infrastructure needs.

3 factors to consider when buying, not building, a data center

Read about the three factors to consider when it comes to helping your customers decide why they should buy, not build, their own data centers.
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Do you think your data center’s impervious to a physical attack or a cyberattack? Think again. From the human element to the increasing number of global cyberattacks, your data center is vulnerable. The worldwide cost of cybercrime is estimated to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, which means that it’s not about if your data center will be hacked, but when. Learn more about the top 5 reasons hackers love data centers.

The top 5 reasons hackers love data centers

It’s not about if your data center will be hacked, but when. Learn more about the top 5 reasons hackers love data centers.
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Late last year, Microsoft released new Azure Government capabilities for classified, mission-critical workloads. Then, earlier this year, Microsoft 365 brought the cloud to U.S. government environments to empower employees to be creative and work together securely. Learn more about these new options designed for government agencies.

5 new Microsoft Azure capabilities designed for government agencies

Learn about 5 new Microsoft Azure capabilities designed for government agencies and how they can help in the data center.
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With the worldwide cost of cybercrime estimated to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, it’s important that security’s at the top of your priority list when it comes to setting up an on-premises, hyperconverged data center. Consider the following factors and new-business opportunities to ensure security and business continuity for your customers.

Securing HCI defenses, earning more profits

Discover the opportunities for setting up a secure, on-premises hyperconverged infrastructure for critical assets.
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Whether someone deletes a critical file or trips over a cable, or worse yet, a hurricane tears through your customer’s town, how many of your customers possess a disaster recovery (DR) plan? According to Nationwide, two in three small businesses lack a written recovery plan. And, like most professionals, they’re aware of the consequences, but don’t think it could happen to them. The lack of a DR plan could lead to irreparable damage or going out of business. This cheat sheet will help you create a data center DR plan to ensure business continuity.

The three-step data center disaster recovery cheat sheet

In the event of a manmade or natural disaster, this cheat sheet will help you create a data center disaster recovery (DR) plan to ensure business continuity.
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Whether you’re tracking 100+ sensor inputs of an offshore powerboat and using that data to break a world speed record or using data center analytics and automation to solve data center challenges, it’s important that you’re translating the right data into meaningful insights and actions. The same goes for branding your business to best communicate your value proposition and connect with the right customers.

Artificial intelligence provider, DataSkill, had a story to tell.

Your brand is your code. Learn how Agency Ingram Micro helped artificial intelligence services provider, DataSkill, tell its story.
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Podcast: Digital transformation—what is it; what is it not?

Listen to this podcast for expert digital transformation tips from Ingram Micro technology consultant, Nick Vermiglio.
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