High-Density Colocation is a hosted IT solution offered that allows consumers, businesses and communities to enjoy the benefits of standard colocation - but with the added advantage of increased available power in the same footprint. More power, more processing, smaller footprint - when combined with the right connectivity this results in better value to the customer and a lower total cost of ownership.
Recently, a customer opened a ticket with an interesting problem: one of their 3rd party leased ipv4 prefixes could only reach part of the internet. Packets were disappearing into a black hole for many destinations. In particular, a speed test server in Atlanta, GA, was identified as a problem. They provided traceroutes showing that the […]
Last week human error with Amazon Web Services (AWS) seemed to bring half the internet grinding to a halt. For people who rely on the many platforms, tools, and digital conveniences afforded by AWS, it became a pretty stressful day. One of the best reads on addressing this to avoid future pain was from Data Center […]
As a multi-tenant data center operator, we never quite know exactly what our customers are doing with their IT, and since we serve so many varied industries and verticals, it can often be a tremendous challenge to design our data center product. When we set out to design our colocation product at New Continuum, we […]