As the preeminent technology hub of the United States, the Silicon Valley data center market is among the largest in the country. INAP has seven data centers and POPs in the Silicon Valley, and an additional four locations in the Bay Area and Sacramento. Learn how you can get more by choosing colo or cloud solutions in an INAP data center.
As a DBA or a system admin of SQL databases, you may often find yourself perplexed by “strange” performance issues reported by your user base. Let’s review the typical troubleshooting process, and an often-overlooked setting that may just be your new “magic button” for resolving unusual SQL server performance issues.
The sophistication of digital financial services and mobile banking have greatly expanded the attack surface criminals can exploit. While technology has given us the luxuries of quickly depositing a check via our mobile device or shopping online, it has also created ever evolving security challenges. Planning your cloud security strategy? Check out these five key takeaways for IT infrastructure pr...
Network Redundancy doesn’t always protect you from the leading causes of network outages, and it can’t always protect you from less frequent, but more catastrophic incidents, like floods or fires. Sometimes construction work, human error and even squirrels can interrupt your network service. To protect against these scenarios, network diversity is the answer.
For INAP employees, 2019 was the first full calendar year to live out the message of our new brand identity, revealed in late 2018: Performance for Your Purpose. Here at the ThinkIT Blog, we aim to cover topics that will assist in living out this message through thought leadership, solution specific content and original industry research. Check out the list of our 10 favorite blogs from 2019 to see what you may have missed.
There will be no shortage of strategic challenges confronting IT leaders and infrastructure managers in 2020, but one issue rises above the pack: Migrating applications to the cloud. This is the second year INAP asked 500 IT professionals with cloud, server or data center management responsibilities to select their top three challenges from a list of perennial issues.The results showcase a reshuffling of the leading challenges, with cloud migrations supplanting 2019’s No. 1 answer. Take a look at the full list and analysis and commentary from INAP experts.
INAP surveyed 500 IT professionals with data center, server and cloud infrastructure responsibilities at companies in the U.S. and Canada to create the second annual State of IT Infrastructure Management report. In this year’s report, we delve further into what’s driving the decline of on-premise data centers and highlight the factors associated with successful infrastructure strategies in the hybrid and multicloud era.