• Web Development and Hosting

    The benefits of the colocation model

    Written by Rack Alley Most organizations have a hybrid model when it comes to server hosting. It usually involves a mix of legacy in-house server along with a mix of cloud infrastructure services. Almost all of these organizations started out with building their own data center. The problem with owning a data center is that you have to pay for everything upfront and maintenance. Any failure to keep up with replacements and maintenance can have catastrophic consequences. This is why there is a growing demand for colocation facilities. This model offers the following benefits: OPEX vs CAPEX It is easier to get additional operational expenditure to host servers at an…

  • Home Improvement

    The benefits of portable a/c units

    Written by MovinCool A Portable air conditioner, also known as a spot cooler, is a temporary cooling solution when larger a/c systems fail or require maintenance. They are also used in some applications for permanent cooling. This can be smaller server rooms or small equipment rooms. They are called portable because they come with castors or wheels and can be moved around easily. Portable AC units tend to be smaller than permanent units and so can fit in through standard doorways and entryways. This also limits their capacity. Portable a/c units should not be confused with mobile a/c units. Mobile a/c units also come with wheels but then to be…