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Smart City Charlotte Offers Opportunities

DC74 was pleased to host a Smart City event with local speakers from the City of Charlotte. The term “Smart City” refers to the integration of multiple technologies and data sources to manage city assets. These assets include transportation, power,

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The Case for Data Center Colocation

The importance of keeping your business information and applications safe and available continues to rise as your company grows. If your company servers are on premise then, without the security, redundancy, and power infrastructure of a colocation data center, you

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What Cloud is Best?

I’ve frequently been asked whether public or private cloud is better, when or if a move from public to private cloud should take place, and how I deal with legacy applications as a part of a move to the cloud. The right answer depends on a client’s specific needs. Of course, that answer is too vague for most people, so I thought I would throw out some of the things that inform my recommendations.

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DC74 hosts CRTEC Meeting: Beyond Brogramming

DC74 was pleased to host the Charlotte Regional Technology Executives Council (CRTEC) meeting in September. Paula Paul was the guest speaker, and her topic was “Beyond Brogramming: Adventures in Diversity, Tech, and Twitter”. A diverse audience of over 40 people

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DC74 Showcases the Power of Gigabit

DC74 was pleased to host Charlotte’s first GigWOW Experience on Sept. 17. GigWOW attracted over 130 business leaders from across the Piedmont to experience high-speed Internet first hand. Our connection enabled four demo companies to show off their Gigabit apps, and for attendees to try out the speed for themselves.

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3 Ways Gigabit Internet Is Changing Business Today

Imagine the future where a “smart” traffic light analyzes the traffic volume at an intersection and then adjusts, in real-time, to greatly reduce congestion. The future is now. Leveraging a technology known as “adaptive signals”, traffic jams are becoming a thing of the past…

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