Lumos Data Centers Blog

Hybrid Cloud: Why Colocation Makes a Difference

As cloud computing has become mainstream, the phrase “hybrid cloud” and “hybrid IT” has made its way into the IT vernacular due to the vision that enterprises will be able to retain control of their existing IT environments and shift non-mission critical workloads to the public cloud to leverage scalability and flex. The evolution of the hybrid model has brought new attention to the value of colocation data centers.

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Solving Performance Bottlenecks in the Cloud

Hooray, free performance evaluations! Performance issues can be caused by a lot of different things, manifest themselves in strange ways, and just generally be difficult to diagnose. Not long ago I began to see Service Providers pitching free performance evaluations

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Charlotte Data Center DC74 Provides Gigabit Internet for Hackathon

Upstart data center provider DC74 provided resources (including 1Gbps internet connectivity) for a multi-city hackathon recently at their Charlotte office in conjunction with GigaHacks. Charlotte was one of five cities participating in the event, others included Kansas City, San Francisco, Chattanooga, and Burlington. The event spanned three days and provided participants with a terrific opportunity to experience Gigabit Internet speed first hand.

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DC74 Hosts Entrepreneurship Group from Moldova

The International House is where Charlotte welcomes the world. DC74 was pleased to host a group of entrepreneurial leaders from the country of Moldova as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program. The visitors were interested in DC74’s story as

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Big Data & Sports …A Grand Slam…

On Thursday, June 25th, I attended my very first meeting of the Analytics and Big Data (ABD) Society of Charlotte. The topic for the meeting was Sports Analytics and all I can say is wow, there is a lot of

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Driving Revenue with Data Analytics

Data analytics can drive just about every decision a business makes in their plan to increase revenue while mitigating risks. One of the more obvious benefits to observe is in marketing and lead generation, predicting customer behavior using data analytics.

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Controlling Risks with Data Analytics

How often are your customer service representatives or other employees entering confidential information into notes fields? It’s often possible for an employee of a company to enter a credit card number or pin code into notes in their support system,

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Charlotte GigHack Event

A 2-day hack event to ignite the gigabit experience. Charlotte is teaming up with Kansas City, San Francisco, Chattanooga, and Burlington for a Hackathon to Ignite the Gigabit Experience. Join us May 1-3, 2015, for GigHacks at Charlotte’s new Gigabit

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Supporting Residential Gigabit Internet Infrastructure

DC74 isn’t just about data center space – we’re about creating value in our hometown of Charlotte and supporting tech entrepreneurship. When Google Fiber and AT&T announced plans to roll out Gigabit Internet to the home in the City of Charlotte we were ecstatic!

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