What’s Driving the Adoption of Edge Computing in the Healthcare Sector

edge computing healthcare

The healthcare industry is drowning in data. According to a 2020 Dell survey, healthcare and life sciences data grew by a staggering 900% over the last two years, with 10 to 15 devices connected to the hospital bedside. New tools are being deployed by modern health systems, hospitals, and providers, and new models of care […]

Is Your Data Center Colocation Defending Against Today’s DDoS Attacks?

DDoS Protection for Colocation

The global pandemic poses an immense challenge to colocation, hosting, and data center providers. Data center colocation and their customers continue to experience an increase in DDoS attacks. Cyber security threats have evolved tremendously in the past decade resulting in increased sophistication, frequency, and volume of cyber attacks. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, however, continue […]

The Critical Role of Colocation Data Centers in the Healthcare Industry

Data Centers for Healthcare

The amount of data healthcare churns per second is almost incomprehensible. Further, research by RBC capital markets forecasts that the compound annual data growth rate for healthcare will reach 36 percent by 2025. This growth rate is significantly faster than forecast for other industries like entertainment, media, financial services, and manufacturing. Yet, healthcare professionals must […]

Planned vs. Unplanned Downtime: What’s the Difference?

Unplanned Downtime

Downtime is bad for business. It is disruptive, costly, and unacceptable in today’s super-competitive business landscape. Whether scheduled maintenance or unexpected outage, being unable to access your systems during working hours can lead to productivity losses, missed opportunities, data loss, damage to your brand, and hefty Service Level Agreement (SLA) payouts. Still, you can curtail […]

Generating Customer Value Through Colocation Data Center Compliance

data center compliance

Compliance audit! For many organizations and business leaders, compliance audit is synonymous with fear, confusion, headaches, and a ton of stress. Understandably so. You see, compliance, at its core, is a super-rigorous process, which, if not properly done, can lead to lawsuits and hefty fines in the future. On top of that, managing records, workflows, […]

Why Should You Take Our New Miami Data Center Virtual Tour

data center virtual tour

Our all-new Miami Fort Lauderdale data center is now complete. And, we’re inviting you to take a 360° virtual tour!  The tour is part of Volico’s provisioning process, allowing our customers and prospects to see where their IT infrastructure will live while confirming the security and reliability of our data center.  So, What is a […]

How The Big Tech Outages Shows The Need For Carrier-Neutral Colocation Data Centers

cloud outages

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud outage was disastrous. The December 7th, 2021 outage lasted a whopping 7 hours, bringing applications that run on the AWS platform to a grinding halt. One would expect that Amazon would implement solid measures to prevent a cloud outage of such magnitude from happening in the future. But on […]

Pros and Cons of Managed Colocation Services

Managed Colocation

Colocation services have moved on. Sure, you still have the choice of an empty warehouse to fill as you wish. But these days, you have several options right up to more sophisticated data center colocation providers that offer managed services. If for nothing more, managed colocation is one to watch as digital business transformation gathers momentum. […]

What is Edge Colocation, and How it Can Help Grow Your Business

Edge Colocation

Picture this. You want to relocate your business or open a new branch in a new area. One of the things you’re looking for in the new location is a data center. The problem is, this is a tier two market. It is improbable that you’ll find a data center with the kind of interconnection solutions similar […]

How Bare-Metal Colocation Can Benefit Your Infrastructure

Bare-Metal Colocation

Hosting and maintaining a bare metal server can be expensive. On top of that, running on-premise bare metal servers can be woefully inefficient, especially if you can’t afford the capital investment required to create a fully-fledged data center. Yet, you don’t have to build a data center to host your bare-metal server(s). Instead, you can […]