Why Interconnection Is the Key to Digital Business Success

Implementing interconnected data systems into an existing business.

As digital businesses continue to experience increases in data storage demands, their need for flexible, secure, and scalable solutions grows.  By providing colocation, applications management, networking support, and managed hosting, interconnectivity gives growing businesses the resources they need to maintain seamless storage and integration while protecting the critical infrastructure. What is interconnection? Interconnection refers to […]

Hosted Firewall vs. Managed Firewall

hosted firewall vs. managed firewall

Firewalls are designed to protect your computer infrastructure (networks and computers) from malicious attacks. The firewalls control what information can go in and what data can go out. A firewall protection program can be installed on just one computer or on the server or routers that control the full network. There are different ways to […]

The Rapid Global Growth Interconnect Bandwidth

The interconnect bandwidth boom

As cloud services and distributed networks grow, and the Internet of Things (IoT) expands, the need to be connected across multiple platforms in multiple locations is constantly growing. Standard bandwidth is a metric that measures how much data can be sent over a network. Interconnection bandwidth is a metric that measures how ready a location […]

Managed Security Services: Service Provider Benefits

Reduce the impact of malicious evolving threats to your business anywhere your data goes with Managed Security Services.

Business security needs can be a complex issue to tackle. Particularly for nontechnology-oriented businesses, the day-to-day burdens of cyber security, firewall management, malware avoidance, customer data security, intrusion detection, and more can be overwhelming or impossible. Many companies turn to a managed security service provider in order to ensure that these issues are addressed by […]

Firewalls: The Essential Buyer’s Guide

Types of firewall protections

Firewalls help to protect computers, applications, and networks from external attacks. They are essentially security software that serves as the gatekeeper for networks, making sure that only authorized communication traffic is allowed to enter and leave. Most company networks begin as secure entities. Outside networks, such as the Internet, pose a risk to these company […]

Dedicated Servers vs. Public Cloud

There are advantages and disadvantages to each type of hosting service

The difference between using the cloud to host your services versus using an in-house, dedicated server is essentially the difference between leasing and buying; between using an in-house IT team or a professional outside team; and between hands-on control versus shared, but more affordable, services. There are pros and cons to each type of information […]

What are the Benefits of a Dedicated Server from Volico?

dedicated servers

For business owners, data security and resource management are often a serious consideration, regardless of industry. Utilizing a dedicated server prevents or alleviates many of the most common concerns for private businesses. Volico Data Center not only offers this service, but also a one-of-a-kind management program to allow for complete control and customization to suit […]

2017 DDoS Attack Trends

Volico DDoS Mitigation Services

As trends go, 2016 had quite a few positive and negative ones in IT. One of the most prevalent was distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and that progression is expected to continue through the New Year. Some of the specifics will change as prevention strategies improve in efficacy, but that simply means the DDoS […]

Using Dark Fiber, CWDM, and DWDM to Increase Data Center Connectivity

Regional, national, and worldwide businesses across domains must consider a variety of issues when it comes to their information technology. IT departments need to balance the desire for expansion, performance, high bandwidth, and low latency with security, privacy, and regulatory compliance requirements. Expansion can now be achieved by connecting multiple data centers and developing broader […]

Why Managed Firewalls are an Incredibly Important Organizational Security

Managed Firewalls

A managed firewall is used to protect networks from attacks, including both networks that connect to the Internet and internal company networks. The firewall acts as a sort of policeman; all messages that want to come in or leave the network first have to meet the firewall’s approval.  Additionally, the firewall can control who has […]