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Eric Dominguez

Recent Posts by Eric Dominguez:

Purchasing SSDs in Spring 2017? Here's what you need to know.

If you want to see the concept of supply and demand in action, look no further than today's storage and memory market. You may have heard rumblings about a dearth of enterprise SSDs in the offing, and those rumblings have come to pass.

Here's what you need to know if you plan on purchasing enterprise SSDs or server-grade memory in the next 4-6 months.

Topics: Data Center Tips Infrastructure

5 Ways to Get The Most Out of Remote Hands

Part One: Plan for A Fire Drill

Responding to trouble tickets manually submitted by our customers is one of the most prevalent and essential tasks that we perform on a daily basis at ServerCentral. Sometimes I take how long I've been sending and replying to trouble tickets for granted. It’s almost automatic.

Topics: Support

People Make All The Difference

When you buy technology for your business, you're not just buying systematized 1s and 0s and boxes with blinky lights. You're buying an extension of your workforce.

Topics: Support

To Colo Or Not To Colo, There Really Is No Question

“Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous [outages]. Or take arms against a sea of troubles, and by [colo'ing] end them?”
- William Shakespeare

Well maybe that quote is a little melodramatic, but for IT infrastructure managers who have been outraged by an in-house data center outage the words of the great bard hold water. Nearly every growing company must face a data center build vs. buy decision at some point. Too often the decision is made to invest in an in-house computer room for the production environment. Don’t get me wrong, there are a number of reasons to build an onsite data center: local or campus networking, test/dev, proof of concept, and so on. But the housing of production infrastructure is not one of them.

The rise of the large scale data center has made it possible for small and mid-size organizations to leverage world-class infrastructure that they wouldn’t be able to afford otherwise. This, in combination with the commoditization of metro Ethernet and other network products, has made it possible to cost-effectively remove critical infrastructure from the homespun computer room and move it into industrial-strength data centers.

Topics: Products and Services