Data Center & Infrastructure Report

November 15, 2019

IT professionals continuously tackle new and ongoing challenges in connection to the operation and performance of their infrastructure. Managing an organization’s IT infrastructure is a demanding responsibility requiring experience, strategic thinking and the ability to balance current technology challenges and future opportunities.Service Express surveyed IT professionals on a variety of topics from changing technology to plans regarding the use of a hybrid approach to finding the optimal solutions within their data center environments. We think you will find these insights useful in understanding how IT professionals are prioritizing and acting on current and future needs and opportunities.

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EarthLink

EarthLink is a leading network, voice, IT and security services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences in a cloud connected world. We help thousands of multi-location businesses securely establish critical connections in the cloud. Our solutions for cloud and hybrid networking, security and compliance, and unified communications provide the cost-effective performance and agility to serve customers anytime, anywhere, via any channel, or any device. We operate a nationwide network spanning 29,000+ fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP coverage. To learn why thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, franchisors, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms, local governments, residential consumers and other carriers choose to connect with us, visit us at www.earthlink.com.

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EMERGING TRENDS IN WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE

whitePaper | November 30, 2022

5G, the fifth-generation cellular technology, is being deployed around the world. 5G is a transformational technology designed to provide significant flexibility and support a variety of use cases. This paper describes the emerging infrastructure trends of wireless networks for 4G, 5G, and beyond 5G. These trends provide even more opportunities to service providers for network deployments, network customization, and network optimization. These key trends include (i) spectrum trends, (ii) densification & coverage extension methods, (iii) virtualization and cloudification, and (iv) network customization and intelligence.

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Building the core foundations for Cloud at Scale™

whitePaper | September 27, 2022

The move to the cloud by organisations both large and small is inevitable. The pace of innovation enabled by cloud computing ensures that those who ignore or are slow to adopt it will quickly find themselves disrupted by competitors who can benefit from greater speed to market, business agility, scalability and cost-efficiency.

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SD-WAN Foundations for aSuccessful SASE Implementation

whitePaper | July 12, 2022

Secure access service edge (SASE) is a concept initiated by analyst research firm Gartner Inc. in 2019 as part of the technology “hype cycle.” Recently, SASE has been embraced by the customer and vendor community more readily to solve a variety of modern networking and security challenges.

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Threat detection and response in cloud environments

whitePaper | October 3, 2022

Cloud environments change fundamental assumptions in how to perform threat detection and response. The highly dynamic inventory of cloud workloads means systems come and go in seconds. When system configuration errors are introduced during a build, they can be exacerbated and amplified when automation replicates the errors across many workloads. Shared responsibility with the cloud service provider (CSP) creates potential threat detection gaps in the attack lifecycle.

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Life in 3D:Using Alternative Datato Power Credit Risk Decisioning

whitePaper | December 20, 2022

As humans we see the world in 3D. It helps us judge everything we do, from reading people’s reactions so we can respond accordingly to knowing how high we should step to make sure we don’t fall. Yet as a lender you’re often forced to determine credit risk in one dimension, using a traditional credit score. And if there is no credit score, you are inclined to walk away.

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Why VDI makes sense for hard-core UNIX® and Linux® engineering applications

whitePaper | May 10, 2022

By now, everyone has heard the terms desktop virtualization and VDI It seems like we’ve been pounded with marketing propaganda about these technologies from companies like VMware, Citrix® and Microsoft® since 2006. But if desktop virtualization is so good, why are most of the world’s desktops still “old-style” physical desktops and laptops?

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Spotlight

EarthLink

EarthLink is a leading network, voice, IT and security services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences in a cloud connected world. We help thousands of multi-location businesses securely establish critical connections in the cloud. Our solutions for cloud and hybrid networking, security and compliance, and unified communications provide the cost-effective performance and agility to serve customers anytime, anywhere, via any channel, or any device. We operate a nationwide network spanning 29,000+ fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP coverage. To learn why thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, franchisors, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms, local governments, residential consumers and other carriers choose to connect with us, visit us at www.earthlink.com.

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