Entries by CAPS

Shelton is the Center of Connecticut’s Colocation Universe

Colocation is booming these days.  Moving IT infrastructure to a secure high availability data center with multiple internet service options assists Hybrid Cloud initiatives and mitigates Work From Home / Remote Work challenges. The value of colocation depends, to a large degree, on the location of the facility. The data center must be far enough […]

5 Data Backup Questions for Management

In recognition of World Backup Day, this March 31st, we are highlighting the essential role played by senior management in making sure organizations have proper data backup systems in place. Backup is a critical component of Corporate Risk Management and Business Continuity. Data backup plans are often necessary to fulfill corporate compliance requirements. Since data […]

Colocation Choices in Connecticut

Colocation is on the rise. Organizations are moving servers and other IT infrastructure to data centers to free up resources for Digital Transformation initiatives. In Connecticut there are more than a dozen different companies that provide colocation services ranging in size from large global corporations to small local operations. It is useful to segment the […]

Colocation in the Time of COVID

A year after the world was disrupted by COVID-19, there is a growing recognition that some of the changes brought about by the virus are here to stay. Though face masks may not become a permanent part of our wardrobe, remote work has gained widespread acceptance and is likely to become a standard way of […]

Colocation For Production or Backup?

Colocation services are CAPS’ bread and butter. Here in Connecticut, we have offered a secure and reliable data center in Shelton for clients to locate their servers, data storage, and communications systems since 1995. Colocation may be used to host production systems or backup systems; but which is most popular? In our experience, most clients […]

The Power of Colocation in Connecticut

The provision of cost-effective uninterrupted power is one of the primary benefits of colocation. Though electrical power generation may seem like a mature technology, there is a surprising amount of change  underway; particularly in our state. Connecticut has a long history of electric power generation dating back to the years immediately following Thomas Edison’s pioneering […]

Colocation Reduces Latency by Positioning Workloads Near Users

Colocation offers benefits that include increased flexibility, better redundancy, improved security and cost savings. With widespread adoption of cloud architectures, another colocation benefit is being realized. As organizations move applications to the Public Cloud, latency problems increase for certain workloads. Colocation, because it makes it possible to move workloads closer to end users, can be […]

WFH: What About the Servers?

Some companies are vacating their offices for good. Having survived months where their employees were forced to work remotely due to COVID-19, they have decided to Work From Home (WFH) permanently. Of course, this is being done to save the expense of leasing an office. The savings can be significant as office space in Connecticut […]

Isaias Slams Connecticut Revealing Business Continuity Truths

School may still be out but Tropical Storm Isaias offered teachable moments as it made a quick but destructive visit to Connecticut. As clean-up continues and power is slowly restored across the state there are several important Business Continuity take-aways. First, you never can predict the timing and impact of a disaster. Isaias, a mid-summer […]