COVID-19 pandemic has increased data usage that rely on data centers

Growing demand for computing power is driving data center efforts. Some countries are boosting its computing power and have become a prominent nation in terms of supercomputer volume. As per the data published by top500.org China continues to rise and now has 227 supercomputers in the top 500 list. The US was a distant second […]

Impact of 5G on Data Centers

The emergence of the 5G network for mobile communications, and the large amount of data that must be processed, stored and distributed, will have a major impact on the data center industry. This results in an increased demand for computing capacity and associated IT Infrastructure. There are still many questions about 5G, but it is […]

Corona infects real estate

Who still needs the office? Companies worldwide are starting to cut office space. The corporate world is shrinking its real estate footprint as companies are letting more workers work from home, posing a growing threat to the owners of traditional office buildings and a sign that companies are looking for ways to cut costs due […]

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Friso Haringsma van DataCenter United

Infrastructure investor TINC joins Datacenter United The listed infrastructure fund TINC takes a majority stake in Datacenter United, through a capital injection of 12 milion euros. Founders Friso Haringsma and Ogy Smet want to use the capital to further grow the Belgian operator of data centers, possibly through acquisitions.

Looking for a suitable data center? Choose a solution in Belgium

Companies considering the cloud or an external data center tend to look far beyond the own borders for a solution. Data centers in the US or Asia are glorified, while local or regional solutions are often overlooked. And that’s too bad, because Belgian data centers have many advantages. Below we have summed up the benefits […]

Choosing between an on-site server room or outsourcing to a data center

Many companies are faced with the same dilemma: should we invest in an on-site server room or buy data center services? If you opt for the right, independent, carrier-neutral data center, then outsourcing is always the best option. This blog lists the most important benefits of an external data center versus investing in and maintaining […]

Save on telecom costs by choosing the right external data center.

If you opt for an independent, external data center instead of an on-site server room or a data center that is tied to a particular network provider or software vendor, you can save significantly on telecom costs. Depending on your network provider, you can benefit from high bandwidths at minimum cost. This blog explains how […]

What is the difference between a private and public cloud?

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If you opt for an independent, external data center instead of an on-site server room or a data center that is tied to a particular network provider or software vendor, you can save significantly on telecom costs. Depending on your network provider, you can benefit from high bandwidths at minimum cost. This blog explains how […]

Five advantages of data center outsourcing

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Many companies are faced with the same dilemma: should we opt for an external data center or keep our servers on-site? In this blog we present five advantages of outsourcing IT systems to an external data center. 1. Ultimate flexibility with an external data center Collocating your servers in a data storage facility gives your […]

Why using multiple data centers makes sense

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If you have a choice, we recommend storing your servers and data in two external data centers instead of one. In this blog, we explain why using multiple data centers make sense.Collocating your server park and associated storage capacity is all about guaranteed uptime and limiting the risks. Using two external data centers in different […]