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What is New on the Data Centre Market
Publiziert am: 4. September 2019
Today, it is impossible to imagine the world without data centres that safely store and process large volume of digital data. Data centres can be of various volumes and forms of organisation.
Nowadays, own data centres are maintained mostly by business giants, while the rest of the companies entrust their digital data and equipment to outsourced data centres and hosting companies.
The total number of data centres and server rooms worldwide has exceeded 8.5 billion back in 2015. The current ever developing trend is hyperscale data centres. Today, the increase in data centres number has actually stopped due to the enhanced equipment efficiency and resource optimisation.
Just like many other things, the military industry was the first one to use a data centre. It was the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) centre, which stored launch codes for nuclear weapons, calculations of paths of bomb, and weather forecast information.
In 1953, the first commercial data centre was launched for booking American Airlines flight tickets. It was only 30 years later when a medium-sized business started to digitalise its data and corporate server rooms started to emerge.
Data centres required the best possible physical conditions for smooth and sustainable operation of equipment.
The most protected data centre is located in a military nuclear-proof bunker built during the Cold War. In order to save electricity, and to support the eco-trend, there are data centres that use natural cooling systems, for instance, data centre on a barge on the ocean floor uses cold ocean water for the server cooling system.
Data centre of AtomDrive hosting company is located in Zurich and is protected by the laws of Switzerland with high data protection level. In addition, the high-tech data centre has the best possible conditions to ensure physical protection of equipment.
When providing our services, we rely on modern equipment, support of numerous reserve connections, and the cooperation with thoroughly selected and top class traffic capacity providers. As a result of such approach, we can ensure our clients with 99.9 failure-free work, minimum stand-by time and high speed connection.
Atom Drive offers a 10% discount on all products throughout June. If you are our regular reader, you know how to increase the discount up to 32%.
Those who had already benefited from this offer managed to save enough money in their company’s annual budget to successfully invest in development.
A growing business requires more resources. For a modern business, those are typically IT resources. For hosting users, they may include additional equipment, extra traffic, IP addresses, an increase in VPS volume, etc.
2. Configuration switch
Growing business’s needs might change demands for a hosting product configuration. The annual discount of 32% can cover costs of a new configuration.
3. Switch to a dedicated server
The 32% discount may be successfully invested in dedicated server hosting. Throughout the special offer lifetime, you can transfer your data to a dedicated server with an annual subscription. You can get more technical benefits for the same price. Have our consultant to help you calculate the benefits and efficiency of such a switch.
Dedicated server owners using paid-for operating systems may enjoy the option to credit the obtained discount as a fee for the service.
4. Data security
Most of our clients are happy with the DDoS protection included in the major portion of our service packages. However, we also offer packages without DDoS protection.
Our consultants are ready to help you minimize hosting costs 24/7.
Managers of any business company are concerned with minimizing transaction costs. Reducing costs may allow the release of funds for the company development. What opportunities does AtomDrive have for smart business during several years?
Of course, the optimal choice of services, tariffs, options corresponding to the parameters and specifics of business processes is the first thing that determines the efficient use of hosting resources. It will be an individual solution for each company. Our online consultants at atomdrive.net can help in choosing a package of services.
AtomDrive conducts a campaign to host all services with a 10% discount up to two times a year. This promotion is valid right now and until the end of the month.
Our regular users know and use the program of prolonged payment. You can receive a flexible discount up to 22% when paying for services for the period from 1 to 12 months. You can bring the benefit to 32% in conjunction with the above promotion of 10% discount. This discount is valid for a whole year!
It’s not difficult to calculate that with a competent approach, it’s possible to significantly reduce the company’s expenses and improve business efficiency.
More and more individuals and companies are paying special attention to the careful protection of their digital data. Backup is one of measures to protect IT-data.
There is even World Backup Day, which is celebrated on March 31st, the day before April Fools’ Day. Backup Day reminds everyone that it’s important to take care of data backup in order to avoid unpleasant situations.
Acronis, a leading backup software provider, annually conducts research on a data backup culture development among individuals and companies.
More than 93% individuals and companies make copies of their data at least once a year. More than 80% individuals and 73% enterprises of previous group do it at least once a month.
90% consumers and 73% enterprises do not copy their data to a hybrid of local and cloud storage.
Compared to 2018 in 2019, the number of respondents who never make backup copies of data decreased by 24,1%.
Almost 30% enterprises told about data loss that has not been duplicated. This situation led to downtime with further significant costs.
The best solution today is to transfer your data and IT solutions to cloud platforms or hosting. AtomDrive provides a network of web servers located in different parts of the world. It keeps content copies and is always ready to deliver them to your site visitors at any time and at maximum speed. As a result, the download speed of your website is increased in several times for end users, while the consumption of traffic by the web server is significantly reduced. AtomDrive has a free backup fund that provides full data backup.
Backup is only one of points in the data protection program placed on hosting platforms. It explains the increase of the hosting users number. Be smart in managing your digital data with AtomDrive.
The number of DDoS-attacks with the development of IT-technologies only grows. DDoS-attack leads to inaccessibility of the web resource for end users, which can significantly affect the online business, entail direct and indirect losses, as well as deterioration of reputation among customers and users.
What configuration of DDoS protection should ensure data security? For every format and scale of business, the answer will be different.
For example, among our users of Cloud hosting and VPS, only 4% purchase additional options for DDoS protection services. Among owners of dedicated servers, this figure is higher (19%), which is associated with larger and more expensive projects.
The data show that the free DDoS protection package (10 Gb / s) included in any AtomDrive service provides reliable protection. Indeed, AtomDrive has an excellent technological solution for detecting and immediately responding to any kind of DDoS attacks with guaranteed results after thorough filtering.
A few key points you need to know about AtomDrive DDoS protection:
1. The operation of the web resource will not be suspended even during the attack.
2. The protection system can detect changes in attack algorithms and adapt to them.
3. We provide traffic statistics on the attacked resource.
4. Install DDoS protection easily and safely
5. Almost 100% filtering guaranteed.
Not only users of our company's services can get serious high-level DDoS protection from AtomDrive. You can purchase this service without changing the provider.
We offer a variety of DDoS protection configurations. To make a decision, you may need to determine the intensity of the attacks, but if this is not possible, choose a higher level of protection or consult our support service.
We keep track of annual transformations of business models and continuous changes in customers’ requirements regarding operation of technological digital systems, which to a great extent are the basis of company's success today. No matter what hosting requirements your company specifies – Atom Drive will provide solutions to setup the necessary connections.
All our services provide for possibility of scaling. Additional service packages for performance improvement:
· DDoS attack protection – basic (up to 10 Gbps) and advanced (up to 400 Gbps)
· Network connection channel 10 Gbps (RJ-45 or FO)
· Hardware RAID for increasing of server’s speed and reliability
· Hardware-based load balancing and turnkey solutions with high availability
· Highly available reserved Cloud Hosting, suitable for instant upgrade
· SSD drives with incredible performance and high speed of I/O operations
Our up-to-date configurations meet to up-to-date requirements for technical characteristics of IT systems that allow for improving performance of business.
We always find a space to apply Сolocation service. Our long-standing clients develop their IT solutions in our premises.
Finally, reliable systems of legal and technical protection allow our clients to not waste their time on security issues, focusing on growth of their companies instead.