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Total Server Solutions is a growing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider based in Atlanta, GA.  As a growing business, we have an immediate opening for a Senior Cloud Sales Specialist.  The Senior Cloud Sales Specialist will help our sales and business development team win business and close deals by showing how cloud solutions from Total Server Solutions represent the best choice for potential and upgrading customers.  

A successful Senior Cloud Sales Specialist has excellent customer service skills and social abilities to represent the Total Server Solutions brand to customers and prospects.  The right candidate will possess the technical skills to help shape discussions with with our corporate customers as well as providing guidance to cloud architects and engineers.  You will assist our sales team in demonstrating and organizing technical presentations for prospects and existing customers wishing to upgrade to a cloud environment.

Why this position is compelling:

  • Our Senior Cloud Sales Specialist will represent the Total Server Solutions brand in both in-house and external discussions to show how our cloud solutions can benefit new customers.
  • To succeed in this position, the best candidate will possess a hunter mindset.
  • Successful candidates will get to share their knowledge and experience with customers.  Our Senior Cloud Sales Specialist will display their expertise in cloud concepts & architecture in any given situation.  You’re not simply sales, you are an educator.
  • You can identify potential customer issues and provide concrete solutions.
  • Plan cloud architectures and demonstrate to customers how and why to utilize our public and private cloud solutions.
  • Assisting in the design and integration phases of services and devices within our public and private cloud to help customers and prospects realize cost savings.

These requirements will help you succeed in this position:

  • A minimum of 10+ years experience working with technical sales providing enterprise infrastructure, system admin, virtualization solutions.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience deploying and designing private & public cloud solutions within corporate environments.
  • A hunter mindset.  This position will be 90% outbound selling.  You will seek out new business opportunities and close deals.
  • A proven ability and track record of nurturing leads and closing deals.
  • Rock solid technical grounding in the latest cloud technologies including VMWARE, OnApp, and OpenStack.
  • Ability to sell an entire solution from bottom to top.
  • Extensive experience with networking technologies that underpin global enterprise networks (routing, switching, firewalls, IPv4/6, etc).
  • Excellent communication and personal skills.  You will usually have to make complex subjects and information easily digestible for less technical customers.
  • You must be self motivated & proactive with new projects.
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.
  • You should be very detail oriented.
  • Excellent closing skills.
  • General understanding of cloud data storage, object storage, and virtualization.
  • Extensive sales experience within corporate and enterprise environments.
  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Atlanta, GA.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salaries.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Educational Reimbursement.
  • Employee Activities.
  • Paid Parking.
  • 401k.

If you’ve got what it takes, contact careers@totalserversolutions.com with “Senior Cloud Sales Specialist” in the subject heading.

 

Total Server Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

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Linux Systems Administrator

Location:  Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Shift 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM

Total Server Solutions is a cutting edge data center & hosted services company based in Atlanta, GA.  Our goal is to provide the best, fastest, and most complete technical services to our customers.  At the moment though, we’re missing a key piece of the puzzle.  You!  We employ some of the best and brightest minds in the tech industry.  If you think you’d be a good fit, please read on.

 

Total Server Solutions is looking for a highly motivated, experienced, knowledgeable Linux/UNIX systems administrator to round our tech team.  If you have years of experience managing large Internet based application clusters, heroic organizational skills, and revel in diagnosing and fixing problems, you’ll be a great fit.  As one of our Linux/UNIX system admins, you will be responsible for working out solutions to complex problems that our customers may encounter during their daily operations.  Great problem solving skills are a must.  As a growing, globally oriented company, we offer a relaxed work environment and great benefits.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of supporting Linux Servers in a production environment; CentOS or Redhat variants.
  • Motivation and ability to quickly learn on your own and adapt to fast pace working environment.
  • Prior experience within a critical production environment.
  • Solid knowledge of LAMP Architectures (Perl/PHP/Python).
  • Knowledge of RedHat, CentOS, and other RPM based distributions.
  • Experience with replication, clustering, tuning, sizing, monitoring including operating systems for running the LAMP stack.
  • Experience in Shell Scripting (bash preferable).
  • Experience in ecommerce plateforms (Magento, X-Cart, PinnacleCart, and CS-Cart)
  • Experience in vitural enviornments (vmware and on app)
  • Experience with Splunk, Zabbix or other system/device monitoring & logging tools.
  • Knowledge of Backup/Recovery/Upgrade procedures.
  • Experience working in 24/7 operational environments.
  • Expectation to be challenged.
  • High degree of independence and exceptional work ethic with exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience with control panel technologies including cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin.
  • Must be located, or willing to relocate to Atlanta, GA area.

 

Not Required but a huge plus:

  • Experience with management tools such as Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • Experience with automated system deployment tools and building pxe/kickstart/etc deployment scripts.
  • Bilingual. (Spanish a plus)
  • Experience with load balancing technologies.
  • Red Hat certifications

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Linux server maintenance, monitoring, security hardening, performance review
  • Managing MySQL database operations and all things database related.
  • Researching new platform architectures to support business requirements.
  • Interact with customer and provide technical support via our helpdesk and live chat

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salaries.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Educational Reimbursement.
  • Employee Activities.
  • Paid Parking.
  • 401k.

 

If you are a Linux System Engineer, Linux System Administrator or Linux Engineer with experience, please contact careers@totalserversolutions.com today!  When contacting Total Server Solutions, please state your salary and any other compensation expectations.

 

Total Server Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

 

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Linux Systems Administrator

Location:  Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Shift:  8:00AM – 4:30PM

Total Server Solutions is a cutting edge data center & hosted services company based in Atlanta, GA.  Our goal is to provide the best, fastest, and most complete technical services to our customers.  At the moment though, we’re missing a key piece of the puzzle.  You!  We employ some of the best and brightest minds in the tech industry.  If you think you’d be a good fit, please read on.

 

Total Server Solutions is looking for a highly motivated, experienced, knowledgeable Linux/UNIX systems administrator to round our tech team.  If you have years of experience managing large Internet based application clusters, heroic organizational skills, and revel in diagnosing and fixing problems, you’ll be a great fit.  As one of our Linux/UNIX system admins, you will be responsible for working out solutions to complex problems that our customers may encounter during their daily operations.  Great problem solving skills are a must.  As a growing, globally oriented company, we offer a relaxed work environment and great benefits.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of supporting Linux Servers in a production environment; CentOS or Redhat variants.
  • Motivation and ability to quickly learn and adapt.
  • Prior experience within a critical production environment.
  • Solid knowledge of LAMP Architectures (Perl/PHP/Python).
  • Knowledge of RedHat, CentOS, and other RPM based distributions.
  • Experience with replication, clustering, tuning, sizing, monitoring including operating systems for running the LAMP stack.
  • Experience in Shell Scripting (bash preferable).
  • Experience in ecommerce plateforms (Magento, X-Cart, PinnacleCart, and CS-Cart).
  • Experience in virtual environments (vmware and on app).
  • Experience with Splunk, Zabbix or other system/device monitoring & logging tools.
  • Knowledge of Backup/Recovery/Upgrade procedures.
  • Experience working in 24/7 operational environments.
  • Expectation to be challenged.
  • High degree of independence and exceptional work ethic with exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience with control panel technologies including cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin.
  • Must be located, or willing to relocate to Atlanta, GA area.
  • Ability to work some weekends and some holidays.

 

Not Required but a huge plus:

  • Experience with management tools such as Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • Experience with automated system deployment tools and building pxe/kickstart/etc deployment scripts.
  • Bilingual. (Spanish a plus)
  • Experience with load balancing technologies.
  • Red Hat certifications

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Linux server maintenance, monitoring, security hardening, performance review
  • Managing MySQL database operations and all things database related.
  • Researching new platform architectures to support business requirements.
  • interact with customer and provide technical support via our helpdesk and live chat

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salaries.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Educational Reimbursement.
  • Employee Activities.
  • Paid Parking.
  • 401k.

 

If you are a Linux System Engineer, Linux System Administrator or Linux Engineer with experience, please contact careers@totalserversolutions.com today!  When contacting Total Server Solutions, please state your salary and any other compensation expectations.

 

Total Server Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

 

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imagesOver the course of the past several years, millions of servers running Linux have seen vulnerabilities that allow unprivileged users and apps to obtain root level access.  Most of the major Linux distributions are expecting to fix this vulnerability this week.

According to security researchers from Perception Point, the vulnerability which is within the OS keyring was introduced in the Linux kernel version 3.8 which was released early in 2013 and is still used by some distributions.  The keyring allows apps to store security data including encryption keys & authentication tokens within the kernel in a form that disallows their access by other applications.

To learn more about this vulnerability, the following articles will provide more information.  If you have any specific questions or feel that you may be affected by this vulnerability, please reach out to our technical team.

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Example unaffected versions:

  • CentOS 4 / 5 / 6
  • RHEL 4 / 5 / 6

 

Example Affected verisions:

  • CentOS 7
  • Debian Jessie (8?)
  • Debian Stretch (9?)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 15.10

 

Overviews:

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/01/linux-bug-imperils-tens-of-millions-of-pcs-servers-and-android-phones/

https://threatpost.com/serious-linux-kernel-vulnerability-patched/115923/

 

Proof of Concept code:

https://gist.github.com/PerceptionPointTeam/18b1e86d1c0f8531ff8f

 

Official info:

Perception Point article:  http://perception-point.io/2016/01/14/analysis-and-exploitation-of-a-linux-kernel-vulnerability-cve-2016-0728/

 

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Some Cloud Terminology You Should Acquaint Yourself With – Part 2
You don’t have to be a certified cloud expert, but given its rapid growth and staying power, you might want to brush up on a few bits of cloud jargon for your own edification.

Not too long ago, we offered up an introductory piece that served to edify total cloud neophytes on some of the most basic bits of jargon you’ll hear in conversations about cloud computing. And when we say most basic, we mean most basic – our first definition was of the cloud itself.  If you want to refresh your memory, Part 1 is here.

Now that you’ve read those and are ready to move from Cloud Terminology 101 to 102, let’s go into a few more definitions of words from the cloud computing lexicon you might not be immediately familiar with. And since many of these are a bit more micro than the macro concepts we covered last time, we’ll cover more topics with less lengthy definitions.

Cloud Migration
As you might have guessed, cloud migration refers to the process of moving your data, services, and any applications from a location (typically on-site and behind a company firewall) to the cloud, where employees can access said data, services, and applications from anywhere they have Internet access. Although it’s becoming slightly less common as more outfits are already cloud-enabled from day one, there are many dedicated cloud migration services to choose from.
Cloud Management
Again, as with cloud migration, the wording of this term is fairly straightforward. Cloud management is the process of monitoring your cloud equipment as well as the data that resides within it. Anyone remotely familiar with the hosting industry knows that server monitoring is a critically important aspect you look for in your provider – if your servers go down, you want to know about it immediately. The same applies for cloud management services – they help ensure that your cloud resources are working normally and have a minimal downtime.

Cloud Portability
Depending on your business’ needs, you may need to migrate your data and applications from one environment to the next from time to time…say, between a private and public cloud. Instead of going through a lengthy migration process each and every time you need to make a switch, it would be much more efficient to initially set up your apps and services to be able to move seamlessly. Being “cloud portable” refers to this quality.

Cloud Server Hosting
Traditionally, when partnering with a hosting company to host your website, you’re provided with a set amount of space on a single physical or virtual server. In cloud server hosting, a provider makes its hosting services available on-demand and provided by any number of connected servers that together make up a cloud.

Example: Total Server Solutions

Vertical Cloud Computing
Any fan of the classic NBC sitcom “30 Rock” will remember that Jack Donaghy was the king of marketing buzzwords. Although his definition of “vertical integration” in the fifth season episode “Let’s Stay Together” is a bit flawed, the core concept is sound enough to give non-marketing folks an idea of its definition.

Basically, vertical integration refers to when a single business owns or controls every point in the supply chain – like a “farm to table” steak restaurant that owned the cattle and handled the butchering of said cattle before serving the resulting steak. It’s an efficient process, and although the definitions are quite different, efficiency is the idea in mind with vertical cloud computing. A vertical cloud is when a provider specializes in a particular industry or service (also known as a “vertical”) to optimize their resources and make the entire operation more efficient.

Cloud Testing

Similar to cloud management, cloud testing is a service to ensure optimal cloud performance. Testing can refer to both load testing (how many users and how much bandwidth) and performance testing of the applications and services provided on the cloud and the ease of accessing them from a variety of devices and locations (similar to bug testing in software development).

That’s all folks (well, at least for now as we may do a part 3 in the near future). In the meantime. Total Sever Solutions offers a cloud package for just about everyone, and we would be more than happy to speak with you about your cloud computing needs.

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You don’t have to be a certified cloud expert, but given its rapid growth and staying power, you might want to brush up on a few bits of cloud jargon for your own edification.

Don’t you hate that feeling of being at a party or in a meeting when the conversation turns to a topic you know next to nothing about? If it’s a party, you might be able to politely excuse yourself and go grab another drink, but in a business setting, that’s not really an advisable exit strategy.

Sure, you can just smile and nod along, but wouldn’t it be better to understand the back and forth and actually add your own insight? Of course it would be. And when it comes to cloud computing, those conversations about it are only going to increase. The cloud is being utilized in more and more applications every day, and analysts expect cloud spending by businesses to increase 21% in 2016 to a whopping $106 billion in 2016.

Here are some of the most common cloud-related bits of jargon that you’ll be likely to hear thrown around, along with some layman-style definitions.

The Cloud

We’ll start off with the basics here, just in case you’re a total Luddite and are starting from square one. Defined loosely, cloud computing is eschewing utilizing the hardware and software on your local computer in your home or office, and instead utilizing it from a different computer(s) via the Internet. So despite what commercials and advertisements convey, there’s no magical computer-less “cloud” out there – it’s just using somebody else’s equipment.

Example: Total Server Solutions

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

IaaS essentially comprises the three main models of cloud computing, along with SaaS and PaaS (which we’ll be getting into here in just a moment). Infrastructure as a Service can be seen as the most fundamental type of cloud computing service offered. The basics of virtualized servers, hard drives, networking and other services are provided to the user, but the user is free to do with them what they choose. That can be great and will serve a lot of basic needs, but you as the end user are still responsible for managing applications, middleware, operating systems, and everything else.

 

Software as a Service (Saas)

This is the practice of using a company’s software as a web-based service as opposed to installing it manually on each and every computer’s local hard drive. Obviously this saves time as each computer or smartphone with an Internet connection can use the full capabilities of a robust suite of software without going through the installation process, but it can save a considerable amount of money as well. Licensing big applications for business-level use can be expensive, so opting to pay a monthly fee to use SaaS is often far cheaper.

 

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

PaaS provides a full platform for not only delivering applications over the Internet, but also for users to run, manage, and develop their own applications. For application developers, this can be a godsend – the complexity involved with creating and managing the resources and infrastructure for an application creation environment can be daunting. The PaaS model instead allows developers to existing toolkits and hardware/software for a monthly fee or as a pay-as-you-go model (the more you use, the more you pay).

 

Private Cloud

As the name might suggest, a private cloud is one that is available only to a certain company or enterprise. To the employee or user of a private cloud, it operates in the exact same way a public cloud system would work, with the lone exception being access is only granted toward employees and users granted specific access. This can be advantageous for operations with concerns about security and/or privacy (such as a medical billing company looking to adhere to HIPAA regulations).

 

Hybrid Cloud

As you might expect, the hybrid in the term Hybrid Cloud refers to using a mixture of both on-site storage (or Private Cloud, as we just learned) as well as public cloud systems. This is an attractive option for many companies who have a small set of critical, sensitive data they either prefer or are perhaps obligated to keep on-site, but don’t want to invest in a fully private cloud capable of hosting all of their non-critical data. Hybrid Clouds offer a good deal of flexibility as well, making them a popular choice.

 

Although this article just touches the surface of the sheer amount of cloud definitions, it provides a good start with some of the most basic concepts and cloud service offerings. We’ll look to do an update to this in the near future with some more advanced terminology. In the meantime, be sure to look at the wide variety of cloud packages we offer here at Total Server Solutions. We’re more than happy to work with you to find a service that meets the needs of your business.

 

 

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You have lots of options when it comes to selecting your hosting provider – we’ll dive into why selecting one with a solid worldwide footprint is crucial.

In today’s hyper-cloud connected world, selecting a hosting provider can quickly become an overwhelming exercise. It’s borderline astounding when one examines the sheer amount of cloud-based hosting providers that exist in today’s marketplace.

There are a lot of metrics you can use to select the best provider for you and your business, which we have covered on the TSS blog before – cost, speed, and customer service are probably the top three that come to mind. But again, with as much competition as there is right now in the hosting space, odds are good that you might find several cloud providers that are around the same price, offer nearly identical IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) speeds, and boast 24/7 customer support. How then do you decide who to go with?

One aspect that many don’t think about is how big of a global footprint your hosting provider has. There are several distinct advantages that having numerous datacenters in a wide variety of geographical locations provides that probably aren’t obvious to the average everyday consumer. Let’s take a look at a few.

Enhanced Performance

Even with the lightning fast speed that data travels through the Internet, your proximity to the datacenter on which a website or network is hosted makes a difference. Without going into too many technical details, the closer you are to the server, the faster you’re generally able to access the data that’s on it. It might only be a few fractions of a second here and there, but for many businesses, that slight delay can make all the difference. Imagine you operate an e-commerce outfit and your entire site and infrastructure is hosted in the Bay Area, whereas your closest competitor has datacenters in the Bay Area as well as New York and Chicago. Customers in the Midwest and East Coast can go through the entire shopping cart process without any noticeable lag, but yours tends to bog down and buffer a bit more the further you get away from California. Those few seconds can translate to lots of lost revenue.

Catastrophe and Disaster Mitigation

The old adage of it being wise to never put all your eggs in one basket is applicable in a lot of different areas in life, and cloud hosting is certainly one of them. Using the same hypothetical e-commerce company as above, imagine the disastrous consequences if a mega-quake or some equally destructive occurrence took place in the greater Bay Area. You could quite literally lose everything in a matter of moments. If your data is hosted several different locations, your customers using your online store might not even notice that everything from San Francisco to Los Altos just got swallowed up by the Pacific Ocean. (We’re obviously hoping that this never happens.)

Corporate Stability

This one’s a bit harder to quantify, but generally speaking, a hosting provider that has had the proven successes and established track record to grow into an organization with multiple locations and numerous employees to manage them all probably has their act together. They aren’t some fly-by-night, slipshod organization that could fold up at a moment’s notice due to some financial improprieties – no, you can rest assured that with your hosting provider’s increased size and footprint comes increased stability and longevity.

The TSS Difference

There’s no denying that we’re proud of the company and the team we’ve built here at Total Server Solutions over the years, and due to our dogged commitment to delivering a great product with professionalism and integrity, we have been fortunate enough to grow. Significantly. We now offer 12 locations around the world – nine here in the United States (Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Weehawken, Seattle, and two in Atlanta) as well as three abroad (Toronto, Amsterdam, and London).

Our Salt Lake City and Seattle datacenter locations are the newest to join the TSS family, with the former going online on September 22 and the latter doing the same on September 16. Both of these additions bring specific advantages to our customers. With Salt Lake City, we are providing much-needed local hosting to the huge swath of the nation between California and Chicago, which happens to be home to a burgeoning business scene. And we all know Seattle is home to plenty of tech businesses already, but having a datacenter gives our clients increased connectivity to the rapidly expanding Asian markets.

Our mission is to be 100% committed to the success of our customers, and adding these datacenters shows that we’re also 100% committed to doing whatever it takes to give them the finest cloud hosting options available today, as well as into the future. Sound like something you might be interested in? Please feel free to drop us a line at any time – we’d love to hear from you!

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The rapid adoption and proliferation of cloud-based computing can truly be defined as a revolution. We’ll look at 5 ways the cloud has changed the business world forever.

If you’ve ever watched the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, you know they were very self-referential and often threw jabs at the network on which they were hosted. Tina Fey and her writers often referenced NBC’s parent companies – first General Electric, then Comcast (known as “Kabletown” in the show). And while plenty of aspects of both conglomerates were made fun of, one that was generally revered and spared criticism was former GE CEO Jack Welch.

Welch is widely seen as a business visionary, and has been attributed with the following quote:

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”

That quote is particularly germane in today’s business climate for one big reason – cloud computing. Over the past 10 or so years, businesses have had to learn how to best utilize the cloud, and those who have been able to learn quickly and act upon that knowledge faster are the ones who are in the best position for success in the future. The amount of ways in which cloud computing solutions have changed the business world is exceedingly high and would take much more than a single blog entry to accurately cover. As such, we’ll stick to five.

Leveling the Playing Field

When it comes to data storage and infrastructure needs for a business, how much you need can be a question with a different answer each quarter. But one thing remains constant and has been for some time – smaller businesses and startups need much less in the way of servers and storage. When that same small business expands though, it used to be a fairly gargantuan undertaking to go through pre-cloud.

Not only did it constitute a significant financial investment, but business owners had to figure out where they were going to house and store all this suddenly necessary equipment. The Big Boys on the block could easily afford to purchase a few dozen more servers, and more often than not could store them in any one of their big headquarter-type buildings.

With the cloud, now small business owners can quickly and easily expand their infrastructure and network at the speed of a phone call or email – and for a fraction of the cost compared to purchasing and housing the equipment in-house.

Allowing Emerging Markets to Compete

In the same vein as the point above, the cloud has almost instantly allowed emerging markets like China and India to compete with the United States and Europe. By definition, emerging markets are still in the process of developing, and with that development comes high speed infrastructure, experienced professionals in the data/colocation/managed hosting arenas, cities with hubs that support and foster high tech businesses…the list goes on. America and Europe have a bit of a head start in this category, but allowing startups and new businesses in developing countries to quickly shift their networking needs over to an established cloud provider anywhere in the world is a huge benefit.

Improving Mobility and Speed

This one is big for business professionals, but also for everyday users as well. It wasn’t too long ago when if you wanted to access work files or anything hosted on your company’s physical network, you had to be on-site. Putting everything on the cloud has allowed businesses to be more flexible with their employees who, for a variety of reasons, might be more efficient if they telecommuted. It saves on travel time and costs, and can cut down on time wasted by improving response times. Imagine your biggest, most important client has an emergency on a Sunday night and needs a file right away…but you’re on vacation. Instead of having a minor stroke and panicking about who you’re going to have to call to head to the office to access it, you can simply log onto the company server from your phone and send it in a matter of minutes.

Saving Money

The cost of cloud computing is a fraction of what it costs to purchase, set up, and manage your own data center. Sure, you’re going to pay a monthly fee that will increase based on your usage, and there may be a migration fee to bring all your data over to your provider. But the fact remains that cloud computing is a much more affordable option, and it makes sense when you think about it. Most cloud providers specialize and focus on only the cloud. This allows them to purchase the requisite equipment needed in bulk and trim away all other elements, which in turn allows them to offer their services at surprisingly low prices. And when you take into account that the monthly fee includes maintenance services, the savings grow with the reduced need of in-house IT services.

Reducing Risk of Physical Theft

Believe it or not, stolen or lost laptops with confidential, proprietary company information on it used to be a major issue – in fact, as recently as 2010, one study found that just over 10,000 laptops were reported lost each week at the largest 36 airports in the country. Pre-cloud, many traveling business execs would load company documents onto their laptops to work on or edit while traveling. With cloud access, a lost or stolen laptop would still not be great, but at least the employees are (hopefully) accessing documents from the cloud with a username and password unavailable to the person who found or stole the laptop.

Grow Your Business with Cloud

These are just a handful of ways the cloud can help grow your business – there are lots more that we’d love to talk to you about! Our team of industry veterans and experts can provide you with the high-performance cloud options that will help build your company and power your success. Check out our competitive cloud options and pricing and see why Total Server Solutions has quickly become a leader in the cloud computing space.

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High performance cloud, managed services, and colocation provider, Total Server Solutions today made public the availability of datacenter space in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Atlanta, GA based company has been working to increase its global footprint in recent months. Salt Lake City is the latest facility offering to be added to the range of datacenters available to Total Server Solutions customers.

Ryan DiRocco, CTO at Total Server Solutions states that “Salt Lake City is our latest North American datacenter option. It’s a great location that provides another rock solid platform from which our customers can grow their businesses.”

SLC

A fully redundant power infrastructure supports the Salt Lake City datacenter. The entire facility is backed up UPS units in N+1 configuration and multiple N+1 configured generators provide a further layer of power redundancy. This ensures that the Salt Lake City datacenter will remain stable. Access into and within the fully staffed facility is secured with multiple authentication methods including biometric & key card access. Bandwidth providers within Salt Lake City include Zayo, Level3, and Cogent. Within this datacenter Total Server Solutions offers a full range of solutions including managed and unmanaged servers as well as equipment colocation services.