Posts by Zenlayer

6 Reasons Why You Should Outsource your IT Infrastructure

Outsourcing IT Infrastructure

  Your IT infrastructure is the foundation your business runs on. Managing your own IT infrastructure is challenging, yet it is mission critical. Working with an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company can reduce risk and ensures uptime. With the right IT infrastructure and correct deployment strategies, there’s no limit to how much your business is can do. Here…

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Network Outage Resiliency Plan

Network Resiliency Plan

We all strive for perfection and promise 99.99% uptime. But outages happen. Natural disasters, cyber attacks, and simple human error can lead to random outages. It’s not a matter of if, but when. This is why it’s important to be prepared like a scout. Every business needs an outage resiliency plan to recover as quickly as possible.…

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Measuring Data Center Downtime

Data Center Downtime

If your business relies on data centers, any downtime will negatively affect your business. Are you measuring and monitoring its performance? By measuring Data Center Downtime (DCD) as a business metric, you’ll quickly see if your service provider is helping or harming your business. You’ll also see if any changes need to be made for better performance. The Hidden Costs…

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How Autonomous Cars Helped Pave The Way For Edge Computing

edge computing autonomous cars

Autonomous cars are becoming mainstream every day. Autonomous cars aren’t just tangible Artificial Intelligence, they’re also paving the way for edge computing.  As producers of autonomous cars quickly discovered, edge computing and autonomous cars go hand-in-hand. It’s only by working together that mass adoption is achievable.  When The Cloud Isn’t Fast Enough It’s one thing for…

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Regulatory Compliance For Software Defined Networks (SDN)

Regulatory Compliance For Software Defined Networks (SDN)

One of the most common concerns with implementing Software Defined Networks (SDN) is about regulatory compliance. It’s a significant challenge when your business operates across multiple industries and/or countries with varying compliance rules. While SDN doesn’t magically solve compliance barriers, it does make it surprisingly easier to manage compliance and customize rules for different areas of your business…

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Capacity Asia 2017: Carrier’s Role in Cloud Adoption

Zenlayer Capacity Asia 2017

A carrier is a provider of transport level infrastructure to the cloud. It connects the cloud service provider to the customers. Although telecom companies provide services to the lower layers of the stack, carriers are aggressively pushing customized transport solutions tailored for cloud providers and consumers. At Capacity Asia 2017, Zenlayer’s Founder & CEO spoke on a panel about…

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AWS Orient Express

AWS orient express

At AWS re:Invent, Zenlayer teamed up with NS1 to host a Murder Mystery themed after Murder on the Orient Express. Unlike other after parties on The Strip, our goal was to create an engaging evening of suspense centered around building connections to Asia. The event was sold out in 3 days with a waitlist of over a…

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The Importance Of Scalable and Flexible Bandwidth

flexible and scalable bandwidth

Your bandwidth is like traffic – the more your put through, the more congested it is. Bandwidth is the commodity every business needs, but usually they have either too much or too little. What many businesses overlook is the importance of flexible bandwidth. By flexing and scaling up bandwidth, you get a custom solution that meets your business…

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Managing Big Data Games

Big Data Games

The gaming industry is accelerating and the amount of data consumed is on par. Analyzing the various interactions is important to understand the psychology behind player preferences. Unfortunately, this also creates a problem – how to store and process the massive amount of data. Big data gaming requires a solution for the relentless tsunami of information in order to…

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Why You Need To Know About Edge Computing

edge-computing

Clouds are coming down to earth and have been pushing computing to the edge. Devices are now taking some of the processing workload, which is why edge computing is so exciting. In some circles, edge computing is also known as fog computing. So why does edge computing matter? Can’t the cloud gods handle everything? Sometimes…

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Does Edge Computing Mean The End Of Cloud Computing?

The cloud is becoming a blunt tool in the shed. The trend towards edge computing seems to be slowly pushing cloud computing to the edge. Is edge computing vaporizing clouds? The short answer is no. But the more complex answer is cloud computing may not always be the best solution. Edge Computing vs. Cloud Computing Edge…

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5 Benefits Of Establishing A Digital Presence In China

Digital Presence In China

China represents a massive market opportunity and if you don’t have a digital presence here, you’re missing out. According to the United States Census Bureau (USCB), China represents 15.7% of total trade in the US. This is expected to grow as the partnership strengthens under the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA). Here are 5…

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