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New Continuum Data Center is a state-of-the-art colo strategically located in beautiful West Chicago, where we’re surrounded by fields, can hear the wind, and on a clear day we still can’t see the Chicago skyline. We help managed service providers, IT professionals, and enterprise customers with the data infrastructure you need so you can focus on other things in life and business. No snarling traffic, no parking puzzles, and costs that are significantly more affordable than the guys in the city.
I used to think talk of corporate culture was mostly nonsense, and just a means to compel employees to do things like community service or 5k charity runs. When I looked at valuing businesses, it was something I almost entirely ignored. Now, it is something that I...read more
Recently, a customer opened a ticket with an interesting problem: one of their 3rd party leased ipv4 prefixes could only reach part of the internet. Packets were disappearing into a black hole for many destinations. In particular, a speed test server in Atlanta, GA,...read more
Running an 80,000 square foot data center is complicated. Using a highly automated PLC controlled 2800 ton chilled water system with water side economization to cool the colocation floor is even more complicated. We use an evaporative cooling method to transfer IT...read more
Do you find yourself either taking projects away from your subordinates or giving specific step-by-step guidance in order to complete tasks? If so, you might either be a perfectionist or a control-freak. Either is not a character tribute anyone wants. As managers and...read more
It was after 1am in very remote Iraqi Army base in Southern Iraq. I was an Iraqi Army advisor helping the Iraqi Army create a logistics unit. It was not uncommon to spend 16-18 hours a day working directly with my Iraqi counterpart, so I would normally arrive back to...read more