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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.
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
In 2015, New Continuum Data Centers announced a partnership with mission critical cooling manufacturer STULZ Air Technology Systems Inc. to provide in-row cooling solutions for its high-density data centers. Our partnership with STULZ is a testament to our commitment...read more
At 3am on a rainy Thursday the doors to the barracks doors burst open and my drill sergeant screamed at me and 30 guys I barely knew to get up out of bed, get dressed, and be outside in 5 minutes. 6 minutes later when I was doing push-ups in the cold rain I thought –...read more
Last week human error with Amazon Web Services (AWS) seemed to bring half the internet grinding to a halt. For people who rely on the many platforms, tools, and digital conveniences afforded by AWS, it became a pretty stressful day. One of the best reads on addressing...read more
A 2010 National survey on data center outages conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that 65% of outages were directly attributed to UPS and battery failure. After working in the critical power industry for 18 years, there is one thing I can tell you for sure. The...read more