3 Ways NaaS Enhances Business Operations


Staples debuted its iconic Easy Button in 2005 as part of an ad campaign, but the fictitious product generated so much buzz that the office supplies retailer began selling them. People, it seemed, liked the idea of having an object to solve problems simply in the workplace (or even just to make you feel like the solutions came easily), absurdity notwithstanding.  The unfortunate truth is the Easy Button is a gimmick, albeit a wildly successful one. Doing business is complicated, and silver bullets are about as real as the werewolves they could purportedly kill. While you can’t make problems go away with the push of a button, there are solutions [...]

3 Ways NaaS Enhances Business Operations2023-04-07T14:46:48-05:00

How to Ditch the Fear of Falling Behind and Never Miss a Tech Beat


So often it seems like the best and most magical experiences occur when you just happen to be at the right place at the right time. When it comes to IT, however, there’s a science to making sure you’re always where you need to be and never missing a beat.  In our recent blog, we discussed the idea of IT FOMO. As most of us know it, FOMO is the fear of missing out on exciting experiences or fun memories and the camaraderie that comes with it. But in technology and business, FOMO brings with it a more dire edge. In a world evolving at breakneck speed with businesses all [...]

How to Ditch the Fear of Falling Behind and Never Miss a Tech Beat2022-03-01T15:53:15-06:00

IT FOMO: The Key to Not Missing Out on Innovation


The fear of missing out. As social beings, many of us know this feeling well. As social beings in the digital, ultra-connected age, this feeling often becomes more acute as life’s greatest moments and most exciting stories are paraded in front of our eyes constantly over social media and beyond. But what happens when a business gets a bad case of FOMO? In this day and age, when rapid innovation persists and the technologies that come from it seem to exist on a continuum that spans from ‘necessary’ to ‘disastrous if not adopted’, FOMO can be crippling. So many IT options exist, organizations can’t possibly incorporate them all. Every time [...]

IT FOMO: The Key to Not Missing Out on Innovation2022-02-01T16:11:49-06:00

Top 5 Benefits of the Hybrid Multicloud


The multicloud has quickly become a staple for enterprises, with 94% operating in hybrid environments, and 67% of those utilizing a mix of cloud providers. As the multicloud has gained significant popularity, there’s no better time to start to consider your own strategy. If you’re just hearing this term for the first time, multicloud is when you use multiple cloud providers concurrently. On top of that, there’s the hybrid multicloud, where businesses use a mix of private and public cloud providers to achieve their specific goals. There are a lot of benefits to employing a hybrid multicloud strategy, such as the following: Put the Workloads in the Right Place If [...]

Top 5 Benefits of the Hybrid Multicloud2021-05-03T14:36:38-05:00

A Modern Approach to Connectivity


Megaport and 1623 Farnam teamed up for a webinar titled “A Modern Approach to Connectivity with Megaport”.  Greg Elliott, VP of Business Development for 1623 Farnam and Adam Wirkus, Sales Director for Megaport covered topics such as SDNs and how they are beneficial for controlling network traffic reliably in a cost-effective and secure manner. Other key insights include the stats below from Flexera’s 2020 State of the Cloud report:  59% of enterprises expect cloud usage to exceed expectations due to COVID-19 87% are using a hybrid cloud strategy 93% of enterprises are using a hybrid cloud strategy 73% have a top priority to optimize cloud spend as their adoption and [...]

A Modern Approach to Connectivity2020-11-06T16:26:38-06:00

VP Business Development Talks Megaport, Dual-Servers, and New Connections


1623 Farnam made a huge announcement last week, with the deployment of a two-server Megaport node at our edge data center. Our new Vice President of Business Development, Greg Elliott, chatted with JSA TV about the exciting new development. “It’s a really next-gen carrier”, says Elliott. Besides access to private VXC and many different internet peering exchanges, Megaport provides access to a host of popular global cloud providers. For a business thinking about digital transformation, the addition of Megaport gives that organization the scalability and flexibility to connect to any of those services as needed.   “Immediately when Megaport turned up in our facility, our customers, our carriers, our content providers [...]

VP Business Development Talks Megaport, Dual-Servers, and New Connections2021-06-16T15:25:11-05:00

1623 Farnam Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport


1623 Farnam Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport Partnership Fuels Scalable Access to Public Cloud Environments Omaha, NE – June 24, 2020 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, is now offering access to the Megaport Software Defined Network (SDN) from its Interconnected Edge Data Center located in Omaha, Nebraska. As a leading Network-as-a-Service Provider, Megaport offers 1623 Farnam customers direct access to its global cloud ecosystem, which includes Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Salesforce, SAP and others. With Megaport, 1623 Farnam can further address customers’ growing need for scalable cloud resources to [...]

1623 Farnam Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport2021-06-16T15:21:06-05:00
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