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

Going Green: Every Effort Makes a Difference


Sustainability has been a hot button topic in the data center industry as of late, and for good reason. Data centers utilize a large amount of resources, including power and water, to carry out operations in the facility, and as a result can generate large amounts of emissions. As our communities and the world continue to generate mass amounts of data and connectivity demands only soar higher, we are likely  to  keep adding to these environmental impacts. So, how do we continue to grow without increasing emissions or depleting resources? Luckily, there are solutions we can take advantage of. It’s Cool, Man Cooling uses a lot of power, but it [...]

Going Green: Every Effort Makes a Difference2021-10-29T12:04:40-05:00

Peering 101 – What is peering, anyway?


Want to learn more about peering? Here’s a quick run down of the key aspects and benefits. What is peering, anyway? Sometimes called network peering or internet peering, peering at its most basic definition is when networks interconnect, allowing them to exchange traffic. At its core, it is about the transmitting and sharing of data. With a typical internet connection – what’s called a transit connection – network operators (or end users) purchase the connection from someone else and pay to have their network traffic carried for them. In a peering setup, there are no third parties and no additional charges beyond the costs associated with powering the necessary routers [...]

Peering 101 – What is peering, anyway?2021-04-15T18:15:46-05:00

PTC Member Profile: Todd Cushing, 1623 Farnam


Recently, Todd Cushing was featured in a Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) member profile spotlight. Todd Cushing is a nationally recognized data center, IT, and telecom executive with over 25 years of experience. Todd’s primary roles at 1623 Farnam include the design and oversight of the technology infrastructure of the data center, establishing and maintaining relationships with telecom carriers, and providing technology direction and support for customers. Prior to joining 1623 Farnam, Todd was a tenant representative broker for CBRE Data Center Real Estate and Olsson Engineering, focusing on site selection and design for data centers worldwide. What technology breakthrough would pave the way for the ICT industry? Enhancing communications has [...]

PTC Member Profile: Todd Cushing, 1623 Farnam2020-10-22T13:40:21-05:00

Take a Peek at Our Expansion Progress!


We have been hard at work on our big expansion project! We’re increasing our footprint, increasing capacity and updating some of our tech to ensure we are bringing our customers the absolute best. With our new and improved cooling methods and increased power capacity, we’ll be able to host larger workloads. This will allow us to better serve larger enterprises while maintaining the quality our customers have grown accustomed to. This project is extremely important to us, as we know that our prime location at the nexus of the country’s North/South and East/West fiber routes is a strategic advantage for our customers. We want to enable them to take advantage [...]

Take a Peek at Our Expansion Progress!2020-10-06T17:06:53-05:00

The Case for Colocation at 1623 Farnam


IT infrastructure has become even more critical than ever.  Whether you are a mid-size company or large enterprise, you need to be able to connect to a reliable network that has a low risk of downtime and do so cost effectively. So, how can you achieve all of this? Consider colocation. Why Colocation?  Technology is evolving every day, and so is the amount of data that we create. Your business’ workloads are increasing constantly, which can put a strain on your on-site infrastructure -including elements such as power, network connectivity, and even ensuring you have ample cooling. So, what do you do when you’ve exhausted or nearing the capacity of [...]

The Case for Colocation at 1623 Farnam2020-09-18T12:06:28-05:00

1623 Farnam Expands Team – Poised for Significant Growth


Not only are we at 1623 Farnam expanding our facility, but we are expanding our team as well. Our newest addition, Greg Elliott, will serve as a Vice President of Business Development for 1623 Farnam - an excellent addition to the team. The combination of his sales knowledge and experience working in business development make him a valuable asset to the team during a time of unprecedented expansion for our edge data center. Greg has an extensive history of work experience in the telecom and tech industries, both in sales and business development and management. For twenty-plus years he has been in the industry, beginning as a District Manager at [...]

1623 Farnam Expands Team – Poised for Significant Growth2020-07-07T15:35:55-05:00

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

1623 Farnam President Talks Cloud Solutions With JSA TV


Here at 1623 Farnam we’re big on cloud solutions. As new cloud data centers abound, shortcuts to the cloud are becoming more important than ever, and 1623 Farnam’s numerous cloud on-ramps can provide customers with the cloud solution they are looking for. Todd Cushing, president of 1623 Farnam, had the chance to sit down with JSA TV to discuss how our prime location enmeshes so well with our cloud solution offerings. For him, it’s about the prevalence of hyperscale in the area. Take Google, for instance. “There’s a lot of hyperscale in Omaha. Google had two facilities in Council Bluffs, about three miles away from us. They’re building another facility [...]

1623 Farnam President Talks Cloud Solutions With JSA TV2020-06-22T14:07:53-05:00
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