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by fred f. farkel, wednesday, october 29th, 2014


what do you do and where do you go when your organization needs an ip address for its network? one option is to go to your isp and obtain a dedicated ip. but where do they get them? and can you bypass your isp and get an ip directly? in a blog article entitles “how ips are legally and illegally exchanged” author sam walt gives an overview of the process, the players and what businesses need to know about the process when they decide they need additional ip addresses.

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by fred f. farkel, monday, october 13th, 2014


american digital corporation is a forward-thinking it solutions provider. we have a proven track record of helping fortune 1000 organizations develop and maintain it strategies that solve day-to-day business challenges while positioning themselves for future growth and advancements in technology.

as an hp platinum partner, american digital provides custom system integration and consulting services across hp’s complete enterprise portfolio of server, storage, security and converged infrastructure solutions. we also support business critical applications such as sap, vmware, redhat, microsoft, oracle, meditech, epic and ellucian.

with our west coast division based in irvine, ca, our 30 years of experience and nationwide presence allow us to support a variety of markets including health care, finance, manufacturing, distribution and higher education.

our focus is your success.

it solutions from american digital

  • enterprise storage solutions & optimization assessments
  • server upgrades and migrations
  • cloud solutions – private or hybrid
  • proactive network security solutions
  • managed and professional services
  • data center consolidatio
  • assessments for virtualization
  • enterprise application architecture consulting, migrations and upgrades
  • colo/hosting
  • network integration

from server upgrades to storage optimization, we are the premier it solutions provider for products and services that will help you streamline processes and operate efficiently.

american digital

west coast headquarters

2 executive circle
suite 150
irvine, ca 92614

midwest headquarters

25 northwest point blvd
suite 200
elk grove village, il 60007
phone (877) 220-5321

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by fred f. farkel, tuesday, october 7th, 2014


according to the 2014 idc emc digital universe study, the digital universe is doubling in size every two years. the amount of data we create and copy will reach 44 zettabytes (44 trillion gigabytes) by 2020. over two thirds of that 44 zettabytes is unstructured data generated by end users, yet 85% of that user-generated content is managed by an enterprise it department at some point in its lifecycle. this explosive data growth is forcing companies of all sizes to explore more efficient data storage strategies which allow them to deliver storage services at cloud scale, allow them to meet new application and user demands while providing operational efficiency at scale. these demands are requiring companies to take a new approach to information storage.

what is that approach? our friends from emc have the answer to that question: vipr software-defined storage.

what is vipr software-defined storage? in short, it is a unified storage platform that provides a single control plane for multi-vendor, heterogeneous storage systems. the vipr software-defined storage platform forms the infrastructure that hosts vipr services, which support object, hdfs, and block storage on commodity hardware. the folks from emc have made their white paper entitled “vipr services storage engine architecture white paper: deploy a modern hyperscale storage platform on commodity infrastructure” available for you which details this solution. after you have read this informative document, we encourage you to contact your local emc representative or authorized reseller, visit the emc website, or explore and compare products in the emc store to learn more about emc products, services, and solutions and how they can help solve your business and it challenges.

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