AIS Welcomes America’s Cup to San Diego

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Welcome to the third America’s Cup World Series event in San Diego, California. We are pleased to host you and we hope you enjoy watching the best sailors, in the fastest boats, as the competition for the next America’s Cup continues. America’s Cup Club – The America’s Cup Corporate Hospitality The America’s Cup Club will be hosted on the Hornblower …

AIS Joins BIOCOM

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We are a member of BIOCOM, the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region’s life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life. This includes initiatives in capital formation, public policy, …

CEO Update: The Callaway Announcement

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On October 3, we announced that the Callaway Golf Company (Callaway), has completed its move into the our Lightwave Data Center.  Located 30 miles south of their corporate headquarters, they selected us because we provide them with reliability, redundancy, security and room for growth along with fixed costs for easier budgeting. Our announcement got some pick-up in the Media.  Here …

CEO Update: The San Diego Power Outage – AIS in the News

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It has been a busy week for us.  We are in the process of putting together our webinar series that focuses on the “360° Approach to Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Application/Service Availability.”  We participated in the Disaster Recovery Journal Fall World conference that was held in San Diego.  And, we’ve been fielding inquires about how we did during the …

CEO Update: AIS at the DRJ Fall World 2011

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During the DRJ World Fall 2011 conference, we offered a preview of our “360° Approach to Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Application/Service Availability.” Here is the slideshow that visitors to our booth got to see. AIS DIsaster Recovery & Business Continuity from AISDC View more presentations from AISDC

Expert Update: World IPv6 Day

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The Internet Society’s World IPv6 Day took place on June 8, 2011. AIS joined more than 225 participating organizations from every part of the globe in a “test flight” that occurred over a 24-hour period.  Along with testing functionality and interoperability, the purpose of doing this simultaneously with other companies was to raise awareness and accelerate IPv6 deployment across the …

Expert Tip: Considerations for Data Center Selection

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Our team of experts has come up with some suggestions on what to look for when selecting a data center for colocation purposes.  They touch upon Power Distribution, Connectivity, HVAC, Security and amenities. Another thing to ponder is the human aspect.  If you have any questions for our experts, click here: AskAnExpert@www.americanis.net. You can also talk to someone on our ProServices …

AIS Experts to Offer Tips, Insights & More

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As mentioned throughout this website, one of our strengths is the team of experts we’ve gathered to work the customer side and handle the nitty-gritty tech side of things.  You are definitely in good hands from the moment you place the call or fill out the Request for Information. Our CEO, Tim Caulfield, has often remarked how the company is …

On Compliance: What SSAE 16 is About

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SAS 70 has been touted on a number of websites for businesses offering data center services.  It has been the equivalent of the “Good Housekeeping” stamp of approval since its inception as a cornerstone audit in 1992. Goodbye SAS 70, Hello SSAE 16: SAS 70 is being retired this year. In its place AIS has achieved compliance for the SSAE 16 SOC …

On Service Delivery: Helping your Service Provider Help You

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A recent story in The Wall Street Journal about the ripple effect of technology glitches at U.S. airlines  –inconveniencing thousands of travelers, spawning long airport lines, delaying or canceling flights — got me thinking. More often than not, the root cause has been said to be some sort of maintenance or software update that goes awry.  Which got me further thinking, did …