On Data Centers: Power Redundancy Ponderables

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Having a redundant power supply would seem to be a “no brainer.” After all, a failover option in case electrical power is interrupted would seem to be a business essential. But the answer is not always so simple: different users have different requirements for reliability and uptime; there are a variety of ways to achieve different levels of power redundancy; …

AIS for LLS Campaign is a Success

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We just concluded a drive to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. AIS was the title sponsor of the Leukemia Cup Regatta event sponsored by the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club off Newport Beach, CA. We also held a special AIS for LLS outing at Petco Park where San Diego Padres played an afternoon game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Attendance …

AIS Sponsors Cybersecurity Symposium

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On May 17, 2011, we joined Robert Half Technology and Xerox as Gold Sponsors of the “Securing Our eCity Cybersecurity Symposium — Spring & 4th Annual IT Executive of the Year Awards” which which took place at the Doubletree Hotel San Diego, Mission Valley in San Diego, California. The symposium, which had the San Diego Business Journal and ESET as …

IPv6: AIS Has You Covered

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In February 2010, the last batches of IPv4 addresses were handed out, which means the transition to IPv6 is underway. Moving from the old 32-bit IP address protocol (4.3 billion possible addresses) to the new 128-bit address protocol (which make for a vastly huge number of addresses) is a challenge – especially since one variety of IP address cannot talk …