James Ball

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About James Ball

Instor has been providing turnkey telecommunications buildouts and upgraded infrastructure to data centers, colocations, labs and IT spaces for over 25 years. Instor’s team of telecommunications professionals collaborates with autonomous IT businesses to educate them on infrastructure solutions providing them with years of data center knowledge and capabilities. Our case studies and blogs are a team effort between our engineers, telecommunications technicians, and staff authors. We use Instor’s personal projects and before and after success cases to illustrate for our clients how our business coincides with your business’ needs. We provide both standardized and customized data center infrastructure solutions to North America. Instor is headquartered in the Bay Area and has regional hubs in the Ashburn Area and the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. Instor has an international presence with an office in Dublin, Ireland.

A Clean Sweep: Data Center Cleaning Made Easy


  Keep it Clean, Folks Do you get excited when you think about data center cleaning? You do? OK, sit down there, class clown. We’ve heard enough cracks from you. Truth is, keeping your data center or colocation clean is one of those things that you know you need to do, but it’s hard to [...]

A Clean Sweep: Data Center Cleaning Made Easy2019-05-20T15:12:40-07:00

May 17 Data Center News


Data Center News for Friday, May 17, 2019. This week in data center news, the UK's data industry shrugs off Brexit worries, an uptick in server purchases, new age edge solutions and a new 75MW campus in northern Virginia. Northern Virginia News Compass Datacenters, previously known for wholesalse facilities, will begin construction on a planned [...]

May 17 Data Center News2019-05-16T13:05:29-07:00

May 10 Data Center News


  This week in data center news, we look at the soaring hyperscale market, the lights-out concept and more data center news.   The Power of Edge Computing The High Performance Computing Industry is driving many companies to consider using edge computing to help offload some of the demand brought about by consumers. By decreasing [...]

May 10 Data Center News2019-05-10T14:20:01-07:00

Expert Data Center Fitups


From White Space to Done in No Time A data center fitup includes custom cooling, power, containment and IT infrastructure for data centers of all shapes and sizes.   In today’s ever-changing data center landscape, it’s not always easy to know where to spend your capital. Should you boost your IT infrastructure, upgrade your cooling, [...]

Expert Data Center Fitups2019-05-09T13:55:06-07:00

May 3 Data Center News


And now for this week's data center news roundup for Friday, May 3, 2019... Departure of the JEDI Four years ago, Chris Lynch took over the Pentagon’s highly-touted JEDI cloud project, which had the aim of unifying the military’s mission-critical workloads in a single cloud provider, Data Center Knowledge reports this week. Lynch’s position was [...]

May 3 Data Center News2019-05-07T10:10:45-07:00

Accessing Data Centers with Smartphone Technology; Microsoft Makes a Move in Phoenix


Data Center News Roundup for Friday, April 26, 2019 This week, we take a look at Microsoft’s big play in the Phoenix market; the ability to access data centers with biometrics; lessons from a phishing attack, more.   Microsoft gets in on Phoenix Action We recently mentioned that Phoenix, Arizona has becomes the nation’s second [...]

Accessing Data Centers with Smartphone Technology; Microsoft Makes a Move in Phoenix2019-05-14T13:38:28-07:00

Report: Working in a Data Center Hard, but Fulfilling; More News


Data Center News Roundup for Friday, April 19, 2019 This week, we take a look at a new report that shows most data center workers are happy despite the challenges and heavy work loads; Gartner suggests data center equipment purchases may dip this year; news that Phoenix is the nation’s second most active data center [...]

Report: Working in a Data Center Hard, but Fulfilling; More News2019-04-24T08:21:48-07:00

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