25 March 2020

The Top Three Things to Consider When Developing a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan




Now more than ever, organizations need sound plans for business continuity and disaster recovery to ensure they can weather any crisis or emergency that may come its way. Business continuity and disaster recovery plans, which are both strongly related, will ensure your organization will remain operational after an adverse event. With organizations facing many challenges [...]
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18 March 2020

Tips for Ensuring Resiliency In Your Infrastructure In The Age of Corona Virus




We rarely get advance notice that a crisis is ready to strike. Even with some lead time, though, multiple things can go wrong; every incident is unique and unfolds in unexpected ways. If you’re concerned about the resiliency of your organization’s infrastructure while considering the unknowns, you’re not alone – and by taking some simple [...]
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11 March 2020

In Focus: A Deep Dive Into Our Federal Agency Case Study




In our new series, “In Focus” we will take a deeper dive in our case studies featuring our wide variety of clients to give you a closer look at Data Canopy’s capabilities. In this first post, we look at our federal agency client. The contract was awarded to a prime GSA contractor with an IT [...]
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13 February 2020

A Practical Guide To Digital Transformation For Your Infrastructure




Digital Transformation (also known as DX or DT) is defined as the cultural, organizational and operational change of an organization, industry or ecosystem through smart integration of digital technologies, processes and competencies across all levels and functions in a staged design. For many organizations, the term is nebulous and achieving a digital transformation seems daunting [...]
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14 January 2020

Digital Transformation Begins with a Modern Data Center




Businesses need a solid infrastructure foundation on which to innovate. More than ever, business leaders know that long-term success demands digital transformation. To compete, they must think differently about how to leverage technology to drive efficiencies, meet customer demands and attract top talent. Yet companies can’t achieve much without a modern infrastructure. True transformations are [...]
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9 January 2020

Data Canopy Enters New Partnership with Intelisys




Data Canopy, a nationwide hybrid infrastructure provider, announced its new partnership with Intelisys, a ScanSource company, and the nation’s leading provider of technology services. This partnership will enable Intelisys Sales Partners to access Data Canopy’s hybrid and multi-cloud solutions as well as to leverage data center facilities at Tier III enhanced locations around the world [...]
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2 January 2020

Wrapping Up 2019




As we kick off 2020, we are reflective on the many accomplishments our team has had over the past year. We had a lot to celebrate in 2019, including opening our new HQ in Columbia, Maryland, and being named to the INC.5000 list.  We also expanded our data center portfolio with new data centers which [...]
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17 December 2019

5 Steps to Ensure Your Data Recovery Plan Will Work




Did you know? It’s estimated that upwards of 93% of organizations who lose servers for 10 days or more during a disaster filed for bankruptcy within the next 12 months, that 43% of them never reopen, and that 51% close within two years? For the small to medium-sized businesses, a day to a week of [...]
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4 December 2019

Data Canopy Acquires Partial Assets and Clients of Intelishift Technologies




Data Canopy, a nationwide hybrid infrastructure provider has acquired Intelishift Technologies Government consisting of partial assets and clients of Intelishift Technologies. With this acquisition, both Data Canopy and Intelishift Technologies will be able to focus on their go-forward strategic plans. Intelishift Technologies is excited to grow its offerings to Managed Service Providers (MSPS) and related [...]
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12 November 2019

4 Benefits for Disaster Recovery In The Cloud




Critical incidents such as natural disasters or man-made disasters do not come with a schedule. At Data Canopy, we understand that your data is a precious asset that should be protected from any unplanned event. That’s why we recommend that migrating your data to the cloud  be considered for your disaster recovery plan. By optimizing [...]
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21 October 2019

When It Comes To The Cloud, One Size Doesn’t Fit All




For many organizations, the cloud brings new challenges. In particular, industries such as government, healthcare, and financial services must overcome cloud implementation and monitoring challenges as well as comply with a host of regulations for the care and storage of their data and its environment. Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting challenge, before [...]
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30 September 2019

Failure Is Not An Option: Making Your Data Backups Failure Proof




Most organizations will experience a form of data loss at least once in their lifetime. Knowing this fact, it is even more important to ensure any data you may have is backed-up, so you don’t find yourself needing data recovery. In our blog today, we will dive into the depths of data back-ups discussing: Why [...]
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17 September 2019

Data Canopy Takes Channel Partners Evolution 2019 to the Next Level




This week, Data Canopy was well represented at the  2019 Channel Partners Evolution conference in Washington, D.C. The team at Data Canopy made the most of this forward-thinking event to meet with our partners and agents throughout the three-day conference. On the first day of Channel Partners’ kickoff, Data Canopy sponsored the First Ladies of [...]
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28 August 2019

Defining Recovery Point Objective




In our two-part blog series, we will review how to calculate your Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO). In part two below, we look at how to calculate your RPO (Recovery Point Objective)  RPO: Recovery Point Objective An RPO measures the acceptable amount of data loss after a disruption of service. Or [...]
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26 August 2019

Data Canopy Selects CyrusOne To Expand The Data Center Capabilities In The U.S.




CyrusOne Selected by Data Canopy to Expand Their Data Center Capabilities in the United States Data Canopy brings hybrid infrastructure solution offering to Cincinnati, OH; Dallas, TX; and Raleigh, NC DALLAS, TX–Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) today announced an agreement with Data Canopy to expand their data center network to now include Cincinnati, […]

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16 August 2019

Defining Recovery Time Objective




In this two-part blog, we will explore and define Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO). In part one, we will examine RTO (Recovery Time Objective). What is RTO and RPO? Recovery Time Objective and Recovery Point Objective may sound alike, but they are entirely different metrics in disaster recovery and business continuity management. [...]
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14 August 2019

Data Canopy Named To The Inc. 5000 List for 2019




Inc. magazine today revealed that Data Canopy is No. 2053 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, […]

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2 August 2019

New HQ for Data Canopy in Columbia, Maryland




Data Canopy, a hybrid infrastructure and multi-cloud provider with data center facilities nationwide, is excited to open our new HQ in the thriving Merriweather District of Columbia, MD. Maryland has for decades been nationally recognized as a leader in producing the largest technology workforce population in the country. The Merriweather District is growing into an […]

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1 August 2019

Eight Steps For Planning Your IT Disaster Recovery Plan




Are you prepared if disaster strikes your company?  Along the East Coast and Gulf Coast, we’re in the middle of hurricane season. Before the next big storm, now is time to prepare your business with an IT Disaster Recovery Plan. It seems every season, mother nature is always throwing a curve ball when you least […]

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