The Internet of Things (IoT)

October 5, 2020

30 years ago, many may have envisioned the future to be a utopia of sorts with flying cars and levitating buildings. Though this is not the current state of things, technology of the future is here today. The internet of things, though some may not know it yet, is not fast approaching or some time… Read More »

Virtualization Benefits in Times of a Pandemic

September 15, 2020

Virtualization Benefits in Times of a Pandemic The devastating results of the COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise known as Coronavirus, are well known and far reaching. The Coronavirus has touched every corner of the globe and has left its footprint everywhere, affecting nearly every part of daily life. School closings, sports cancellations, and limits on gatherings are… Read More »

The Evolving Role of Graphics Processing Units

February 26, 2019

A Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) can increase the quality and speed of graphics displayed on a computer. For this reason, they’ve become increasingly popular in the last year. A GPU renders graphics on a computer server rather than the endpoint device.  Before GPUs were introduced in the late 1990s, people relied on Central Processing Units… Read More »

Online Security for the New Year

January 2, 2019

For companies that rely on increased sales in December, online security can be a challenge. According to ACI Worldwide, fraud attempts during the winter holidays increased by 22 percent in 2017. The number of overall retail transactions increased by 19 percent during the same period. Credit card fraud is the unauthorized use of credit card numbers to… Read More »

The Real World of Data Management

November 9, 2018

Managing a well-run data center is a complex and dynamic endeavor. Factors that affect the environment include temperature, humidity, ventilation and expecting the unexpected. Having the right hardware and systems in place is essential to coordinating these components. Eta Vision is a startup that gives data center operators powerful tools to manage complexity. As a… Read More »

Disaster Recovery Solutions

October 24, 2018

Emergency situations can happen due to unexpected events such as power outages, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and fires. It’s a good idea to have a disaster recovery plan with a secure place to store your data. A disaster recovery plan is usually an IT-based solution to keep critical systems safe or recover sensitive data. Building a… Read More »

Finding New Ways to Listen In

October 4, 2018

With ancient roots in developing incense for Japanese royalty, Shoyeido is finding new ways to reach their customers. As the company’s products grew more popular over the years, Shoyeido Vice President Jeff Banach hired Earthnet to provide technical support. “We have high expectations because we represent a traditional and thriving business in Japan. Our expectation… Read More »

Network Security in the Age of Cyber Attacks

September 10, 2018

The cybersecurity market is expected to grow from $105 billion in 2015 to $181 billion by 2021, according to a report by Zion Market Research. As more companies become dependent on the Internet, cloud computing and technology, the risk of cyber attacks increases. The only factor that remains the same is change. Threats to your… Read More »

Case Study: 3D Vendor Finds Managed Services Provider with Earthnet

July 13, 2018

Case Study RealD 3D creates products that take over 1 billion viewers into an extraordinary experience that extends beyond the screen. In 2016, the company was expanding as California experienced record-breaking power outages. They relocated their datacenter from Beverly Hills, CA to Earthnet’s office in Boulder, CO to provide a safe and reliable powerhouse of… Read More »

Storing Data in the Cloud: Location Matters

July 3, 2018

Your data location matters. If you have information you’d like to keep secure, it makes sense to know where that information is stored. You won’t have that luxury with a large cloud service provider. Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) such as Amazon or Azure may store your data overseas, with access to it governed by rules… Read More »

Dynamic Data Management Solutions

June 20, 2018

The demand for complex data center solutions is on the rise in 2018. According to JLL’s Data Center Outlook, there is an increased demand for remote monitoring, cloud-based management and customized deliverables. Some of these trends were on display at the Built to Change Summit in Santa Clara, CA, which took place in June. CA… Read More »

Taking a Holistic Approach to Managed IT Services

June 13, 2018

Startups, particularly technology and software-based companies, often share a common problem—too much growth and not enough infrastructure. Fast-growing startups tend to overlook hiring staff who are qualified to document credentials and contract agreements for their equipment. In this case, employees without a relevant skillset miss out on diagnosing the hardware and software needs of their… Read More »

Providing Managed Services for a Growing Startup

June 7, 2018

Founded in 2006, Collective Intellect was an advanced social media analytics company that helped companies see how their brands were perceived online. Oracle acquired the growing startup in 2012. When Collective Intellect contracted Earthnet to provide managed services in 2010, they were processing 20 million messages per day in English. Now they process 300,000 million… Read More »

Advantages of Telehealth in Patient Safety

May 25, 2018

The advantages of outsourcing health care resources have many benefits, which includes patient safety. Telehealth can improve acute-care programs and help with medication reconciliation. The federal Health Resources and Services Administration defines telehealth as: “The use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health… Read More »

Earthnet CEO Fuels Innovation in Colorado

May 15, 2018

Bahman Saless has a unique talent for innovation. As the chief executive officer of Earthnet, he founded the company in 1994 to offer dial-up Internet services. Since that time, 23 years have passed and Earthnet now provides data management, colocation and IT services for small to medium-sized companies. Saless also founded and currently directs the… Read More »

Managing a Datacenter Near the Rocky Mountains

May 8, 2018

Earthnet relies on fresh air cooling during the colder months to manage its datacenter. A 20-ton economizer on the roof sends external air straight to the datacenter without having to cool it first. The economizer helps reduce the need for electricity, which leaves a smaller footprint on the environment. When the weather warms up, it’s… Read More »

Keep Your Data Secure in the Cloud

May 3, 2018

Have you streamed a video, stored pictures online or purchased software on demand? These are examples of cloud based services. Companies are increasingly depending on cloud providers to host their services and infrastructure. There are several factors to consider when evaluating the best way to go about it. Separating Fact from Fiction There is a… Read More »

Finding the Best Colocation Provider for Your Company

May 1, 2018

Finding the right place to trust your data storage can be challenging. In response to shifting industry trends, evolving technology and greater competition, colocation providers are changing their models to stay competitive. Keep in mind the following industry trends when choosing a colocation provider. Industry Trends Due to IT and application development taking on the… Read More »

Celebrating Earthnet’s 1-Year Anniversary with Simple Energy!

April 20, 2018

Our team at Earthnet strives to deliver exceptional IT Managed Services in the areas of Colocation, Cloud Solutions, and Hardware and Software Administration. With that in mind, we are excited to announce the one-year anniversary of working with a very exciting company called Simple Energy! Simple Energy is a software company and graduate of Techstars… Read More »

Congratulations New Venture Challenge 10 Champion and Finalists!!!

April 10, 2018
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Earthnet and our CEO and New Venture Challenge (NVC) mentor Bahman Saless would like to congratulate Specdrums as the champion of NVC 10. We’d also like to congratulate the finalists for the competition including HASEL Artificial Muscles, Beautifulbook, Statehill, and Cannabis Marketing Association! These teams did an incredible job this year! Click here to learn more… Read More »

Huge Milestone for Stateless — First Datacenter Deployment

April 26, 2017

{{unknown}}Friday, March 10th, 2017, marked a huge day for Stateless, a startup Company in Boulder, CO. They’re deploying their network solution into our  datacenter. They are so excited to work with Earthnet’s forward thinking and innovative CEO, Bahman Saless, and his team. Their website: Stateless

Converting from IPv4 to IPv6 to Remain Consistent in the Modern Digital Age

September 23, 2016

{{unknown}}The Internet Protocol (IP) is the main medium of information presentation and transfer on the internet. It is responsible for controlling and sending groups of data between the different connected computers. The IP is essentially what the internet is all about. It was set up to control a few computers in its earliest form. Thus,… Read More »

The Advantages of Using MSPs for SMEs

September 15, 2016

{{unknown}}Small and medium business owners do not have enough resources to manage the technological aspects of their business needs and they often require external support in terms of managing their IT network and related support services. MSPs (Managed Service Providers) are external service providers which allow businesses to feel safe in terms of reliable technology… Read More »

Managed IT Services for Small Businesses

July 29, 2016

Managed services is a term I hear in the tech industry constantly. My first few months in the “biz”, I heard this term coined and used in conjunction with services like colocation, cloud computing, IT management, and countless more. Frankly, the term is bit vague, especially for a literal person like myself. Managed Services Defined… Read More »

7 Advantages of Cloud Computing

May 23, 2016

What is Cloud Computing? “The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or personal computer.” That is the gist. A very obvious example of cloud computing is Google. When you compose an e-mail and save it to drafts on… Read More »

Facebook Business Page Updates

April 1, 2016

As the world of tech is ever changing, so is Facebook. I recently discovered that accessing our Earthnet Facebook page was a bit of a challenge due to Facebook’s business page updates. Instead of switching easily from my personal page to my business page, I found that I was eternally logged in to my personal… Read More »

Business Benefits of the Cloud

February 1, 2016
img Switching to the cloud can increase speed, keep sensitive data secure, and streamline your IT operations.

Last week, I began my journey into the benefits of switching your business to the cloud. This week, I continue that journey, exploring – albeit in less depth – my final three advantages of enterprise-level cloud technology: unparalleled speed, customizable security, and the potential for full IT consolidation.

The Cloud: It Grows With You, It Goes With You

January 25, 2016
img Are you ready for the world of enterprise cloud computing?

Last time, we discerned some of the ways you are already using the cloud as an individual. This time, I begin an analysis of a few key benefits of using the cloud – as a business. In 2015, the cloud storage market brought in $18.87 billion in the United States; this figure is predicted to… Read More »

How the Cloud Took Over Your Life Without You Noticing

January 18, 2016
img It's easy to get confused about the cloud.

Just two days before Christmas, my cell phone met an early, tragic fate when it fell (was dropped…) into a tray of water. Five days later, when I purchased a new phone, I ecstatically found that all my contacts, messages, apps, and even my most recent pictures were still on my brand-new device, even though… Read More »

Earthnet Clear on Cloud-Based Future

November 10, 2015
img Chief operating officer Amy Lopez and chief executive Bahman Saless pose in Boulder-based Earthnet Inc.’s data center.

Boulder, Colorado – In these heady days of virtualization and remote computing, however, more local data centers are looking to cloud computing as the answer to boosting their capacity to deliver services. Generally, cloud computing describes computing resources that are grouped and redistributed based on user need. In practice, cloud computing creates an on-demand, self-managed… Read More »