• IT intelligence from a national leader.

  • IT intelligence from a national leader.

  • IT intelligence from a national leader.

Involta Blog

Involta Named to Fast 50 Growth List

Involta was recently named to Cloudscene’s Fast 50 Growth Companies for 2017. The list consists of global organizations believed to be making an important impact on the data center market based on the following growth criteria:

read more...

Independence Data Center

Grand Opening

Construction has wrapped up, tenants have moved in, and the City of Independence, the Independence business community and Involta celebrated with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Involta has invested more than $50 million in the state of Ohio, with data centers in Independence, Akron, Columbus and two facilities in Youngstown.

read more...

Inside Involta: Executive Spotlight Jim Buie

Involta recently added to its management team with the hiring of a new CFO, Jim Buie. Learn more about him and the role he will play at Involta in the interview below. 
This interview was recently published in the Corridor Business Journal in Iowa.

read more...

Innovation in Action: Changing the Game in Data Center Cooling

Each data center has an ecosystem all its own. Information technology equipment emits heat as it runs, but excessive heat and humidity could irrevocably damage the equipment assets – not to mention the important data stored within.

At Involta, we take every precaution to ensure our facilities operate with optimum heat and humidity levels, ensuring the safety and security of both equipment and data.

Proper airflow is critical to performance. That’s why we partnered with DuctSox®, the leading manufacturer of fabric HVAC air dispersion systems to find a better, more efficient way to improve airflow in our facilities.

read more...

Protecting IT Functions in Case of Disaster with Business Continuity Planning

What happens to a city’s emergency systems and other critical technology infrastructure in the case of a natural disaster?

Or a major utility or telecommunications outage?

The City of Akron – the fifth largest city in Ohio – needed a comprehensive strategy to ensure IT continuity of operations in a disaster situation. The strategy needed to be:

  • Cost-effective
  • Agreeable to internal and external stakeholders
  • Up to the demanding standards of the state auditors

read more...

The Healthcare Data Storage Dilemma

Headquartered in Ohio, one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the state was grappling with challenging realities of modern healthcare, including:

  • Aging IT infrastructure
  • Double-digit annual growth in data storage needs due to increasing patient data digitalization
  • Intensifying threat of privacy breaches and data theft – and consequent need for high-level security and privacy protection
  • Need for data accessibility, storage management and synchronous replication
  • Limited resources to allocate to IT infrastructure and maintenance
read more...

End-to-End Network Security – Without Impacting User Productivity

When it comes to your corporate network, performance demands – and threat levels – have never been higher. 

Your network needs to be equipped for intrusion detection and prevention, malware defense, bring-your-own-device culture, remote users who may be using unsecured connections…the list goes on.

And all this needs to be accomplished without hindering the productivity of end users.

read more...