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“If we go down during something like Apple Liveblog, our users don’t come back.”

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Customer since 2008


The Challenge:

Scaling with irregular website demand

During events like Apple Liveblog, arstechnica.com grows from 2 to 16 million pageviews within hours.
 

The Solution:

Managed Infrastructure from ServerCentral, customized to include:

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Managed Storage

Managed Storage

DR/Backup

Backup/DR

Managed Firewall

Managed Firewall

Managed Load Balancer

Managed Load Balancer

Managed Switch

Managed Switch

Bandwidth

Premium IP

Support

24/7/365 Support

Dedicated Servers

Dedicated Servers

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Each component of Ars Technica's fully managed solution is configured for high availability. Should an active component fail, the system automatically spins up running-but-inactive spares. 

ServerCentral's managed services team then reincorporates replacement components into the live environment before reestablishing failover functionality.

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