Businesses interested in expanding their footprint into international markets look to obtain the benefits of such growth, but they also face challenges in making that expansion occur successfully. Most companies have a multitude of local colocation providers from which they can choose, but they should find a reliable one that can get them the most secure and effective point-to-point connections for expanding IT. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Michael Levy, Global Colocation Product Manager at CenturyLink, takes a look at the role data centers and colocation providers play in businesses expanding IT into international markets.
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