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.
Is your organization faced with the decision to do a data center modernization or expansion? If yes you must choose to either build a new facility, retrofitting existing data center space or find a partner for colocation. To learn more about the pros and cons of building or leasing data center space download this white paper.
There’s a Silver Lining – when it comes to the new accounting rules. The new lease accounting rules could affect the build v. buy decision. In most cases, companies that would have colocated their data center will continue to do so. What the new rule does is bring into focus the importance of analyze existing contracts to make the best use of new lease agreement rules. To learn more about operating leases and what to look for download this guide.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, James Leach, Vice President Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, talks about the flexible solutions and enhanced service model of today’s new colocation data centers.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Josh Moody, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at FORTRUST, discusses how data center colocation supports cost savings and reduces complexity.
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) has become more vital than ever to data center operations. The insight provided by these systems has historically only been accessible to the data center operations team, not the colocated customer. Now that the technology sector as a whole is becoming increasingly user friendly, transparent and hands on, it makes sense for colocation data centers to offer a higher level of insight and transparency into their clients’ individual environments. This white paper examines the benefits of being able to monitor colocation environments as well as the issues that can arise from the lack of visibility.
If your data center is running out of space or power, which is increasingly an important constraint you have two options. You can build and operate a new facility, or you can lease the capacity you need from one of a growing number of colocation providers who can solve your problem immediately.
Choosing a data center or colocation provider to house your company’s critical IT infrastructure is a difficult decision. Migrating your IT environment is risky, expensive, and time consuming, which is why you want to make the right choice the first time. This white paper reviews the top 10 criteria to discuss when touring data centers in order to make the best choice for your company.
The search for the right data center or service provider to support colocation or hosting requirements is a challenging endeavor. Companies rely on data centers or colocation service providers to support mission critical information technology (IT) infrastructure and maintain business continuity. A high- availability data center or colocation service provider minimizes the chances of downtime occurring for critical applications and makes it easier to secure and manage a company’s IT infrastructure requirements. As a result, the decision of choosing a data center and/or a colocation service provider to entrust and house their business or mission critical IT applications becomes even more important.
Thomas Doherty, Chief Operating Officer at Aligned Data Centers, says that a thorough rethinking of data center design and deployment is needed to improve cost and speed to market .