It may seem as if with each year, client demands for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are growing at a rapid pace. And a new eBook from the Siemon Company reiterates how in order to be successful, these companies need to be out in front of everything in their managed data center spaces – ensuring uptime, bandwidth, and operational/cost efficiency today, with the flexibility and scalability to adapt and expand on the fly.
Customers can buy data center space in a number of ways. One of the most popular is colocation, tenants buy space by the rack, cabinet or cage. Larger requirements typically use the wholesale data center model, in which a tenant leases a finished suite of “turn-key” raised-floor space. The dividing lines between the two have blurred in recent years, which wholesale providers pursuing smaller deals while colo specialists add suites to their offerings. Both retail colocation providers and companies selling wholesale data center space are pushing into new markets, extending these IT outsourcing services to new audiences.
Russell Senesac, Director of Data Center Strategy at Schneider Electric, explores how to address distributed IT management and the tools available today.
Successful Cloud Service Providers and Managed Service Providers need to be out in front of everything in their managed data center spaces – ensuring uptime, bandwidth, and operational/cost efficiency today, with the flexibility and scalability to adapt and expand on the fly. Physical layer and infrastructure is the foundation on which those services are built. Get the new data center ebook from Siemon that explores pro tips and best practices for physical layer strategies for cloud and managed service providers, from zone cabling in the colocation data center to high speed interconnects in the data center.
John Hevey, Vice President, Corporate Technical Service at BCS Data Center Operations, highlights what a Risk Officer should be focusing on as a turbulent year in the data industry and beyond comes to a close.
In this increasingly data-driven world, protecting your clients’ and businesses’ data is becoming increasingly important. That’s why choosing the right colocation partner to house, protect and connect critical IT infrastructure is a big decision. A new report from Iron Mountain reviews eight considerations and related questions to review before choosing a data provider.
John Hewitt, President of the Americas Region for Vertiv, highlights the top digital transformation data center trends of 2021.
Cologix says it has broken ground on a large data center campus in Northern Virginia, commencing construction on a planned 1 million square foot campus in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn.
Anthony Bolner, Executive Vice President and Partner at Stream Data Centers, shares how IT infrastructure leaders at large healthcare enterprises are finding a ‘just-right’ solution in build-to-suit with a provider flexible to their requirements.
Asking the right questions is a big part of the equation. Here are eight considerations in a new white paper from Iron Mountain with targeted questions to ask that will help you choose the right colocation partner for your business.
Chris Williams, Business Development Manager at Emcor Enclosures discusses the positive impact managers and operators will see by selecting a well-designed high quality cage as an additional layer of physical security for their data center, regardless of size or scale.