Gartner anticipates that many leading enterprises will migrate entirely away from their on-premises data centers with the current trend of moving workloads to colocation, hosting and the cloud. With this evolution, I&O leaders must rely on outside partners.
As technology advances, data grows, and the colocation industry evolves, concerns and demands on data center providers and managers are changing, as well. A new white paper from Server Technology highlights the top 10 concerns of data center managers today, as well as some of the macro trends facing those responsible for designing, operating and sustaining the IT and physical support infrastructure found in today’s data centers.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Phillip Sandino, Vice President of Data Center Operations at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how data center operators can better protect employees and clients from the hazards of electrical equipment.
The use of colocation services has continued to increase, rapidly becoming the solution of choice for organizations requiring an efficient, secure and cost-effective way to manage their IT infrastructure. Colocation providers deliver a stable foundation upon which you can support your core business and execute on your IT strategy – but not all data center service providers are created equal. Download the new white paper from Cyxtera that provides a data center checklist to ensure you cover all selection criteria as you tour various facilities.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Norbert Kutter, Director of Global Business Development for Instor, leads readers through the four most important steps to consider when looking to do business in Europe in the data center industry.
M&E companies face unique challenges that many businesses never see, including a mind-boggling volume of content, data transfer bottlenecks that can arise at any point from pre-production to delivery, the huge amount of compute capacity required for rendering, and the costs associated with staying ahead of the IT curve. Download the new white paper, courtesy of CoreSite, that explores how an advanced colocation provider can set media and entertainment companies up for success.
When it comes to scalability, partnerships can make or break your success in the data center world. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Jim Levin, Vice President of Business Development, Strategy & Marketing at Instor Solutions Inc., explains how to identify the right strategic partners – and how to hang on to them.
This is the final post in a four-part series from Cyxtera that explores crucial elements to consider before choosing a colocation provider. This post focuses on what support services full-service colocation providers should provide for their clients.
This is the third post in a four-part series from Cyxtera that explores crucial elements to consider before choosing a colocation provider. This post focuses on ensuring your colocation provider is prepared to provide physical and virtual security for your data center.
This is the second post in a four-part series that explores the seven most crucial elements to consider before choosing a colocation provider. This post focuses on data center proximity and how close your colocation provider’s facility should be to your business.