Vertiv recently conducted an online survey of 226 U.S. enterprise data center managers regarding their use of colocation services – current and planned. Respondent industries included financial services, education, manufacturing, healthcare, government, professional service and telecommunications. Download Vertiv’s colocation data center usage report that highlights key findings and more from the recent survey.
The colocation providers that will succeed in attracting new clients will need to offer more complex services, add more value to SLAs and provide stronger support for IT migrations. Greg Myers, Marketing Manager at Vertiv, explains how future colocation success will be built upon expanded offerings, faster scalability and stronger migration support.
The best colocation providers will have strong strategies for preventing outages and mitigating potential risks that can also impact availability. Robert McClary, Chief Operating Officer at FORTRUST, shares some of the ways partnering with reliable colocation providers reduces risk for unplanned outages and more.
Bruno Berti, Director Product Management, at RagingWire Data Centers, shares why Interconnection has become a major component of the wholesale data center colocation strategy.
Your business is growing – can your data center keep up? Check out this paper which defines data center migrations and discusses build or buy options.
A new wave of data center transparency has just begun to peak over the horizon, and as colocation customers begin to understand the benefits that come with this newfound visibility into their IT environment, they will begin to demand it as a necessity from their colocation partners.
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.