Many myths have emerged about the quality and reliability of colocation services, as well as the level of customer control. There are five common misperceptions about colocation in particular.
In a new special report, CoreSite and Data Center Frontier take a look at how colocation can be the “nervous system” of today’s modern digital businesses. This entry in a special report series highlights the pace of real-time business.
Recently the Waffle House business turned to colocation, through provider QTS, to achieve its IT and data infrastructure needs. These include, according to the QTS, extended value over what could be achieved internally, quick delivery in terms of risk exposure, better resource allocation and more. The full report, “Data Center Services: A Story of Build Versus Buy,” courtesy of QTS, explores the decisioning process to keep data services internal, or whether to use a colocation provider.
Jerry Blair, DataBank Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Sales, highlights a list of 10 reasons for colocation and explores the following question: Why make the move into colo or cloud?
Chatsworth Products asserts that those managing remote ICT equipment or a laboratory environment should consider an intelligent rack PDU with remote power control capability as part of an overall power management strategy. A new report, “Remote Management of Data Center Cabinets: The Importance of Remote Power Control in Multitenant/Colocation, Laboratory and Remote/Edge Sites,” explores further the potential of remote power control for colocation and more.
With the potential stemming from new technology like machine learning, AI, big data and more, tech companies continue to make up one of the fastest growing industry segments. A new report from Digital Realty explores the potential of the hybrid cloud, which according to the report, has emerged as a way to “drive down IT costs, greater agility and speed when embracing new business opportunities, and the ability to protect critical business data and applications from external and internal threats.”
In the age of big data, more and more companies’ data strategies are shaping their success and key to remaining competitive in today’s markets. If your business is in the process of picking the right colocation partner, a new white paper from Iron Mountain Data Centers looks to help you decipher the key questions to ask your future or current data center provider about compliance.
What were the hot topics in thought leadership and white papers in 2019? Hyperscale, edgedcomputing & the datacenter impact of 5G wireless had DCF readers’ attention. Here are the year’s 10 most popular white papers on DCF.
The Future of Hyperscale Computing and Digital Realty’s record-setting deal for Interxion are the most popular articles on Data Center Frontier this October, along with updates on Equinix, Cologix, Aligned Energy and STACK Infrastructure.
Should you still be in the data center business? That’s the first question asked in a new report from QTS that explores the risks of the on premises data center, and the growing number of colocation offerings available.