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.
Founded in 2000, FORTRUST provides both colocation space and data center modules. It has made a name for itself in reliability, with its over 15 years of 100% uptime. In 2017, the company was acquired by Iron Mountain.
Headquarters: Denver, CO
Iron Mountain has agreed to purchase Denver-based FORTRUST for $128 million, continuing the consolidation in the data center industry.
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