As Gartner stated in its research, “Colocation is often used as a replacement for traditional data centers, because it offers higher availability, reliability, certified building tier levels, energy efficiency, dedicated facilities management and the ability to scale.” Get the new white paper from NTT and RagingWire Data Centers, which takes a look at some of the most common worries that come up when making the move to use a colocation partner.
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.
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.
In an industry where 100% uptime is the expectation, what can owners do to proactively de-risk their data center operations and protect their company? Based on BCS’ decades of experience both operating data centers on behalf of enterprises and serving as data center operators ourselves, the company propose five questions data center owners should be asking operators to ensure that service provider goals are consistent with their own in this new report.
Faced with a rapidly changing, enduring, worldwide crisis—which confounded preparations designed primarily for isolated, short-term emergencies—IT leaders have come to realize the “new normal” will remain a moving target for months to come. Data center managers are striving to prepare for additional coronavirus outbreaks, which health professionals deem likely. A new Park Place Technologies white paper explores.
In a recent survey, enterprises were asked what the top factors were when determining where to process IoT workloads. More than half said security was the top factor, with cost and networking connections also ranking among top concerns. This white paper, sponsored by Stream Data Centers, explores the case for colocation in enterprise edge IT strategy.
A strong disaster recovery (DR) plan is like a lifeboat that preserves a business’s key resources to ensure business continuity. Get this new e-book from Sabey Data Centers that explores how through partnering with colocation providers, businesses can gain essential support, including strategic geographic positioning, reliable and sustainable power infrastructure, expert remote hands services, flexible sizing as DR capacity and more.
Colocation data centers have become popular alternatives to proprietary facilities for several key reasons, including core competency, access to cost-efficient expertise, flexability and scalability, and more. Get the new white paper from Sabey Data Centers that explores in details factors to consider when choosing a colocation data center facility and provider.
In a world rightly concerned about climate change, growing energy requirements can be a liability. But with a few actionable steps, data center decision makers can use their energy purchasing power to be part of the solution. The new report explores these three questions to ask your data center provider about their energy consumption.
Mission-critical IT operations can be impacted by disasters that are both naturally occurring, such as pandemics, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires – as well as those that are man-made, including cyber attacks, terrorism or the inadvertent failure of infrastructure systems like power grids. Get the new report from Databank that highlights how physical distance is one of the first considerations in designing or selecting a disaster recovery solution.