Through a foundation of reliable IT infrastructure, colocation provides increased scalability, security and performance. Many organizations incorporate colocation into their operational strategy as a cost-effective way to manage scale and gain access to advanced technology. The economic benefits of colocation and data center services can help your business accommodate high demand application deployment or big data initiatives.
Despite the benefits of outsourced colocation services, there are heightened concerns about colocation providers’ ability to scale cost-effectively, mitigate service interruptions, and reduce total cost of ownership.
Choosing the right provider
The decision to invest in colocation requires careful evaluation of the provider’s data centers to make sure the facilities are designed for maximum flexibility, scalability and resilience.
In this webinar, we examine the key features you should look for in a data center to maximize the return on your colocation investment.
Watch the webinar recording to learn:
- How a service provider’s data center design choices influence costs and impact application performance and availability
- Why a data center’s power density is one of the primary considerations for an IT infrastructure buyer
- The difference between redundancy and concurrent maintainability and how the latter can optimize your uptime at a reasonable cost