Cloudy Colo: The Data Center Services Landscape

Learn how colocation services are likely to be managed and delivered in the future.

Although cloud adoption is on the rise, colocation will remain an important IT Infrastructure option, with 451 Research expecting demand to outpace supply in most of the top 10 markets through 2014.

In our Data Center Services Landscape report, we reveal that IT organizations are seeking to transform their traditional colocation environments with “cloudy colo” capabilities that deliver hybridization with cloud services and cloud-like visibility and control.

Based on a poll of more than 100 IT decision makers in the U.S., this report offers insight into how the agility associated with cloud services is likely to impact the way colocation services are managed and delivered in the future.

Download this report to learn:

  • A shift towards “cloudy colo” Read why IT organizations are seeking to enhance traditional colocation services with hybridization and the agility and self-service of the cloud.
  • Why organizations are choosing cloud Learn why a majority of respondents are considering public cloud services and why some may need more education to better evaluate the economics of cloud.
  • Top priorities when choosing a data center provider See how key features ranked when organizations evaluate potential data center providers.
  • Power usage patterns and trends Review current usage patterns and the trend toward future high-density requirements.

Download the report to gain insight into the current priorities and emerging trends of the data center services market. Organizations that are aware of these trends will be better positioned to make informed decisions about the provider and services they choose in the future.

In addition to the report, you will also receive a complimentary infographic of the survey results.