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Location, Reliability and Service: Finding Your Colocation Provider

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Your organization is growing and your dependency around technology continues to increase as well. The modern business is building its organizational structure directly around the capabilities of IT and the data center. Now, as your business evolves, adopts new applications, and increases the amount of users connecting into the infrastructure, it’s critical to work with the right data center technologies to facilitate growth and expansion.

IT organizations use colocation centers for a variety of reasons. They get space, power, cooling, connectivity and security – everything needed to support their critical IT operations. They also avoid the hefty capital expenditure associated with building an onsite data center.

But not all colocation providers offer the same value and functionality, and many come with inherent risks. When choosing a colocation provider, careful consideration is essential. In this whitepaper from Cobalt Data Centers, we examine the risks and key aspects around selecting the right colocation partner for you organization.

This includes considerations around:

  • Understanding data center risks
  • Why location absolutely matters
  • How to protect mission-critical systems and data
  • Designing an advanced infrastructure
  • Implementing superior service
  • How to select the best colocation partner for your organization

It’s important to choose a colocation setting that is ideally located, provides the right protection, and offers the right level of service for mission-critical IT systems and data. Customers can’t afford unnecessary risk, and they rely on services that meet their most stringent IT requirements.

Download this whitepaper today to see why the right data center colocation partner is absolutely critical to the success of your organization. Remember, the capabilities of your business model are very much governed by the capabilities that your data center can deliver. In working with the right data center partner, you’re able to directly align business goals with the capabilities of IT.

About the Author

Bill Kleyman is a veteran, enthusiastic technologist with experience in data center design, management and deployment. His architecture work includes virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Currently, Bill works as the National Director of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, a Stamford, CT based consulting firm.

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