Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

High & Low: Performance & Latency Matter

With higher-bandwidth, lower-latency data centre interconnects, organisations can resolve the apparently contradictory demands of driving down latency, boosting performance and reducing costs by giving organisations access to a wider range of colocation options, and making more space and power available for growth. Read More

Outsourcing Data Centres: The View from Europe

While outsourcing data centre needs is an attractive alternative to constructing your own facility, managers need to consider many options. This column outlines the most important elements to evaluate when outsourcing – location, security, power and cooling, disaster recovery services and connectivity. Read More

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Facility Operations RFPs

Facilities operations Request for Proposals (RFPs) are documents that help vet vendor contracts that can be critical to your bottom line. This column and its related PDF offer thoughts on what’s important in developing these documents. The author and Data Center Knowledge welcome your comments on what to include in a RFP. Read More