Modern data centers are some of the most complex buildings around, getting more complex by the day. Costs for building a state of the art hyperscale data center is costly and can quickly run into the range of billions of dollars before the first bitcoin is mined or the first video is stored. Despite the difficulties, there are still many companies choosing to "fly solo" and build their own infrastructure to support their IT needs. On the other hand, many are choosing to place their data center assets at a colocation (“colo”) facility.
Read this white paper as we explore the pros and cons of each solution and help you make the right choice for your business.