What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision

Whether your organization is an SMB or a large enterprise, there are some key decision points and drivers behind an initiative to move towards a colocation provider. There are numerous benefits in selecting to work with a colocation data center and it’s important to understand which of those benefits can directly help your organization grow.

Bill Kleyman

October 9, 2012

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Whether your organization is an SMB or a large enterprise, there are some key decision points and drivers behind an initiative to move towards a colocation provider. There are numerous benefits in selecting to work with a colocation data center and it’s important to understand which of those benefits can directly help your organization grow.

In the white paper from Internap titled: What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision – administrators and managers can gain a better understanding as to which core benefits and decision points address their issues best.

  • Better reliability

  • Higher uptime

  • Less risk

  • Compliancy and regulation

One of the most important points that this paper addresses is the concept of “One Size Does Not Fit All.” What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision explores the questions an administrator should be asking when selecting a colocation provider.

Download this white paper to gain a better understanding of the strategic consideration points which must be made prior to signing a contact with a colocation provider. What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision can help establish some core understanding around scalability, redundancy, security, support, as well as other variables and how all of these decision points are vital in selecting the right colocation.

About the Author(s)

Bill Kleyman

Bill Kleyman has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise technology. He also enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues about tech. His published and referenced work can be found on Data Center Knowledge, AFCOM, ITPro Today, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, DarkReading, Forbes, CBS Interactive, Slashdot, and more.

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