Colocation: Managed or unmanaged?
Posted on September 25th, 2012
Constant investments in your IT assets can result in a competitive advantage, increased efficiency, and even in a higher revenue for your company. On the other hand, with the vastly evolving nature of technology, high upfront investments in sophisticated IT infrastructure might be risky. Combining the unsteady nature of IT and the fluctuating, global […]
The Maze of Data Center Ownership Costs: To build or not to build?
Posted on May 29th, 2012
One major reason why data center owners might fail is the underestimation and miscalculation of data center ownership costs. Due to the fragmented nature of the industry, even experienced providers face difficulties with pinpointing their exact ownership costs. Running a data center needs to be associated with many different types of cost expenses. Some of […]
Cloud Colocation: The Next Generation in Data Center Hosting?
Posted on May 24th, 2012
Many observers of the data center industry describe colocation as a threat of the cloud. The argument in white papers and public discussions is often guided by the general thought of cloud vs. colocation. In contrast to this dominant view, one can argue that it is much more insightful to look at colocation as […]