What Do Financial Service Firms Need to Know About Colocation?

Posted by Chris Isham on Jul 14, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Running an in-house data center requires significant investments in time and money. First, you incur a major capital expense to build the facility and install equipment. Then, you have ongoing operational expenses for managing and maintaining the data center. Colocation for financial services firms can help address challenges and deliver business-transforming benefits. 

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Compliant Colocation vs. Cloud? Which to Choose

Posted by Chris Isham on Jul 12, 2017 9:06:00 AM

Businesses continually demand their IT teams deliver more services, in less time, and at an affordable cost. However, lean staff, limited resources, and aging infrastructures create considerable challenges to accomplishing these goals. 

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What to Look for in a Managed Colocation Hosting Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Jul 5, 2017 9:10:00 AM

Managed colocation hosting services have become increasingly popular. Businesses understand they can gain significant efficiencies through outsourcing data center services. 

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Data Center Colocation Services Checklist

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 30, 2016 4:37:27 PM

If you’re considering migrating your in-house data center to a colocation services provider, you’ll need a handy checklist to ensure you choose the best provider.

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Colocation Providers Instead of In-House Data Center

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 1, 2016 12:53:35 AM

If you’re considering colocation providers to house your IT equipment rather than attempting to build and manage your own data center, one thing that may make it easier to sell to upper level management is this:

For budgeting purposes, it might be easier to justify an operational expenditure line item for a colocation facility than to continually ask year after year for capital expenditures to build, own, and manage your own data center.

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What to Ask a Colocation Managed Services Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 25, 2016 9:08:21 PM

If you’re been researching colocation managed services, you probably have a good idea of the many benefits you’ll receive with this solution. What’s a little trickier to figure out is how to select the best solution from the various offerings in data centers today. 

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Top 3 Questions to Ask a Colocation Hosting Service Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 18, 2016 11:15:07 PM

You may be in the market for a colocation hosting service solution for your IT infrastructure, or maybe you’re just interested in learning more about this option. Either way, we’ve laid out the top three questions you should ask a colocation hosting service provider to help you determine how comprehensive their solution is.

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How Your Business Will Benefit From a Proven Colocation Solution

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 12, 2016 9:20:26 PM

Colocation solutions aren’t just for big business anymore. Small and medium-sized businesses are finding the benefits of colocation with the help of proven solutions from premiere colocation hosting providers.

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How You Can Scale Rapid Growth With Data Center Colocation

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 7, 2016 8:45:00 AM

Your business is growing, and you’re out of physical space for your IT needs. At this point, you have a pretty big decision to make: should you expand your current facilities or move to data center colocation?

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How Do You Compare One Colocation Data Center to Another

Posted by Chris Isham on Oct 5, 2016 8:33:57 PM

The most important thing you can do when comparing colocation data centers is to consider not only what your requirements are today, but what the colocation data center can help you with in the future. You certainly don’t want the immense hassle, cost, and potential downtime of having to move data centers every third year.

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