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How to Select the Best Data Center for Migration

How to Select the Best Data Center for Migration

In this age of constant upheavals, mergers and acquisitions are the order of the day. This can make on site IT infrastructures totally obsolete and one is staring at the urgent need to consolidate and move these vital facilities to new destinations. These new facilities could be either own data center or a colocation resource. Read more>>

How Cloud is Changing the Colocation Data Center Market

How Cloud is Changing the Colocation Data Center Market

The global data center market is changing slowly as cloud providers are taking away more customer workloads from colocation providers and using up more data center capacity for hosting such workloads. The outcome has been a slower growth rate for retail colocation accompanied by an increase in wholesale data centers. Reports show a 14% growth Read more>>

Colocation

Is Colocation a Smart Move for Businesses?

Businesses typically have their data centers located close by. As they start to expand and rely on Internet usage more and more, they realize that the threats to their valuable data are very high. There are some important factors which make colocation necessary. To understand what these driving factors for colocation are, one needs to Read more>>

Managed Hosting Or Colocation

Managed Hosting Or Colocation – Evaluate Thoroughly Before You Choose

As IT applications are becoming increasingly vital in ensuring overall productivity and profitability of a business enterprise, they are also becoming more intricate to deploy, operate and maintain. CIO’s now know that to install state-of-the art IT infrastructure that adequately supports business applications require huge capital investment. “In the present highly competitive scenario, we have Read more>>

Choosing The Right Solution For Disaster Recovery

Choosing The Right Solution For Disaster Recovery

Nowadays we often hear the term DRaaS, short for Disaster recovery as a service. What does this term mean? It is the simulation or creation of mimic of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in case of a disaster, either man made or natural. Typically DRaaS requirements are stipulated in Read more>>

Colocation Service Providers

The Opportunities And Threats Faced By Colocation Service Providers

Colocation providers are having a great time with the hosting environment rapidly becoming a harvesting zone for them. Of course, with increasing opportunities, there are greater challenges too as customers are becoming more demanding and there is greater pressure on delivering with greater efficiency. The top providers are busy finding ways to turn the situation Read more>>

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Which is more Cost-Effective: In-House Servers or Colocation?

The debate on whether outsourcing your data center is a more cost-effective option than maintaining a private data center is very relevant and deserves to be addressed. For the smaller businesses, maintaining their own data centers may turn out to be a very costly proposition. They prefer to shift their servers to someone else’s rack Read more>>

Key Factors to be Considered while Choosing a DR Colocation Provider

Key Factors to be Considered while Choosing a DR Colocation Provider

Just like any other service category in web hosting, selection of a colocation hosting provider for the facility of disaster recovery is an extremely overwhelming process. It is therefore essential to gain in-depth knowledge about the key parameters that are required to be fulfilled by the colocation host that is being chosen to handle disaster Read more>>

Top 5 Reasons You Shall Colocate your Servers in India

Top 5 Reasons You Shall Colocate your Servers in India

Prima facie, colocation services are as good as a commodity because these involve nothing more than a data center that provides connectivity and space to store clients’ servers. Since data centers are available everywhere, choosing a data center based on location need not be a matter of concern, unless of course you dig deeper. We Read more>>

Key Parameters for Choosing the Right Colocation Host

Colocation hosting is a golden mean between managing and maintaining on-premise data center facilities and leasing external servers from hosting service providers. In colocation hosting, businesses are allowed to position their servers and supporting equipments in professional server rooms inside host’s well-equipped data center facilities. The facilities are secured, managed and operated by colocation providers. Read more>>

Colocation Helps Organizations Face the Challenges of Transforming IT infrastructure

An upcoming bank based in a prosperous town in western India planned to go for a complete transformation in terms of range of service offerings and overall efficiency of operations. Transforming IT infrastructure- major hurdles The need was to design a robust strategy that would be used to revolutionize business processes with an aim to Read more>>

Key Differences between Colocation and Managed Hosting that Influence Choice of IT Provisioning

Extensive adoption of outsourced IT infrastructure capabilities has given rise to development of diverse outsourcing models. The two major IT outsourcing alternatives that are most frequently sought after by organizations are data center colocation and managed server hosting services. Major reason for popularity of these outsourcing solutions is their ability to empower organizations with robust Read more>>