Data Center Trends, Co-Location

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This week, per Mark’s presentation at AFCOM Data Center World National Harbor 2015, we are evaluating the second Trend for Data Center Locations:

Co-Location

1)PLUS
A.Defray capital cost
B.Short schedule for availability
C.Manage your own services
D.“Others” maintain facility
2)MINUS
A.Network cost
B.Shared facility with multiple tenants
C.Legal contract terms and conditions
D.SLA regarding downtime
E.Not on company owned property/facility
F.“Control” by others
G.Network/data center liability $$
H.Financial strength of “partner”

Next week we will add his notes about Containers, stay tuned!