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According to a recent InformationWeek survey, enterprise IT operations are trending to colocation providers in a big way. The poll was conducted in April 2012 and dealt entirely with the current state ...

According to a recent InformationWeek survey, enterprise IT operations are trending to colocation providers in a big way. The poll was conducted in April 2012 and dealt entirely with the current state of the data center in North America. Over 250 IT executives responded. Learn more about Colocation Providers by visiting http://www.cyrusone.com/.

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  • COLOCATION PROVIDERTRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER
  • COLOCATION PROVIDERTRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER Recent survey showed that Enterprise IT operations are trending to colocation providers Poll was conducted in April 2012 and showed the current state of data centers in North America. Over 250 IT executives responded Eight percent expect to build new facilities Study recommends using colocation provider instead of building data center facility Owning and operating a company-owned data center is becoming less feasible strategy in which 44 percent of respondents operated their own data center facility Report concludes these enterprises are sacrificing performance and efficiency Findings from survey identified a shift in focus for CIOs. CIOs are more inclined to concentrate on cost and performance of the overall IT initiatives and how it impacts business
  • COLOCATION PROVIDERTRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERHow IT Execs Balance Per formance and Budget Number one trend affecting data centers is constrained budgets Budgets under pressure, CIOs figure out innovative ways to meet business requirements IT service demands have spiked while budgets trimmed Leveraging new technologies like cloud services and move to colocation providers is one way to get most from IT budget Both strategies eliminate need for enterprise to privately own and operate own data centeres Benefits of in-house data center model come at a price, including increased costs, complexity and commitment to operate company-owned data center Colocation providers provide adaptable solutions to counter outsourcing concerns
  • COLOCATION PROVIDERTRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERHow IT Execs Balance Per formance and Budget Other trade-offs involve establishing infrastructure strategies, specifically with standardization and efficiency versus customization and product choice In response, some colocation providers offer customized solutions without compromising efficiency
  • COLOCATION PROVIDERTRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERTransforming Today’s Data Center Information Week study recommends using colocation provider instead of building data center facility. Also enterprises need to develop separate policies for application infrastructure from the physical infrastructure Experts recommend evaluating in-house data center operations objectively A comprehensive total cost of ownership analysis must be conducted comparing in-house facilities versus moving operations to colocation provider In every case, in-house data center are more expensive than outsourced data center operations. Outsourcing operations helps companies of all types and sizes meet existing and new business demands CyrusOne provides more than 1,000,000 square feet of colocated floor space in top tier data centers across the nation. The company operates in various business and industries
  • ABOUT THE AUTHORNICOLE AGUILLARD IS MARKETING DIRECTOR FOR CYRUSONE, AGLOBAL ENTERPRISE COLOCATION PROVIDER OPERATING 23HIGHLY SECURE DATA CENTERS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES,LONDON AND SINGAPORE. LEARN MORE ABOUT COLOCATIONPROVIDERS BY VISITING HTTP://WWW.CYRUSONE.COM/.