Arizona Data Center: How Colocation Improves Overall IT Performance

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Colocation in an Arizona data center has been a practical strategy for a long time. By leveraging advanced facilities and new building technologies, colocation can improve overall IT performance for a number of reasons. Learn more about an Arizona Data Center by visiting http://www.cyrusone.com/.

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Arizona Data Center: How Colocation Improves Overall IT Performance

  1. 1. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCE
  2. 2. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCE By leveraging advanced facilities and new building technologies, colocation can enhance performance of many data center environments Colocation is often confused with outsourcing. Colocation refers to leasing data center space with advanced power and cooling capabilities to maintain hardware Company’s IT staff decides what equipment to install in space and how to use it, while outsourcing involves the service provider providing and managing IT assets Colocation at Arizona data center is not mutually exclusive strategy. Many large corporations have both-in house data centers and third party colocations providers
  3. 3. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCELeveraging a Colocation Strategy Colocation at Arizona data center can enhance company’s IT operations A major benefit of colocation over outsourcing is the ability to expand easily as requirements change When company wants to innovate, colocation makes perfect sense. Companies can migrate to new computing platforms quickly and easily by finding facility to match their requirements Because companies own their IT assets, they can upgrade whenever they want Flexibility is key characteristic with colocation, while outsourcing contracts require longer term commitment and more rigid terms
  4. 4. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCELeveraging a Colocation Strategy Colocation in the US over the next few years is expected to rise significantly More organizations continue to discover owning their own company data center can be expensive and overly complex It can also negatively impact innovation. Legacy infrastructures limit companies from taking advantage of new technologies Any Arizona data center over 10 years old will need extensive upgrades to keep up with today’s IT demands
  5. 5. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCEAccountabilities in Colocation Companies need to know what services they are getting with each provider Company needs to fully understand disaster recovery. How will they operate in a disaster? What services do they provide and what level of availability do they guarantee? Time frames for planning services should be three to five years Colocation is perfect strategy to help company leverage uptime, innovation and cost management
  6. 6. ARIZONA DATA CENTERHOW COLOCATION IMPROVES OVERALL IT PERFORMANCE CyrusOne provides more than 1,000,000 square feet of colocated floor space in top tier data centers across the nation Colocation facilities are located in Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Cincinnati, Chicago, London and Singapore Our advanced, highly flexible design architectures support power requirements exceeding 250 kilowatts per square foot Facilities are designed to provide optimal redundancy, efficiency, security and future proof reliability
  7. 7. 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 AN ARIZONA DATACENTER BY VISITING HTTP://WWW.CYRUSONE.COM/.

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