Top Tips: 5 Tips and Benefits of Colocation

With the recent question of whether ‘Renting is the new buying’ floating around, we began to question whether this may be the same for taking Rack Space and where Data is kept. Having recently released an exclusive CLOUD SYSTEMS offer for Full Racks at our very own Private POD, our team began to receive questions around what the benefits of Colocation actually are.

Performance

Colocation allows for Multi-Cloud deployment and for Computing to be pushed further to the edge – closer to End Users and their Digital Devices. 100% Up-time is critical for any business, Data Centres provide access to high-speed high-quality Bandwidth, increasing performance through Lower Latency and Higher Availability of data. Further increasing performance, high powered Data Centre equipment such as Cooling Systems are in place.

Reduced Maintenance

Maintaining and Supporting servers can be time-consuming for IT Staff, this is reduced when servers are kept in another facility other than your own. Data Centres have teams of highly skilled Engineers on hand to provide immediate Support and Expert Management 24/7. They have multiple Backup Generators and Backup Sites to ensure services are not interrupted and can be restored in an emergency..

Security

Virtual and Physical Security of Data Centres are key in preventing any external attacks on the facility and Data looked after inside the facility. Access into any given facility is tightly regulated, all visits are pre-booked with primary identification a mandatory requirement for entry, and access only allowed to the individual’s Equipment.

Reduced Costs

Costs associated with On-Premises Servers are significantly reduced with Colocation. Data Centres provide the highest level of facilities for Servers. at a fraction of the cost. Replicating this kind of environment can be extremely costly for your Business..

Scalability

Colocation rack space is a flexible way to tend to a business’s Storage and
Networking requirements. Space can be rented based on current needs, but in turn can be easily scaled up with Business growth or if requirements change

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