We examine several trends shaping the future of data center technology.
Picture this: You’ve done the research, you’ve put in the time, you choose a data center for your business, and it all seems great. BUT, all of a sudden, weeks into your mission critical data being supported, the data center goes down. You never asked about uptime. It somehow got lost in the research and questions and the other projects you’ve been working on. Now, your business has lost tens of thousands of dollars. What now?
We’ve all heard our friends and counterparts in the industry say “if they’re going to move their company’s infrastructure into a third-party data center, then they will only consider a Tier IV data center.” Heaven forbid, someone would recommend a Tier II, or dare we say, a Tier I facility. “Tier I” is almost a four-letter word. But, why?
Whether you’re thinking of starting the colocation process, in the middle of it, or a bit flustered by what you’ve already found, ARG is here to help. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns on colocation, please reach out to ARG’s resident Colocation Specialist, Justin Praske at email@example.com.