By Anthony Mini, President/CISO
Colocation data centers offer cost savings, scalability, security, reliability, and flexibility, allowing organizations to quickly adjust their IT infrastructure as their business needs evolve. They also provide shared infrastructure, resources, and operational expertise for reduced costs and maximum uptime and reliability. Businesses will benefit from the custom hybrid cloud designs that colocations offer at a fraction of the cost.
For example, colocation customers benefit greatly from the use of cloud onramps, which provide dedicated, high-speed, and secure connections to public cloud services such as AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, and OCI. The advantages of using cloud onramps include increased network speed, improved security, better control and management, improved scalability and adaptability, and improved hybrid cloud capabilities. Cloud onramps can help reduce latency, increase bandwidth, reduce the risk of security threats, provide visibility and control over network traffic, reduce cost, and improve agility, as well as simplify the building and management of hybrid cloud environments.
Colocations are the backbone of the modern enterprise. They are responsible for providing the computing power, storage units, and networking resources needed to support a variety of digital services and applications. For many companies, the performance, reliability, speed, and security of these data centers are essential for the success of their core business. With the ever-increasing demand for data centers, many businesses are turning to colocation to reduce capital expenditure while still achieving the same level of performance.
Colocation allows businesses to consume the data center as a service, enabling them to focus on their core business while leaving the matters of cooling, electricity supply, and physical security to a partner who is an expert in those areas. The cost savings associated with data center colocation are only one of the benefits. Colocation also offers a high level of performance, service reliability, and sustainability, as well as the ability to deploy services in geographically separated—yet interconnected—data centers, thereby drastically reducing the risk of a single point-of-failure. At the end of the day, data center colocation is a powerful IT service that can help businesses solve complex problems while ensuring cost savings and a high level of performance.
If your business wants to take advantage of the cost savings, performance, reliability, and sustainability that come with colocation, then contact us today to learn more about how our custom hybrid cloud design can benefit you. With our cloud onramps and hybrid cloud capabilities, we can provide you with the network speed, security, scalability, and control you need to succeed. Don’t wait—contact us now to get started!