The Data Center Blog

24xForever Colocation Monitoring
Why You Should Demand More from Your Colocation Provider

A recent survey conducted by 451 Research concluded that, in addition to their capacity and service requirements, customers want to “make informed, prioritized choices around the latest technologies to provide visibility, transparency, redundancy, flexibility and cost reduction.”

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IO Customer Service Support
How Improved Visibility (and Self-Service Support) Transforms the Customer Experience

As the lines between wholesale and retail providers have begun to merge, from a pure space and power play to a services-oriented approach, new differentiators are emerging.

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Standardize Your Data Center
The Case for Data Center Infrastructure Standardization: A Modular Approach

What keeps a data center manager up at night? Inefficient, poorly designed systems that slow deployment, hamper scalability, and increase the risk of downtime.

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Make Cost Savings Part of Your Data Center Build or Buy Decision

Significant cost savings can be realized when building or leasing in a high-density environment versus maintaining IT equipment in a low-density environment.

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For Colocation, Data Center Location Matters

To deliver the data center as a service at scale, IO meticulously selects data center campuses that are strategically located outside FEMA flood zones, even in coastal regions with hurricane exposure.

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How Data Center as a Service @scale Enables Digital Transformation

By year end 2017, over 70% of the Global 500 will have dedicated digital transformation/innovation teams

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The Case for Colocation
Build vs Buy: The Case for Colocation

IDC predicts that, by 2017, 60% of the datacenter-based IT assets that organizations rely on to conduct business and deliver services will be in colocation, hosting, and cloud data centers.

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Take Your Business to the Future with IO: Your Onramp to the Cloud

As you peer into the future, what does your business look like? 

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Hybrid Cloud Data Centers: The Logical Onramp to the Cloud

Hybrid clouds—the strategy of using private, on-premises IT and public cloud services—have become the preferred cloud strategy for enterprise IT

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