The Data Center Blog


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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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How the IO Datacenters Enable a Multi Cloud Strategy

“The introduction of potentially low-cost cloud services, coupled with ever-tighter controls on capital spending within IT organizations, and the ever-increasing demands by business units for new services have driven IT leaders to rethink both short-term and long-term strategies.

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Accelerate Your Datacenter Transformation with Colocation and a Secure Cloud On-Ramp to Public Cloud Providers

According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud computing will increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020 attaining a 19 percent CAGR.1

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Why Colocation Delivers Greater Business Value than Hosting Your Own Private Cloud

According to Forrester: “Private cloud must include advanced virtualization, standardization, automation, self-service access, and resource monitoring if it’s to function as a true cloud service.

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12 Questions to Ask a Potential Colocation Provider about Data Center Security

Doing your own due diligence is perhaps the most important piece of your data center security strategy.

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