Constant investments in your IT assets can result in a competitive advantage, increased efficiency, and even in a higher revenue for your company. On the other hand, with the vastly evolving nature of technology, high upfront investments in sophisticated IT infrastructure might be risky. Combining the unsteady nature of IT and the fluctuating, global economy, colocation might be a perfect solution to this dilemma.
Colocation buyers can profit from their provider’s cutting-edge data centre infrastructure including cooling, raised floors, and surveillance, while paying just for the rack space they are using. Moreover, colocation services are easily scalable (read more about the advantages of colocation hosting). However, having decided to colocate your web hosting with an external colocation service provider is only half the battle. There is the other important question of managed versus unmanaged colocation?