Deciding on your Colocation service provider

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    Deciding on your Colocation service provider
    • September 9 2020

    Last Updated on 09/09/2020 by Tylor

    In order to keep up in this changing world, a business needs to run as effectively and efficiently as possible. More and more, businesses are turning to colocation providers to help them manage their networking and storage needs.

    Reliable performances, peace of mind, centralization of data and cost savings are the most common reasons why more businesses are choosing for a colocation provider. Opting for a colocation service can be a difficult decision, after all, your mission-critical infrastructure will be housed within someone else’s facility. Before choosing on a colocation service provider, there are many criteria to be considered.

    We are sharing a few essentials for businesses to consider before deciding on a colocation service provider.

    Location

    Location will be one of the biggest factors to consider when choosing a data center. A business can either opt for an off-shore location or a datacenter located nearby depending on the business requirements. An important factor to consider is the stability of the weather and the likelihood of weather conditions such as hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and more.

    Reliability is everything

    A reliable provider should be able to claim ‘five nines,’ meaning they are reliable at least 99.999% of the time. Our 100% uptime Service Level Agreement supports our commitment to delivering reliable Miami colocation services to our customers.

    Flexibility and scalability as and when you need it

    Colocation provides business the flexibility to manage their growth efficiently and allows business to manage their growth efficiently. ColoHouse stays up to date with industry trends and best practices in data center technology and can recommend solutions that will accommodate the greatest amount of flexibility for long-term growth.

    Financial Stability

    Verify the financial stability of a vendor before moving your data into a datacenter. There’s no point in taking space at a datacenter that will be closed in a few years because of financial issues. Investing in a datacenter is a long term process and involves a lot of time and cost. Which is why it’s better to opt for a reputed colocation provider who can support you for a long time.

    Technical Support

    Businesses can rely on support from experts who are certified to help. After all, Colocation offers the benefit of peace of mind. Our goal at ColoHouse is to be an extension of your staff, whether you are unable to be physically present at the colocation facility, or you are on-site overseeing the work performed.

    Security

    The physical security of the data facility should be thoroughly analyzed so that no unauthorized personnel can access your collocated equipment. ColoHouse is protected 24/7 with on-site guards. Our security processes and procedures for both physical and environmental security are maintained through the use of six-layer security protocol, cutting-edge data center technology and highly-trained security.

    Your company’s colocation data facility choice is just as critical as the data you’ll house there. Our customers select ColoHouse’s colocation services because we support scalability and growth paired with industry-leading customer support. Our focus is to provide the infrastructure, services and support that will give you the ability to allocate more resources toward your core business.

    Ready to take the first step? Check out our Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to start.

 
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