A colocation is a data center facility in which you can rent space for servers and other computing hardware.Typically, a colocation provides the rack, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security.
- Better connectivity.Colocation data centers have fully redundant network connections ensuring that customers’ business critical applications always run uninterrupted.
- Improved network security.Data centers have top-notch network security, including the latest firewalls / IDS systems to detect and prevent unauthorized access to their customers’ systems.
- Redundant power supply.Colocation data centers offer power redundancy through a combination of multiple power grids, diesel power generators, double battery backup systems and excellent maintenance practices.
- Colocation allows you to expand your infrastructure to fit the needs of your company’s growth without having to take on capital expenditures. If you’re company grows, your IT infrastructure can expand to support it quickly and with less investment.
- A step toward cloud migration.If your company is looking at cloud computing in the near future, colocation provides a smooth transition by allowing you to move your equipment to an offsite facility with increased capacity and performance to support business needs while ensuring a smooth cloud transition.