Choosing the Right Colocation Solution for Powerful IT ResultsJuly 9, 2021
Growing and improving a business now means accomplishing more than just building new locations, expanding teams and growing customer bases. Instead, the viability of any enterprise now depends on ensuring IT capabilities evolve at the rate of digital business. Data management and transfer, along with cutting-edge applications, now form the foundation of business success and positive customer experiences — and organizations need the biggest bang (and the least complexity) for their buck.
When we take these two priorities of robust capability and ease of innovation into consideration, there’s one solution that continues to lead the way: colocation. There’s a reason that the market for this solution is expected to grow to $117.82 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 13.3% — and it comes down to the variety of advantages that the customer stands to gain. Now, however, as more adopt colocation as a mainstay of their long-term IT strategy, getting ahead of the competition means understanding just how to make the most of this solution.
If you’re already sold on colocation and you’re looking to get started with two free months, contact TELEHOUSE America here. If you still want to know more, keep reading.
Colocation — the practice of shifting enterprise-owned servers and IT equipment to a third-party data center — has long held firm as a cornerstone of digital transformation, and its popularity shows no signs of slowing. Here’s just a few reasons why:
Scalability, Security and Beyond: When moving data and equipment to a purpose-built data center, enterprises are guaranteed to get the most advanced options for all the necessary requirements: physical security, connectivity, reliability and uptime — plus lots of room to grow.
Data center providers deliver the most robust physical protection and information security protocols for even the most demanding business verticals, and they allow IT to grow quickly without the need for businesses to complete costly infrastructure expansions. The right data center provider will offer multi-layer security, SSAE18, HIPAA and PCI compliances, carrier-neutrality and more. Furthermore, colocating in these facilities sets organizations up for great disaster recovery options, since providers’ portfolios of locations are often built with redundancy in mind.
Added Expertise and Management Ease: Perhaps the most important advantage that this service offers is simplicity. Digital transformations can put a lot of strain on internal teams — especially since IT evolution is not a set and forget task, it’s an ongoing process. As frameworks become more complex and applications become more demanding, ensuring teams have adequate time, resources and know-how can become the bottleneck that holds enterprises back from success.
Colocation solves this difficult balance between forward momentum and ease, offering the expertise and outsourced solutions that seamlessly deliver more of both. Furthermore, with added services like remote hands, businesses can stay in touch with their data at all times and preserve control. With a great colocation provider, businesses can also leverage access to cloud insights and connectivity solutions that align with and augment their data center presence — if that provider is chosen wisely, that is.
Making Colocation Count
When the benefits are considered, it’s clear that the most important question is not whether to outsource — it’s how to make the best decision when incorporating (or improving the use of) this solution. Just having a presence in a third-party data center does give IT a boost, but it may not be enough to secure a competitive edge. To stay ahead of the curve, enterprises must carefully select their facility and service partner to ensure their IT can be catered to holistically, not just stuck in any old data center.
The importance of this trusted, complete approach to IT is why TELEHOUSE America provides colocation solutions that deliver all the table stakes and are backed by end-to-end customer lifecycle management advantages. In fact, the company’s Staten Island data center helps customers leverage close proximity to TELEHOUSE’s NYIIX peering exchange (which provides powerful connectivity), as well as an array of cloud services, including cloud migration, hybrid-cloud planning and provisioning.
When all IT considerations can be taken care of with a one-stop-shop partnership and a dedication to customer care, enterprises can enjoy a strategic gateway to digital transformation — and rest assured that they’re set up for long-term success.
TELEHOUSE America is currently offering new tenants of its Staten Island data center two free months of colocation. To learn more about this limited-time offer, contact us here.