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Data Centre Decision Making

Cloud, Managed Hosting, Colo or In-house?

Some considerations when deciding on data centre services

The decision to outsource or in-source data centre services is not one taken lightly. Just as organisations felt they had figured out what to outsource and what to keep in-house, cloud computing has fuelled renewed interest in outsourcing, resulting in enterprises reassessing their IT service sourcing strategies.

This white paper provides some important considerations when deciding on data centre services and covers the following:
  • Identify the requirements of the business
  • The Choices:  Cloud, Managed Hosting, Co-lo or In-house?
  • Understand who has control
  • Costs:  In-house Vs External hosting
  • Determining Service level Requirements 

Reader Profiles
CTO | IT Director | CIO | COO | Operations Director | MD | CEO | CSO

Organisation Size
Enterprises | SMBs

Document Info
Posted: 06-Jun-2011 Format: PDF Length: 12 pages Activity: 16694 views

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