Choosing a colocation partner to house, protect & connect your company’s critical IT infrastructure is a big decision. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to differentiate between data centers. At first glance, many data center partners may look the same, but dig a little deeper, and you’ll find significant differences in the services they offer, their green sustainability certifications, their security compliance certifications and their flexibility to offer custom-made solutions.
How do you select the right colocation partner? By focusing on what is important to your organization, both now and in the future, you can align yourself with a provider that speaks your language and will help you exceed your business goals. Choose a data center partner that meets your specific needs for sustainability, security, location, scalability, compliance and connectivity.
Asking the right questions is a big part of the equation. Here are eight considerations in a new white paper from Iron Mountain with targeted questions to ask that will help you choose the right colocation partner for your business.