5 Things You Need to Know About Data Center Infrastructure

| June 21, 2019

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Data centers are a key component of many companies’ business strategies. Managed service providers (MSPs) and cloud-based developers need the rich connectivity options that only a data center’s infrastructure can provide. But with so many data center facilities to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which ones are capable of providing superior service today, but also power the technological revolution of tomorrow. Before making any decisions, every customer should review a potential facility’s data center infrastructure services to determine its long-term potential as an IT partner. Asking the data center manager a few tough questions is another good place to start when evaluating a facility. 5 Things You Need to Know About Data Center Infrastructure. Data Center Redundancy While most data centers are quick to claim their systems are fully redundant, the terminology has become so muddled in recent years that their actual backup capabilities may not be clear.

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