February 27, 2012 10:35 am | No Comments
Colocation benefits a business by offering lower costs and higher performance than having the network in-house. Companies without the financial resources and office space to build a dedicated data center are better of sharing a data center with other companies.
There are many benefits for a business to colocate their server. Using a collocation data center provides a power redundancy on a level that is extremely expensive to replicate in-house. Premium data centers provide full surge and lightening protection, double triple battery backup, and diesel power generation for extended outages. They offer vast expertise and equipment than a firm alone could afford on the task of keeping one’s servers running at all times.
Colocation data centers provide excellent physical security to businesses’ servers with heavy-duty physical barriers, around-the-clock video surveillance with tape backup and armed guards. The best way for a business to safe guard its data is to use a Colocation Data Center.
Los Angeles Colocation also provides for cheaper network bandwidth and bandwidth burst capability. With an in-house server, 99.99% of the time businesses are using only 10% of their bandwidth. The reason is 0.1% of the time one’s bandwidth demand can spike to ten times its usual value. By leasing bandwidth from a colo center businesses only pay for the 10% they really need. Colocation data centers have huge data pipes, so when a bandwidth spike occurs, capacity is there when one needs it. Bandwidth costs are reduced because data spikes are distributed over time among the many different users of the facility. Reliable colo centers put their network directly on an Internet backbone, resulting in data packets moving through fewer routers as they make their way between one’s business and the rest of the Internet. Therefore, latency is reduced, providing much faster bandwidth speeds.
Businesses utilizing a Colocation Data Center do not experience any server downtime or any time spent preparing for a live service transition. When it is needed to upgrade the amount of bandwidth required, a better business solution is to rent space in a colo center. It’s possible to increase one’s server capacity by two, five or even ten times its current size without the headache of downtime or physically moving machines around. The cost of upgrading bandwidth is also divided amongst the many other users.
Colocation centers provide environmental stability, protecting one’s data and keeping one’s hardware running during times of flooding, earthquakes, fire and even humidity and air pollution. This is accomplished because collocation centers are located on high ground in a geologically stable part of the country. It’s much more cost-effective to share the cost with hundreds of other data-center users than for a business to absorb the cost entirely by maintain an in-house server. Therefore, Colocation is the way to go!
Los Angeles Colocation clinics provide flexibility in terms of scalability, connectivity and monitoring options; fail-safe security; a redundant, quality infrastructure with 99.999% reliability; and knowledgeable technical, monitoring, and support staff dedicated to meeting customer requirements, from installation to ongoing operations. Whether one is looking for a data center solution for collocation or disaster recovery, Data Centers Los Angeles successfully meet the requirements.