9 Important Questions to Ask a Server Colocation Provider | Techno FAQ
There's a lot at stake when it comes to IT management. Everything including security practices, business continuity, disaster recovery, and maintaining a mobile workforce needs to be considered. IT operations are the backbone of most businesses, many requiring the assistance of colocation providers. What does colocation mean? Colocation (Co-lo) is a way IT equipment and resources are located or installed. It refers to the networking hardware resources placed outside a company's premises and "co-located" with another organization's hardware. The colocation facilities are usually employed by ISP or service providers to store equipment that they and their clients use. These facilities provide storage, power, cooling, and security for equipment. Many companies opt to colocate their specialized hardware resources because they're unable to provide a suitable location and maintenance for them within their premises. While service providers already have appropriate facilities due to the nature