IT infrastructure colocation is one of those few things in life where you have to ask yourself, “Why wouldn’t I want this?” Colocation can unburden you from some of the routine and resource sapping chores that come with the care and feeding of running your own data center. For that reason alone, you’d assume it must be expensive.
It’s not. Quite the contrary because a top-notch colocation facility enjoys bigtime economies of scale that you could never hope to realize on your own. And in all likelihood, its services will be more complete and more secure, and will deliver better availability and performance from your systems. Here are the top 10 reasons why this is true.