Posted by QuoteColo on October 02, 2012
SSAE 16 has surpassed SAS 70 as the “defacto” standard for quality data centers. However, our phones are still ringing with clients looking for SAS 70 type 1 and type 2 compliant data centers. This brief article we will review common SAS 70 Colocation data center selection criteria….
Posted by QuoteColo on September 30, 2012
SSAE 16 compliance is the latest and greatest audit developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for colocation data center providers. Compared to the older SAS70 audit methodology, SSAE 16 colocation providers are held to a more strict and comprehensive standard. To become a SSAE 16 colocation provider, the SSAE 16 audit […]
Posted by QuoteColo on September 27, 2012
When looking to outsource your colocation environment, clients have plenty of options. Data center colocation providers offer space from 1U, quarter racks, half racks, full racks and private cages. Companies looking for half rack versus full rack colocation will need to analyze all of the pros and cons…..
Posted by QuoteColo on September 21, 2012
Over the last couple of years, internet usage has grown exponentially. Both large telecom and local web hosting companies alike have set up data centers to facilitate fast, smooth, and secure internet connectivity and data exchange. These facilities house critical telecommunications and computing equipment. Colocation hosting and cloud computing services are probably the bread and […]
Posted by QuoteColo on September 20, 2012
Server colocation pricing varies widely across the domestic US. Server colocation can be defined as the provisioning of space for a client server(s) and telecom equipment for use in a service provider (colocation provider) facility or data center. In this article, we will examine the 3 major cost components of server colocation pricing and how […]