Last Updated: 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….
Last Updated: 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 […]
Last Updated: 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…..
Last Updated: September 06, 2012
Picking the right colocation provider is not an easy task. Should you pick the cheapest quote or the most well-known name? Choosing the wrong data center provider can wreak havoc on your IT costs and possibly cause website and application downtime. In this article, we will discuss the top 5 mistakes we have seen clients make […]