Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?

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When building a data center, colocation providers try to balance a lot of variables to arrive at the best end result. For example, they want the most innovative design, but at the lowest cost. And, they want the quickest building schedule without sacrificing any desired capabilities. Taking a modular approach to data center halls addresses several pertinent issues and makes it easier to find the right balance among conflicting drivers. Learn more about Colocation Providers by visiting http://www.cyrusone.com/.

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Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach? Colocation providers try to balance a lot of variables to arrive at the best end result when building data centers Companies want an innovative design at the lowest cost and quickest building schedule without sacrificing desired capabilities To address capital and speed of deployment issues, colocation providers turn to data hall modularity This deployment technique refers to building data halls in chunks

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach? Colocation providers don’t need to worry on obsolete technologies. No provider want to make huge investments only to find outdated innovations Cost, time and technology obsolescence remain reasons colocation providers choose modular approaches to new data centers

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach? Other benefits exist as well: Scalability – modular approaches offer standardized designs Flexibility – technology can be updated by simply replacing modules Agility – modular solution providers mobility Greater densities – modular solution densities are more efficient compared to tradition data centers Lower PUEs – modules are pre-engineered and standardized, PUEs range between 1.1 and 1.4. A good metric for green efficiency Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) – DCIM software provides the tools for colocation providers to manage the components and engineering integrated within the module

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach? Other benefits exist as well: Maintenance – because modular solutions standardize components, maintenance programs can be standardized as well. Standardization helps colocation providers enhance efficiencies By taking modular approach to data center halls, providers can better match IT infrastructure to customer requirements They can right-size infrastructure as needs grow and change over time

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach?:

Can a Colocation Provider take a Modular Data Center Approach? Modular solutions provide capacity quickly and help cut expensive resource costs CyrusOne provides more than 1,000,000 square feet of colocated floor space in top tier data centers across nation CyrusOne serves enterprise clients in many industries, including energy oil and gas, medical, technology, finance and consumer goods and services

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About the author Nicole Aguillard is marketing director for CyrusOne , a global enterprise colocation provider operating 24 highly secure data centers across the United States, London and Singapore. Learn more about Colocation Providers by visiting http://www.cyrusone.com/ .

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