In the age of cloud, the role of colocation is changing. Colocation was used as an extension of on-premises IT. Today, it’s the connectivity hub of enterprise IT and an extension of the cloud.
Colocation plays an important role as firms connect to multiple clouds, or even their own private cloud, and require network capacity and flexibility to go in-between public or private clouds.
Watch the second video in this series to hear 451 Research analyst Kelly Morgan discuss this issue.
Need to catch up on the series? Hear Morgan answer why hardware is a challenge in colocated data centers.