Gartner says that data centers are dying. That companies that used to own their own data centers are shutting them down. Why? Because public cloud and colocation, that’s why.
Link: The Data Center Is (Almost) Dead – Smarter With Gartner
Well, the Gartner story was a little too excited, because of course data centers aren’t getting shut down everywhere. But still…something is happening, and one of them is colocation.
Colos are better than they used to be, for lots of reasons. Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks of the Packet Pushers discuss why you’re probably better off in a colo these days.
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