Location Selection Criteria for Data Centers

by CoyDavidson on January 15, 2012

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The adoption of cloud computing by the enterprise is expected to accelerate as the trend toward a more virtual work environment evolves. The proportion of companies that plan to establish or expand data centers rose four percentage points, to 85 percent, this past year, according to San Francisco-based Digital Realty. This creates a whole new set of real estate decisions for the corporate user.

What are the most important criteria for the selection of a site for your data center? Douglas Alger, IT Architect from Cisco, discusses 10 factors to consider when choosing a Data Center site.

Source: Cisco

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