Betting on a data centre

Choosing a data centre partner is a long-term decision, and the initial stages of mapping requirements, making a selection, due diligence and contract negotiations is a complex project of considerable scale.

In iTnews' concise, two-part guide, we offer a checklist of the matters any CIO should consider when approaching such an investment.

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Negotiating data centre partnerships 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 16, 2012 | Comment Now 
An in-depth guide to due diligence, contracts and risk management.
 
The concise guide to choosing a data centre partner 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 26, 2012 | Comment Now 
Part one: price, availability and power.
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