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.

This guide is available exclusively to iTnews subscribers. Registration is free.

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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