DCIM: The Missing Piece of Any Co-Location Puzzle

7x24xChange Magazine – Fall 2013 issue

Sev Onyshkevych

It’s no secret, today’s data centers sit at the core of any successful business. No longer viewed as cost centers, IT infrastructures are central to driving business services and profitability. But make no mistake: these services and profitability resources are expensive. From capital expenditures on facility equipment to power and cooling, a data center represents one of the largest costs for running any business. That’s why many organizations turn to colocation (Co-Lo) facilities as the viable alternative to in-house data centers. READ MORE pg 38-42 (PDF)