Why consider colocation? The cost of on-premise datacentre environments can increase rapidly based on energy, cooling, power management (UPS), fire protection, continued refurbishment, physical security, staffing, insurance and in some cases water management.
Inaccurate assessments and customer guestimates of their power requirements can result in over-procurement to the maximum capacity, including a risk percentage to ensure service availability.
A colocation datacentre service can realise many benefits, with the capability to use less power and adopting consumption only billing, this will encourage consumers to assess usage and become power efficient. This helps remove the risks of performing rapid migrations and associated high costs when transforming infrastructures.