“In a business context, agility is the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways.” Wise words lifted directly from Wikipedia. Agility is a buzz-word, it’s true, but it is also an absolute imperative in today’s marketplace. One of the most difficult decisions for IT departments, where to house servers, often results in restrictive decisions. Many colocation contracts are written on 10 year terms with an SLA structure that makes innovation difficult. What’s more, many colocation providers cannot deliver enough power or cooling options to keep pace with innovation.
The tech market changes so quickly and so consistently that businesses can easily get trapped in contracts that suddenly hemorrhage millions of dollars because they have outlived their usefulness. It is not just a question of backing the wrong horse in a business context. IT departments require agility in all aspects of their enterprise even if they make all the right decisions. Colocation should be no different.
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