In this week’s Voices of the Industry, James Leach, Vice President of Marketing at RagingWire, looks at the impact virtual reality may have on traditional on-site data center tours.
One of the time-honored traditions of data center buying is the on-site tour. For most data center buyers, building your short list of providers can occur remotely through conference calls and reading product literature. But the final selection requires a site visit and tour.
With data centers – seeing is believing.
We see these tours all the time in Ashburn, Virginia, the largest market for data centers in the world. Ashburn is a destination market for data centers. Every day groups travel to Ashburn to tour the facilities that are the finalists for their data center deployment. Typically, these groups visit 3-5 data center providers over 2-3 days.
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