Delivering a high availability environment
Most organizations' core processes are now totally dependent on the availability of information and that means always being able to access your IT infrastructure. With this increased reliance, information technology risk management has become increasingly complex. Natural disasters, equipment failures and error-induced process interruptions have historically been the primary threats to infrastructure stability. Now, these threats are overshadowed by those originating from malicious intent and overloads on the global infrastructure.
These threats to infrastructure stability, together with competitive pressures and market demands, have emphasized the need for effective and thorough risk-based continuity planning.
Colocation is an a attractive alternative for organizations who do not want build and maintain their own facility or just aren't ready to place their data in the hands of a cloud provider.