EQUINIX, INC.; DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC; FUJITSU AUSTRALIA LTD; RACKSPACE TECHNOLOGY INC; AND NEXTDC LTD – PROMINENT MARKET PARTICIPANTS IN AUSTRALIA DATA CENTER COLOCATION
A data center colocation is a third-party leased facility where businesses rent out space for servers and other equipment to store data. These servers and equipment are managed by a data center colocation provider. The providers offer the infrastructure, power, cooling, bandwidth, and security to the enterprises. The enterprises rent the space by the cabinet, rack, cage, or room. The use of data center colocation facilities helps to reduce the costs of IT services, power consumption, and cooling. It also offers power and high internet connectivity, which assists in maximizing uptime. Moreover, colocation facility providers provide data security for situations such as power outages and others.
Data center colocation providers offer flexible and scalable solutions that can be customized according to the changing needs and business expansion of the customers. They can quickly provide additional space, power, and connectivity required by the companies to scale their IT infrastructure and business needs. Data centers offer high security for their facilities, including video surveillance and access controls, which provides customers trust that their data will be safe in the data center colocation infrastructure. It ensures 24x7x365 remote services to keep systems up and running regularly. All these factors boost the adoption of data center colocation services.