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Research Roundup for Maximizing the Value of Colocation Services

Published: 30 October 2014

ID: G00271030

Analyst(s): Bob Gill


Gartner's recent research on colocation has greatly expanded the portfolio of strategic, architectural and actionable advice. This roundup for IT leaders categorizes and highlights Gartner's colocation research to make it even more accessible.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Overview and Networking Considerations
  • "Build Versus Buy" and Business Models
  • Worldwide Vendor Selection
  • Colocation Pricing and Contracts
  • Where to Colocate
  • Colocation Selection Advice and Market Trends by Region
    • North America
    • EMEA Focus
    • Asia/Pacific

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