Many companies simply don’t invest in having their own data centre as they are unaware of Data Centre Risk Management along with various other reasons. Firstly, the cost of having their own data centre becomes expensive and requires additional investment. In addition, the centre requires extra space, good infrastructure facilities, along with good IT staff to manage and monitor it. Even if some companies manage to have all of these, they might fail to deliver built-in resilience and reliability. It is because they lack expertise or fall short of budgets at times of delivery. In this blog, let’s understand how Data Centre Risk Management measures are undertaken by Co-location service providers, the major risks associated with data centres, and the benefits of Data Centre Co-location.
Data Centre Risk Management by Co-location Provider There are arrays of risks associated with Data Centres, we have summarised them into three major risks that are associated with Data Centres and how Co-location service providers manage and prevent such risks.
- Power Outages
- Human Errors and Cyber Crimes
- Weather Threats, Fire, Flood, Earthquakes and other Natural disasters