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Should you manage your own servers or colocate?

Manage or Colocate Generic.pngThe decision to entrust your business data by hosting it at an external data center is not one that’s made easily. If you decide to manage your own servers or even build or expand your own data center, you handle everything from soup to nuts: security, heating and cooling, network configuration and hardware management. With colocation, your data center provider monitors and manages the data center infrastructure and network. You manage and maintain your own servers and storage assets remotely via a web portal. Read about some of the issues to consider when making the decision.