can anybody tell me what a good policy is for determining the appropriate cost model for a colocation facility? I have heard companies charging per RU and others charge per KW, and yet others charge on what sort of bandwidth you require. Just looking for some sort of guidance and maybe a range that is [...]
Answer Question | December 9, 2010 3:04 PM
Colocation facilities, Data Center administration, Data Center Cost, Data center design, Data center design and infrastructure
We have 3 20Amp 110 PDUs in our rack and our currently paying 675$ month for them. Is this typical data center cost or is it excessive? We are charged a flat rate- but our usage on the 3 during the day is 37amps total.
Answer Question | April 9, 2012 7:23 PM
Colocation facilities, Data Center Cost, Data Center management, Data Center power management
Dear Sir, Read article “Datacenter Air-Conditioning fans blow cost savings your way”, it was really helpful. The concern is about how much is the exact saving by placing the fans under the floor as the values differ from manufaturer to manufacturer. Also can you provide some help in the savings with the use of Electronic [...]
Answer Question | May 24, 2010 9:38 AM
Data center air conditioning units, Data center cooling, Data Center Cost, DataCenter, Datacenter management
In the wake of floods warning i would specify the locating your DC on the first floors would be dangerous as ” first hit “.
Answer Question | October 6, 2009 7:45 AM
Data Center Cost, Data center disaster recovery planning, Data Center management, Data center planning
What are some data center upgrades that you’re planning to make in the near future? Are there certain upgrades you would like to make but can’t afford to in the current fiscal year (in regards to time or resources)? In what areas do your budget priorities lie?
Answer Question | July 21, 2009 8:47 PM
Data center budget considerations, Data Center Cost, Data Center management, Data center planning
Dear all, Has anyone used templates for a Datacenter Creation Project ( I am looking specifically the cost estimation for new Datacenter Project) ?
Answer Question | July 9, 2009 9:52 AM
Data Center Cost, Data center design, Data center planning, DataCenter, Project cost estimation, Template
Our featured IT blogger this week, Andrew Hay, recently discussed the notion that it really depends on the situation when deciding which is more secure: physical premises or the cloud. He mentions that many want to be able to walk down the aisles of their data center and physically see the locale, while others opt [...]
Answer Question | June 29, 2009 8:59 PM
Cloud Computing, Cloud storage, Data Center, Data Center Cost, Data Center Security
In ideal world, data center upgrades would not only always be reasonably priced, but they would also be highly efficient. However, we’re rarely given the luxury of having both. In this economy, are you more inclined to buy equipment that is less expensive but perhaps not as power-efficient, higher-end, greener products that could save you [...]
Answer Question | June 15, 2009 8:38 PM
Data Center Cost, Data Center Hardware, Data Center power management
Market rates for data centers in VA or east coast
Answer Question | December 17, 2008 4:15 PM
Data center budget considerations, Data Center Cost, Data Center Pricing