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|Some factors play an important role for selection of the right data center services provider.
1. Geographical location of the data center.
Location is important. It should be easily accessible with a strong approach road by the user in case of an emergency situation. The location should also be safe from calamities and natural disasters. Power availability should be uninterrupted in that area.
2. Scalability of the data center.
Expansion capability and flexibility of a data center proves to be very important. The data center must have extra space, connectivity and power to meet additional demands of user at the time of his business needs.
3. Reliability scale of the data center.
A data center must have minimum 99.999% reliability. It means that the data center should be reliable of their service for at least five 9s uptimes. It must have certified staff, satisfactory onsite customer support and customer feedback service.
4. Deployment speed of the data center.
Efficiency to deploy is important for a data center. New connection, additional connections and rack space must be set ultra quickly by the data center. The services must be time bound and meet the limits effectively.
5. Ecosystem of network at the data center.
The data center must have excellent connectivity option available with it for customers interconnecting with each other.
6. Presence of data centers.
It is always good to select a data center from a location that hosts many data centers. The number speaks for better service providing facilities. The more, the better.
7. Financial reputation of the data center.
The chosen data center must be financially stable with a healthy financial reputation. The data center should last for a long time to provide reliable service to the user.
Consideration of the factors will help in selecting the right data center service provider.