Data Centers In Uk
Hi i am an analyst who is working on building a knowledge base about data centers in united kingdom. I will be grateful if you are able to share your insights about the following criteria.
*cost components breakdown for data center
*recent trends in data center industry
kindly contact me if you are interested,
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Data Center Service Spend
i would like to gain some insight on the below mentioned queries.
• what is the current industry best practice followed by fortune 500 organizations to manage data centers, network, and voice and workplace services?
• sourcing is done in global or regional level?
• do companies outsource or manage these services in-house?
• if outsourced, do organizations bundle data centers, network, voice and workplace services or un-bundle these services to separate service providers?
• with respect to voice and network services do organizations need to engage directly with a telecom provider like at&t or work through a partnership with provider like ibm who in turn manages the relationship with at&t?
• what are the negotiation levers to be considered to achieve better discounts?
• what are the best-in-class sla and kpis to be considered? For ex. Commonly practiced payment terms, currency of payment, tax implications if paid in usd?
• what sort of framework used by other companies for volume discount on data center service spend? What’s the framework for volume discounts for data usage?
• does hippa compliance adds additional cost to outsourcing these services?
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I am looking for experts who can help me understand how the colocation rates ( space rental rates and power) would play out in 2011, 2012 and 2013.In the following locations:
sydney, melbourne & brisbane, australia
kuala lumpur, malaysia
san jose, ca
new york city
it would be great if i could understand how these rates would change according to the tier level of the facility ( tier i to tier iv)+6 Other Responses