Even after you have arrived at the conclusion that colocation is the right choice, simply leasing or buying colocation space is not as simple as it may seem. In fact, the colocation selection process will revolve around variables most suited to your circumstances. Factors such as how to define your needs, identify the right colocation provider, and negotiate the minutiae of actually migrating to the new space needs to be critically assessed. Keep in mind that once the contract is signed, it’ll be time-consuming, complex, not to mention expensive and disruptive to your business, if you find the need to move again.

To help you navigate your way, Nlyte have shortlisted 7 key DCIM considerations when it comes to migrating to colocations from on-premise data centers