Colo and Cloud Services

Key Considerations

  • What is your understanding of cloud services ? What applications have you moved to the cloud ?
  • How do your disaster recovery and business continuity plans look today?
  • What tools do you have to monitor, troubleshoot and remote to your application infrastructure 24/7?
  • Do you have an upcoming project? Do you have ample storage to accommodate them?
  • What are your company’s mission-critical applications? How are these performing today?

While both colocation and cloud services provide options for hosting IT infrastructure and applications, they cater to different use cases and requirements:

  • Colocation is suitable for organizations that require full control over their hardware and want to leverage existing investments in infrastructure. It is ideal for applications with specific compliance, security, or performance requirements that cannot be met by public cloud solutions.
  • Cloud services are well-suited for businesses looking to offload infrastructure management tasks, scale resources on-demand, and leverage advanced services such as AI, machine learning, and big data analytics. Cloud solutions offer agility and flexibility, making them attractive for modern digital initiatives and applications.
  • Edge Data Centers: Deploying data centers closer to network traffic, such as at the base of cell towers, enables real-time analysis for IoT devices and other applications. This proximity enhances efficiency and responsiveness for tasks like traffic analysis and surveillance.
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC): Growing interest in HPC is being driven by demands for machine learning, AI, and simulations. Organizations are turning to high-density hosting solutions to manage large data volumes and solve complex problems more efficiently and cost-effectively than cloud-based solutions.

In many cases, organizations may adopt a hybrid approach, leveraging both colocation and cloud services to meet their diverse needs and optimize IT infrastructure management. This hybrid model allows businesses to maintain critical workloads on-premises or in colocation facilities while leveraging the scalability and innovation capabilities of cloud platforms for other applications and services.

Minerva Tec is poised to assist organizations in optimizing their HPC initiatives and reducing costs. By focusing on business outcomes, we ensure that recommended solutions enhance performance, agility, and profitability while minimizing risk. Our expertise in creating tailored strategies and implementation plans, coupled with our extensive network of over 1200 data centers worldwide, ensures that clients find the right solution to meet their exact needs.

Contact us today to explore how we can support your organization’s growth and success in the evolving colocation landscape.

Services Include

  • Cloud Storage
  • Redundancy & Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Back-ups
  • Compliance Requirements
  • AWS / Azure / Google cloud
  • Public vs Private Cloud

 Did You Know?

  • When information is stored in the Cloud, it reduces the concern of data loss.
  • Customers tend to underestimate the bandwidth they require when moving to the Cloud.
  • Back-up refers to on-site solution and disaster recovery is off-site. (This is often a common misconception!).
  • Minerva Tec  is capable of finding colocation space for clients anywhere in the world as well as accommodate any compliance requirements.
  • Some colocation providers can offer single-source connectivity to multiple Cloud services (i.e., Salesforce, Azure, AWS).