Four things you might not know about data centres

Data centres

Data centres are large, sophisticated facilities that house thousands of computer servers in a carefully controlled, highly secure environment. They’re changing how small businesses plan their IT infrastructure, for several good reasons. Here’s what you need to know.

  1. Data centres save money.

Creating a server room or data centre entails a sizeable upfront cost for expertise, hardware, security and built-in redundancies, in case of failure. The cost is so prohibitive that, in the past, only large companies could afford it. Now smaller businesses can get the benefits of data centres at a fraction of the cost by subscribing to cloud-solution services. You pay only for the storage you need, and experts manage your data, back it up and protect it for you.

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