Infrastructure & Operations

Data Center Co-location Site Visit and Evaluation Checklist

Vendor co-location site visits can validate decisions or uncover vendor inadequacies and biases. Conduct site visits to shortlisted data center co-location vendors to add...

Data Center Co-location SLA & Service Definition Template

A co-location Service Level Agreement (SLA) provides a definition of performance for the negotiated service. SLAs ensure accountability on the part of the service...

Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Costs

Cutting costs can be an overwhelming and painful task, but knowing where to focus your efforts can make it easier. Take a look at our top ten favorite strategies. It...

Negotiation Tips How to Save $ With Vendors

Knowledge is power. Go into your vendor negotiations with these tips and tools in your back pocket.

Quick Wins Save 5% Now!

Do you need to make a difference this week? This month? Take a look at these tactics and tools to build your guerilla plan.

Move a Data Center

IT managers may only face a data center move once or twice in their professional lives, and therefore may have little knowledge of how to approach the project.

Data Center Relocation Budget Tool

A data center move has numerous one-time and ongoing expenses spanning a range of areas and project phases. It is important to develop an accurate budget up front so that...

Data Center Relocation Data Collection and Bundling Workbook

When moving the data center, developing a detailed inventory and orchestrating bundling and moving of related data center assets is a detailed process with many...

Data Center Relocation Services Provider SOW Scorecard

Statements of Work (SOW) from data center relocation services providers can be very difficult to differentiate because of considerable overlap in key content. This...

Data Center Moving Day Project Planning & Monitoring Tool

The data center relocation move day event requires thorough planning and coordination. A minute-to-minute plan of tasks ensures the move team is prepared for the event....
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