For any business considering cloud based systems, the benefits of colocation can be easy to buy into and making the business case for going down that route can be understandable.
Once the decision is made though, how can you evaluate one provider over another? And more importantly what features should a business weigh up? No two businesses are the same, therefore each business should consider colocation based on their own set of negotiable or business critical criteria.
Define your own business imperatives.
Discover the things to look for in a colocation provider.
What you need to avoid in a colocation provider.