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    Benefits of Colocation

    April 8, 2021 | 12 minutes

    The cloud isn’t right for all workloads and data, but that doesn’t mean you should be stuck running your own data centre. Colocation can lift that burden, freeing you to focus on your core business while ensuring you have the best technology and expertise in your corner.

     

    In this episode, we take a closer look at the benefits of colocation with Sungard Availability Services’ (Sungard AS) Director of Colocation Services, Stuart Welsby. We talk about:

    • The cost of colocation vs running your own data centre
    • The impact of colocation on your resiliency and business continuity
    • How colocation makes it easier to scale your business

    Brian Fawcett is a Senior Manager of Global Sales Engagement at Sungard AS. With over 15 years of experience in a range of industries, he specializes in forming enterprise-wide global talent and learning development programs. Brian has enriched corporate learning culture by matching organisational vision and core values to curricula, leading to application and impact.

    Stuart Welsby is Director of Colocation Services, Product Management for Sungard AS, where he is responsible for the company’s colocation product offerings globally. Having worked the past 23 years in the IT industry, Stuart has been heavily involved in several different aspects of the industry ranging from traditional hardware services & infrastructure support to designing, implementing and bringing to market highly resilient and functional solutions for both internal and external customers.

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