How to select the right data centre

With so much depending on the proper storage, security, and handling of data, selecting the right data centre or a colocation provider is an important decision for any business.

What to expect:

  • 22 critical factors and easy-to-digest explanations on what you need to look out for when partnering with a data centre
  • How colocation services can become a valuable extension to your current infrastructure

Discover what matters most

There are numerous factors to consider before determining which colocation data centre is best for your business IT infrastructure management, and with so many options, how can you decide what matters most? 

Our checklist covers:

  • Mechanical and electrical infrastructure
  • Security procedures
  • Fire suppression methods
  • Communication and connectivity requirements
  • Important comforts for your engineers

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“Changing data centre could have been extremely disruptive but 4D made it easy for us”

Richard Stubbs

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PRC Architecture & Planning

About Us

Your trusted managed infrastructure partner.

We've built our reputation helping hundreds of organisations like yours leave behind reactive systems and processes while keeping pace with an ever-changing threat landscape.

Our colocation, cloud, connectivity and security services are tailored to your exact business requirements giving you peace of mind that your data is secure and accessible 24/7/365.

Operating since 2007, 4D Data Centres has won multiple awards and proven our reliability by never having a power outage and guaranteeing 99.999% network uptime.