From your point of view,
- What are the advantages/disadvantages of buying colocation services? Can you give me 3 reasons that support your decision? What are the advantages/disadvantages of cooperative cloud?Can you give me 3 reasons that support your decision?
- What are the advantages/disadvantages of public cloud? Can you give me 3 reasons that support your decision?
- What are the advantages/disadvantages of private cloud?
- Why do some companies outsource their DC and some keep it internally?
- If I was a vendor trying to sell you my data centre services (outsourcing, certifications, etc.) what could I do differently to help you move?
- Does having a Green data Centre make a difference in making a buying decision?
- If your provider has a certification would that make a difference? In no… why ? If yes – what are the most important certifications that your provider should have, and why?
- If I am carrier neutral, would that make a difference? If so why?
- If I offer network edge capabilities, would you re-consider moving your data centre to mine?
- Over the next 3 (or maybe 5) years, how do you see the “mix” of your platforms changing between
- Your own equipment/networks (in your datacentre or colo) managed by your own team
- Managed services – having someone else provision and manage your own environment
- Private cloud
- Public cloud(s)
11. If I could answer 2 questions for you about the data centre industry, what would be those 2 questions?