Trends Report

Let Someone Else Run The Data Center

Look To Managed Hosting As An ITO And Colocation Alternative

February 19th, 2009

Summary

Cloud computing is all the rage right now, as it offers some exciting new models and possibilities for IT infrastructure and operations; however, some companies have had bad experiences with infrastructure outsourcing, while many others have requirements that the cloud just can't support yet. Managed hosting offers a compromise: You decide the platform and applications you use, but you don't have to deal with the day-to-day headaches of actually running them. The report below breaks down the complex managed hosting vendor landscape so you can take a lead role in shaping your organization's infrastructure decisions.

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