Decision Tool

The Forrester Data Center Selection Tool

Visualize Your Next Data Center, Colocation, Or Cloud Location

August 30th, 2023
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Caroline Bonde , Kate Vella , Ellen Lind


Selecting the best locations for a data center, colocation provider, managed service provider, and/or cloud service provider can be a complex and time-consuming activity with many factors to consider. By organizing data about users and locations, technology leaders can make quick, data-driven decisions. This tool enables technology leaders to simplify the selection process by using the 3D Maps capability of Microsoft Excel to visualize the best data center locations.

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