The Price of Data Center Availability

Originally written in October 2011, this article discussed the need for maximum data center availability. It highlighted the importance of having close to 100 percent availability of data centers and in order to achieve this, costs were a huge concern.
Illustration of The Price of Data Center Availability
Did you know... There are 5,354 miles of fiber routes within Kansas, and four data center facilities data center facilities that it may be possible to connect to them. DataBank is the provider with the largest presence in Kansas, operating two data center facilities. From Kansas's three neutral and one non-neutral facility, we have found three with remote hands support.
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