Opinion: The inverted pyramid of IT infrastructure
By Nick Razey, CEO, Next Generation Data
If we ever lose a bid for a data centre contract, it is for one of two reasons.
Either the customer insists on being close to London and is happy to pay the premium for doing so, or the customer is obsessed by paying the lowest possible price and will accept any quality of data centre service to achieve this. While I struggle to understand both points of view it is the latter approach which is totally incomprehensible in the modern world.
I see the IT infrastructure as...