Should you outsource your data centre?

Stuart Sumner
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Kathie Lyons EVP & GM of ParkView and Entuity, Park Place Technologies, discusses how organisations should decide whether or not to outsource their data centres, and when SD-WAN becomes a good option

Some organisations like to outsource technology challenges like data centre operations, preferring to focus on their core business. Others like to have direct control over their infrastructure. To ...

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