D CEO Magazine in Dallas recently approached Stream Data Center’s COO and Partner, Michael Lahoud, to offer insight into how executives should handle their growing data storage needs across today’s competitive data center sector.
In the Data Center Roundtable, Michael and other industry leaders break down why businesses are increasingly interested in off-premise colocation and cloud solutions, as well as what they should look for in a data center partner. They also discuss issues many businesses tend to overlook when trying to protect against cybercrime, evaluate a data center provider’s pricing and even expand overseas.
For his part, Michael emphasized the importance of finding a data center partner with a track record of successfully mitigating challenges that businesses experience when pursuing off-premise colocation, energy procurement and facilities management solutions.
Below are a few questions answered in the full interview, which you can read here.
Why do CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and CFOs need to be educated on data centers, and how can they help their businesses run more efficiently?
What is the best way to protect a company against loss of data and intellectual property?
How important is the way the building is designed in the overall effectiveness of a data center?
What are some of the most important technological considerations to make when considering a data center partner?
What are some of your predictions for how data centers and technology infrastructure may change or evolve during the next five years?
Michael and D CEO gave a shout out to Stream Data Centers’ position as a key player in the Dallas/Fort-Worth data center market over the last 20 years. And he marked the commissioning of our seventh Dallas-area development, DFW VII- Garland, as ready to become our largest hyperscale development in the market to-date.