Scotland's Digital Future: Data Centre Colocation In The Scottish Public Sector

Guidance and principles on data centre colocation. Sets out how to select a colocation site (service standards, energy efficiency, security etc.) a model Memorandum of Understanding and colocation case studies in the Scottish Public Sector. Developed wi

Hosting organisation summary

Hosting organisation summary

1. Assess your data centre's suitability

Using the guidance above understand what would be expected of a colocation facility and standards of efficiency that should be attained.

2. Understand your responsibilities

You will need to sign a memorandum of agreement with a tenant organisation, an organisation considering being a host should be aware of what they are agreeing to supply and the service levels they are promising.

3. Contact Scottish Government for inclusion in the colocation catalogue

If your organisation is willing to take on other organisations into your data centre, advise Scottish Government at of your interest and we will discuss the details that can go into a central catalogue.


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