Data Centers and Beers…What’s the Connection?
Pint, 6-pack, 36-pack or keg?
In DPR's latest white paper—The Convergence of Healthcare and IT—the considerations that go into deciding whether to lease or own a data center are compared to buying beer.
Selecting the right data center solution for managing electronic health records—or combination of solutions—has serious business consequences for owners. The right option depends on a company’s size and need.
Choices range from the "full service data" option of leasing servers from cloud providers (like buying a pint at a bar) to the "do it yourself" option of owning and operating one's own data center (like purchasing a keg).
Photo Credit: David Cox
Posted on January 29, 2015
Last Updated August 23, 2022