Research shows that just under forty per cent of UK businesses have taken the plunge and decided to run their data centre in house, so what are dangers of running the comms operations in this manner? Well to take the point further, out those businesses that run their own data centre three of out five have decided not to keep all of the tech under one roof and have opted to locate the data centre somewhere else. It seems that although running your own show, is fine but there are elements such as security and safety. The graphic below by bisdatacentres.co.uk shows that there are risks as well as benefits of running your own comms room.
Source [Bis Data Centres]