Case study: One MSP's do-it-yourself approach to cloud

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As public and hybrid offers become the new norm, we speak to one MSP boss who's turned away from vendor-based cloud solutions

In 2012, MO-based MSP Computer St. Louis took the plunge and opened up its first datacenter in its home city. It's regarded an unusual move at a time when several channel partners have shuttered datacenter facilities in the wake of increasing customer adoption of public and hybrid cloud. But, for owner and CEO Seth Russell, a DIY approach to cloud has been a huge success. So much so, in 2016 the firm went on to open a second datacenter in Chicago in 2016 following high demand for its St...

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