Internet Data CentersBusinesses have been using Internet Data Center (“IDCs”) rather than their own facilities for web site hosting, because doing so is usually a more efficient use of resources. Companies may depend on an IDC for its vital functions and it is important to make sure the IDC is legally obligated to provide what a company needs. Contracts should be negotiated carefully with key attention to the liability and indemnification issues and emergency difficulties.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What are advantages of using an IDC?
How does a business determine what areas of the contract should be present in the IDC?
How should a company handle an IDC emergency?