A Fuzzy Approach to Evaluate Data Colocation Centers


  • Sadia Husain College of Computer Science and Information Technology, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia


Data colocation, Data center, Fuzzy set, Fuzzy operations, implication operation


We are living in the era of information technology where data is generated at enormous rate and every modern business needs their data to be stored and managed efficiently. Big corporations and government organization have enough resources to create and manage in-house data center while others may choose to rent the services from a data colocation center. A data colocation center basically provides IT related rental services to companies that required services like bandwidth, technologies, spaces etc. Colocation centers provide business with an efficient way to expand processing capabilities and grow their facilities without building everything from the ground up. Selecting data colocation provider not only increases prospect of additional flexibility and business value but also some potential risk. There are many data colocation service provider available and to choose the best one is not an easy task. In this research I have proposed an approach using fuzzy set theory to evaluate the data colocation centers. I have judged the colocation center on different criteria and used fuzzy sets to reach the decision. The fuzzy set theory gives the flexibility to express the expert opinion in linguistic terms, these linguistic terms has been assigned to some degree which can be evaluated by fuzzy set theory to conclude decision.


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How to Cite

Husain, S. . (2024). A Fuzzy Approach to Evaluate Data Colocation Centers. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(16s), 101–105. Retrieved from https://ijisae.org/index.php/IJISAE/article/view/4795



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