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Michael Rareshide

Michael Rareshide
Michael Rareshide is an Executive Vice President of Site Selection Group focused primarily on corporate real estate portfolio management and mission critical facility site selection services. Michael's understanding of the complexity of corporate real estate combined with his knowledge of accounting principles makes him an invaluable asset to corporations seeking to strategically manage their real estate portfolios. His client's include Fortune 1000 and mid-cap companies with projects ranging from small office renewals to large corporate headquarter relocations across the world.
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Data Center Site Selection – Decision-Making in Colocation’s and Cloud’s Burgeoning Market Growth

Michael Rareshide | September 26, 2016

Data center site selection to outsourced colocation providers and cloud computing solutions remains a complex decision for corporate IT executives yet the statistics show that outsourcing is being...
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How to Vet a Potential Colocation Partner (Part 2)

Michael Rareshide | June 27, 2016

Site Selection Group looks at what businesses should consider when selecting a colocation partner in the final installment of a two-part series on vetting colocation partners.
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How to Evaluate a Data Center Colocation Partner (Part 1)

Michael Rareshide | May 24, 2016

Site Selection Group looks at what businesses should consider when selecting a colocation partner in part one of a two-part series on vetting colocation partners.
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How to Reduce Costs Through Negotiating an Extension of Your Data Center and Colocation Agreements

Michael Rareshide | April 25, 2016

Instead of relying on a renewal option, Site Selection Group provides valuable insight on how to drive down your costs through the strategic extension of your existing data center and colocation...
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Conflicts of Interest: Who is Representing the Tenant?

Michael Rareshide | April 11, 2016

When needing to address an upcoming corporate real estate need, do you know about conflicts of interests?
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Edge Data Centers as an Effective Strategy for the Content Provider

Michael Rareshide | March 24, 2016

As the Internet and cloud services penetrate every corner of the global economy, edge data centers reach smaller populations with more reliable service.
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Negotiation Strategies in Data Center and Colocation Agreements

Michael Rareshide | February 20, 2016

The value of data center lease costs are 3 to 5 times the most expensive office space in Manhattan. Site Selection Group provides insight into how to effectively negotiate data center and colocation...
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Can the Cloud and Colocation Data Center Model Co-Exist?

Michael Rareshide | January 26, 2016

With companies continuing to migrate more and more IT operations to the Cloud, how is that growth expected to impact the Colocation Model? The following are some expectations…
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How to Develop a Site Selection Model for Data Centers

Michael Rareshide | November 23, 2015

From utility costs to business continuity, the site selection drivers for data centers have changed over time. Learn what factors should be considered when selecting a site for your next data center.
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Top 10 Largest Data Center Markets in the United States

Michael Rareshide | October 26, 2015

The data center market continues to grow at an incredible pace. Learn which markets are the largest and what competitive advantages they have for your next data center project.
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