Here's the thing. Upper management would like to move our servers (domain controllers, file servers, accounting, payroll, the whole she-bang) to another building at least 15 minutes away. Not sure what the reason for the move is, as we'll have to pay to rent the space in the new building. The new room is just as secure as the current room. What are the pros/cons of having the servers at a remote location? Trying hard to keep the servers with us.
Moving your critical systems off-site and into a managed datacentre is a good thing. Reasons include:
Now, all that said, you didn't actually mention if you're moving into a managed DC or not, so that's all conjecture.
And it doesn't really make sense to move file servers over unless you can get a 1Gb or higher link into the DC, unless you still keep local copies and replicate them with say DRDB or DFS.
Isn't there any more to this decision? Management has a bad reputation in many places, but very few are willing to make a decision that costs so much money for no reason at all.