U.S. Colocation is Hot Right Now — Here’s Why
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by Dan Beers
3y ago
The global data center market is expected to reach 58140 million USD[1] by 2026. In the U.S., colocation is hot, and—reflecting the global market—is expected to continue to grow over the next five years. Let’s take a closer look at why. COVID-19 Changed the Landscape The last 15 months have had a significant impact on the necessity for data storage, low latency and data processing. Streaming and social media companies that boast billions of users continue to grow and expand their colocation footprints. Increasing e-commerce sales have prompted retailers to more heavily in invest in IT infrastr ..read more
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Choosing a Colocation Provider: Criteria and Questions to Find the Best Fit
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by Rob Lerner
4y ago
Whether you are new to colocation or have been colocating for years, it is exciting and stressful to choose your next provider. A colocation provider is not just another vendor in your business solution, but rather a strategic partner for your business’ critical infrastructure needs. The right colocation providers can take your data center footprint and network to the next level, while the wrong provider can prevent you from reaching your full potential, and worse yet, negatively impact application availability and performance To make the best-fit choice for your company, you’ll have to know y ..read more
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A Simple Guide for Choosing the Right Hybrid IT Infrastructure Mix for Your Applications
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by Layachi Khodja
4y ago
According to INAP’s latest State of IT Infrastructure Management report, 69 percent of IT professionals say their organization has already adopted a hybrid IT strategy, deploying their infrastructure on more than one platform. What’s responsible for the growing popularity of hybrid IT? Simply put, a hybrid IT model allows companies to embrace the flexibility of the cloud while maintaining control over resources that might not be best suited for a cloud environment. In this simple guide, I will: Briefly define hybrid IT (and what it’s not) Summarize the three most important factors that will sh ..read more
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The Flagship Series: Montreal Data Center Market Overview
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by Laura Vietmeyer
4y ago
Montreal is gaining global prominence as a data center hotspot. While the market is still smaller than that of its Canadian-counterpart, Toronto, professional organizations are taking note of the opportunities to be had in this Quebec-based market. Named the “best location in the world to set up a data center” by the Datacloud world congress, Montreal won the Excellence in Data Centres Award in June 2019. And datacenterHawk notes that they believe Montreal will soon overtake the Toronto market as the last two years have seen rapid expansion. The major industries using this data center space in ..read more
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The Flagship Series: Seattle Data Center Market Overview
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by Laura Vietmeyer
4y ago
It’s fitting that a city known for its cloudy days in home to two of the largest players in cloud computing. The Seattle data center market is growing, bolstered by local industry, Northern California-based expansions and cloud infrastructure investments from Microsoft and Amazon. Home to coffee, technology and online retail conglomerates, Seattle’s other major industries include aerospace and health care. The burgeoning cloud market is fueled by relatively low power costs and connectivity options available to the cloud computing businesses in the city and surrounding suburbs. The area also ex ..read more
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The Flagship Series: Silicon Valley Data Center Market Overview
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by Laura Vietmeyer
4y ago
As the preeminent technology hub of the U.S., it should come as no surprise that the data center market in Silicon Valley is among the largest in the country, and it’s only growing. New space is slated to come online over the next few years, driven by (and in some ways dependent on) the technology sector. Other industries that drive demand in this market include mobility, IoT, financial technology and bioscience. Santa Clara specifically houses the majority of data centers in this market and is appealing to providers and users for its relatively low electricity costs. And despite the premium o ..read more
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The Flagship Series: INAP Data Centers
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by Laura Vietmeyer
4y ago
Check out the complete list of blog posts on INAP’s flagship data centers and their surrounding markets: The Flagship Series: New York & New Jersey Data Center Market Overview The New York city metro area—the largest in the U.S.— requires a robust data center market to readily deliver service to 20.1 million people living in the area. INAP has seven data centers and points of presence in the New York/New Jersey metro area, with our flagship facility located in Secaucus, N.J., at 1 Enterprise Avenue. The 101,000 square-foot flagship data center is designed with Tier 3 compliant attributes a ..read more
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The Flagship Series: New York & New Jersey Data Center Market Overview
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by Laura Vietmeyer
5y ago
The New York city metro area—the largest in the U.S.— requires a robust data center market to readily deliver service to 20.1 million people living in the area. The market is being driven by the financial, healthcare, media and technology industries, all looking for hybrid solutions to get the most out of their infrastructures. The data center market in this region was initially dominated by large enterprises who operated their own facilities, but the financial crash in 2009 spurred data center providers to search the area for space and opportunities. Since then, the market has begun to stabil ..read more
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Colocation Pricing Guide: Power, Space and Key Questions to Ask Your Provider
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by Jeff Bettencourt
5y ago
Migration of infrastructure to colocation facilities will continue full force for the next few years, according to a survey put out to 500 IT professionals. Why? Because most on-prem data centers can’t compare to Tier 3-design facilities. The best colocation data centers offer high uptime, power efficiency and redundancy, as well as improve the physical security of infrastructure. With an enterprise colocation solution, companies also have access to greater networking capabilities and public cloud and/or other multi-platform solutions. This flexibility future-proofs your infrastructure for wha ..read more
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The Flagship Series: INAP Dallas Data Centers
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by Laura Vietmeyer
5y ago
Dallas is one of the top three data center markets in the U.S., coming in third just behind Northern Virginia and Phoenix for net absorption rates in 2018[i]. And with favorable business taxes, low power costs, low risk for disasters and the availability of trained professionals, it’s no wonder why this market is so popular. The major industries in Dallas include Defense, Finance, Information Technology, Data, Telecommunications and Transportation, and are  driving the growth seen in the data center space.. According to JLL, enterprise transactions primarily make up the demand , especially as ..read more
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