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One of the data center trends Vertiv identified for 2018 was the increased reliance on colocation by cloud providers. This post explores the market trends driving this development—and what it means for colocation providers.
As our experts at Vertiv looked ahead toward upcoming data center trends, we moved quickly past the migration to network edge and hyperscale facilities because that requires no foresight – it’s happening already.
According to the most recent IHS Markit Global Multi-Tenant Datacenter Tracker (an alternative term for Colocation), worldwide colocation revenues increased by around 10 percent versus the same quarter in 2016.