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Colocation providers benefiting from hyperscale dash to the edge

Revenue colocation providers pocketed from hyperscale customers outpaced revenues received from other customers and enterprises last year, new data shows Cloud and data centre market research company Synergy Research Group’s latest quarterly research on the global colocation market shows colocation providers are benefiting from a big boost in hyperscale business. Synergy’s data covers the world’s… Read More


Legacy to colo migration in 2019: what you need to know
Colocation providers allow for acceleration of business in ways that allow enterprises to move quicker and be more nimble There are a number of trends driving the migration from on-premises to colocation facilities. First there is a need for data management and storage as an extension of the customer’s business, rather than a separate entity.... Read More

Why simulation is key to smart data centre management

For the people that run data centres, the constant barrage of tools, technologies and processes designed to improve its running can be overwhelming. Specifically for colo facilities, managing these constant developments is a priority as businesses increasingly transition out of existing enterprise establishments. Simulation models represent one of these approaches. Perhaps seen by many as… Read More


Japan colocation data centre outlook: report

According to a recent report released by Structure Research, the Toyko colocation data center market is projected to grow 7% in 2018, to $1.7 billion USD; and the Osaka market is expected to grow 6%, to $210 million USD. Japan represents one of the most expensive markets for data centers in the APAC region, with… Read More


Moving to a colocation data centre? How DCIM software can reduce the risks

Herman Chan, president of Sunbird Software, shares three little-known ways that Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software can simplify moves to colocation data centres Managing the risks and complications involved in a colocation data centre is a challenge even for experienced data centre professionals. Resources such as checklists to manage the tasks required are a… Read More



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