Colocation

What Are Top Colocation Trends in 2017?

If you attended the webinar we did with our friends at Digital Realty this week, then you'd already know the answer to this question.

But don't worry if you missed out. We recorded everything. (And we saved the slides here.)

The Colocation Sector: Shifting Dynamics, Stable Fundamentals

There's no doubt that we've seen shifts in the colocation landscape as of late.

Content providers are moving closer to the network edge. There's been fast growth in certain Asian markets. And in the last two years about 20 new local internet exchanges have been deployed globally. 

We're Hosting a Webinar on Top Colocation Trends in 2017

We've all seen shifts in the colocation landscape over the last year. So what does 2017 have in store?

We're hosting a webinar on this topic with Digital Realty Director of Project Marketing Scott Sherwood and VP of Global Product Management Ben Gonyea on February 28, 2017, at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.

The Best Telecoms Stuff We Wrote About in 2016

We had a good time combining our research, the latest headlines, and a hearty dose of telecoms history in our blog this year. 

Here's a look back at 10 of our favorite pieces from 2016. 

Verizon to Sell Data Centers to Equinix for $3.6 Billion. We Asked Colo Expert Jon Hjembo What That Means.

This week it was announced that Equinix will buy several Verizon data centers for $3.6 billion.

According to a press release from Equinix, the deal in question includes 24 sites (29 individual buildings) across 15 markets. The Wall Street Journal has already reported that this would raise Equinix’s data center count to 175 around the globe.

An Indispensable Collection of Colocation Resources

A colocation center is a data center that provides shared space for network storage and interconnection.

Unlike a web hosting site, a colocation facility provides storage for the customers' own equipment. The facility typically provisions power, cooling, security, and intra-site connectivity, among other offerings.

Understanding the norms, trends, and pricing of colocation centers is a must for the modern network manager. That's why today we're sharing our best and brightest colocation resources. We've got info on colocation hubs, cross-connects, costs, and more.

What You Missed at DataCloud Europe 2016

This June, Broad Group’s DataCloud Europe 2016 brought some 1,500 participants representing 73 countries to Monaco.

I was pleased to be one of those 1,500 people. For the TeleGeography readers who couldn’t be in Monaco this year: don’t worry – today I’m sharing highlights from the epicenter of the conference.

Webinar on Demand: Global Colocation Market Trends

Recent shifts in the colocation landscape make it more critical than ever to understand the market. If the latest trends are taking you by surprise, it’s time for a refresher course on colocation.

TeleGeography and Digital Realty | Telx bring together their unique perspectives and expertise for a 30 minute webinar on demand to help make sense of the state of the colocation market.

Colocation: A Market in Flux

With the announcement that Tata Communications will divest from the data center business, it becomes the latest carrier to indicate an exit from the colocation market. Understanding the changing colocation landscape is more important than ever. If these trends are taking you by surprise, let TeleGeography's VP of Strategy, Stephan Beckert, help to make sense of this news.

Why Might Verizon Start Selling its Colocation Assets?

In a surprising reversal of a statement that Verizon's CFO made in November of last year, Reuters suggested on the 6th of January that Verizon is starting a process of selling its entire data center portfolio. TeleGeography's Senior Analyst, Jonathan Hjembo, explains in our series: TeleGeography Takeaways.