Jon Hjembo

Senior Manager Jonathan Hjembo joined TeleGeography in 2009 and heads the company’s data center research, tracking capacity development and pricing trends in key global markets. He also specializes in research on international transport and internet infrastructure development, with a particular focus on Eastern Europe, and he maintains the dataset for TeleGeography’s website, internetexchangemap.com.

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Recent Presentation Posts

Chasing Opportunity in the Data Center Market

What's happening right now in the interconnection market?

Jon Hjembo recently painted PTC 2020 attendees a picture.

Is the Data Center Shifting from the Hub to the Edge?

There's been plenty of talk about the vital importance of edge as it relates to new types of network configurations. We're anticipating plenty of new applications coming down the pike, from 5G to all things AI.

This was on Jon Hjembo's mind as he explored TeleGeography's take on the edge during our annual telecom workshop last month.

Watch Now: Jon Hjembo and Brian Lavallée Talk Data Centers

Growth in global bandwidth consumption won't be slowing down any time soon. It's no surprise that this trend is fueling the need for more data centers and, subsequently, network capacity to interconnect data centers.

As cloud and content providers steer network and data center development, our own Jon Hjembo and Ciena's Brian Lavallée sat down to discuss the latest data center trends driving subsea connectivity growth.

Click below to listen to their full conversation.

Recent Posts

The COVID-19 Impact on Data Centers

In our research, we think a lot about the nature of interconnection.

And in our ongoing effort to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global networks, we wanted to highlight what’s happening in the nodes where interconnection takes place—data centers. 

We spoke with experts across the market to get a sense of how they’re working through the crisis. They gave us insight on how the situation is affecting demand, operations, supply, and new construction. 

Understanding Peering

Today we answer the burning question "what is peering and how does it work?"

Key Trends in an Evolving Global Bandwidth Sector

What does the future hold for the global bandwidth market? The two most predictable trends are persistent demand growth and price erosion.

Beyond that, operators will have to navigate major uncertainties in continuing to move forward in an evolving sector. Here are a few of the key trends, among many, that will affect the long-haul capacity market in the coming years.

What's in a Name? The Colocation Database is Now the Data Center Research Service.

This is a brief service announcement for our colocation-inclined readers. As of today, our beloved Colocation Database is now the Data Center Research Service.

In for the Long Haul: Capacity Market Trends to Watch

What do you get when you cross persistent demand growth and price erosion with shifts in demand sources and changes in network deployment strategies? You get sizable challenges for the wholesale telecom market, that's what.

Today we're examining a few of the key trends—including the headaches—that will affect the long-haul capacity market in the coming years.

Ever Googled “What is Colocation?” This Post is For You.

If you’ve perused the different topics we write about on the TeleGeography blog, there’s a chance you’ve stumbled upon our colocation content.

But what defines colocation?

Three Colocation Pricing Facts Every Networker Should Know

We dug into the latest summary of key findings from our innovative Data Center Research Service to extract three pricing facts we think any colo expert should have on their radar. Here's what we've got.

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 Senior Analyst Jonathan Hjembo explains.

Are Russian Submarines Attacking the Internet?

The New York Times published an article on October 25th that conjectured Russian submarines operating near submarine cable telecommunication systems pose a serious threat to the global Internet. TeleGeography's Senior Analyst, Jonathan Hjembo, responds in our series: TeleGeography Takeaways.