Potential Warning Signs in the Colocation Market

During the 2018 Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference, Director of Colocation Research Jon Hjembo treated attendees to an outlook of the colocation market. His presentation looked past recent headlines to take a more scrutinizing look at the industry, identifying potential flags for the networking world.

So—are there things we should be worried about?  

What Happens When You Ask Telecom Analysts to Predict the Future, Part 2

This post comes from our new e-book, The State of the Network: 2018 Edition. To download and enjoy this free resource, click here

The Super Bowl of Internet Hubs: What Modern Networking Has in Common With the NFL

We’ve posed the question "where is the internet" to our experts before. And we’ve gotten a good answer: internet hubs exist where internet operators exchange traffic.

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The Telecom Stories That Dominated Our Blog in 2017

In 2017 you told us that you wanted to read about content providers, SD-WAN, internet capacity growth, and the submarine cable boom. So we wrote about those things!

We also covered the cloud, connectivity trends, network pricing, and much more.

As the year winds down, we pulled 10 of our most popular posts to capture the year in telecom. See if your favorite stories made the cut below.

Key Trends in Colocation Pricing That Matter Right Now

Last month we sat down with Director of Colocation Research Jon Hjembo to talk about all things colocation. Today we’re sharing a bonus question from that interview about key trends in colo pricing.

There's So Much More to the Colocation Sector Than You Realize

Colocation is just a collection of buildings, right? It's a bunch of square feet, measured out for network storage. A series of wires and cages—not much of a story there.

If you talk to TeleGeography's Director of Colocation Research Jon Hjembo for only a few minutes, you'll learn how wrong that is.

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?

AfPIF Roundup: Growing Intra-African Bandwidth, More Caches, and the Promise of Data Centers

Last week TeleGeography Senior Analyst Patrick Christian headed to the African Peering and Interconnection Forum, where he presented on the state of the continent's local traffic, their reliance on Europe, and the promise of new cloud data centers.

For anyone who couldn't be in Abidjan, we captured the highlights for you below.

The Data Centers Are Coming to Africa

About a year ago I spoke with Senior Analyst Patrick Christian about the local exchange of content in Africa. He gave me a crash course in capacity—how content providers in Africa generally host their content abroad because the cost to do so has always been much lower.

We talked caching, local exchange, and traffic.

With Patrick prepping for a presentation at the 2017 African Peering and Interconnection Forum, it was the perfect opportunity to check in. I got lots of updates about the state of local content, as well as the scoop on the big new story in Sub-Saharan Africa: the coming of the cloud.