Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Top Coresite, Telx, Digital Realty and Equinix Data Center Colocation Providers
New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that just five metro areas account for 27% of worldwide retail and wholesale colocation revenues. Ranked by revenue generated in Q4 the top five metros are New York, London, Washington, Tokyo and Silicon Valley. The next ten largest metro markets account for another 25% of the worldwide market.
Those top 15 metros include six in the US, four in the EMEA region and five in the APAC region. Across the 15 largest metros, retail colocation accounted for 76% of Q4 revenues and wholesale 24%. In Q4 Equinix was the market leader by revenue in eight of the top 15 metros and Digital Realty was the leader in two more. Other colocation operators that featured heavily in the top 15 metros include NTT, DuPont Fabros, Interxion, China Telecom, 21Vianet, KDDI, @Tokyo, SingTel, Global Switch, CoreSite, CyrusOne and TelecityGroup (since acquired by Equinix).
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