The 50 Coolest Data Center Companies
The overall data center market hasn’t felt any significant impact from the global COVID-19 pandemic as cloud titans like Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft continue to pour billions each quarter into new facilities or expanding their data center footprints.
With many enterprises using a mix of on-premises, colocation and cloud infrastructure, the hybrid cloud era is under way with many large IT players throwing their hat into the ring over the past 12 months. Market-leading chip companies such as AMD are investing heavily in the data center market, while colocation vendors are raising billions each year in funding from investors and private equity groups.
IT research firm Gartner expects end-user spending on global data center infrastructure to reach $200 billion in 2021, an increase of 6 percent from 2020.
From the world’s largest providers of servers, storage, power and networking data center infrastructure to colocation and public cloud giants, CRN breaks down the 50 most important data center players in the market today.