12 Mind-Blowing Data Center Facts You Need to Know
Ciena – How big has the data center monster become? Here are 12 fascinating facts about data centers that just may blow your mind.
- There are over 7,500 data centers worldwide, with over 2,600 in the top 20 global cities alone, and data center construction will grow 21% per year through 2018.
- By 2020, at least 1/3 of all data will pass through the cloud.
- With just over 300 locations (337 to be exact), London, England has the largest concentration of data centers in any given city across the globe.
- California has the largest concentration of data centers in the U.S. with just over 300 locations.