world’s increasing consumption of data, combined with the trend of businesses
and service providers outsourcing their data center facilities rather than
owning and managing them, has resulted in significant growth in multi tenant
data centers (MTDCs).
In fact, one analyst firm has predicted that total operational square footage of global MTDCs can reach approximately 177
million by the end of 2018.
To address this shift in the data center market, CommScope
has formed the Multi Tenant
Data Center (MTDC) Alliance as part of the PartnerPRO™ Network. MTDC Alliance
members will be able to offer optimal network infrastructure solutions for
customers who need to deploy this technology in multi tenant environments.
“Over the years, a shift has taken place in which companies
increasingly outsource IT needs to shared environments in which data centers
are viewed as an operating expense,” said Stephen Kowal, senior vice president,
Global Partners, CommScope. “By leasing third-party data center white space,
enterprises can remain focused on their core businesses while enjoying optimal
data center availability, reliability and cost control.”
will continue for MTDCs from hyperscale data center operators, service
providers, cloud providers and enterprises;
however, with the increased competition, it is becoming harder to differentiate
on build quality alone. That is why CommScope, a leader in
communications network infrastructure solutions, formed
the MTDC Alliance, assuring customers who work with our certified partners in
the PartnerPRO Network that quality enterprise solutions, like our industry
solutions, are being deployed in MTDCs.
global network of 179 data centers across 44 markets, Equinix is thrilled to be
part of the CommScope MTDC Alliance to offer enterprise customers the optimal
data center deployments that best fits their needs,” said Greg Adgate, vice
president of global technology partners and alliances at Equinix. “Our facilities offer the broadest
geographic reach, the largest choice in cloud and network providers, and the
most efficient interconnection options for companies looking to lease data center
space. We look forward to working with CommScope and their customers as part of
infrastructure makes advanced technologies such as cloud computing and
virtualized data centers available to companies of all shapes and sizes; from
small- and mid-sized business to large enterprises, while
also allowing flexible and easy expandability as the business grows. By
outsourcing data center services instead of building, hosting, maintaining and
upgrading them, MTDC tenants can realize significant operating and capital expenditures saving.
Network has active partners in 88 countries and serves as a resource with
thousands of distributors, installers, integrators and consultants worldwide.
For more information about the
CommScope PartnerPRO Network, including information about how to find a
CommScope partner, go to www.commscope.com/Partners/PartnerPRO-Network/.
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