Frankfurt is Europe’s new data centre king: topping rankings for co-location facility take-up for the first time, as measured by megawatt (MW) capacity.
The four largest co-location markets of Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris (“FLAP”) meanwhile hit a combined 201MW in take-up for 2019 – a new European record, driven by relentless demand from cloud providers.
(The world’s major co-location data centre facility providers lease server racks to various customers in expensively fitted-out, highly secure and highly connected buildings with built-in energy resilience, cooling capabilities, etc.)
Frankfurt Data Centre Surge: Cloud Providers Accounted for 80% of Take-Up in 2019
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