2021 State of the Data Center Report

Colocation is the Nexus for Hybrid IT-Driven Business Success

IT leaders who want to excel in the economic recovery and outpace competitors need ways to accelerate digital transformation. For many, colocation offers an easy way to trim costs, bridge multiple cloud and service providers and innovate.

According to an annual CoreSite and IDG Survey...

IT leaders say that colocation drives digital transformation

  • Facilitates agile scaling of computing resources, improving responsiveness to customer demands
  • Shifts budget savings gleaned from reduced internal data center spend to digital innovation
  • Allows enterprises to focus on AI/ML workloads in their own data centers while pivoting other workloads to colocation
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Of the IT leaders surveyed, 35% say that colocation lowers operational costs and improves total cost of ownership.

"Colocation is a way for us to get rid of our on-prem locations...that has critical value and would add benefits and at the same time reduce our costs."

-Director IT, electronics manufacturing company

$38B, 90,000 employees

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Colocation is an essential part of today's hybrid IT environment

"The larger your business, the more hybrid and mixed up your strategy has to be"

Senior Director, digital company

$11.3B, 22,000 employees

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On top of cost savings, colocation offers other benefits for enterprises

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Leading enterprises trust CoreSite as their cloud, interconnection and colocation nexus.

Save up to 60% on CoreSite cloud connectivity compared to traditional telco and SDN offerings*

Save up to 50% by connecting to 375+ network service providers at CoreSite*

Cut data replication costs by as much as 70% using direct interconnection and eliminate data egress costs when restoring data from certain local cloud availability zones*

*Cost savings based on CoreSite cost comparisons using publicly available and private information and/or CoreSite customer reported costs savings; may not be indicative of the costs savings that may be experienced by every customer that switches to the applicable CoreSite service.

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