Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Much of the UK a 'data centre desert'

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 30 January 14

London's Telehouse aims to launch new building in 2015; LINX seeks to expand to regional sites.

With growing demand for data pushing monthly IP traffic metrics ever higher, data centres are under pressure to keep up. But building out new data centre space is not always easy to achieve, particularly in the U.K. Telehouse, a subsidiary of Japan's KDDI, handles 80% of the U.K.'s live Internet traffic through Telehouse London and 60% of transatlantic traffic…

With growing demand for data pushing monthly IP traffic metrics ever higher, data centres are under pressure to keep up. But building out new data centre space is not always easy to achieve, particularly in the U.K. Telehouse, a subsidiary of Japan's KDDI, handles 80% of the U.K.'s live Internet traffic through Telehouse London and 60% of transatlantic traffic…

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