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451 Research Datacenter KnowledgeBase

A global database of 7,700+ colocation and wholesale datacenter facilities.

The industry's most authoritative and comprehensive source for datacenter intelligence

The 451 Research Datacenter KnowledgeBase is a global database of 7,700+ colocation and wholesale datacenter facilities across North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. It covers more than 100 data points per facility, including location, facility type, services provided, capacity and current utilization.

Datacenter KnowledgeBase


Global coverage, country-level forecasts and time series data

Our analysts build the Datacenter KnowledgeBase on data gathered from primary sources‚ on-sight facility tours, assessments and direct outreach to datacenter operators. 451 Research subscribers rely on this intelligence to identify and assess:

  • Facility services, capacity and capabilities
  • Targets for financing and investment
  • Growth opportunities and new markets
  • Sales opportunities within existing facilities and new builds

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The Datacenter KnowledgeBase covers North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and is delivered at the following levels:

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The time is now for the datacenter industry’s sustainability and efficiency story

Organizations continue to take advantage of public cloud to address changing business conditions brought on by the accelerated shift to the digital economy. However, data from 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise: Organizational Dynamics 2021 survey suggests that expanded IaaS/PaaS public cloud adoption and implementation brings challenges and growing pains along for the ride, including increasingly complex IT environments, IT management issues, skills shortages and difficulties in hiring and retaining cloud-skilled IT personnel.

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Insight in the age of digital disruption


Could Sustainability Grow the Edge: Considerations on Datacenter Placement

The physical location of IT and Energy infrastructure has never been more important than it is today. The evolution of cloud services, 5G, & IoT devices have brought this need to the forefront, but the increased attention on sustainability, by both consumers and corporations, is changing the discussion. Decisions surrounding infrastructure proximity placement, like edge computing and corporate relationships will be critical to monitor not just today, but in the decades to come.

On this webinar, we discussed the site selection and sustainability challenges power plant, datacenter, and renewable energy stakeholders experience and how they can address them.


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