Data is moving back and forth to more people and places. Meeting modern SLAs is about one thing: reducing data hops by locating data centers close to fast-growing population centers.
74% of households subscribe to streaming services.
More than 21.5 billion IoT devices are now in use.
Smart devices and the IoT are driving an edge computing market that is projected to reach $14.8 billion by 2025, a compound annual growth rate of 35%.
at the edge
(34th in the U.S.)
What’s in Play
• Diverse business and industry base, which is
favorable for a data center presence
• 3% lower cost of living than U.S. average
• Home to many prominent companies, including
Mitsubishi and Louisiana-Pacific
• Among the fastest growing U.S. metro areas at
Well connected to neighboring major cities, including Chicago and Atlanta
Today's IT environments are highly dynamic
Technology is advancing in complexity
Workloads are larger and more distributed
End-user expectations are higher
Role of today's
IT leader has expanded