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What Is a Data Center? What Are Different Types of Data Centers?

Equinix Editor

Are data centers expanding, modernizing or shrinking? According to a recent Network World article, “Companies might not be physically building brand new, centralized data centers, but they are modernizing their existing data center facilities and expanding their data center footprint to edge locations.” Not only is the definition of the traditional data center morphing but different types of data centers are more prevalent. Basically, a data center is where a business or a third-party provider houses IT infrastructure and all the physical and virtual systems, networks, applications, and overhead (space, power, cooling, racks, cabinets, cabling, etc.) that make a data…

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Posted by Equinix Editor on Oct 13, 2022

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