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US is number one in global retail collocation market

Ike Suarez | Feb. 5, 2015
Japan, UK, China are runners up

The United States ranked number one in the global market for retail collocation services in the Q3 of 2013 , accounting for nearly 35% of this sector's  worldwide revenues.

This was according to the Reno,Nevada-based Synergy Research Group, which provides quarterly market sizing and segmentation data on collocation and related markets.

A press statement by this strategic market intelligence firm said that trailing behind the United States were Japan (9%), the United Kingdom (7%), and China (6%).

Robust growth

It said growth in the global market for collocation services remains robust in most countries, in spite the trends towards a shift to the cloud.

Other countries in the top 10 for retail collocation services were Germany (5%), France (4 %), Netherlands (3%) and others (31%).

The press statement made no mention of specific monetary figures for sales in these countries, but said there are now 20 countries that each generates US $100 million in retail collocation revenues yearly.



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