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The State of the Canadian Data Centres, 2016

The State of the Canadian Data Centres, 2016

This IDC study provides the results of IDC Canada's annual data centre survey (ITAP n5). The survey was in the field in May and June of 2016 and covered the following topics:Number of corporate-run data centres in CanadaRaised floorAge of the data centres and most recent upgrade to the facilityChallenges of running data centresAdoption of third-party hosting services, drivers, and inhibitors"A new generation of technology has put additional pressures and a brighter spotlight on the data centre," says Mark Schrutt, vice president, IT Services and Applications. "While some see challenges, others see opportunities."

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Situation Overview
In-House, Corporate Data Centres
The Number and Size of Data Centres in Canada
The Age of Canada's Data Centres
Challenges and Realities
The Movement Toward Third-Party Hosting
The State of the Commercial Hosting Market in Canada
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
Internal Considerations
Data Centre Considerations
Solution Partner Considerations
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