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Which LA Colocation Providers Are Doubling-Down on Cloud?

Which LA Colocation Providers Are Doubling-Down on Cloud?If anyone doubted that cloud computing was here to stay, they were strongly contradicted by a Forrester report titled “The Public Cloud Market Is Now in Hypergrowth: Sizing the Public Cloud Market, 2014 To 2020”. The research giant predicted that the cloud computing industry would climb from its 2013 total of $58 billion to potentially $191 billion by 2020. An eWeek.com article went so far as to say that half of all enterprises will be using hybrid cloud by 2020.

The general consensus is that demand is growing fast, and many LA colocation providers are doubling down to accommodate current and future clients.

Equinix

Equinix colocation centers in Los Angeles are essentially business hubs for over 250 companies.

Customers can select from a broad range of network services from over 80 providers and increased investment in networking and cloud storage services has made Equinix the colocation center of choice for entertainment and digital content companies that need to reach their audiences and end users quickly.

Quadranet

Quadranet, which has been in business since 2001, has a colocation services portfolio that runs the gamut from lower-end dedicated servers to custom-designed enterprise-level data centers.

Its Los Angeles location features InfraCloud, a unique and scalable cloud computing and storage solution.

Quadranet dedicated a lot of time, money, and technical expertise to InfraCloud, which is advertised as having near-perfect uptime, fast storage platforms, immediate scaling, and a customized cloud panel that allows customers to manage their InfraCloud services.

Cyberverse

Located in downtown Los Angeles, Cyberverse doubled down on its cloud offerings to make three categories of service available:

  • Software as a Service (SaaS): clients can access mission-critical software online instead of being limited to a single computer
  • Platform as a Service (Paas): online access to storage and tools for app development and operation
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): virtual machines and storage

For clients who have heightened data security concerns, Cyberverse also offers a private cloud platform that is set up according to client budgetary and technical specifications. Private cloud clients also have specially engineered rack cabinets that prevent unauthorized server access.

Peer 1 Hosting

The Peer 1 colocation center in Los Angeles has invested time, money, and resources in developing highly specialized cloud solutions.

Virtualized cloud servers enable clients to get the exact infrastructure they need and pay only for what they use. Also available are bare dedicated metal servers that clients can use to build their own cloud solutions.

The Bottom Line

Cloud computing is increasing in popularity, with practically everyone using some variety of cloud technology for personal and business matters.

Research by AccountingWeb suggests that most business professionals have adopted it or plan to in the near future, seeing cloud technology as a way to increase safety, improve business continuity, and save money. Cloud computing is now a fundamental part of doing business, and LA colocation centers that haven’t doubled down yet probably will soon to accommodate demand.

 

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