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BUILD, BUY OR LEASE? CHOOSING THE BEST OPTION FOR YOUR NEXT DATA CENTER
Due to unprecedented demand for compute and data storage resources, modern data centers have become indispensable to many organizations. According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index, by 2019, 86 percent of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers. Annual global data center IP traffic will reach 10.4 zettabytes by the end of 2019, up from 3.4 zettabytes per year in 2014.1 The explosive growth of mobile, social media, Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and cloud-intensive applications has helped spur this unprecedented data center demand. Along with the increase in demand comes the inevitable question: “Is it better to build, buy or lease a data center?” DOWNLOAD