“Things Are About to Accelerate on the Data Center Adoption Side” | Sami Badri Shares Results of Credit Suisse CIO Survey

ATLANTA, GA – CAPRE’s Fourth Annual Greater Atlanta Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit featured a keynote presentations by Sami Badri, Senior Analyst for Credit Suisse, titled “The Acceleration of Colocation in 2019,” which dove deep into questions large and small about the state of the data center supply chain – which covers everything from Juniper and CISCO to Equinix and Digital Realty. In this CAPRE Insider Report, we highlight some data points that Badri showcased to illustrate why he thinks things are about to accelerate on the adoption side. "We ran a survey that polled 75 CIOs, IT Directors, IT Executives, CTOs, etc. We do this annually. In the most recent poll, we started getting bigger and bigger companies to take this company, so our metrics are getting more pronounced – we’re getting a more and more representative picture of what’s going on in the industry," he began. "And these 75 executives were spread between North America and Europe. This is a data point that I like to use to draw a connection between what is actually being reported and the macro data points. This ultimately is what is creating an adoption, I think, of acceleration in the industry." One of the key survey questions was, For your Private Cloud deployments within your Hybrid Clouds, will you be deploying your equipment into colocation or outsourced wholesale facilities? "When we asked this same survey question in January of 2019, only…