CyrusOne Helps Business Leaders Handle Data Explosion
December 23, 2016
Experts predict a 4,300 percent increase in annual data production by 2020.
With Expanding IT Infrastructure, Companies Turn to Data Centers
It is rare to come across someone who doesn’t own some type of smart device — whether that is a smartphone, tablet, or watch.
The increase in popularity of these devices over the past few years has enabled users to access the internet from nearly anywhere and send data at an accelerated rate. Due to this immense data growth, experts predict a 4,300 percent increase in annual data production by 2020.
While this data growth can come with challenges, it also presents great business opportunities. According to IT services company CSC, while the majority of the digital universe is generated by individuals, enterprises have responsibility for the storage, protection, and management of 80 percent of it.
Take Facebook and Twitter for example. Facebook had a daily active user average of 1.18 billion for September 2016, an increase of 17 percent year-over-year. Twitter manages an average of 6,000 tweets per second. Just imagine how much data these platforms are pulling in each day with that much activity. That’s where CyrusOne steps in.
As business leaders navigate today’s explosion of applications and data, they face challenges, threats, and risks at every turn. To keep up with the expanding IT infrastructure, companies look at data centers to store their information safely and securely. While some companies may choose to build their own data centers, that approach is outdated.
Outsourcing Help Businesses Meet Goals
Outsourcing data center needs helps businesses meet their goals in a more cost-efficient and expedient way by eliminating downtime through redundancy, scaling with new technology, and keeping businesses secure and connected. CyrusOne understands the critical role of IT at the center of the enterprise and has earned the trust of Fortune 1,000 customers from virtually all industries.
The company is fully equipped to meet the demand-for-excellence companies require when it comes to managing their hardware. CyrusOne’s Massively Modular engineering quickly delivers large data center deployments to scale with business growth and can keep up with expanding needs for companies like Facebook and Twitter.
In fact, CyrusOne has more than 30 data centers worldwide that deliver secure and connected data center platforms at a moment’s notice. That’s more than 3 million square feet of data center space — with land to build more.
Along with the innovative CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX) that enables an interconnected, multisite disaster recovery platform, it has redundant power and cooling technologies that are second to none. And, with data center experts who provide exceptional service with design, installation, and ongoing world-class support, there is one reason why Fortune 1,000 companies trust CyrusOne to deliver peace-of-mind — we’ve got this.
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