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Edge Compute & Your Data Center Strategy

Data-intensive applications, Internet of Things (IoT) communications and artificial intelligence-infused computing can cause service problems for businesses with antiquated data center strategies.

With the volume and density of data flowing among countless endpoints today, businesses can no longer meet customer expectations and high demand service level agreements (SLAs) with a strategy of serving the entire country from one or two cities. Meeting modern SLAs is about one thing: reducing data hops by locating data centers close to fast-growing population centers.

To achieve low latency with high performance applications, data centers need to be geographically close to customers at the edge.

Call the Right Play with Your Data Center Strategy

There’s a good reason professional football teams and edge data centers are often located in the same cities—these locations offer football franchises and enterprises affordability, tax incentives and growing population and business centers from which to draw fans or customers. 

Understanding the ins-and-outs of the modern data center playbook can make or break not only your season—but the future of your enterprise.

By placing workloads and applications in a Flexential edge data center in cities such as Atlanta, Denver or Nashville, enterprises benefit from lower risk of natural disaster, high-fiber density and fast-growing populations without the hefty price tag that comes from colocating in a coastal data center city.