Bradley said Internap (INAP)’s private network access point (PNAP) strategy gives them “great flexibility.” The company operates in 56, primarily Tier 3 design data centers in 21 metropolitan markets and has 99 points of presence globally.
Bradley also said Unitas Global has “unique high-level data center services.” This month, the provider of connected hybrid cloud for the enterprise has been ranked No. 904 on the Inc. 5000 list.
“Five years ago, a 1-5 megawatt opportunity was considered large,” he said. “Now the hyperscale requirements that AWS, Microsoft, Facebook, Oracle and Alibaba (as examples) have are in the 20-40MW plus (upwards for 100MW) range. So, if you have existing space, power and infrastructure to support these requirements, you have a great advantage. If not, then having the plans locked up to deliver these facilities in short order gets you in the hunt.”