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London, Frankfurt & Amsterdam Revealed as the Top Three Markets to Colocate in 2018

Fast 50 Colocation Markets

Cloudscene, the world’s largest directory of colocation data centers, cloud service providers and network fabrics, has revealed the Fast 50 Markets to Colocate in 2018.

Based on total data centers, service providers and network fabrics, Europe dominated the top three positions with LondonFrankfurt and Amsterdam leading Washington DC and Hong Kong, who appeared in fourth and fifth place respectively.

Serial tech entrepreneur and Cloudscene’s founder, Bevan Slattery said: “Hong Kong has been on my radar for some time, but to see it make the top five now and stand alongside colocation royalty such as London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Washington DC is a testament to the great things to come from this market in 2018.”

Colocation markets within the APAC region accounted for 18% of the Fast 50 list, with Sydney, Singapore and Tokyo also appearing in the top 20.

Markets across Europe and North America each contributed 40%, with South America standing at just 2%.

The complete list of Fast 50 Markets to Colocate in 2018 is as follows:

RANKING MARKET FAST 50 SCORE
1 London 565
2 Frankfurt 425
3 Amsterdam 395
4 Washington DC 390
5 Hong Kong 381
6 Los Angeles 380
7 Bay Area 372
8 Dallas 343
9 Sydney 335
10 Paris 332
11 Chicago 329
12 Singapore 315
13 New York 304
14 Atlanta 246
15 Toronto 234
16 Jersey City 228
17 Tokyo 226
18 Denver 226
19 Seattle 218
20 Miami 182
21 Melbourne 169
22 Phoenix 168
23 Moscow 167
24 Stockholm 165
25 Zurich 140
26 Brisbane 135
27 Vienna 133
28 Madrid 127
29 Minneapolis 126
30 Boston 123
31 Montreal 121
32 Munich 118
33 Manchester 118
34 Brussels 116
35 Milan 115
36 Dublin 114
37 Warsaw 111
38 Perth 110
39 Dusseldorf 105
40 Berlin 102
41 São Paulo 100
42 Mumbai 95
43 Houston 92
44 Kansas City 90
45 Copenhagen 87
46 Rotterdam 86
47 Philadelphia 84
48 Auckland 84
49 Sofia 84
50 Las Vegas 78

 

For further information on Cloudscene’s markets, including the top data center operators, service providers and facilities, browse the 550+ markets on Cloudscene or take a look at our live Rankings tool.

You can also instantly compare Cloudscene’s market data side-by-side. Take a look at:

Compare Washington DC and London  Compare Amsterdam and Los Angeles
 Compare UK and Netherlands  Compare Frankfurt and Paris

For further comment, images or quotes, please contact Renée Harper, Senior Marketing Manager, Cloudscene.

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