Data Center 101: Data Center Types is part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry, explores the different data center types available to your clients. These include Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), private equity-backed companies, publicly owned companies, telecommunications providers, private IT companies, and more.
After studying this report, you will be able to:
- Define the principal legal structures of data center owner-operators
- Interpret some of the ways that these legal structures influence business decisions, especially regarding service to clients and contract negotiations
- Communicate to an infrastructure buyer the pros and cons of working with any given type of provider
Just joining the industry or need to brush up on Data Center basics? See additional entries in our Data Center 101 Special Report Series, which covers topics like data center design, disaster recovery, power, negotiating data center contracts and more.