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Cloudscene Highlights the Fast 50 Tech Companies Based on Growth

Each quarter, Cloudscene dives into its independent industry database of colocation facilities and cloud service providers, to provide a ranking of the top ten data center operators across North America, EMEA, Oceania and Asia (see Q2, 2017 Leaderboard results).Identifying the important influence these data center operators have in their respective markets, Cloudscene has taken a look at the growth within the industry over the last 12 months to identify the tech companies that are the leaders and drivers of change within the data center sector.This quarter's Fast 50 list therefore consists of global organizations believed to be making an important impact on the data center market based on the following growth criteria:

  • New Data Center Facilities - Live, Under Construction & Planned
  • Data Center Expansions - Live, Under Construction & Planned
  • Data Center Acquisitions
  • Company Acquisitions
  • New PoPs
  • New Cloud On-Ramps/Direct Connections to the Cloud

Using a weighted formula for each of the above, Cloudscene's Fast 50 Growth Companies for 2017 are: RankingCompany Name1Cyxtera2Equinix3Digital Realty4Amazon5IBM6TeliaSonera7RETN8CyrusOne9Microsoft10Google11H5 Data Centers12DataBank13Zayo14Switch15Carter Validus16TierPoint17GTT18Fastly19Avelacom20OVH21Tencent22Apple23NL-IX24Oracle25ST Telemedia Global Data Centres26Tencent Cloud27NTT28BSO29Zenlayer30Ascent31NextDC32QTS Realty Trust33Involta34McAllen Data Center35SAP36Liquid Telecom374D38BT39AirTrunk40Zenium41HKIX42Outscale43Xactly44Atlassian45Green House Data46DP Facilities47Salesforce48Aligned49LinkedIn50HostDimeEach quarter, Cloudscene will reveal its Fast 50 companies for a new category. The next Fast 50 announcement will be October 2017. Until then, find out who made the cut for the Q2, 2017 Data Center Operator Leaderboard.

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