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SWOT for Switch Communications

by Ted Chamberlin  |  October 3, 2017

We have been fielding significant interest from our clients regarding Switch Communications and their impending IPO on NYSE.  Wanted to provide some detail around my thoughts. Would welcome feedback....

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The myth of zero downtime

by Lydia Leong  |  March 21, 2013

Every time there's been a major Amazon outage, someone always says something like, "Regular Web hosters and colocation companies don't have outages!" I saw an article in my Twitter stream...

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Five reasons you should work at Gartner with me

by Lydia Leong  |  December 12, 2011

Gartner is hiring again! We've got a number of open positions, actually, and somewhat flexible about how we use the headcount; we're looking for great people and the jobs can...

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Amazon and Equinix partner for Direct Connect

by Lydia Leong  |  August 7, 2011

Amazon has introduced a new connectivity option called AWS Direct Connect. In plain speak, Direct Connect allows an Amazon customer to get a cross-connect between his own network equipment and...

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Verizon buys Terremark

by Lydia Leong  |  February 1, 2011

A couple of days ago, Verizon bid to acquire Terremark, for a total equity value of $1.4 billion. My colleague Ted Chamberlin and I are issuing a First Take on...

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Why cloud IaaS customers care about a colo option

by Lydia Leong  |  January 7, 2011

Ben Kepes has raised some perceived issues on the recent Cloud IaaS and Web Hosting Magic Quadrant, on his blog and on Quora. It seems to reflect some confusion that...

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More on Symposium 1-on-1s

by Lydia Leong  |  October 18, 2010

My calendar for one-on-ones at Symposium is now totally full, as far as I know, so here's a look at some updated stats: Cloud 23 Colocation 9 Hosting 9 CDN...

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Symposium 1-on-1 trends

by Lydia Leong  |  October 18, 2010

My 1-on-1 schedule is filling rapidly. (People who didn't pre-book, you're in luck: I was only added to the system on Friday or so, so I still have openings, at...

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Equinix's reduced guidance

by Lydia Leong  |  October 6, 2010

A lot of Gartner Invest clients are calling to ask about Equinix's trimming of guidance. I am enormously swamped at the moment, and cannot easily open up timeslots to talk...

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Getting real on colocation

by Lydia Leong  |  April 23, 2010

Of late, I've had a lot of people ask me why my near-term forecast for the colocation market in the United States is so much lower (in many cases, half...

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