Convergencialatina
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Vertiv: In next ten years between 1 and 2 hyperscale data centers to be built per country in Latin America

Fernando García, VP and General Manager for Latin America of the company, spoke with Convergencialatina about the transformation that the segment will go through until 2025. Brazil leads the progress in this type of data centers, with dimensions that exceed three to ten times those of the current centers.

In the upcoming decade, two phenomena will get through the data center sector, as Fernando García, VP and General Manager for Latin America of Vertiv, explained to Convergencialatina. As regards the data centers themselves, the Internet's backbone will be made up of “monstrous” facilities, the so-called “hyperscale”: between one and two per country in the region will be created, with dimensions between three and ten times greater than those of current premises. On the other hand, the tripling of the sites on the edge of the network that is expected by 2025 will force the infrastructure to become peripheral and distributed, instead of concentrating on more populated centers.

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