Massive Price Increase for X-conns at Telehouse Chelsea, NYC

Joe Maimon jmaimon at jmaimon.com
Mon Sep 17 19:54:55 UTC 2018


Ethan O'Toole wrote:
>> If it’s in an interduct by itself, how much would the square footage per
>> month occupied by the average cross connect be worth?
>
> These big datacenter companies are REITs. Similar to self-storage 
> units and apartment buildings, they exist to extract as much money as 
> possible from the users. Nothing more or nothing less. The price 
> relief only comes when the market is grossly overbuilt and if there is 
> actual competition.
>
>             - Ethan O'Toole
>
>
For a positive side effect, xcon pricing should bring greater demand to 
dwdm solutions, what would you recommend for an affordable 1u turnkey 
buy a pair and get >10<30 1g/10g maybe a couple of 40 even a 100g (and 
mon/expansion)?


Joe


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