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

JASON BOTHE jbothe at me.com
Mon Sep 17 21:12:39 UTC 2018


Correct. Behold the ‘active riser’. We started doing this years ago in our R&E network after we were being nickeled and dimes to cross floors between our own cages we leased from the same colo. 


> On Sep 17, 2018, at 15:23, Ben Cannon <ben at 6by7.net> wrote:
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> fs.com has got this ready to go.  Less than that.
> 
>> On Sep 17, 2018, at 12:54 PM, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at jmaimon.com> wrote:
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>> 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)?
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>> 
>> Joe
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