Friday, December 1, 2023

For any business, adapting to new technology is crucial for survival. Even though a company is able to manage tasks with traditional methods, to compete in the industry, it will have to update. Data centers would ease the workload because they would be carrying it. Every business has a data center, regardless of size. Even the smallest company has it. It is an ever-growing part of business in the modern world and a key business parameter since the data center influences the functioning of business enterprises. Imagine what happens to the business operation when the data center is interrupted. Any interruption can lead to a severe breakdown.

The situation today, however, is very different. The data centers of the modern century are a lot smaller and more scalable. This is the major entrepreneurial phenomenon of modular development. They’re still going through a long life cycle, but the expansion seems modular. Even as companies strive for the modularity of the mainframe system, so does the data center.  Data centers are now seen as a primary business feature and not as an external storage facility for information and business models. They have become important for a large business company to work very well. Just like any other business infrastructure or tool, data centers come with significantly varying capabilities. There are so many options available that it can be easy to be confused about which one to choose.

However, with hundreds of different options in the marketplace, it can be overwhelming to figure out which system is the best.  To make this process more streamlined, our team of researchers, analysts, and Editorial team has shortlisted a set of companies that stand out from the crowd. The companies included in the list offer some of the most innovative as well as exclusive solutions that could create an impact in the data center sector.

Aligned Data Centers

CEO: Andrew Schaap
HQ: Plano, TX

Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions to the cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers. Our intelligent infrastructure allows densification and vertical growth within the same footprint, enabling customers to scale up without disruption, all while maintaining industry-leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE).


HQ: Tyrone, PA

AtlasEdge is an edge data center business with a mission to create a leading-edge platform, delivering seamless, localized, and ultra-low latency digital infrastructure to customers. They provide a wide range of direct connectivity options to enable connectivity within their data centers. All cabling is installed and managed by AtlasEdge and its engineering team to ensure speed of installation and guaranteed quality and management.

Cascade Divide Data Centers

Chairman & CEO: John Warta
HQ: Bend, OR

Cascade Divide Data Centers operates world-class data, cloud and colocation centers with managed IT services. Thier centers provide diverse power, seismic stability and highly efficient cooling environments. They offer services and facilities from secondary markets of the Northwestern United States.

Colt Data Centre Services

CEO: Niclas Sanfridsson
HQ: London, EN


Colt Data Centre Services is a leading carrier-neutral data center operator. They are trusted by our globally recognized customers to provide unparalleled service and security. Their operational excellence is verified by achieving one of the highest possible scores in the Uptime Institute’s Management and Operations award.


President & CEO: Timothy McGrath
HQ: Keene, NH

Connection, a Fortune 1000 Global Solutions Provider, drives customer growth by calming the confusion of IT, guiding the connection between people and technology.

Cyxtera Technologies

President & CEO: Nelson Fonseca
HQ: Coral Gables, FL

Cyxtera Technologies combines a worldwide footprint of best-in-class data centers with a portfolio of modern, cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics offerings – providing more than 3,500 enterprises, government agencies, and service providers an integrated, secure, and resilient infrastructure platform for critical applications and systems

fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty

Managing Partner & CEO: J Todd Raymond
HQ: Matawan, NJ

fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty is a developer and operator of custom-designed data centers. 1547 selects sites, designs facilities, and manages developments to optimize returns for all stakeholders across new and interconnected properties. With interconnection in the company’s DNA, 1547’s connectivity-focused portfolio of data centers includes carrier hotels and core connectivity hubs designed to deliver customized mission-critical solutions from concept to connection.


CEO: Chris Downie
HQ: Greenwood Village, CO

Flexential stands for something not often found in the world of IT transformation: the human touch. The best infrastructure solutions aren’t about infrastructure, they’re about people. With a mission to accelerate customer success through people and technology, we build trusted relationships and deliver tailored, value-added and reliablesolutions to demonstrate the power of people in a technical world.

FNT Software

CEO: Carsten Wreth
HQ: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

FNT Software provides this transparency. The FNT Command Platform captures highly complex and heterogeneous IT and telecommunications infrastructures and data centers in a uniform data model. It maps this information in a digital twin. It handles all data, manufacturer-independent, from the physical to the business service levels.


CEO: Eduardo Marini
HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Green4T is a company highly specialized in designing, deploying, and operating Data Centers. Green4T designs, deploys, operates, and maintains data centers of multiple dimensions and complexities, providing customized solutions that meet the strategic and individual objectives of each customer.

Paladin Technologies

President: Ted Reid
HQ: Vancouver, BC

Paladin Technologies designs and deploys sophisticated integrated systems technology and infrastructure across Canada. Paladin Technologies has emerged as the largest complex systems integrator in Canada. As a leader in the design, deployment, optimization, management, and maintenance of communication and digital networks, Paladin can meet theneeds of clients on a national scale, while providing local support.


CEO: Ron Cadwell
HQ: Phoenix, AZ

We design and develop world-class products and services for customers of all sizes, specializing in performance, security, and availability. Our core values start and end with security. Nothing is more vital to a successful network than its ability to be strictly controlled and protected.

QTS Data Centers

Chairman & CEO: Chad Williams
HQ: Overland Park, KS

QTS has made a commitment to corporate responsibility through our key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. Ingrained in our culture – our approach empowers every QTS team member to do what’s right for our customers – backed by our industry-leading customer service.


CEO: Kevin T. Hart
HQ: Charlotte, NC

Segra is one of the largest independent fiber bandwidth infrastructure companies in the U.S. Segra owns and operates one of the nation’s largest fiber networks and provides best-in-class broadband and data security solutions throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. With over 30,000 route miles of advanced fiber infrastructure network and nine data centers, Segra has a broad and dense service footprint that provides state-of-the-art Ethernet, MPLS, dark fiber, advanced data center services, IP and managed services.


Founder & CEO: Avner Papouchado
HQ: Chicago, IL

Serverfarm is a unique data center company whose mission is to maximize data center and IT infrastructure efficiencies for service providers including communication, application, cloud, and internal enterprise IT organizations.


President & CEO: Henry Siemon
HQ: Watertown, CT

Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the manufacture and innovation of high-quality, high-performance network cabling solutions. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global offices and partners throughout the world, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suite of copper and fiber cabling systems available. SiemonLabs invests heavily in R&D and development of industry standards, underlining the company’s long-term commitment to its customers and the industry.

Stream Data Centers

Executive Vice President & Partner: Anthony Bolner
HQ: Dallas, TX

Stream Data Centers is committed to improving the experience of the critical environment through exceptional people and service. Since 1999, Stream has been an active investor and industry leader, providing premium services, optimized value, and critical environments to Fortune 500 companies.


Founder, President, Chairman & CEO: Charles Liang
HQ: San Jose, CA

Super Micro Computer, Inc. or Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, and innovation is a premier provider of end-to-end green computing solutions for HPC, Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro’s advanced server building Block Solutions® offers a vast array of modular, interoperable components for building energy-efficient, application-optimized, computing solutions.


Chairman & CEO: Jerry Kent
HQ: St. Louis, MO.

TierPoint has rapidly become the premier carrier-class and carrier-neutral Data Center services provider in the Inland Northwest. TierPoint, LLC, is a leading national provider of information technology and data center services, including colocation, cloud computing, and managed IT services, with corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO.

Vantage Data Centers

Partner & CEO: Sureel Choksi
HQ: Denver, CO

Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across five continents in North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability,efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands.

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