Top data center operators ranked by Cloudscene

Cloudscene, a market intelligence platform for buyers and sellers of network services, has ranked the top data center operators in the first half of 2021.
Top 10 Data Centers in H1 2021 released by Cloudscene
Data center operators across key regions: North America, EMEA, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America are ranked each half-year by their ecosystems of data centers, service providers, network fabrics, and cloud on-ramps.

Cloudscene’s H1, 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard

In H1, 2021, China Telecom has moved into the top ten in Asia, taking third place, while Equinix and NTT Communications remained in first and second position as ranked in Cloudscene’s H2, 2020 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard. Digital Realty has increased by three places, moving up to number seven on the Leaderboard.

In EMEA, Digital Realty leads in first position, followed closely by Equinix. Digital Realty remains in the top spot as the market leader for total data center footprint, service provider ecosystem, and network fabric presence. Equinix is the market leader for total cloud on-ramps and ranks competitively for all other categories. This has created a marginal gap in the rankings for the half-year.

Lumen Technologies ranks in third place, while Verizon has moved into the top ten for EMEA, having expanded its data center presence in this region.

The results in LATAM have solidified Equinix, Digital Realty, and Lumen Technologies in the top three places for the region. Navegalo has advanced six places into fourth position, while China Mobile has moved into the top ten at number seven.

North America’s top ten has remained steady with no movement within the rankings. Equinix, Digital Realty, and CoreSite have taken first, second, and third place, respectively.

Equinix, NEXTDC, and Vocus have kept the top three positions for Oceania. The results for this region have seen iSeek and Macquarie Data Centres switch places and reach ninth and tenth positions within the rankings.