Dedicated data center companies, such as cloud and colocation providers, are increasingly moving toward more normalized data center equipment and designs with a push to the edge adding to the desire for more standardization. There are different ways to achieve this standardization, but the overwhelming preference of colos and their customers, is to work with system integrators who build an integrated rack offsite and ship that fully assembled integrated rack to the colo. In our recent experience with certain colos, as high as 70 percent of the racks shipped to colocation providers are integrated racks. There are compelling reasons for this number and you can find out by reading the full white paper.Read the White Paper
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