New York, New York! The NYC carrier hotel microcosm

Most major metropolises in North America will have two, perhaps three major carrier hotels. Some tier two cities will have one such facility, while many more will have none at all.

New York, however, boasts more densely-networked carrier hotels than the total number of data centers in some other cities. Thanks to New York’s population density, the presence of a major global financial district, its location as an East Coast cable landing hub, and strong historical connections to AT&T and its Bell predecessors, the area is rife with communication infrastructure.

Read the full article at Data Center Dynamics.