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Colocation Data Center Statistics, United Kingdom
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When searching for colocation data centers in United Kingdom, it is worth noting that the British way of spelling data center is data centre and likewise data centres if there are multiple. Other servies such as managed hosting, dedicated servers, virtual servers, cloud hosting, IP transit etc. are called the same as in American English.
Being one of Europes financial hotspots and a gateway to Europe for much of the transatlantic internet traffic, England / United Kingdom is of course one of the key data center markets in the european region. Most of the data centers are located in London, with Docklands being the most attractive location, and this is also where the central internet exchanges LINX and LoNAP have their bases.
Together with The Netherlands, Germany and France, Great Britain is among the top four markets in Europe and is very well connected with direct fiber connections to a lot of different countries.
UK is 243.610 square kilometers large and has a total population of about 62,2 million people.
UK facts from the CIA World Factbook:
Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
winter windstorms floods
general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
international: country code - 44 numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and US satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat at least 8 large international switching centers
Internet hosts: 8.269 million (2008)
Internet users: 40.2 million (2007)