The cloud, all-flash storage and software-defined everything, as well as the pressure on businesses to turn capital expenses into operating expenses, means data center costs are a key part of any equation. Enterprises aren’t ready to give up their data centers just yet, but they are willing to change how those data centers are built.
For solution providers, finding the right experts in their quest to help customers build and operate their data centers is crucial. CRN’s Data Center 100 list is one place to find those companies that can be counted on for help with infrastructure, tools and services.
Here we present the 2017 Data Center 100 across four categories: