According to an estimate, 1.5 billion websites are present on the internet. These websites Bare hosted on servers owned by thousands of companies. Big companies prefer private servers because of privacy concerns, which has resulted in an increase in the number of data centres all over the world.
Where are data centres located?
Data centres are present in almost all countries. It is difficult to find the locations of the data centres because the server location is not disclosed by the companies. Usually, a whole building is not converted into the data centre.
- Almost 70% of internet traffic flows from Loudoun’s data centres every day.
- Out of 100,000 most popular websites, 44.6% are hosted in the United States.
- Among the largest data centres of the world, Digital Realty Ashburn Campus and the DuPont Fabros Ashburn Corporate Center are the leaders.
What is required to set up a data centre?
- Huge budget
- Proper location
- Networking systems
- Cooling systems
- Enough energy
- Proper security system
If a website is the source of your livelihood, choose the best hosting company having a vast infrastructure. Your website should be hosted on a secure and robust server. It should be up and running all the time.