Who is VPLS? The virtual private LAN service (VPLS) is an Ethernet-based point-to-multipoint Layer 2 virtual private network (VPN) that enables you to connect geographically dispersed Ethernet local area network (LAN) sites to each other across an MPLS backbone.
How much does data center space cost? The price of a ¼ rack of space in most data centers can range from $300 to $500 a month, with space in more centrally located data centers typically costing substantially more.
What is the largest data center in the world? According to numerous publications, the world’s largest data center is the China Telecom-Inner Mongolia Information Park. At a cost of $3 billion, it spans one million square meters (10,763,910 square feet) and consumes 150MW across six data halls.
How do data centers make money? Data center operators make money by leasing or licensing power and space. Who are the big players? “Total revenue in the global colocation market in the first quarter was $9.5 billion, with revenue from large cloud providers growing 22% from the year- earlier period.”