Information Management – Data Centers as Important As Trading Floor, Says Tabb Group

“From a sell side perspective, it means that those guys–major data center providers such as Equinix and Savvis– should look to expand current client footprints as the sell side looks to reduce server scatter (when firms use space in a variety of geographic locations),” McPartland explained to Securities Idustry News. “So if a major dealer is using three separate data center providers, they’ll look to use only one. Whoever wins that deal will see spending by that dealer grow significantly as they consolidate under one roof.”

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