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Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2013-2018

 

Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2013-2018
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The Cisco® Global Cloud Index (GCI) is an ongoing effort to forecast the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic. The forecast includes trends associated with data center virtualization and cloud computing. This document presents the details of the study and the methodology behind it.

 

 

 

 

Cisco Customer Case Study: Secure Data Center Solution Spurs Economic Growth

 

Cisco Customer Case Study: Secure Data Center Solution Spurs Economic Growth
Montana Economic Revitalization & Development Institute boosts area business with multitenant Next-Generation Firewalls

The Montana Economic Revitalization and Development Institute (MERDI) has a broad mission: to foster economic development and education in Montana through investments in advanced technology.

Montana has several assets to attract data centers as a feasible location for large, single Data Center Icontenant data centers.

LOW RISK ENVIRONMENT: Montana’s weather and geology present minimal risks of catastrophic events.

HIGH SPEED FIBER OPTIC NETWORK: Montana’s high speed fiber optic network has low congestion and latency, resulting in much faster load times.

COMPETITIVELY-PRICED POWER SUPPLY: Montana’s abundant supply of electrical generation provides reliable and affordable power.

COOL & DRY CLIMATE:  Montana’s northerly, cool and semi-arid climate can significantly reduce cooling costs.

FAVORABLE BUSINESS TAX ENVIRONMENT: Montana offers multiple tax incentives for data center construction.

SKILLED, TRAINED & EDUCATED WORKFORCE: Montana’s top-tier university system produces world-class engineers and a highly skilled workforce.

UNPARALLELED QUALITY OF LIFE: Montana is one of the best places in the world to build a business, raise a family, and grow a community.

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MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
301 S. PARK AVE. | P.O. BOX 200533 | HELENA, MT 59620-0533 |  T: (406) 841-2870 |  F: (406) 841-2871 | TDD: (406) 841-2702