(The Hosting News) – EdgeConneX®, specializing in hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announced today that it will go live at the end of Q1 2015 with three new Florida-based Edge Data Centers®. These new facilities will be located in Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Miami.
Today’s end-users want instant access to social media, video and gaming Internet sites via laptops, smartphones, tablets and other devices everywhere. The insatiable demand for this content is creating information bottlenecks and delays in metro areas previously overlooked by Internet infrastructure companies. In October 2014 for example, 72.3 million Americans streamed 7.1 billion minutes of sports content over smartphones, while an additional 79 million streamed 8.7 billion minutes of content, according to Nielsen, a leading consumer research company. In addition, smartphone usage in America alone rose from 30 percent usage among the population in 2010 to a staggering 75 percent usage by the end of 2014.