The time may be arriving for users of computing power at data centers nationwide to being to “sublet” the capacity to other users, said speakers at the opening of a Telx data center in Clifton, N.J. Tuesday.

The move could save the original lessors of the capacity money. Telx chief executive Eric Shepcaro specifically urged exchange operators, traders, market data providers and other users to not build out their portions of data centers for their individual peak capacities. That’s because, on average, the original users only utilize about one-third of the computing power they’ve reserved, he says.

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