May 28, 2013 – The U.S. remains the top spot for data centers in terms of avoiding risk, while huge emerging markets in India and Brazil carry considerable baggage with housing data, according to the latest annual report from real estate advisory Cushman & Wakefield.
The index consists of 30 countries based on established data center locations and growing markets (which, geographically, cuts much of Africa, the Middle East and Western Europe from the firm’s index). Countries were ranked and split across three levels of risk – low, medium and high – along a weighted scale of factors including ease of conducting business, natural disaster threats, energy cost and security, and tax and labor.
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