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London 3rd May 2007, BroadGroup Tariff Services, a pricing and tariff services research and consultancy company, and a member company of BroadGroup has launched the Data Centre Price Tracker - the only newsletter exclusively focused on this market in Europe. The Data Centre Price Tracker is published quarterly and provides a unique up to date survey and analysis of Data Centre Rack pricing in eight of the major European Data Centre markets for both carried and neutral-based facilities. The data is represented in tables and charts allowing for easy comparison and provides a brief analysis of the main trends affecting each Data Centre markets for the past quarter. The first issue of the Data Centre Price Tracker suggests that pricing has stabilised in some of the surveyed countries but variations exist with the lowest price for a 17* Rack found at Euro 390 per month. BroadGroup's research indicates that one of the main Data Centre operating costs is electricity - which on average accounts for around 30 per cent of overall operating costs. Each issue will also provide a review of quarterly electricity prices for large industrial users based on official sources. Managing Director of BroadGroup Tariff Services, Margrit Sessions says: 'Until now, there has been no concise source for this type of data. We launched this quarterly newsletter in response to demand from customers who require a service to monitor price development in a market that is forecast by BroadGroup to more than double in service value over the next five years'. Note to Editor: About the Data Centre Price Tracker: Data Centre Price Tracker covers carrier and neutral-based locations in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. The first issue of Data Centre Price Tracker is officially released on the 4th of May and is available in a PDF format at GBP 595 per annum (includes 4 issues over a 12 month period). For further information please contact: Margrit Sessions BroadGroup Tariff Services e-mail:


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