ROOT Data Center

ROOT owns and operates data centers that designs and deploys customized collocation solutions for enterprises. Read more

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AJ Byers

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84/100

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Green House Data, Inc. is ROOT Data Center's #1 competitor. Green House Data, Inc. is a Private company that was founded in 2007 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Green House Data, Inc. is in the IT Services industry. Compared to ROOT Data Center, Green House Data, Inc. has 95 more employees.

Phoenix NAP is seen as one of ROOT Data Center's biggest rivals. Phoenix NAP was founded in Phoenix, Arizona} in 2009. Phoenix NAP competes in the Application Software field. Compared to ROOT Data Center, Phoenix NAP generates $73.1M more revenue.

Wow Technologies, Inc. is one of ROOT Data Center's top competitors. Wow Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Tukwila, Washington, and was founded in 2001. Wow Technologies, Inc. is in the Internet Software field. Wow Technologies, Inc. generates 234% the revenue of ROOT Data Center.

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ROOT Data Center Acquisitions

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ROOT Data Center Funding History

Since ROOT Data Center was founded in 2014, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total ROOT Data Center has raised $90.0M. ROOT Data Center's funding round was on Oct 2017 for a total of $90.0M

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Since ROOT Data Center was founded in 2014, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total ROOT Data Center has raised $90.0M. ROOT Data Center's funding round was on Oct 2017 for a total of $90.0M

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ROOT Data Center News

September 12, 2018IT World Canada

2 Truths and a Lie with Root Data Center's AJ Byers

We asked Root Data Center's AJ Byers two truths and a lie, play along to find out which statements ar... See more »
June 8, 2018Hosting Journalist

ROOT Data Center Expands Its Montréal, Canada Data Center, MTL-R2, Adds 6MW of Power Capacity

ROOT Data Center has added an additional 6MW of power capacity to its MTL-R2 facility - one of Canada... See more »
June 7, 2018Computer Dealer News

ROOT Data Center announces expansion for Montreal facility

In response to the growing number of cloud providers seeking more capacity, ROOT Data Center is expan... See more »
April 23, 2018Inside Bigdata

3 Key Infrastructure Considerations for Your Big Data Operation

In this special guest feature, AJ Byers, President and CEO, ROOT Data Center, suggests that if your o... See more »
February 13, 20184-traders

ROOT Data Center Announces Release of Whitepaper Demonstrating the Importance of Data Center Expansion Capabilities

(4-traders.com) MONTRÉAL, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ROOT Data Center announces today the avai... See more »
February 2, 2018Capacity Media

GTT launches PoP in Root's Montreal Data Center

Root Data Center announces that GTT Communications has launched a point-of-presence in its MTL-R2, Mo... See more »
December 6, 2017FORCONSTRUCTIONPROS

Canadian Data Center to Use AI to Monitor its Generators

Artificial intelligence has moved to the front lines of data center uptime. ROOT Data Center in Montr... See more »

ROOT Data Center Blogs

January 17, 2019ROOT Data Center Blog

Post USMCA: Canada is still the right choice for data sovereignty

What appeared to be a ban on data localization policies was cause for confusion in our business when ... See more »
December 6, 2018ROOT Data Center Blog

Game on: Why Montreal for the video gaming industry

According to the latest figures from Washington-based Valve Corporation, Steam, a digital distributio... See more »
November 28, 2018ROOT Blog

November 2018 Updates on ROOT’s Data Center Expansion in Montreal

In July, ROOT announced plans for an expansion at it’s first data center, MTL-R1. This new buil... See more »
November 14, 2018ROOT Data Center Blog

Megaport's Nicole Cooper Partner Spotlight: ROOT Data Center

"The partnership between ROOT Data Center and Megaport removes the barriers to cloud adoption, provid... See more »
November 14, 2018ROOT Data Center Blog

Mission Critical's Data Center Minute with AJ Byers

ROOT President and CEO, AJ Byers, talks with Mission Critical about cloud connectivity in the data ce... See more »
October 29, 2018ROOT Data Center Blog

ServerMania selects ROOT. Here's 3 Reasons Why

Last year, ServerMania, an infrastructure and data hosting company based in Buffalo and Toronto, bega... See more »

ROOT Data Center Press Releases

October 18, 2014PRLOG

Supported by Montréal International & Investissement Québec, ROOT completes first setup

Montreal is truly a place to succeed for ROOT Data Center with the support of organisations like Mont... See more »
October 6, 2014PRLOG

ROOT Data Center Pre-Sells Over 60% of Space Prior to Grand Opening

Phase 1 of ROOT's deployment is already complete and before the official opening of their data center... See more »
September 4, 2014PRLOG

ROOT Data Center Becomes First Canadian Colocation Data Center to Accept Bitcoin

ROOT is Canada's first Data Center to utilize Bitcoin as a way to make transactions easier between cl... See more »
July 25, 2014PRLOG

New Next-Generation Colocation Facility Utilizes Comprehensive Power Management Solutions from Eaton

Power management company Eaton today announced an agreement to deliver power distribution and power q... See more »
May 14, 2014CNW

ROOT Data Center Inc. Signs TekSavvy as Strategic Investor and Anchor Colocation Client

Investment in independent facility helps bring new competitor to the telecom market MONTREAL, QC, and... See more »
May 8, 2014CNW

Montreal's ROOT Data Center Inc Announces Accelerated Colocation Build Schedule

MONTRÉAL, le 8 mai 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - ROOT Data Center Inc is pleased to announce that it has starte... See more »
March 31, 2014PRWEB

ROOT Data Center Chooses Air Enterprises' KyotoCooling® as the Preferred Partner for Next Generation Colocation

Air Enterprises' KyotoCooling®, a Very Simple Business Decision for Growing Colocation Data Center in... See more »

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ROOT Data Center Headquarters

2711 Dollard Avenue

LaSalle, QuebecH8N 2J8

844-288-7668

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ROOT owns and operates data centers that designs and deploys customized collocation solutions for enterprises. ROOT Data Center was founded in 2014. ROOT Data Center's headquarters is located in LaSalle, Quebec, CA H8N 2J8. It has raised 90.0M in 1 ro...

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ROOT Data Center's President & CEO, AJ Byers, currently has an approval rating of 84%. ROOT Data Center's primary competitors are Green House Data, Inc., Phoenix NAP & Wow Technologies, Inc..

Frequently Asked Questions about ROOT Data Center

  1. When was ROOT Data Center founded?

    ROOT Data Center was founded in 2014
  2. Who is ROOT Data Center's CEO?

    ROOT Data Center's CEO is AJ Byers
  3. How much revenue does ROOT Data Center generate?

    ROOT Data Center generates $9.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does ROOT Data Center have?

    ROOT Data Center has historically raised $90M in funding
  1. Where is ROOT Data Center's headquarters?

    ROOT Data Center's headquarters is in LaSalle Quebec, CA
  2. How many employees does ROOT Data Center have?

    ROOT Data Center has 68 employees
  3. What sector does ROOT Data Center operate in?

    ROOT Data Center is in Internet Software, Data Center
  4. Who are ROOT Data Center's competitors?

    ROOT Data Center's top competitors are Green House Data, Inc., Phoenix NAP, Wow Technologies, Inc.