Enterprises are embracing a multi-cloud strategy, creating a major turning point in our industry. Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer at Digital Realty, outlines the benefits of multi-cloud strategies and how enterprises are realizing the value of embracing a multi-cloud strategy in order to drive a competitive advantage.
Enterprise customers are asking for more renewable energy for their IT footprint. What’s the best way for service providers to provide it? Our roundtable of data center experts provides their take.
In 2017 the enterprise cloud will continue its evolution toward a multi-cloud future. Our roundtable panel of data center experts discusses where enterprise data will reside, and why.
Massive deals by Microsoft drove a 25 percent increase in data center leasing activity from 2015, making 2016 a blockbuster year for wholesale providers, according to a new report, which says 2017 may see a continuation of cloud-driven growth.
Amazon’s cloud computing operation may soon have more than 1 gigawatt of power capacity supporting its huge US-East data center cluster, according to a Greenpeace analysis of the company’s energy use.
The cloud is getting greener, with a growing number of server farms supported by renewable power, according to a new report from Greenpeace. The environmental group, which has been one of the data center industry’s toughest critics, now says it has seen meaningful improvement in the use of green energy by cloud computing platforms. The […]
Switch has emerged as a leader in the data center industry’s effort to power its operations with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace, which gave the Las Vegas-based company top marks in its Clicking Clean report for 2017.
The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2016: Here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that attracted the most pageviews this year on Data Center Frontier, ranked in order.
RagingWire will begin construction this month on its VA3 data center, which will anchor a huge new campus in Ashburn, Virginia. The company will invest $160 million in VA3, which will be the first of six huge data centers at the site.
Amazon Web Services is developing its own customer semiconductor chips to accelerate its cloud computing network. Amazon’s James Hamilton provided an overview at the AWS ReInvent conference.