As a colocation service provider, data center compliance is far from a “necessary evil”. A fully integrated compliance program becomes the foundation of service delivery and evolves to ensure long-term customer satisfaction and industry sustainability.
Customers can buy data center space in a number of ways. One of the most popular is colocation, tenants buy space by the rack, cabinet or cage. Larger requirements typically use the wholesale data center model, in which a tenant leases a finished suite of “turn-key” raised-floor space. The dividing lines between the two have blurred in recent years, which wholesale providers pursuing smaller deals while colo specialists add suites to their offerings. Both retail colocation providers and companies selling wholesale data center space are pushing into new markets, extending these IT outsourcing services to new audiences.
A new wave of data center transparency has just begun to peak over the horizon, and as colocation customers begin to understand the benefits that come with this newfound visibility into their IT environment, they will begin to demand it as a necessity from their colocation partners.
The latest company to provision green power for its data centers is Iron Mountain, which today announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 25 megawatts of wind power capacity from a new wind farm in Pennsylvania.
Northern Virginia is the largest data center market in the United States, and the most active. Tax incentives for qualified data center facilities are helping to drive data center construction and growth.
Infomart Data Centers has completed commissioning of a new private colocation suite at its Infomart Dallas facility, the latest in a series of strategic infrastructure investments at the iconic carrier hotel.
As the new consolidator in the data center industry, Digital Bridge has a vision that extends from the device in your hand to the server in the data center. The acquisition of Vantage Data Centers is a key step towards those ambitions.
Vantage Data Centers is being acquired by a consortium of investors led by Digital Bridge Holdings, which sees the purchase as the first step in a larger expansion into the wholesale data center industry.
Strong demand for data center space is continuing in Northern Virginia, the largest and most active data center market in the United States, according to a new market report from Data Center Frontier.
Northern Virginia is the largest data center market in the United States, and the most active. It is currently poised for a data center building boom, according to a new market report from Data Center Frontier.
Digital Realty is building on its Connected Campus strategy in Atlanta, where it is adding 18,000 square feet of raised-floor space in 250 Williams, with fiber connectivity to 56 Marietta.