Strong clusters of customers in higher education, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sector drive demand for data center space in the Greater Boston market.
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.
Whether you’re building a new data center, moving to a colocation facility, or transitioning to a cloud/hybrid environment, a data center migration is a complicated, risky endeavor. And many crucial considerations for success often aren’t considered at all in the planning and execution of data center migration.
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Today, organizations are more reliant than ever on technology to drive business imperatives and opportunities. IT departments must deploy modern infrastructure that supports critical initiatives such as cloud computing, big data, mobility, collaboration tools and social media. However, In many cases IT leaders are recognizing that existing data centers may not suitable for this new era in IT in their current state,thus the next step is whether to build vs buy. To Learn more about the build VS buy debate download this white paper.
The Boston data center market is seeing increased demand driven by Big Data analytic and high performance computing companies. Rich Miller, Editor in Chief of Data Center Frontier, teaming up with datacenterHawk have created this free comprehensive guide to help you find the best data center space and partners in the Boston Data Center Market. Download it today.
Investors are buying up regional data centers, as demand for Internet infrastructure extends beyond major markets to support edge computing. In the latest example, 365 Data Centers has been acquired by an investor group.
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.
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.