Is your organization faced with the decision to do a data center modernization or expansion? If yes you must choose to either build a new facility, retrofitting existing data center space or find a partner for colocation. To learn more about the pros and cons of building or leasing data center space download this white paper.
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.
No industry goes untouched by the possibilities presented by digital business. According to MIT Sloan research, the companies that are adapting to a digital world are 26% more profitable than their industry peers. To learn more about preparing your company for the zettabyte era download this white paper.
Douglas Adams has been named chief executive officer of RagingWire, succeeding founder George Macricostas, who will become Executive Chairman. The CEO succession came as NTT Communications acquires the remaining shares of RagingWire
As the data center industry experiences active growth and consolidation, market leader Digital Realty is focused on staying strategic. Sometimes that means passing on a huge cloud deal or potential acquisition.
40% of enterprise IT managers are paying more for colocation contracts than they had initially planned or expected. One important way to keep costs in check is to pay close attention to the deal terms when negotiating with a colocation provider. Learn about these 5 questions that can help you keep colocation costs in check.
It’s important to find a colocation data center provider who offers transparency, flexibility and specific pricing of resources, a data center like that allows IT leaders to find significant savings by aligning space, cooling, UPS power, and pricing. To Learn More about Data Center Pricing, download this white paper.
Equinix is acquiring IO UK’s data center operating business in Slough, which comes with existing customers and space for an additional 3,000 cabinets of gear in one of the world’s busiest data center markets.
A flurry of data center acquisitions in January highlight the industry’s growing focus on regional markets, aligning with our prediction that edge computing will create opportunities in second-tier cities in 2017.
Colocation provider Central Colo has entered the Northern Virginia data center market, acquiring the Tyson Technology Center in Vienna from the Meridian Group for $96 million. The company has already installed its first new tenant.
Amid the consolidation in the data center industry, Equinix and Digital Realty continue to grow through acquisition. We checked in with both companies to discuss the evolving data center market, and the road ahead.