Some of the industry’s most optimistic industry thought leaders expressed amazement at the recent pace of data center growth at the recent DCD Webscale conference, and urged colleagues to prepare for further acceleration in demand.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Data center startup Vapor IO will team with Crown Castle to deploy Project Volutus, a distributed network of small data centers at the base of telecom towers.
The facility tour is a a staple of the data center business. The RagingWire CA3 facility in Sacramento represents perhaps the ultimate example of a data center optimized around customer tours.
Switch has opened Las Vegas 10, the newest data center on its Core Campus (SUPERNAP) campus. The 350,000 square foot facility brings the campus to 2 million square feet of data center space.
The merger mania in the data center industry continued today as Peak 10 acquired ViaWest from parent company Shaw Communications in a $1.675 billion all-cash transaction.
Digital Realty will acquire rival DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), in a blockbuster $7.6 billion transaction that will boost its ability to serve the hyperscale data center market.
Data center professionals say the New York/New Jersey region has begun to stabilize, as leasing has gradually absorbed vacant space. The market has seen new entrants, and one long-time player is reporting signs of a rebound.
Despite the Trump administration’s decision, the data center industry is continuing to lead the shift to renewable energy to power the Internet economy.
The rise of specialized computing is bringing powerful new server hardware into the data center, a trend seen in new tech from Google, NVIDIA, AMD, ARM, Intel and Microsoft.
NVIDIA is looking to accelerate sales of its AI hardware to hyperscale computing providers through tighter partnerships with original design manufacturers (ODMs), who have become key players in the cloud hardware ecosystem.