2017 is already shaping up as a landmark year for consolidation in the data center industry, including the megamerger between Digital Realty and DFT. Here’s a recap of the deals thus far in 2017.
Digital Realty’s acquisition of DuPont Fabros creates a cloud colossus with 26 million SF of data center space, and a dominant market position in the two hottest markets: Northern Virginia and Chicago.
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.
Boston is home to 884,000 square feet (SF) of commissioned data center space, representing 88 megawatts (MW) of commissioned power, according to market research from datacenterHawk.
Boston’s active startup ecosystem also creates demand for data center services. There are more than 1,800 startups in the Greater Boston area,
Strong clusters of customers in higher education, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sector drive demand for data center space in the Greater Boston market.
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.
Cloud builders’ push to deploy capacity more quickly has implications for the data center supply chain. Our Executive Roundtable discusses how the industry is responding.
The market for tools to monitor, manage and automate data centers continues to evolve. Our Executive Roundtable panel discusses significant trends in tools for monitoring and managing data centers.
As enterprise adoption has increased, the hybrid cloud solution has evolved to meet today’s transformational requirements across multiple lines of business. The good news is that the components used to create a well-designed hybrid cloud environment are different now, and better for enabling high performance.