As hyperscale companies invest in subsea cables, cities like Virginia Beach see the opportunity to create a data center ecosystem around cable landing stations. It’s also boosting growth in a cloud cluster near Richmond.
EdgeCore Internet Real Estate has launched with plans to build large data center campuses in six North American markets. The new company is led by former CoreSite CEO Tom Ray, and its lead backer is GIC, the sovereign wealth fund for the government of Singapore.
Hybrid IT architectures with colo as the foundation increase efficiency, lower costs, and mitigate risks when compared to environments with only in-house data centers. Rick Crutchley, Chief Operating Officer at IO, now Iron Mountain, shares how organizations can benefit from a hybrid IT strategy that features colocation.
In the near term, a lot of new infrastructure in the data center is being devoted to enabling AI software applications to run. In this week’s Voices of the Industry column, Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology, explores applications for the evolving world of AI, including the variety of software tools designed to find hidden patterns and correlations between elements of large data sets.
Data Center Frontier’s top 10 data center white papers of 2017 reveal a variety of growing data center markets, as well as interest in data center logistics such as build versus buy, containment systems, DCIM and more.
Protection from cybercrime and attacks is top of mind for many executives these days. In fact, according to the United States Department of Justice, cybercrime is one of the greatest threats facing the country today. Download the recent C-level report from LightEdge Solutions that explores why protecting your business from cybercrime doesn’t have to be hard.
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