CyrusOne President and CEO Gary Wojtaszek has resigned suddenly, a step taken “by mutual agreement with the board,” the company said today. Industry veteran Tesh Durvasula has been named to serve as President and CEO on an interim basis.
Investor interest in the data center sector remains high, and the wave of M&A is likely to continue in 2020. But deal values are high, prompting some investors to tread carefully and adjust their strategies.
The role of distributed IT is shifting. This is true for retail locations, branch offices, university campuses or manufacturing plants, and has been for a while. But these days, with almost every organization becoming more digitized, “the number of these sites is increasing, and their role is changing,” said Vertiv. A new white paper from Vertiv outlines how connectivity, cloud computing, big data and mobile applications can work together to enable a new service paradigm for remote sites that increases visibility, reduces downtime and supports optimization of these vital IT resources.
Netrality remains focused on building out a national network of connectivity-rich carrier hotels in major metros, and has more resources to power that strategy after its acquisition by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
The demand for data center facilities has been high over the last several years. That demand, and continued growth in the industry, by all indications, will continue for some time. Rob Dean, the VP of Design and Construction at CoreSite, who has been working on construction projects for nearly 15 years, walks readers through the process of building and maintaining a data center in today’s market.
An ambitious upgrade of power and cooling infrastructure at One Wilshire has boosted the iconic carrier hotel’s capacity for new data center space. Here’s a closer look at the challenges in a major upgrade of an older mission-critical building in an urban center.
Enterprise CIOs are increasingly looking for single providers to meet their data center & hybrid cloud needs, according to new data from Credit Suisse. That could produce a “winner takes all” dynamic that favors the largest service providers.
An abundance of fiber providers and several Internet exchanges make Chicago a hub for content delivery services to a large portion of the American Midwest. This excerpt from a new special report on the Greater Chicago data center market highlights the Chicago market’s business environment, including factors like power, hazard risk, incentives, connectivity and more.
Chatsworth Products asserts that those managing remote ICT equipment or a laboratory environment should consider an intelligent rack PDU with remote power control capability as part of an overall power management strategy. A new report, “Remote Management of Data Center Cabinets: The Importance of Remote Power Control in Multitenant/Colocation, Laboratory and Remote/Edge Sites,” explores further the potential of remote power control for colocation and more.
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