Investors are looking to build broad-based portfolios of digital assets, including data centers, telecom towers, fiber and antennas. Recent examples include Digital Colony’s deal for Zayo Group, and American Tower’s entry into colocation.
The May Data Center Job Spotlight features a trio of opportunities in the booming Northern Virginia data center market, including a VP Colo Sales position, as well as data center controls engineer and data center facility manager positions. This month’s job spotlight also features a senior mechanical engineering position in Denver for those with 10 or more years of related experience.
The growth of the CyrusOne Phoenix campus demonstrates why the company has been a pioneer in the rapid growth of the data center industry, advancing new ways of building at speed and scale. Its next phase of growth will target European markets.
Dominion Energy will add six new solar power facilities to provide 350 MW of renewable energy for Facebook data centers. The new supply helps address the concerns raised by Greenpeace about the pace of Dominion’s renewable energy program.
A new Data Center Frontier special report explores the Denver business environment, as providers begin to build larger data centers in the region. Here’s a look at Denver from a site selection and economic development perspective.
After significant growth, Xfernet, a Los Angeles-based colocation, needed to move its facility into a 14,000 square foot data center space with shallow raised floors, low ceilings and limited footprint for new cooling equipment. Chatsworth Products’ John Thomas highlights how the California colocation achieved higher rack densities and ramped up efficiency by using new data center cooling strategies.
5G. You may feel like you’ve been hearing about its potential everywhere you turn. True; 5G has been getting a lot of press exposure and promotions lately — and expectations are high as it has been under development for many years. A new white paper from Compass Data Centers explores the “what, where, when and why” of 5G.
Digital transformation is changing the world of work, according to digital sociologist Dr. Julie Albright, who says digital natives and automation are reshaping many workforce practices. Plenty more change lies ahead.
Software defined networking architectures automate and centralize the management of your network connectivity. Brandon Tikalsky, Sr. Director, Cloud & Network Architecture at Digital Realty, highlights how companies are using SDN to create dynamic, virtual data center networks.
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