Colocation provider Element Critical continues its build its data center footprint through acquisitions, and has expanded into the Texas market this year by purchasing facilities in Houston and Austin.
The 2,100-acre Quantum Loophole project in Maryland is envisioned as a prototype for the future of hyperscale computing, offering huge sites with enough land and power for years of growth. Here’s a closer look at Quantum Loophole’s plans for its first campus.
Landmark Dividend has acquired approximately 1.2 million square feet of space within the Quantum Park development in “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn, Virginia. The deal includes vacant land that supports data center development.
STACK Infrastructure is expanding into the Asia-Pacific market, and will to build its first two data centers in Tokyo and Osaka. The company expects to enter at least four other Asia-Pacific markets through either acquisitions or development.
Vantage Data Centers is expanding into Africa, and has begun construction on a $1 billion data center campus in Johannesburg, South Africa. The project is notable because it is first direct expansion into Africa by a major U.S. data center developer.
Density increases, along with designers’ and operators’ desire to plan for the future is creating a gap between the design load, and the actual load. Eric Jensen, Vice President & General Manager at Data Aire discusses how data centers can achieve high density cooling at scale.
Utah continues to gain momentum as a growth market for hyperscale computing. Google has purchased land for a future campus in Eagle Mountain, near where Facebook is currently building a huge data center.
Equinix has been testing the use of liquid cooling in its data centers, and hopes to use the technology in its Equinix Metal service to create a high-density, energy efficient computing platform. The initiative will not impact current colocation customers.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is providing a delivery platform for new applications from its satellite data customers, including LOTS of earth observation imagery. Here’s a closer look at the AWS cloud’s growing business in space data.
TA Realty is one of the new entrants in the Northern Virginia data center market. It is building a large campus in Leesburg, and has ambitions to become a long-term player in the global market for digital infrastructure.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has spent $35 billion on its cloud computing infrastructure in Northern Virginia over the past 10 years, illustrating the enormous impact data centers can have on regional economies.
Yondr Group will develop renewable energy projects to support its data center campuses, a move that will help its customers reduce their environmental impact. The company is planning $2 billion in data center development across the Americas.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Eric Xie, Software Application Engineer at Intel® Data Center Management Solutions shares insights on how data centers can reduce power consumption to benefit both the bottom line and the planet.
How do you determine if a slated hardware refresh is really essential? Paul Mercina, Director of Product Management for Park Place Technologies, shares three key considerations that may help you avoid unnecessary IT hardware refreshes.
Applications like cloud services, gaming, ADAS, VR, and social media are requiring more than what a centralized DC can provide them – lower latency, faster connectivity, higher bandwidth, better performance. Danny Gonzalez of Anritsu shares insights on how to test your edge network to ensure it’s delivering what your customers’ applications need.
Angie McMillin, vice president and general manager, IT Systems at Vertiv, discusses how a scalable IT management platform can address the challenges IT managers are facing as digitization, remote work and other trends drive industry change.
A new white paper from INNIO explores three primary benefits that data center operators can see with the deployment of fast-start natural gas generators: increased data center reliability, reduced emissions, and opportunities to monetize stranded assets.
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