Flexential has raised $2.1 billion to accelerate its growth strategy, and will use the money to deploy highly-sustainable data centers and enter new markets. Flexential is the latest data center company to use asset-backed securities to raise funds, including a green bond component.
Merger mania swept the data center industry in November, and dominated industry news headlines. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in November 2021.
What might the Omicron variant mean to the data center sector and cloud computing? That’s our topic today on the DCF Show podcast, where we look at three areas of potential business impact: travel restrictions, supply chain disruptions, and the progress of the enterprise IT recovery.
The ongoing development of quantum computers will create a new class of data processing facility, which in many cases will be very different from the enterprise and cloud data centers seen today. Here’s a look inside Google’s Quantum AI facility.
Data center operators have employed a variety of strategies to navigate supply chain pressures and line up equipment for construction projects. A dozen data center C-suite executives provide insights on the supply chain challenge and the industry’s response.
In buying CoreSite for $10.1 billion, American Tower says the business value of the edge is tied to the cloud, and will require connections that run through data centers at the core of the network.
The list of the largest data center deals has been remade, with new entries at the top to reflect today’s acquisitions of CyrusOne and CoreSite. Here’s a look at the billion-dollar deals and the trends behind them.
Investment giants KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners will acquire data center developer CyrusOne for $15 billion, taking the company private in the largest M&A deal in the history of the data center sector.
American Tower Corporation will acquire data center developer CoreSite for $10.1 billion, the companies announced this morning. The deal represents a bold move into the data center business for American Tower, which is the world’s largest owner of wireless infrastructure.
Meta currently has 47 data centers under construction, the company said this week, reflecting the extraordinary scope of the ongoing expansion of world’s digital infrastructure.