SBA Communications’ acquisition of a Chicago interconnection facility is the latest move by tower-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs) to establish a beachhead in the data center world.
Moves from CoreSite, RagingWire, STACK Infrastructure, Equinix, Iron Mountain and more have made 2019 a stand-out year for colocation development in Chicago. This excerpt from a new Data Center Frontier Special Report gives a full rundown of highlights of development activity in the Greater Chicago market for 2019.
Google is building more data centers in more places than ever before, and appears likely to make good on its pledge to invest $13 billion in new data center campuses in 2019.
Rising rack densities and liquid cooling were the focus of the most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in November, along with the impact of data gravity and strategic moves by Digital Realty and QTS.
Vertiv is making it easier for customers to transition from air-cooled data centers to liquid cooling with the introduction of the Liebert XDU, a 60kW liquid-to-air cooling distribution unit. The new offering supports retrofits of existing facilities to support high-density zones.
This week’s launch of Google Stadia highlights how cloud gaming may emerge as a significant opportunity for the data center industry, particularly providers offering interconnection and edge computing services that address latency.
Nelson Fonseca has been named Chief Executive Officer for Cyxtera Technologies, with Cyxtera founder and CEO Manuel Medina becoming Executive Chairman for both Cyxtera and AppGate, the recently-announced spin-out of Cyxtera’s security businesses.
The growth of cloud computing has had significant benefits for the Chicago market. This excerpt from a new Data Center Frontier special report explores what drives supply and demand trends for the data center industry in the downtown Chicago market.
Intel and NVIDIA rolled out new offerings around SC19 in Denver, the annual conference for the high performance computing (HPC) community, which provides a showcase for cutting-edge hardware.
TMGcore has launched a modular data center platform that uses robots to swap high-density servers immersed in coolant fluid. The OTTO platform is the most ambitious bid yet for a “lights out ” autonomous data center.