Is data gravity drawing data centers nearer to interconnection hubs in major markets, or will a new architecture emerge around massive cloud campuses in remote locations? Digital Realty and CyrusOne offer different takes.
In a clear signal of its growing ambitions in the colocation market, Digital Realty has unveiled PlatformDIGITAL, a broad initiative to sharpen its focus on problem-solving for enterprise customers retooling their IT infrastructure.
Veteran data center innovator Scott Noteboom has joined immersion cooling startup Submer as Chief Technology Officer. Noteboom says Submer’s technology can evolve as a platform for new machine-optimized data center designs.
Failures at nuclear energy plants offer valuable lessons for the data center industry, and could help reduce the risk of similar headline-making disasters, according to reliability expert Steve Fairfax, who spoke at the 7×24 Exchange Fall Conference.
QTS Realty has signed a 12-megawatt lease with a hyperscale customer, which will become the anchor tenant in a new data center building on the company’s Metro Atlanta campus.
The organizers of International Data Center Day hailed Tuesday’s event as an important first step in raising the profile of the data center industry and building a workforce for the future.
The hyperscale data center is reshaping the global IT landscape, shifting data from on-premises computer rooms and IT closets to massive centralized data center hubs. Explore further how cloud campuses will continue to enable hyperscale operators to rapidly add server capacity and electric power.
Digital Realty has agreed to acquire Interxion in an all-stock deal with an estimated value of $8.4 billion, the largest acquisition in the history of the data center industry.
RagingWire/NTT is creating a base isolation system to provide an extra layer of earthquake protection for its Santa Clara data center. A primer on base isolation, how it works, and why these systems are rare at U.S. data centers.
The members of Host In Ireland have teamed with the Irish National Biodiversity Centre in a long-term data center industry initiative to help preserve Ireland’s bee population.