In our Data Center Executive Roundtable, seven leading experts examine the latest trends in rack power density and how they impact cooling. Featuring execs from Aligned, EdgeConneX, Nortek, Iron Mountain, Infrastructure Masons, Vertiv and Data Aire.
A cutting-edge studio to create “digital human” holograms has launched inside the Ashburn campus for Sabey Data Centers, which is the lead investor in Avatar Dimension. The facility illustrates how data centers play a key role in the next-generation technologies.
Demand from hyperscale data center operators will be a key driver in $8 billion in new investment in subsea cables over the next three years, according to research firm TeleGeography, which says “the submarine cable market has never been so dynamic.”
Cloud infrastructure company phoenixNAP will build a new 500,000 square foot data center as it expands its Phoenix campus to boost its customer capacity, It’s the latest sign of future growth for the Greater Phoenix data center market.
Equinix plans a dramatic expansion of its xScale hyperscale data center program. Backed by a new $3.9 billion joint venture with GIC, Equinix will expand its global xScale operation to 32 data centers and more than, 600 megawatts of capacity.
The data center business has gone global. For developers, this means extending their operations across borders and oceans. On the DCF Show, Rich talks with AJ Byers, of Compass Datacenters about their new campus in Israel, opportunities in Europe, and the quest for more clean electricity in Montreal, where crypto and cannabis firms are also seeking power to expand their operations.
Colony Capital is changing its name to DigitalBridge, a move that aligns its brand with CEO Marc Ganzi’s vision for a company driving the transition to a cloud-powered future. Ganzi sees DigitalBridge as the first truly global, diversified digital REIT.
The Blackstone acquisition of QTS Realty for $10 billion is the biggest deal yet for the data center industry. On the DCF Show podcast, Rich Miller discusses what the Blackstone-QTS deal means for data center M&A, and what comes next.
Blackstone Infrastructure Partners will acquire QTS Realty Trust for $78 a share, valuing QTS at approximately $10 billion, the two companies said today. QTS operates more than 7 million square feet of data centers across North America and Europe.
Having launched its first floating data vessel, Nautilus Data Technologies is moving ashore with a $200 million data center project in Maine that taps a reservoir to create a gravity-fed cooling system.