The $240 billion-per-year-and-growing global cloud industry would seem, on the surface, to have plenty of room for everyone, but two major players – Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft – have staked sizable claims in the market and are slowly crowding out competitors. In this week’s Voices of the Industry column, Danielle Hagel, Senior Manager of CoreSite’s customer engagement program, explores who’s in line for Cloud supremacy in the market, as well as growing competition.
QTS has announced a restructuring that sharpens its focus on the hyperscale opportunity, including a clear move away from in-house cloud and managed services offerings. QTS shares are sharply lower on the announcement.
The acquisition of the Dallas Infomart for $800 million is a strategic win for Equinix. The transaction also changes the game for the remainder of the Infomart portfolio, offering a clearer value proposition to acquirers and investors.
How do data center operators design and build for a varying array of different users and insure they are deploying the right product type to maximize their success? In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Chris Kincaid, Senior Vice President of Design & Construction at Stream Data Centers, explores some of the biggest design and construction challenges for today’s data center developers, and how to tackle them.
As it sharpens its focus on hyperscale data centers, QTS is now building “greenfield” construction on open land rather than retrofitting an existing facility. Here’s a look at the company’s new project in Ashburn, Virginia.
Compass Datacenters has bought EdgePoint Systems and BitBox USA, two distributed computing specialists that will form the nucleus of a new edge computing initiative, Compass EdgePoint.
It’s 2018 and working with hybrid has never been more popular. With improved performance and better savings, find out the five big reasons you should connect your data center to the cloud!
January’s most popular data center articles on Data Center Frontier covered what to expect in 2018 for the colocation industry, cloud growth, data center demand for bitcoin miners and more. Check out what Data Center Frontier readers were clicking on the most as the new year kicked off.
Developers in Northern Virginia leased a record 115 megawatts of data center space in 2017, topping the 113 megawatts (MWs) absorbed in 2017, according to a new report. Phoenix and Atlanta saw strong gains, while leasing was down in Silicon Valley due to lack of supply.
CyrusOne CTO Kevin Timmons says the company’s partnership with Chinese data center developer GDS will help it build data centers even faster and at lower cost.