The decentralization of IT is creating more options than ever for end users. As latency becomes more important in application deployment, users have an array of choices of cloud and colocation options. The winner will be the hybrid IT model, and service providers that host it.
QTS Realty Trust has signed a 24 megawatt data center lease with a global cloud company, which will occupy a new data center building on land QTS has acquired in Manassas, Virginia.
Compliance, regulations, and cloud can all live together harmoniously, but it’s not always easy. Bill Kleyman looks at how companies in government, healthcare and e-commerce can leverage cloud capabilities while meeting compliance requirements.
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!