Aligned Energy is expanding its Phoenix data center, saying its advanced cooling strategy appeals to large customers with frequent server refresh cycles.
Customers can buy data center space in a number of ways. One of the most popular is colocation, tenants buy space by the rack, cabinet or cage. Larger requirements typically use the wholesale data center model, in which a tenant leases a finished suite of “turn-key” raised-floor space. The dividing lines between the two have blurred in recent years, which wholesale providers pursuing smaller deals while colo specialists add suites to their offerings. Both retail colocation providers and companies selling wholesale data center space are pushing into new markets, extending these IT outsourcing services to new audiences.
Vantage Data Centers has lined up $1.1 billion in financing to build new data centers, using securitization financing, an approach that allows Vantage to pay lower interest rates on its debt.
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.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Jeff Klaus, GM of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how 2018 will shape out for the data center and colocation industry. Key takeaway: Data center managers will be the MVPs of the enterprise in 2018.
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.
Energy is a key strategic principle for Skybox Datacenters, as it expands into Dallas and launches colocation services to support a hybrid cloud offering for oil and gas firms in Houston.
Equinix CEO Steve Smith has resigned suddenly after “exercising poor judgment with respect to an employee matter,” the company said today.
New technologies in the data center are boosting adoption of high-density cooling for data centers. Here’s a guide to Data Center Frontier’s coverage of high-density cooling.
Peak 10 has become Flexential, adopting a new name as it seeks to establish a national brand following its $1.7 billion acquisition of ViaWest.
The top data center stories for December 2017 centered around mergers and acquisitions that mean big shifts in the colocation industry. Read on to see what your peers were reading as 2017 wrapped up, and find all of the most popular stories on Data Center Frontier during December in one place.