Data center provider Cologix has added its first major presence on the U.S. West Coast, acquiring a data center campus in Santa Clara, Calif. from vXchnge.
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.
An emergency generator caught fire at a data center in Ogden, Utah, causing the full shutdown of the data center and lengthy outages for customers. The incident at WebNX follows a more serious fire that destroyed an entire OVH data center in France.
With its recent acquisition of Aptum’s Canadian data centers, eStruxture has built a Canada-focused colocation business that now features 14 data centers and 100 megawatts of capacity.
A recent financing by DataBank breaks new ground in financing data center growth, and may help colocation and edge computing specialists raise capital using strategies previously limited to hyperscale deals.
In high-performance data center architectures, cabling matters. A new white paper from Siemon explains how high speed interconnects that are compatible with network equipment, and are high quality and high performance, can reduce costs.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable panel weighs in on the COVID-19 pandemic recovery effort and what it means for the resumption of data center tours and in-person events.
Digital Realty has outlined its vision for a more distributed interconnection landscape, with network connections moving closer to giant storehouses of data, rather than being concentrated in network hubs in city centers.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, JP Laqueur, Senior Vice President of Marketing at DataBank, examines how Web 3.0 has created the need for a strong Digital Asset Allocation strategy.
Although colocation data centers are not a fix all, NTT points out that they can be worth evaluating, considering the possible benefits your company may enjoy after migrating your data center from on-premise to a colocation facility. A new report takes a look at some of the most common worries making the move to use a colocation partner.
SPACs could provide a quicker route to the public securities markets for privately-held companies in the digital infrastructure sector. We take a closer look at Cyxtera’s acquisition by the Starboard Value SPAC, and what comes next.