Northern Virginia, the largest data center in the market, is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Ashburn, Va., within this market experiencing hyper growth, is known as “data center alley.” A new white paper from Aligned Energy provides a case study and outlines one data center provider’s process in building in the top colocation market in North America with the launch of Aligned Ashburn.
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.
T5 Data Centers is expanding its operations in the Greater Chicago market with the purchase of a 164,000-square-foot data center shell in the Elk Grove Technology Park.
January’s data center job spotlight highlights engineering roles in some of the country’s busiest cities, including New York, Boston, Dallas, Denver and more. Read on to view the top colo jobs for January.
In the age of big data, more and more companies’ data strategies are shaping their success and key to remaining competitive in today’s markets. If your business is in the process of picking the right colocation partner, a new white paper from Iron Mountain Data Centers looks to help you decipher the key questions to ask your future or current data center provider about compliance.
The demand for data center facilities has been high over the last several years. That demand, and continued growth in the industry, by all indications, will continue for some time. Rob Dean, the VP of Design and Construction at CoreSite, who has been working on construction projects for nearly 15 years, walks readers through the process of building and maintaining a data center in today’s market.
In order to take greater advantage of DX and tackle today’s business challenges, tech businesses are leveraging the cloud—specifically hybrid cloud. Download the new report from Digital Realty explores how the hybrid cloud provides tech companies with the means to drive down IT costs, greater agility and speed when embracing new business opportunities, and the ability to protect critical business data and applications from external and internal threats.
Colony Capital intends to be an active investor in the data center sector in 2020 and beyond. Its recent $185 million investment in DataBank provides insights to Colony’s strategy to expand aggressively into digital infrastructure.
A new report from Vertiv highlights the critical role of the battery within single-phase UPS systems and discusses the options for ensuring power and business continuity, especially as IT networks increase in size and complexity and/or become more dispersed.
Choosing the right colocation partner is critical, especially when it comes to compliance. When you’re outsourcing your data center needs, understanding your colocation provider’s compliance, security, availability and integrity are of upmost importance. Download the new report from Iron Mountain that provides details on what the company sees as five of the top things to ask your data center provider about compliance
Phillip Marangella, CMO for EdgeConneX, explores how edge data centers can help us rearchitect the internet in a way that will support the flood of data and massive traffic flows generated by emerging technologies like AI, cloud gaming, VR/AR and multi-cloud deployments, and more.