GIGA Data Centers seeks to bring hyperscale-style efficiency and economics to colocation customers. CEO Jake Ring says the company can deploy data center space at $5 million per megawatt.
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.
As Evoque nears the six-month mark, the company’s leadership is focused on building a network for a carrier-neutral future, where clients can connect to a growing universe of clouds, networks and partners.
Financial services is a target market for Flexential as it adds capacity in Atlanta’s “Transaction Alley” in the latest phase of a broader expansion of its national footprint.
The May Data Center Job Spotlight features a trio of opportunities in the booming Northern Virginia data center market, including a VP Colo Sales position, as well as data center controls engineer and data center facility manager positions. This month’s job spotlight also features a senior mechanical engineering position in Denver for those with 10 or more years of related experience.
There are only a few real destination data center markets in the world. Dallas-Fort Worth has earned that status for several reasons. Rodney Willis, RagingWire’s Senior Director of Enterprise Sales, lives and works in Dallas and knows first-hand eight solid reasons why Dallas should be on a data center buyer’s short list.
Download the new report from EdgeConneX to explore the public cloud’s performance, security and cost issues and examine what can be done to resolve them. The white paper also explains the cost, performance, security and other benefits of leveraging edge cloud on-ramps access to access the hyper scale public cloud providers, and examines how CSPs can use this local infrastructure to promote their own connectivity infrastructure.
Lincoln Rackhouse continues to expand its data center network. It has just acquired ByteGrid, which offers colocation and managed services in three markets.
Edge computing. It’s certainly a water cooler topic for those in the high performance computing (HPC) industry. But could edge computing be the next big thing for the data center industry, as well? A recent white paper from EdgeConnex explores how many data center providers, colocation companies — and colo customers — are turning toward the possibility of edge data centers to solve some of today’s concerns over high internet traffic and bandwidth overload.
A new Data Center Frontier special report explores the Denver business environment, as providers begin to build larger data centers in the region. Here’s a look at Denver from a site selection and economic development perspective.
Data Center Frontier’s most-read stories in April included news on how new fire codes could impact UPS design, a tower REIT entering the colocation fray, and our series looking at the Denver data center market.