Anyone who has been in the data center business long enough knows that speed is everything, especially in a high speed migration environment. But according to CommScope, the key to keeping things running at the necessary speeds, is knowing “what you have to be prepared to deliver.” A recent white paper explores high speed migration trends, infrastructure issues, drivers and more.
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.
In a sign of strengthening demand for water-cooled racks, high-density hosting specialist Colovore has fully pre-leased a 2 megawatt expansion of its Santa Clara data center.
How do you turn the “capacity over efficiency” equation around? David Mettler, vice president of sales and market director for the United States, IO Data Centers, explores how finding the right colocation provider can help you improve efficiency in the data center.
Whether you’re planning to colocate for the first time, or are looking for a new colocation provider, this Solution Guide will help you understand how the IO data center solution solves your capacity needs better than the status quo. Download this guide to learn more.
Iron Mountain has agreed to purchase Denver-based FORTRUST for $128 million, continuing the consolidation in the data center industry.
DataBank has announced plans to partner with the Georgia Tech on a new HPC center in downtown Atlanta, continuing a series of major wins for the Atlanta data center market.
This paper presents test results showing how a well-designed, well-executed hybrid cloud architecture performs versus one that leverages standard facilities, using connections and an architecture not optimized for application performance. Download now to learn more.
Bruno Berti, Director Product Management, at RagingWire Data Centers, shares why Interconnection has become a major component of the wholesale data center colocation strategy.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a colocation provider or manager of an enterprise data center, your challenges are still the same; do what you do, but do it faster, cheaper and better. Dan Draper, Director of Data Center Programs for Vertiv, shares the story of how colocation and hosting providers have pushed traditional enterprise data center operations into the future.
2017 is already shaping up as a landmark year for consolidation in the data center industry, including the megamerger between Digital Realty and DFT. Here’s a recap of the deals thus far in 2017.