The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of information networks. Our DCF Executive Roundtable identifies the most important trends in data center connectivity and interconnection, and how have they been impacted by the pandemic
Digital Realty has created data center campuses from a former helicopter plant (Paris) and submarine base (Marseille) as it boosts its data center capacity and connectivity in France.
Bob Shine, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Telescent, explores how to handle and scale growing cross connects in a data center campus, using dynamic fiber cross connects.
The Dallas Infomart begins a new chapter this week with the opening of the $142 million Equinix DA11, a purpose-built data center, which expands the iconic carrier hotel property into a multi-building cloud campus.
Interconnection will become even more pivotal to the digital economy over the next 5 years, which will see a meteoric rise in the volume of data traffic flowing through network intersections.
Colocation giant Equinix is “in advanced discussions” to acquire a portfolio of data center sites, and has announced plans to sell $1.25 billion in common stock to fund the deal.
A new DCF special report offers insights into interconnection, including different approaches to interconnection and the benefits of using a colocation provider to manage them.
Bob Shine, VP of Product Management and Marketing at Telescent, explores ways to automate physical fiber cross connects. Automation ensures the integrity of the testing process, connectivity records and measurement results.
Businesses increasingly depend upon secure, reliable availability and high-speed connectivity as they pursue digital transformation. The third entry in a new special report series focuses on the business and technical drivers behind the move to colocation.
With its $335 million acquisition of Packet, Equinx hopes to use bare metal servers to deploy colo as if it were cloud, evolving its business model to embrace a deeper push into services.