Projects like the IEIC (Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee), of which QTS is a member, work to “stimulate transformation, regional economies and internet infrastructure growth globally,” and are designed to deemphasize the heavy reliance of the current concentrated, congested peering points. A new white paper from QTS, “QTS Peering and Data Exchange,” explores how companies can help the industry proliferate the number of buildings where internet and content networks can exchange traffic and do so in a neutral and open way.
In a clear signal of its growing ambitions in the colocation market, Digital Realty has unveiled PlatformDIGITAL, a broad initiative to sharpen its focus on problem-solving for enterprise customers retooling their IT infrastructure.
Digital Realty has agreed to acquire Interxion in an all-stock deal with an estimated value of $8.4 billion, the largest acquisition in the history of the data center industry.
A $500 million investment from an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is the next step in the transformation of Cologix into a larger player in cloud on-ramps and software-defined networking.
In the next 5 years there will be a meteoric rise in data traffic flowing through network intersections, according to a new report from Equinix. That means data centers will become even more pivotal to the digital economy.
What are the most significant trends in data center interconnection and the delivery of network services? A DCF Roundtable discussion featuring executives from Intel, Digital Realty, Cyxtera and Iron Mountain.
American Tower, the world’s largest owner of wireless infrastructure, has made its first acquisition in the data center sector by buying Colo Atl, a colocation and meet-me room business in downtown Atlanta.
Equinix will invest $138 million to create a second data center building in the parking lot alongside the existing Dallas Infomart, expanding capacity at one of the industry’s iconic carrier hotels.
In 2019 , Equinix is focusing on opportunities in hyperscale data centers and enterprise computing, while sizing up where it may want to play in edge computing.
Several data center startups view edge computing as part of a fundamental shift in Internet architecture, moving network interconnection points from the core of the Internet to its outer perimeter.