The Equinix Metal service aims to bring cloud-style automation to colocation, enabling dedicated servers to be provisioned “as a service.” It’s based on tech from the recent acquisition of Packet.
Digital Realty believes the growth of the digital economy will be guided by the “data gravity” of massive aggregation points for data, which will be a magnet for applications and infrastructure. New research predicts where this will happen.
Colocation provider DataBank has agreed to acquire zColo in a deal that dramatically expands DataBank’s data center network, adding 44 data centers across 23 markets in the U.S. and Europe.
Equinix, the world’s largest provider of colocation and interconnection services, provider, is repositioning itself as “the world’s digital infrastructure company.” It’s the latest wrinkle in the language of the data center industry.
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.