2018 is shaping up as a big year for sale-leaseback deals, due to the increased number of properties available and more service providers embracing the strategy as an attractive way to expand into new markets.
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.
Iron Mountain is acquiring IO Data Centers in a $1.3 billion deal that will add four data centers to its growing footprint. The deal continues the rapid consolidation in the data center industry.
This is the final entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers. Stewart Collier, Managing Director of Critical Environments at Stream Data Centers, offers his top 5 recommendations when it comes to deploying critical environment capabilities.
This is the third entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers. Focused on the changing role of data center management, this post explores how a data center partner for your critical environments must be able to provide advanced facilities management, operational control, managed services, and a team which can specifically help you design around resiliency.
As IoT evolves, managing assets and white space remotely becomes more challenging. A comprehensive and reliable solution that works together to simplify operation, costs and labor, as well as allows for network expansion is key. In the edition of Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products, explores how to simplify data center operation in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Vertiv recently conducted an online survey of 226 U.S. enterprise data center managers regarding their use of colocation services – current and planned. Respondent industries included financial services, education, manufacturing, healthcare, government, professional service and telecommunications. Download Vertiv’s colocation data center usage report that highlights key findings and more from the recent survey.
IT needs are evolving and specifying the changes we need to make to our most critical data center services. This is the second entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers.
Two colo providers built atop cable landing stations, NJFX in New Jersey and 1025 Connect on Long Island, will be connected by a new undersea fiber cable.
Only 27% of companies received a passing grade for disaster readiness, according to a survey by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council. This is the first entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers.
Peak 10 + ViaWest is continuing to expand, pushing into the Northeast with the acquisition of a data center in the Philadelphia market.