Industry veteran Bill Fathers has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Cologix, a provider of colocation and interconnection services in nine 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.
Vantage Data Centers has begun construction on its second major campus in Santa Clara, breaking ground on a 9-acre site on Mathew Street where it plans to build three data centers offering 69 megawatts of critical power.
The term cybersecurity is commonly associated with the protection of digital data from theft or compromise by hackers. For enterprise customers, however, most data breaches aren’t the result of technology villains inventing new ways to do damage. Download the new white paper from Stream Data Centers that explores how the roles of compliance and physical access ensure virtual security for the enterprise.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, discusses DCIM’s progress and the key differentiators that set second-generation DCIM software apart from legacy data center management tools.
Over the last several years, “edge computing” has become one of the most talked about trends in IT, and for good reason. Nearly every industry is recognizing the limitations of supporting users and emerging technologies through centralized IT infrastructures and is pushing storage and computing closer to users and devices. Download the new white paper from Vertiv to learn more about edge computing and the four edge archetypes the company has identified.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Martin Olsen, vice president, global edge and integrated solutions at Vertiv, explores what is needed to transition from core-to-edge to edge-to-core computing.
The most-read stories on Data Center Frontier last month focused on news from Google, LinkedIn and Intel. Stay informed and check out the Frontier Spotlight April 2018, featuring the most-read stories on Data Center Frontier.
Green House Data is acquiring Infront Consulting Group to boost its services for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. The deal continues Green House Data’s pattern of growth through acquisition.
Iron Mountain has acquired the EvoSwitch data center business for $235 million, gaining entry to the Amsterdam market, one of Europe’s major connectivity hubs.
When it comes to scalability, partnerships can make or break your success in the data center world. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Jim Levin, Vice President of Business Development, Strategy & Marketing at Instor Solutions Inc., explains how to identify the right strategic partners – and how to hang on to them.