Aligned will add 30 megawatts of new capacity at its Ashburn data center, citing recent leasing success and strong demand in Northern Virginia. The expansion comes just five months after Aligned opened the site.
Insights and trends on hyperscale computing and data centers
A Hyperscale data centers is defined as when one tenant leases at least 10 Megawatts of data center space. Typically, the architectures are designed to provide a single, massively scalable compute architecture that can scale with demand. Hyperscale computing is necessary when a company needs to build a robust and scalable cloud, AI, or distributed storage system and is often associated with the infrastructure required to run global companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
Digital Realty has leased 38 megawatts of data center capacity in Northern Virginia over the past five months, turning in a dominant performance in the largest and most competitive data center market.
Anthony Bolner, EVP of Stream Data Centers, explores the leading trends pushing more hyperscalers and cloud providers to use wholesale data centers.
Here’s a look back at Data Center Frontier’s coverage of the hyperscale sector in 2019, including our special reports and, features on the latest noteworthy trends and projects.
What were the hot topics in thought leadership and white papers in 2019? Hyperscale, edgedcomputing & the datacenter impact of 5G wireless had DCF readers’ attention. Here are the year’s 10 most popular white papers on DCF.
Here’s a look at the Top 10 data center stories on Data Center Frontier in 2019, ranked by pageviews. What was hot? Google, rising rack density, data center startups, and the promise of 5G wireless.
Our DCF Executive Roundtable panel of 6 industry executives agree that 2020 is likely to be a stronger year for hyperscale leasing than 2019. Here’s a look at their predictions.
Google is building more data centers in more places than ever before, and appears likely to make good on its pledge to invest $13 billion in new data center campuses in 2019.
QTS Realty has signed a 12-megawatt lease with a hyperscale customer, which will become the anchor tenant in a new data center building on the company’s Metro Atlanta campus.
The Future of Hyperscale Computing and Digital Realty’s record-setting deal for Interxion are the most popular articles on Data Center Frontier this October, along with updates on Equinix, Cologix, Aligned Energy and STACK Infrastructure.