Marcus Doran, VP and General Manager, Rahi Systems Europe, highlights Ireland as a new champion in data center facilities. There are numerous reasons for Ireland’s success in the data center industry, including climate and geography.
Insights: Data Center Site Selection
The latest trends in data center site selection and geography: where cloud computing facilities are being built and why, including the cost of power and tax incentives.
Central Colo has rebranded as Element Critical, and hopes to expand beyond its current data centers in Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia.
In the midst of calamity, Houston’s data center teams kept their facilities online. Many of the key decisions that kept Houston online were made years ago, during the site selection process.
The center of the country is proving to be the ideal place to add data center capacity. Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon and Microsoft are investing $11 billion in cloud campuses across Iowa, Ohio and Nebraska.
What’s driving the consolidation in the data center industry? Our DCF Executive Roundtable panel weighs in on the trends behind the deals, and what lies ahead.
DataBank has announced plans to partner with the Georgia Tech on a new HPC center in downtown Atlanta, continuing a series of major wins for the Atlanta data center market.
Data center startup Vapor IO will team with Crown Castle to deploy Project Volutus, a distributed network of small data centers at the base of telecom towers.
The merger mania in the data center industry continued today as Peak 10 acquired ViaWest from parent company Shaw Communications in a $1.675 billion all-cash transaction.
Digital Realty’s acquisition of DuPont Fabros creates a cloud colossus with 26 million SF of data center space, and a dominant market position in the two hottest markets: Northern Virginia and Chicago.
Digital Realty will acquire rival DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), in a blockbuster $7.6 billion transaction that will boost its ability to serve the hyperscale data center market.