The top data center news from July included headlines on cloud computing outages, 5G wireless infrastructure, Compass Data Centers, Google, Equinix, Databank and more.
Cloud connectivity is becoming mission-critical for many enterprises, leading some to explore options for private, direct connections into the cloud. A new report from Cyxtera and 451 Research explores how multi-tenant data centers (MTDCs) and colocation providers can connect the enterprise to many clouds, SaaS providers and service providers
Connectivity is mission-critical to hybrid IT. Hybrid IT is more distributed, diverse and dependent on connectivity than ever. This report from Cyxtera and 451 Research provides a state of the interconnect industry to help enterprises and investors understand how interconnection is evolving, particularly when it comes to providing direct, private connectivity to clouds and SaaS providers.
As more organizations undergo digital transformation, they’re quickly understanding the importance of real-time digital services as a competitive imperative.
CoreSite asserts that to make “getting SaaS right” easier, partnering with a data center to firm up hybrid infrastructure can reap long-term benefits. A new report from CoreSite explores the challenges, opportunities and potential of Software-as-a-Service for your business.
Databank’s Mark Houpt explores the benefits of working with a specialized data center cloud provider, including performance, security options, and support for compliance.
Hyperscalers, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and even enterprises with high density computing requirements commonly over provision to eliminate the risk of falling short of the necessary IT capacity to support future business growth. Eric Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer at Aligned Energy, highlights how an adaptive, scalable data center can prevent over provisioning.
One of the reasons for the evolution from public- or private-only models is the growing realization that not everything fits neatly into a single, traditional deployment environment. Digital Realty’s Rick Moore, Senior Director of Global Cloud Services, explores how a hybrid cloud approach can help data centers operate efficiently without sacrificing security and management control.
The cloud has brought a new way of looking at scaling capacity and resiliency through availability zones (AZ). Cyxtera’s Randy Rowland explores why, when and how to apply the concept of availability zones to dedicated infrastructure in colocation.
As 2019 kicked off, data center industry followers were eager to learn about the top trends that will shape the industry this year. Popular reads for January also tracked moves by Google, Cologix, EdgeConnex, Equinix, Compass Data Centers and more.