Should you still be in the data center business? That’s the first question asked in a new report from QTS that explores the risks of the on premises data center, and the growing number of colocation offerings available.
Raul Martynek, CEO at DataBank, explores how a campus data center that will showcase the importance a school places on science and technology calls for an expert data center partner that higher education institutions can trust.
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
As big data continues to explode, many enterprises have turned to colocation data centers. Among other factors, leasing—as opposed to building or buying a new data center—reduces upfront costs. A new report from Sabey Data Centers explores how a modular data center design can provide the on-demand scaling capabilities enterprises want with the control, reliability and cost-effectiveness they need.
A new report from Server Technology, “Top 10 Concerns of Data Center Managers in 2019,” explores some of the biggest challenges and trends in data center management, as well as how to tackle these hurdles.
Colocation data centers are growing in popularity and have become popular alternatives for enterprises not looking to invest in building their own data centers, which can be a complex, costly endeavor. Today’s enterprises are turning to colocation providers for a variety of key reasons. These factors are outlined in a new report from Sabey Data Centers.
As big data continues to explode, many more enterprises are having to make a decision: partner with a colocation provider or go it on their own, building and operating a new data center. A recent white paper from Server Technology weighs the benefits of colocation and lays out the pros and cons of both paths.
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.
In 2018, DCF tracked the evolution of edge computing, and how it is positioned to bring disruptive change in latency, interconnection and data ingest.