Investors are buying up regional data centers, as demand for Internet infrastructure extends beyond major markets to support edge computing. In the latest example, 365 Data Centers has been acquired by an investor group.
Compass Data Centers
Founded in 2012, Compass Data Centers offers wholesale data center solutions for individual clients, allowing them to quickly build data centers to the client’s needs. Their years of experience allows them to personalize their designs for each customer without sacrificing speed or quality.
Headquarters: Dallas, TX
Compass Datacenters has new investors, highlighting the growing investor interest in edge computing and new data center capacity to support the Internet of Things.
Edge computing is evolving beyond caching, and will require more compute power and intelligence to manage the movement of data, say analysts, who predict this will create business opportunities for data center providers in 2017.
After years of slow but steady adoption, KyotoCooling technology has gained significant traction with data center service providers.
Improving data center energy efficiency is an important goal. There are a variety of complex business and technical issues which interact that can affect the design, as well as the present and future operating conditions over the operating life of the data center.
Expect to see more acquisitions in coming months as the data center sector continues to consolidate, say the five panelists on our Data Center Executive Roundtable. Some deals will focus on scale, some on geography, and others on specialization.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable panelists look at the market for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software solutions. The bottom line: The market remains huge, solutions are still maturing, and customers are becoming more discerning.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable panelists debate the impact of hybrid cloud for service providers.
ASHRAE standard 90.4 may increase the cost of preparing documentation during data center design, and could limit innovation by hyperscale pioneers by having local build departments reject or limit their future design options. Learn more in this Data Center Frontier Special Report.
Data Center Executive Roundtable: Insights on Cloud Trends for 2016 from our expert panelists: Chris Crosby of Compass, Intel’s Jeff Klaus, Chris Sharp of Digital Realty, CPI’s Michael Custer & Mark Wachtmann of IO.