Data centers require lots of power, and users need to understand local utilities and their capacity and reliability. That’s why knowing the grid is crucial in data center site selection.
A data center is a long-term investment, and choosing a location requires being sensitive both the needs of the business and the surrounding community. A new special report series, courtesy of Stack Infrastructure,, looks at 5 keys to success in data center site selection.
Digital Realty believes the growth of the digital economy will be guided by the “data gravity” of massive aggregation points for data, which will be a magnet for applications and infrastructure. New research predicts where this will happen.
A new white paper from Echelon explores the Ireland-based data centers company exploration and investments into the London market — one the report states is ripe for growth and high in demand for data capabilities.
Disaster recovery (DR), and business continuity (BC) are critically important but often misunderstood. A new report from Prime Data Centers highlights how to better protect your data in today’s climate, where COVID-19 illustrates the complex risk environment.
A special report from Data Center Frontier focuses on the Portland, Oregon data center market, including the city’s business environment, including hazard risk, economic development, and connectivity infrastructure.
The story of Portland as a data center market will be defined in the next several years. With a historic volume of supply in the pipeline, the Hillsboro cluster is poised for dramatic growth. Developers are embracing the thesis that Portland is the hot emerging market for low-cost data center development in the Pacific Northwest.
The Portland data center market benefits from the active technology cluster in the emerging data center district in Hillsboro, and ready access to fiber rings that connect facilities to trans-Pacific subsea cables that land on the Oregon coast.
The most current disaster on the public’s mind, of course, is COVID-19, the global pandemic, of which we are still in its throes. That said, the rate of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires has increased in recent years, as well. A new report from Databank highlights the importance of disaster recovery capabilities in such an environment.
The Northern Virginia data center market is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Data Center Frontier explores trends, stats and future expectations for the No. 1 data center market in the country.