Colony Capital intends to be an active investor in the data center sector in 2020 and beyond. Its recent $185 million investment in DataBank provides insights to Colony’s strategy to expand aggressively into digital infrastructure.
Acquired in 2016, DataBank is the retail colocation arm of Digital Bridge. This partnership has connected them to Vertical Bridge, making DataBank a key player in the development of edge computing networks.
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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.
Vlad Friedman CTO at DataBank, explores data center cooling options, and highlights the rear door cooler system, which the company is implementing at its new ATL1 data center in Atlanta.
How will data centers fit into the smart cities of the future? DataBank provides a preview with its new Atlanta data center, which features a liquid cooled HPC center and will reuse server waste heat and include a microgrid.
Databank’s Mark Houpt explores the benefits of working with a specialized data center cloud provider, including performance, security options, and support for compliance.
Although the commercial and operational advantages of hybrid IT are compelling, for financial services and healthcare organizations as well as enterprises that market their services to the government sector, security and regulatory compliance are non-negotiable. Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank, takes a look at key security and compliance factors when adopting a hybrid IT strategy for your business.
Edge computing is a hot topic. Here’s our guide to the new players on the edge, which includes both startups and established names in the data center sector.
DataBank and Vertical Bridge are partnering to build a network of micro data centers at the base of cell towers to support demand for edge computing.
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.
As the new consolidator in the data center industry, Digital Bridge has a vision that extends from the device in your hand to the server in the data center. The acquisition of Vantage Data Centers is a key step towards those ambitions.