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.
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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Jay Brummett, Senior Director of Facilities at DataBank, explores how Method of Procedure (MOP) in the data center should be one of today’s colo provider’s main focuses.
Jerry Blair, DataBank Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Sales, highlights a list of 10 reasons for colocation and explores the following question: Why make the move into colo or cloud?
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.
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.