When it comes to picking the right data center, the importance of density—and specifically power density—is often overlooked. Jerry Blair of DataBank takes a closer look at three critical density factors and highlights a specific density use case to show why colocation density is an important factor to consider.
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.
Headquarters: Dallas, TX
DataBank continues to rapidly expand its national network of data centers, adding capacity in key growth markets. The company has purchased an existing building to add capacity in the Denver market, following recent expansions in Dallas and Pittsburgh.
As the promise of 5G and edge computing becomes more and more real, network service providers need to move away from traditional, centralized compute infrastructure and embrace a more specialized, decentralized model. Raul Martynek, CEO at DataBank, examines how wireless edge computing will help network service providers capitalize on 5G opportunities.
Colony Capital is changing its name to DigitalBridge, a move that aligns its brand with CEO Marc Ganzi’s vision for a company driving the transition to a cloud-powered future. Ganzi sees DigitalBridge as the first truly global, diversified digital REIT.
Raul Martynek, CEO at DataBank, refines the definition of edge computing. This is the first of a three-part series looking at the edge from the multiple perspectives of enterprises using and driving edge development: hyperscalers, SaaS application/ content developers, and network providers. In this article, we examine how hyperscale cloud providers see the edge and the role they are playing in its development.
A recent financing by DataBank breaks new ground in financing data center growth, and may help colocation and edge computing specialists raise capital using strategies previously limited to hyperscale deals.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, JP Laqueur, Senior Vice President of Marketing at DataBank, examines how Web 3.0 has created the need for a strong Digital Asset Allocation strategy.
Edge, Equinix and Atlanta were the three themes that grabbed readers’ attention in November. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in November 2020, in order of article views.
How can organizations gain control of their cloud spending? As data center managers reviewing budgets for 2021, DataBank CTO Vlad Friedman takes a look at strategies and tools to optimize your cloud and data center spending.
Colony Capital has built DataBank through a deal-driven “digital playbook” that brings together a convergence of technologies, companies and investors. The goal: capture the huge opportunity in edge computing.