Colocation provider DataBank has agreed to acquire zColo in a deal that dramatically expands DataBank’s data center network, adding 44 data centers across 23 markets in the U.S. and Europe.
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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JP Laqueur, Senior Vice President of Marketing at DataBank, explores the close ties between cloud strategy and success and data center strategy and approaches.
Databank CTO explores how empowering government agencies to transform their IT infrastructure, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) helps accelerate the adoption of cloud solutions with an emphasis on the security and protection of federal information.
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.
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.