Vapor IO has completed a $90 million funding that will accelerate the build-out of its micro-modular edge data centers to an additional 16 cities in 2020. The company also said Cloudflare will be a customer in all of its sites.
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.
What’s ahead for the data center industry? We’ve identified eight themes that will shape the data center business in 2020. The big theme: data, data everywhere.
Phillip Marangella, CMO for EdgeConneX, explores how edge data centers can help us rearchitect the internet in a way that will support the flood of data and massive traffic flows generated by emerging technologies like AI, cloud gaming, VR/AR and multi-cloud deployments, and more.
Last January we identified eight themes that we believed would shape the data center business in 2019. How did we do? Let’s take a look and see how we did, ranking whether each prediction was a Hit, Miss or Too Early.
For the edge computing market, 2019 was a year of laying the groundwork for future growth. Here are insights from Data Center Frontier’s edge computing coverage in 2019, highlighting emerging trends and companies in edge computing.
What were the hot topics in thought leadership and white papers in 2019? Hyperscale, edgedcomputing & the datacenter impact of 5G wireless had DCF readers’ attention. Here are the year’s 10 most popular white papers on DCF.
As Amazon Web Services extends its cloud into edge computing, it will be deploying more servers with colocation providers & telcos. Here’s a closer look at AWS Local Zones and their potential impact on the edge computing sector.
Patrick Quirk, Vice President and General Manager, IT Systems at Vertiv, explores distributed networks, and how access, control and full visibility is key for success. Quirk highlights technology like serial consoles, available to enable and simplify remote management of distributed networks and IT sites.
SBA Communications’ acquisition of a Chicago interconnection facility is the latest move by tower-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs) to establish a beachhead in the data center world.