As 2019 kicked off, data center industry followers were eager to learn about the top trends that will shape the industry this year. Popular reads for January also tracked moves by Google, Cologix, EdgeConnex, Equinix, Compass Data Centers and more.
Hyperscale deals helped data center operators lease 270 megawatts of capacity in Northern Virginia during 2018, more than doubling the region’s previous record for annual absorption. What’s ahead for 2019?
Edge computing pioneer EdgeConneX has expanded into hyperscale projects, but says it intends to be a key player as next-generation technologies drive growth in edge deployments.
Wholesale data center leasing doubled during 2018, spurred by a proliferation of huge hyperscale deals. That rapid pace of growth is testing the industry’s supply chain and construction staffing.
Compass Datacenters has quietly acquired more than 200 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona, where it has capacity to build up to 350 megawatts of data center capacity.
At Data Center Frontier, we see eight themes that will shape the data center business in 2019. Scale gets even more hyper, staffing challenges emerge, and market niches proliferate.
Cologix Plans a 100 megawatt data center campus in Ashburn, Va. with a design adapted from newly-acquired hyperscale specialist COLO-D. The campus will be built on the current site of the Christian Fellowship Church.
2018 has been a big year for hyperscale computing, as the size and speed of deals for major cloud computing platforms and social networks continues to influence how the data center industry does business.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Bob Woolley, Vice President of Critical Facilities Engineering and Design at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how the data center industry should respond to new design requirements for hyperscale cloud, the enterprise and more.
In the first six months of 2018, developers in Data Center Alley in Northern Virginia leased more mission-critical space than has been sold in any single year, in any market, anywhere on earth.