Internet exchanges are seeing record levels of network traffic as the spread of the Coronavirus prompts more remote work and online education. Game downloads are also boosting traffic.
Iron Mountain has spent several years adding data center capacity and green power. In 2020 it will also focus on enhancing its interconnection capabilities and building connected customer ecosystems.
Digital Realty will acquire a majority interest in the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle, the primary interconnection hub in the Pacific Northwest. The company says the deal will strengthen its interconnection business.
Enterprise CIOs are increasingly looking for single providers to meet their data center & hybrid cloud needs, according to new data from Credit Suisse. That could produce a “winner takes all” dynamic that favors the largest service providers.
Equinix will buy Packet in a major push into edge computing. The acquisition will allow Equinix to accelerate its interconnected edge services and add a “bare metal” cloud offering.
In a clear signal of its growing ambitions in the colocation market, Digital Realty has unveiled PlatformDIGITAL, a broad initiative to sharpen its focus on problem-solving for enterprise customers retooling their IT infrastructure.
Digital Realty has agreed to acquire Interxion in an all-stock deal with an estimated value of $8.4 billion, the largest acquisition in the history of the data center industry.
A $500 million investment from an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is the next step in the transformation of Cologix into a larger player in cloud on-ramps and software-defined networking.
What are the most significant trends in data center interconnection and the delivery of network services? A DCF Roundtable discussion featuring executives from Intel, Digital Realty, Cyxtera and Iron Mountain.
As more organizations undergo digital transformation, they’re quickly understanding the importance of real-time digital services as a competitive imperative.