IT security will once again be a key issue in the data center industry in 2019, according to the four thought leaders in the DCF Executive Roundtable.
Beginning as a leading provider of document storage, Iron Mountain has evolved to be a major player in the digital information age. They have brought their expertise in compliance and security to the wholesale and colocation data center business, working with customers in the government, healthcare, and finance sectors. In 2017, Iron Mountain continued to grow with its acquisition of FORTRUST and IO Data Centers.
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Four veteran executives examine the North American data center landscape, and which geographic markets will be hot in 2019.
The data center industry faces a major staffing challenge. The answer: hire more veterans & women, and boost outreach to schools, DCF Roundtable members say.
Our 13th Data Center Executive Roundtable features the insights of thought leaders – James Leach of RagingWire, Cyxtera’s Randy Rowland, Jeff Klaus from Intel and Rick Crutchley of Iron Mountain. They predict the hot trends for 2019.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Eric Boonstra, VP & GM of Iron Mountain Data Centers Western Europe explores how the European data center market is evolving and poised for future growth.
A growing number of providers using sale-leaseback deals to build national data center portfolios, acquiring underutilized enterprise facilities and converting them to multi-tenant operations.
The Phoenix market sees demand from local businesses, but has become a destination for providers from other markets — particularly California — who are seeking to place data center assets in a location with low disaster risk, either for primary or backup data centers.
The Data Center Frontier Special Report on the Phoenix data center market continues with an exploration of Phoenix data center market supply and trends that are luring data center providers to the Phoenix area, as well as some of the biggest new colocation projects in the area.
Demand in Phoenix originates from companies in the market and companies outside that view the Phoenix market as a disaster recovery location. When compared to other major U.S. data center markets, Phoenix is very competitive as it relates to colocation rates, power cost, and tax incentive opportunities.
This Data Center Frontier Special Report series explores how Phoenix has become one of the most dynamic data center growth markets in the U.S., with a surge in leasing in the past two years, including major deals featuring hyperscale cloud companies.