The data center and colocation industry is a small segment of the IT sector, but represents a large portion of the power consumption. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Kevin Hagen, of Iron Mountain, outlines the evolution of renewable energy use in the data center and colocation industry.
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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Hybrid IT architectures with colo as the foundation increase efficiency, lower costs, and mitigate risks when compared to environments with only in-house data centers. Rick Crutchley, Chief Operating Officer at IO, now Iron Mountain, shares how organizations can benefit from a hybrid IT strategy that features colocation.
Choosing the right partner is critical in establishing a seamless data center migration. Success lies deep within the details. Download the new Iron Mountain white paper to explore the 10 steps to data center migration success.
The data center industry has seen growing interest from new investors and a wave of mergers and acquisitions. Four industry thought leaders discuss the importance of capital, and what it may mean in 2018.
What are the up-and-coming markets that may make headlines in 2018? Four veteran data center executives share their take on data center geography.
Four top data center executives discuss the key trends and issues that will impact the wholesale data center sector in 2018.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable features insights from four thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed.
Iron Mountain closed 2017 with a flurry, announcing three acquisitions and opening a new data center campus. Iron Mountain’s Mark Kidd talks about what’s next.
In 2018, colo providers will try their best to innovate to integrate with customers’ cloud environments and delivery models. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Mark W. Jobson, Director of Product Marketing for Iron Mountain’s data center business unit, discusses 2018 data center and colocation projections, and what the next year may hold for the two industries.
2018 is shaping up as a big year for sale-leaseback deals, due to the increased number of properties available and more service providers embracing the strategy as an attractive way to expand into new markets.