In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Charisse Richards, Vice President of IT and Integration at Iron Mountain Data Centers, explores how digital transformation is reshaping the industry and the role of IT executives.
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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The Phoenix market is currently experiencing a data center building boom, with hundreds of megawatts of potential capacity in the pipeline. The Phoenix region benefits from power and fiber infrastructure, and growing competition among service providers. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, courtesy of Iron Mountain Data Centers, that provides market analysis, and information on the business environment and major data center players in the Phoenix data center market.
Iron Mountain has begun construction on a 550,000 square foot data center on its Phoenix campus, on property acquired through its acquisition of IO Data Centers.
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Iron Mountain has acquired the EvoSwitch data center business for $235 million, gaining entry to the Amsterdam market, one of Europe’s major connectivity hubs.
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.
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.