Rising rack densities and liquid cooling were the focus of the most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in November, along with the impact of data gravity and strategic moves by Digital Realty and QTS.
QTS Data Centers
QTS Data Centers are masters of retrofitting industrial facilities and transforming them into state-of-the-art data fortresses. Their ability to renovate buildings in infrastructure rich areas makes them cost-efficient while delivers their 3 C’s: cloud, colocation, and custom data centers.
Headquarters: Overland Park, KS
Projects like the IEIC (Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee), of which QTS is a member, work to “stimulate transformation, regional economies and internet infrastructure growth globally,” and are designed to deemphasize the heavy reliance of the current concentrated, congested peering points. A new white paper from QTS, “QTS Peering and Data Exchange,” explores how companies can help the industry proliferate the number of buildings where internet and content networks can exchange traffic and do so in a neutral and open way.
A new report from QTS asserts there is a critically important role for the intermediary who enables internet networks and content networks to exchange traffic — the user and the content to connect — enabling data exchange. Download the new white paper today that explores how companies like QTS can help the industry proliferate the number of buildings where internet and content networks can exchange traffic and do so in a neutral and open way.
QTS Realty has signed a 12-megawatt lease with a hyperscale customer, which will become the anchor tenant in a new data center building on the company’s Metro Atlanta campus.
Should you still be in the data center business? That’s the first question asked in a new report from QTS that explores the risks of the on premises data center, and the growing number of colocation offerings available.
Should you still be in the data center business? Your decision may be fueled by the desire for control, the need to leverage existing investments, or simply: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” If you’re thinking of keeping your infrastructure on premises, download the new report from QTS Realty that explores 13 risks to consider.
Some of the world’s largest investors are raising billions of dollars to invest in digital infrastructure, citing extraordinary demand for capital to fuel the shift to a data economy.
The most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in March featured Facebook’s new wholesale fiber business, cooling, edge computing, and data center staffing.
QTS Data Centers has formed a joint venture with global infrastructure investor Alinda Capital Partners that could provide up to $1 billion in funding for future data center construction, starting with a campus in Manassas, Virginia.
Building the Internet of bits and bytes requires concrete and steel. Here’s a detailed look at the process of creating a data center, from dirt to cloud.