Big news in the data center space, as Digital Realty acquires fellow data center operator DuPoint Fabros in a deal valued at $7.6 billion. Learn more about Instor's partnership with Digital Realty and hear from our President Jack Vonich.
While there are several options for hosting your data - from enterprise data centers to shared colocation spaces to the cloud, this week, we'lll focus on cloud vs. colocation, weighing the potential benefits and drawbacks of each compared with a standard data center.
Loudoun County, VA is booming with new data center buildouts. The Northern Virginia area has access to inexpensive power and has three Trans-Atlantic cables that connect to South Africa, Europe, and Brazil. The area also offers tax incentives for building data centers in Loudoun County. Sabey has just opened and tested its first data center on its Intergate.Ashburn campus. Once fully completed, the campus will have three buildings and will add nearly 50% to the existing data center capacity.
As 2017 begins, the data center industry is in a position for higher levels of growth while obtaining inexpensive and clean energy sources. The new year provides an opportunity to build out a new data center or colocation project with optimized infrastructure and scalability options. Here are three reasons to plan your project for 2017.
Every company has different data capacities and needs which can vary from seasonal demands for data to future expansion. There are five types of data center configurations that provide different solutions to an individual company’s needs.
Iron Mountain recently began construction on its 150,000 square foot data center in Manassas, Virginia. The data center, known as VA-1, is one of four data centers planned out on the 83-acre campus, and is slated to open in August 2017.