Preparing for the Unexpected Requires a Viable Disaster Recovery Solution
By: Data Center POST - 27 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, An adverse event or outage at a data center can happen when it’s least expected, causing prolonged downtime and significant financial loss for an organization. Therefore, every data center needs [...]

What Makes an Ideal Data Center?
By: Data Center POST - 24 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure Data centers come in all shapes and sizes, their designs driven by a multitude of factors. [...]

Healthcare Providers, Is Your Medical Data Secure in the Cloud?
By: Data Center POST - 24 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Medical data is one of the hottest commodities on the black market, typically selling for approximately $14 to $25 per record. Because of this, healthcare providers must take advanced measures [...]

Facebook Building Even Bigger Data Center Campuses
By: Data Center POST - 24 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, PRINEVILLE, Ore. – When Facebook unveiled its first company-built data center on the high plains of Central Oregon in 2011, it was a first step into the [...]

The Cabinet is Critical to Managing Edge Compute Sites for IoT
By: Data Center POST - 23 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products explains white space management of Edge [...]

Digital Realty: We Want Deals That Make Us Better, Not Just Bigger
By: Data Center POST - 23 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, With 145 properties spanning 23 million square feet of space, Digital Realty is the biggest player in the global data center industry. [...]

The Power Paradox of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
By: Data Center POST - 23 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Jake Ring, CEO of dcBLOX, explains why hyper-convergence in the data center is top of mind for [...]

Switch Opens 1.3 Million SF Data Center at Citadel Campus
By: Data Center POST - 22 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Switch has opened the doors on its Citadel Campus outside Reno, Nevada, bringing online a data center behemoth that spans 1.3 million square feet of [...]

VIRTUS Data Centres sees continued high demand in London
By: Data Center POST - 22 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Need for hyper efficient, well connected, flexible and scalable space leads to growth London – 22 February 2017 – VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, continued its rapid growth trend [...]

Is Your Data Center Secure?
By: Data Center POST - 22 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted TelecomNewsroom, Today, just about every data center provider touts security as a main selling point. But while it’s easy to say that your storage and computing systems are secure, proving it can [...]

Why Snap’s IPO Means More Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 17 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Silicon Valley and Wall Street are all atwitter about the pending IPO of Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, the social network that has built [...]

Top 3 Considerations When Adding Data Center Capacity
By: Data Center POST - 17 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this this edition of “Voices of the Industry,” Samir Shah, Chief of Staff at BASELAYER, covers three of the top considerations when adding [...]

Data Center First: Intel’s Vision For A Data-Driven World
By: Data Center POST - 17 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, The global technology sector is on the brink of an explosion of data, according to top executives at Intel, who say the growth of cloud [...]

Equinix Acquires IO London Data Center Business
By: Data Center POST - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Some data center acquisitions are motivated by the need to add more capacity. Others are driven by the addition of revenue from existing tenants. In [...]

6 Dashboards for Managing Every Modern Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, explores the top dashboards and KPIs that help every modern [...]

Learn and Network at Data Center World Global 2017
By: Data Center POST - 13 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Data center and IT professionals from around the world are gearing up for Data Center World Global 2017 conference, April 3-6 in Los Angeles. [...]

HostingCon Global 2017
By: Data Center POST - 13 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Where Learning and Networking Set the Stage for Business Growth [...]

CyrusOne-Sentinel Deal Highlights Opportunity in Southeast
By: Data Center POST - 10 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, The consolidation in the data center industry has accelerated in a big way in recent months, as leading players seek to keep pace with the [...]

Data Center Managers Set Their Sights on 2017
By: Data Center POST - 10 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, New Year’s resolutions are the time for everyone to commit to major changes in their personal and professional lives. [...]

Three Critical Uses of Data for Off-Grid Telecom Power
By: Data Center POST - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Tomas Rahkonen, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Flexenclosure Consumers in off-grid areas are rapidly increasing their use of mobile internet services. At the same time, they not only expect service to become more reliable, [...]

Struggling With Internet Traffic and Congestion? Look to the Edge of the Network
By: Data Center POST - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Network congestion has become a top concern for network operators, telcos, service providers and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). According to Cisco, the problem is only going to get worse over the next three years, [...]

Cologix Acquired by Private Equity Firm Stonepeak
By: Data Center POST - 06 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Colocation provider Cologix has been acquired by private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in a deal highlighting investor interest in interconnection services in regional markets. [...]

Data Center Deal Action Shifts to Regional Markets
By: Data Center POST - 06 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, A flurry of data center acquisitions in January highlight the industry’s growing focus on regional markets, as service providers and investors bought up facilities in [...]

Data Centers in a Hyperscale Model: Making Computing Solutions More Scalable
By: Data Center POST - 03 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Mufassira Fathima, Content Writer, Allied Market Research The emergence of unified, massively scalable computer infrastructure in the current decade has been both an outcome and a catalyst of a new era of computing. [...]

New Miami Data Center to Offer Interconnections to South and Latin America
By: Data Center POST - 02 February 2017 - 0 Comments

The Miami, Florida region is one of the densest fiber routes in the U.S., and is now a main interconnection point for traffic exchange with South America. [...]

Loudoun County Prepares for Next Phase of Cloud Growth
By: Data Center POST - 02 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, ASHBURN, Va. – With another surge in cloud growth looming, local officials in Loudoun County, Virginia are laying the groundwork for the data center industry’s next [...]

Tailoring Your Data Center for a New Market
By: Data Center POST - 01 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry,  James Leach, Vice President of Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, explains how tailoring your data center to the unique aspects of its site [...]

Are You a Data Center Innovator or a Farmer?
By: Data Center POST - 01 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, Why Build-To-Suit Data Centers are Faster, Cheaper and More Efficient Investments than Building Private Data Centers [...]

Central Colo Enters Northern Virginia Data Center Market
By: Data Center POST - 01 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Central Colo has wasted no time expanding beyond its first facility in Silicon Valley. [...]

AI Computing Boom Drives Growth for NVIDIA
By: Data Center POST - 31 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest technology trends for 2017. [...]

Vertiv™ Introduces Autotuning Control for Enhanced Cooling Efficiency and Protection
By: Data Center POST - 31 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Vertiv™, New breakthrough in Liebert® thermal controls stabilizes data center cooling capacity [...]

The Benefits of Multi-Cloud Strategies
By: Data Center POST - 30 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this this edition of “Voices of the Industry,” Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer at Digital Realty, outlines the benefits of multi-cloud strategies and [...]

Getting SDN Live in the Data Center Is Taking Longer Than Expected, Survey Reveals
By: Data Center POST - 30 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to IHS Markit by Cliff Grossner, Highlights In the data center, lab trials for software-defined networking (SDN) are still dominant over production trials and live deployments Service provider bare metal switching deployments [...]

In the New York-New Jersey Metro Area, Network-to-Network Cross-Connects Between Data Centers Have Become Mission-Critical
By: Data Center POST - 30 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, As business continues to become more digitalized and reliant on the cloud, access to transport services between data centers has become mission-critical. [...]

Innovation, Increased Security and Energy Efficiency Are Among the Key Attributes of Progressive Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 26 January 2017 - Comments Off on Innovation, Increased Security and Energy Efficiency Are Among the Key Attributes of Progressive Data Center

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Technavio predicts the global data center market to grow at a CAGR of close to 11 percent between 2016 and 2020. The rise in digitization and cloud computing among enterprises [...]

Access to Cloud Networking Services and Next-Generation Interconnection Technologies in Core U.S. Markets Just Got More Affordable and Easier
By: Data Center POST - 26 January 2017 - Comments Off on Access to Cloud Networking Services and Next-Generation Interconnection Technologies in Core U.S. Markets Just Got More Affordable and Easier

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, The goal of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is to enable cloud and network engineers and administrators to respond quickly to changing business requirements via a centralized control console. [...]

Edge, IoT Likely to Boost Fortunes of Modular Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 25 January 2017 - Comments Off on Edge, IoT Likely to Boost Fortunes of Modular Data Centers

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

What’s Next for Renewable Energy in Data Centers?
By: Data Center POST - 25 January 2017 - Comments Off on What’s Next for Renewable Energy in Data Centers?

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

In 2017, The Enterprise Cloud Gets Distributed
By: Data Center POST - 25 January 2017 - Comments Off on In 2017, The Enterprise Cloud Gets Distributed

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

Green Data Center Conference Returns to La Jolla, CA
By: Data Center POST - 24 January 2017 - Comments Off on Green Data Center Conference Returns to La Jolla, CA

Originally posted Data Center Frontier by Kevin Normandeau, Early bird registration is open for the 8th Annual Green Data Center Conference 2017 until January 27th. [...]

Microsoft Deals Drive Blockbuster Year for Data Center Leasing
By: Data Center POST - 24 January 2017 - Comments Off on Microsoft Deals Drive Blockbuster Year for Data Center Leasing

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Microsoft leased as much as 125 megawatts of third-party data center space in 2016, accounting for the top six deals in the wholesale data center [...]

Lithium-Ion Batteries Offer New Options for Data Center Backup Power
By: Data Center POST - 24 January 2017 - Comments Off on Lithium-Ion Batteries Offer New Options for Data Center Backup Power

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, Mobile technologies have fundamentally changed our way of life – where and how we work, communicate and spend our time. [...]

DBT-DATA Markets Development Sites Amid Ashburn Building Boom
By: Data Center POST - 23 January 2017 - Comments Off on DBT-DATA Markets Development Sites Amid Ashburn Building Boom

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, There’s an old saying in real estate: “Buy land – they’re not making any more of it.” [...]

Amazon Approaches 1 Gigawatt of Cloud Capacity in Virginia
By: Data Center POST - 23 January 2017 - Comments Off on Amazon Approaches 1 Gigawatt of Cloud Capacity in Virginia

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Amazon’s cloud computing operation may soon have more than 1 gigawatt of power capacity supporting its huge US-East data center cluster, according to a Greenpeace [...]

London’s Key Data Centre Market to Continue to Thrive
By: Data Center POST - 23 January 2017 - Comments Off on London’s Key Data Centre Market to Continue to Thrive

Originally posted to Future-tech, Data centres have fast become a vital asset to many businesses; since 2007, there has been a colossal 200% rise in the European market for data centre services. [...]

Host in Ireland Adds IT Industry Leader to Its Advisory Council
By: Data Center POST - 19 January 2017 - Comments Off on Host in Ireland Adds IT Industry Leader to Its Advisory Council

The global telecommunications industry now recognizes Ireland as a top location in Europe to host digital assets. This can be attributed to the tireless work of Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created [...]

HostingCon Global 2017: Where Networking and New Business Happen
By: Data Center POST - 19 January 2017 - Comments Off on HostingCon Global 2017: Where Networking and New Business Happen

Early Bird Registration is Now Open This spring, the global event for the cloud and service provider ecosystem is coming to the city of sunshine, palm trees and movie stars. [...]

Executive Roundtable: Data Center Trends to Watch in 2017
By: Data Center POST - 18 January 2017 - Comments Off on Executive Roundtable: Data Center Trends to Watch in 2017

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Welcome to our sixth Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

Data Center Providers Are Evolving to Overcome New Security Challenges
By: Data Center POST - 17 January 2017 - Comments Off on Data Center Providers Are Evolving to Overcome New Security Challenges

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Businesses today are facing an uphill battle in the fight against cybercrime, as threats are increasing in both volume and complexity year over year. [...]

Increased Cloud Adoption and the Demand for Connectivity at the Edge
By: Data Center POST - 17 January 2017 - Comments Off on Increased Cloud Adoption and the Demand for Connectivity at the Edge

Cloud adoption is significantly increasing among enterprises, as Cisco predicts cloud traffic will grow almost four-fold by 2020. [...]

Investing in the Edge: Funding Preps Compass for New Phase of Growth
By: Data Center POST - 16 January 2017 - Comments Off on Investing in the Edge: Funding Preps Compass for New Phase of Growth

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Compass Datacenters was created to deploy data center capacity in new ways in new places. It will now be pursuing that plan with new investors. [...]

The Transition to Third Network Services is About to Gain Greater Traction MEF Appoints SDN Visionary Dan Pitt to Senior Vice-President
By: Data Center POST - 16 January 2017 - Comments Off on The Transition to Third Network Services is About to Gain Greater Traction MEF Appoints SDN Visionary Dan Pitt to Senior Vice-President

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, The communications industry is transitioning to Third Network Services, which combine the performance and security assurances of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) with the agility and ubiquity of the internet. [...]

Why SaaS Users Must Play a Bigger Role in Protecting Their Apps and Data
By: Data Center POST - 12 January 2017 - Comments Off on Why SaaS Users Must Play a Bigger Role in Protecting Their Apps and Data

Originally posted to CloudPost, By Dmitry Dontsov, CEO, Spinbackup, Enterprises, particularly SMBs, are no longer holding back wondering if they should move their critical data and apps to the cloud. [...]

Greenpeace: The Cloud is Getting Greener, But Work Remains
By: Data Center POST - 12 January 2017 - Comments Off on Greenpeace: The Cloud is Getting Greener, But Work Remains

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, The cloud is getting greener, with a growing number of server farms supported by renewable power, according to a new report from Greenpeace. [...]

New App Possibilities with the Internet of Things
By: Data Center POST - 12 January 2017 - Comments Off on New App Possibilities with the Internet of Things

By Harnil Oza, Founder and CEO, Hyperlink Infosystem, [...]

Greenpeace Cites Switch for Leadership on Renewable Energy
By: Data Center POST - 12 January 2017 - Comments Off on Greenpeace Cites Switch for Leadership on Renewable Energy

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Switch has emerged as a leader in the data center industry’s effort to power its operations with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace, which gave the [...]

Uptime Institute’s Tier Ratings Explained
By: Data Center POST - 11 January 2017 - Comments Off on Uptime Institute’s Tier Ratings Explained

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, The Uptime Institute’s Tier Rating System has been the standard in the data center industry for years. [...]

The Silver Lining in the New Lease Accounting Rules – The Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 11 January 2017 - Comments Off on The Silver Lining in the New Lease Accounting Rules – The Data Center

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Bill Kleyman, The modern data center is a key component of the modern business. Strategies, go-to market initiatives, and entire organizational goals are being built around the [...]

The Year Ahead: Edge Computing Creates Opportunity in 2017
By: Data Center POST - 10 January 2017 - Comments Off on The Year Ahead: Edge Computing Creates Opportunity in 2017

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, As tech pundits and executives look to the horizon, they see huge demand for edge computing. What they don’t yet see is the infrastructure to [...]

How 60 Years of Innovation Turned Ireland Into Overnight Success for Digital Hosting Industry
By: Data Center POST - 09 January 2017 - Comments Off on How 60 Years of Innovation Turned Ireland Into Overnight Success for Digital Hosting Industry

Originally posted to IC4, In the first edition of a series of guest blogs, IC4 welcomes Garry Connolly. Garry currently serves as President and Founder of Host in Ireland, where he oversees the direction [...]

Vinci Consulting Corporation: A Brutally Honest Assessor of Networking
By: Data Center POST - 09 January 2017 - Comments Off on Vinci Consulting Corporation: A Brutally Honest Assessor of Networking

Originally posted to CISCO.CIOReview, Vinci Consulting Corporation CEO Paul Vinciguerra is a straight shooter, and it trickles down to every aspect of how he runs his company. From the way they engage with customers [...]

PTC’17 to Explore Changing Realities in Telecom
By: Data Center POST - 05 January 2017 - Comments Off on PTC’17 to Explore Changing Realities in Telecom

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Telecommunications providers today must navigate an ever-shifting sea of customer demands, economic conditions and regulatory policies. Survival is impossible without a thorough understanding of the major changes that are happening [...]

FORTRUST Adopts Diesel Rotary UPS for Backup Power
By: Data Center POST - 04 January 2017 - Comments Off on FORTRUST Adopts Diesel Rotary UPS for Backup Power

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, [...]

The Year Ahead: Delivering on the Promise of Virtual Reality
By: Data Center POST - 03 January 2017 - Comments Off on The Year Ahead: Delivering on the Promise of Virtual Reality

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, In 2016 Pokemon Go demonstrated the power of augmented reality to disrupt the world of entertainment, as well as our digital infrastructure. [...]

The SUPERNAP Design Goes Global With Milan Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 30 December 2016 - Comments Off on The SUPERNAP Design Goes Global With Milan Data Center

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Milan has long been renowned as a center for innovative design. That trend now applies to the data center as well as the runway. [...]

The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2016
By: Data Center POST - 29 December 2016 - Comments Off on The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2016

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, What were the year’s biggest data center stories? As we approach the New Year, it’s a good time to reflect on 2016 and look back [...]

The Past, Present and Future of Modular Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 23 December 2016 - Comments Off on The Past, Present and Future of Modular Data Centers

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Shepard EVP, General Manager of the BASELAYER’s Anywhere hardware division, looks over the past, present [...]

Amid Consolidation, Equinix and Digital Realty Chart Course to Growth
By: Data Center POST - 23 December 2016 - Comments Off on Amid Consolidation, Equinix and Digital Realty Chart Course to Growth

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, Amid the consolidation in the data center industry, Equinix and Digital Realty continue to grow through acquisition, solidifying their leadership positions in key segments of [...]

Will Virtual Reality Make On-Site Data Center Tours Obsolete?
By: Data Center POST - 23 December 2016 - Comments Off on Will Virtual Reality Make On-Site Data Center Tours Obsolete?

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, In this week’s Voices of the Industry, James Leach, Vice President of Marketing at RagingWire, looks at the impact virtual reality may have [...]

Emerson Network Power Becomes Vertiv, Eyes New Opportunities
By: Data Center POST - 23 December 2016 - Comments Off on Emerson Network Power Becomes Vertiv, Eyes New Opportunities

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, LAS VEGAS – As it relaunches as a private company with a new brand, Vertiv confronts a changing landscape in its core niche of data [...]

Surging Connectivity Demands Are Driving Global Data Center Growth
By: Data Center POST - 22 December 2016 - Comments Off on Surging Connectivity Demands Are Driving Global Data Center Growth

The massive demand for connectivity is fueling the need for reliable data center services, particularly in emerging and secondary international markets. For this reason, many data center providers are expanding their global footprint to [...]

Data Center Predictions for 2017
By: Data Center POST - 20 December 2016 - Comments Off on Data Center Predictions for 2017

By Louis Imershein, Vice President of Product, Permabit As the end of the year approaches, I’ve been thinking about trends we are seeing today and how they will impact data center purchase decisions and [...]

Considerations for Deploying Virtual Network Functions and Services
By: Data Center POST - 20 December 2016 - Comments Off on Considerations for Deploying Virtual Network Functions and Services

Originally posted on MEF This webinar discusses considerations for implementing NFV to add new virtual network functions and virtual network services onto foundational Carrier Ethernet (CE) connectivity services. [...]

MEF16 Q&A: Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW Global – Delivering Third Network Service Innovation Requires Broad Collaboration, Deep Organizational Change
By: Data Center POST - 19 December 2016 - Comments Off on MEF16 Q&A: Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW Global – Delivering Third Network Service Innovation Requires Broad Collaboration, Deep Organizational Change

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews [...]

Improved Connectivity Is Coming to the Mid-Atlantic
By: Data Center POST - 15 December 2016 - Comments Off on Improved Connectivity Is Coming to the Mid-Atlantic

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Stretching from New York to Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic is one of the most competitive and fast-paced business regions of the country and home to a large concentration of finance, media, [...]

New Whitepaper Outlines MEF’s Vision for Third Network Services
By: Data Center POST - 15 December 2016 - Comments Off on New Whitepaper Outlines MEF’s Vision for Third Network Services

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Year after year, it becomes ever more interesting to consider the top trends that will shaping the telecommunications industry. One of the more important drivers is the acceleration of Third [...]

Experience Datacloud Asia 2017 Where Deals Are Made in the Asia-Pacific Data Center and Cloud Community
By: Data Center POST - 15 December 2016 - Comments Off on Experience Datacloud Asia 2017 Where Deals Are Made in the Asia-Pacific Data Center and Cloud Community

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, [...]

RagingWire Breaking Ground on New Ashburn Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 15 December 2016 - Comments Off on RagingWire Breaking Ground on New Ashburn Data Center

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, [...]

By: Data Center POST - 14 December 2016 - Comments Off on Equinix Buys 24 Data Centers from Verizon in $3.6 Billion Deal

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, [...]

The Cloud Brings Colo to Cable Landings
By: Data Center POST - 13 December 2016 - Comments Off on The Cloud Brings Colo to Cable Landings

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, [...]

RagingWire Invests $160M in Third Virginia Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 09 December 2016 - Comments Off on RagingWire Invests $160M in Third Virginia Data Center

Originally posted to Commercial Property Executive by IvyLee Rosario, [...]

Profile of Niamh Kelly: Leading a Global Workforce for one of Ireland’s Fastest Growing  Global Network Providers
By: Data Center POST - 08 December 2016 - Comments Off on Profile of Niamh Kelly: Leading a Global Workforce for one of Ireland’s Fastest Growing Global Network Providers

Originally posted to Host in Ireland, [...]

Be Cloud-Ready for a Disaster
By: Data Center POST - 06 December 2016 - Comments Off on Be Cloud-Ready for a Disaster

By Nick Russo, Chief Technology Officer, Host.net [...]

Ivo Ivanov, DE-CIX’s Head of Strategic Development, Talks Growth, Security and DirectCLOUD
By: Data Center POST - 01 December 2016 - Comments Off on Ivo Ivanov, DE-CIX’s Head of Strategic Development, Talks Growth, Security and DirectCLOUD

Data Center POST recently had the opportunity to interview Ivo Ivanov, Head of Strategic Development at DE-CIX Management GmbH. In our Q&A, Mr. Ivanov discusses several different topics, ranging from winning the Global Carrier [...]

MEF16 Advances Third Network Services for Hyper-Connected World and Digital Economy
By: Data Center POST - 30 November 2016 - Comments Off on MEF16 Advances Third Network Services for Hyper-Connected World and Digital Economy

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, The Third Network made quite the showing at the recent MEF16 global networking event in Baltimore. Hosted by MEF, MEF16 attracted more than 1,000 registrants from 30 countries and 260 [...]

Data Center Efficiency, the New Mark of Leadership
By: Data Center POST - 29 November 2016 - Comments Off on Data Center Efficiency, the New Mark of Leadership

What does it take to be successful in business today? It requires more than just turning a strong profit. Now, businesses must also prove they can efficiently and responsibly manage their data center resources. [...]

Connectivity is King!
By: Data Center POST - 29 November 2016 - Comments Off on Connectivity is King!

By Darren Watkins, Managing Director, VIRTUS Data Centres, It is fair to say that Big Data is a big deal. IDC states that the big data business analytics market will hit $203 billion by 2020, a [...]

Healthcare Providers, Are You Struggling With Cloud Computing?
By: Data Center POST - 29 November 2016 - Comments Off on Healthcare Providers, Are You Struggling With Cloud Computing?

The cloud is supposed to streamline operations and reduce costs for businesses, but many healthcare organizations are learning that the cloud can be complex and challenging too. For this reason, Gartner just released a [...]

How to Transition from AV Tech to Management
By: Data Center POST - 28 November 2016 - Comments Off on How to Transition from AV Tech to Management

Originally posted to J Patrick + Associates by Alyssa Wishingrad, The road from AV technician to management is not always direct. Certainly there are the fundamental skills and attributes you need in order to move [...]

Etix Everywhere and Angola Cables Partner to Connect Africa and the Americas
By: Data Center POST - 22 November 2016 - Comments Off on Etix Everywhere and Angola Cables Partner to Connect Africa and the Americas

If there’s one thing Africa’s emerging digital economy critically needs, it’s direct subsea connectivity to the Americas. Right now, data must pass through Europe, which is highly inefficient, but that’s about to change. [...]

Collaborating to Create a More Agile Network Architecture
By: Data Center POST - 18 November 2016 - Comments Off on Collaborating to Create a More Agile Network Architecture

Telecommunications providers are challenged to efficiently and cost-effectively deliver content, connectivity and data-intensive services to customers. Yet, many lack the necessary infrastructure to keep up with heavy demands. [...]

Executive Profile: CEO & Founder of Connected2Fiber, Ben Edmond, Discusses His Company’s Achievements, Leadership and Goals
By: Data Center POST - 14 November 2016 - Comments Off on Executive Profile: CEO & Founder of Connected2Fiber, Ben Edmond, Discusses His Company’s Achievements, Leadership and Goals

Data Center POST recently spoke with Ben Edmond, CEO and Founder of Connected2Fiber. Mr. Edmond has diverse experience within the telecom industry. He is a proactive, hands-on leader with expertise in developing and launching strategic [...]

Connecting to San Diego Just Got Easier
By: Data Center POST - 10 November 2016 - Comments Off on Connecting to San Diego Just Got Easier

By Don MacNeil, CTO, EdgeConneX Attention, West Coast businesses, direct, low latency connections are now available to and from San Diego. EdgeConneX®, a global data center solutions leader at the edge of the network, [...]

Why Henry Ford Would Hate the New Colocation Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 07 November 2016 - Comments Off on Why Henry Ford Would Hate the New Colocation Data Centers

By James Leach, Vice President Marketing, RagingWire Data Centers Henry Ford is famous for saying, “Customers can buy a Model T car in any color they want, as long as it’s black.” His point [...]

Best and Brightest of the Third Network Community
By: Data Center POST - 03 November 2016 - Comments Off on Best and Brightest of the Third Network Community

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, The Third Network, built on the capabilities of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) and the ubiquity of the internet, is the name to remember in telecommunications. These standards and capabilities [...]

The Vision That is Transforming Telecommunications
By: Data Center POST - 28 October 2016 - Comments Off on The Vision That is Transforming Telecommunications

Originally posted on TelecomNewsroom Gaining force every day, there’s a shared vision in the telecommunications industry where standardized solutions will work together to enable on-demand connectivity and NFV-based services. A future where network providers and [...]

With Peering Infrastructure and Internet Connectivity, Experience Matters
By: Data Center POST - 21 October 2016 - Comments Off on With Peering Infrastructure and Internet Connectivity, Experience Matters

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Reliable internet access is critical for today’s global enterprise. Just a few seconds of downtime cause far-reaching and adverse consequences. So it’s vital to partner with an exchange provider that [...]

How Far Does Your Data Center Reach?
By: Data Center POST - 17 October 2016 - Comments Off on How Far Does Your Data Center Reach?

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Connectivity is vital to your enterprise. Your business needs to connect with companies and carriers in key markets outside of your local area. And the best way to do this [...]

Capacity North America Spotlight: Samer Bishay, Iristel CEO & President, Discusses Telecommunications Industry
By: Data Center POST - 13 October 2016 - Comments Off on Capacity North America Spotlight: Samer Bishay, Iristel CEO & President, Discusses Telecommunications Industry

Data Center POST recently had the opportunity to speak with Samer Bishay, CEO and President of Iristel at Capacity North America, which took place October 5-6 in Toronto. In our Q&A with Mr. Bishay, [...]

Network Operators, It’s Time to Embrace the ‘Third Network’
By: Data Center POST - 12 October 2016 - Comments Off on Network Operators, It’s Time to Embrace the ‘Third Network’

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Network operators today are face a great deal of pressure to deliver on demand, SLA-backed, self-service offerings over interconnected data communications networks. To accomplish this, many are turning to a [...]

Reduce Costs, Not Performance in Your Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 11 October 2016 - Comments Off on Reduce Costs, Not Performance in Your Data Center

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Your company is facing a tough challenge. In today’s digitized economy, virtually every business process, from email to billing, runs through a data center. So your company needs access to [...]

Data Center Network Equipment Up 11 Percent YoY; Software-Defined Enterprise WAN a $1.3 Billion Market by 2020
By: Data Center POST - 05 October 2016 - Comments Off on Data Center Network Equipment Up 11 Percent YoY; Software-Defined Enterprise WAN a $1.3 Billion Market by 2020

By Cliff Grossner, Ph.D., senior research director, data center, cloud and SDN, IHS Markit [...]

Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016
By: Data Center POST - 04 October 2016 - Comments Off on Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, It’s the last call to register for HostingCon Global 2016, the largest gathering of the hosting and cloud services community in the world. In anticipation of this event, taking place [...]

Abilita Expands to NYC
By: Data Center POST - 04 October 2016 - Comments Off on Abilita Expands to NYC

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu, [...]

Content Delivery to Take Center Stage at Capacity North America 2016
By: Data Center POST - 28 September 2016 - Comments Off on Content Delivery to Take Center Stage at Capacity North America 2016

Cloud providers, wholesale carriers, content distributors and providers are set to converge at the 16th annual Capacity North America conference, October 5-6 in Toronto. [...]

MEF Releases Two White Papers on Carrier Ethernet Service Assurance
By: Data Center POST - 28 September 2016 - Comments Off on MEF Releases Two White Papers on Carrier Ethernet Service Assurance

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, MEF just released a pair of new white papers to help businesses understand carrier Ethernet service assurance. [...]

CloudFlare Joins TELEHOUSE’s LAIIX and NYIIX EXCHANGES
By: Data Center POST - 27 September 2016 - Comments Off on CloudFlare Joins TELEHOUSE’s LAIIX and NYIIX EXCHANGES

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, TELEHOUSE announced this week that CloudFlare will join its Los Angeles and New York International Internet Exchanges (NYIIX and LAIIX). [...]

Cloud and Hosting Providers Expand Their Horizons at HostingCon Europe 2016
By: Data Center POST - 19 September 2016 - Comments Off on Cloud and Hosting Providers Expand Their Horizons at HostingCon Europe 2016

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Business leaders from the cloud and service provider arenas are gearing up for the third annual HostingCon Europe conference and trade show, October 11-13 in Amsterdam. [...]

Partnership Between Webair and DE-CIX Brings Direct Peering Services to NY1 Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 15 September 2016 - Comments Off on Partnership Between Webair and DE-CIX Brings Direct Peering Services to NY1 Data Center

Webair, a provider of high-touch, agile Cloud and fully managed infrastructure services, announced this week a strategic new partnership with DE-CIX,  the world-leading Internet Exchange operator out of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. [...]

How Colocation Supports Cost Savings
By: Data Center POST - 14 September 2016 - Comments Off on How Colocation Supports Cost Savings

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry, [...]

Huge Cloud Expansion Underway in Amazon US East
By: Data Center POST - 13 September 2016 - Comments Off on Huge Cloud Expansion Underway in Amazon US East

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, [...]

DatacenterDynamics Colo + Cloud A Constellation of Telecom Stars and Opportunity Shines Above Dallas
By: Data Center POST - 07 September 2016 - Comments Off on DatacenterDynamics Colo + Cloud A Constellation of Telecom Stars and Opportunity Shines Above Dallas

On September 27, the scene is set in Dallas for disruption, paradigm shifts and challenges to conventional wisdom, as the movers and shakers of the colo, cloud and data center ecosphere come together for DatacenterDynamics [...]

WAN Optimization for Performance and Throughput
By: Data Center POST - 07 September 2016 - Comments Off on WAN Optimization for Performance and Throughput

By Michael Zhao, President and CEO, Array Networks [...]

The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious: NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center Campus
By: Data Center POST - 06 September 2016 - Comments Off on The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious: NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center Campus

We may be exaggerating, but only just a little. On September 21, 2016 in Wall Township, NJ, the New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) will be hosting its Phase II Grand Opening extravaganza. [...]

Liquid Technology Cools Servers While Simultaneously Heating Water
By: Data Center POST - 01 September 2016 - Comments Off on Liquid Technology Cools Servers While Simultaneously Heating Water

By Herb Zien CEO of LiquidCool Solutions [...]

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service is a Cornerstone of the Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 31 August 2016 - Comments Off on Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service is a Cornerstone of the Cloud

Originally published to Cloud Post by Shea Long [...]

When Corporations Like Delta Airlines Have System Outages, We All Have an Opinion
By: Data Center POST - 30 August 2016 - Comments Off on When Corporations Like Delta Airlines Have System Outages, We All Have an Opinion

By Peter McCallum, VP of Datacenter Solutions, FalconStor [...]

Prefabricated or ISO container – which way for ultimate data centre flexibility?
By: Data Center POST - 23 August 2016 - Comments Off on Prefabricated or ISO container – which way for ultimate data centre flexibility?

By Jos Baart, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Flexenclosure [...]

The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Address DCOI
By: Data Center POST - 23 August 2016 - Comments Off on The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Address DCOI

Originally published to LinkedIn PULSE, Earlier this month, the federal government put some real teeth into the mandate to improve efficiency and reduce waste within the massive network of government-owned data centers. By September [...]

The Current and Future State of Subsea Cable
By: Data Center POST - 18 August 2016 - Comments Off on The Current and Future State of Subsea Cable

Aqua Comms CTO Tom McMahon Participates in JS&A TV Roundtable [...]

Datacloud Nordic 2016:  Data Center and Cloud Industry Heats up in the Land of Snow and Ice
By: Data Center POST - 17 August 2016 - Comments Off on Datacloud Nordic 2016: Data Center and Cloud Industry Heats up in the Land of Snow and Ice

Discounted Registration Ends September 11 [...]

Digital Content Avalanche and Data Sovereignty Laws Are Shaping Data Center Demand
By: Data Center POST - 16 August 2016 - Comments Off on Digital Content Avalanche and Data Sovereignty Laws Are Shaping Data Center Demand

Online content such as movies, apps, social media and photos have become a staple of our digital diet. According to the North America Data Center Outlook, a forecast by JLL, a financial and professional [...]

Compu Dynamics White Paper Examines the Optimization of Government and Enterprise Data Center Environments
By: Data Center POST - 16 August 2016 - Comments Off on Compu Dynamics White Paper Examines the Optimization of Government and Enterprise Data Center Environments

Originally published to LinkedIn PULSE, [...]

GTT Reports Strong Second-Quarter Growth
By: Data Center POST - 08 August 2016 - Comments Off on GTT Reports Strong Second-Quarter Growth

This week, leading global cloud networking provider GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT) released its second-quarter financial results, which demonstrated strong continued growth. [...]

HostingCon Spotlight: Acronis CMO and SVP of Channel & Cloud Strategy, John Zanni, Discusses Latest Product, Acronis Notary
By: Data Center POST - 08 August 2016 - Comments Off on HostingCon Spotlight: Acronis CMO and SVP of Channel & Cloud Strategy, John Zanni, Discusses Latest Product, Acronis Notary

Data Center POST recently had the opportunity to speak with Chief Marketing Officer and Senior [...]

HostingCon Europe 2016: A Leading Event for Europe’s IT Professionals
By: Data Center POST - 08 August 2016 - Comments Off on HostingCon Europe 2016: A Leading Event for Europe’s IT Professionals

Registration is Now Open This fall, get ready to travel to the “Venice of the North” for HostingCon Europe 2016. Taking place October 11-12 at the Passenger Terminal in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, HostingCon Europe is [...]

EdgeConneX® Portland Edge Data Center® Earns OIX-2 Certification
By: Data Center POST - 05 August 2016 - Comments Off on EdgeConneX® Portland Edge Data Center® Earns OIX-2 Certification

EdgeConneX® announced this week that its Portland Edge Data Center® (EDC) has been awarded Open-IX OIX-2 certification. OIX-2 certification confirms that Portland EDC’s infrastructure reduces complexities and enables the implementation of business-critical environments, content [...]

Cloud Central: Iowa’s Data Center Cluster Keeps Growing
By: Data Center POST - 05 August 2016 - Comments Off on Cloud Central: Iowa’s Data Center Cluster Keeps Growing

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. You don’t hear the “server farm” jokes much anymore. Nine years after its first major data center project was announced, Iowa has attracted one of [...]

QTS Realty Brings its Mega-Scale Model to Chicago
By: Data Center POST - 04 August 2016 - Comments Off on QTS Realty Brings its Mega-Scale Model to Chicago

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. CHICAGO – QTS Realty has become the master of the Internet-scale retrofit, finding former industrial facilities with sturdy infrastructure and transforming them into massive data [...]

The Case for Three Phase PDUs
By: Data Center POST - 04 August 2016 - Comments Off on The Case for Three Phase PDUs

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by VOICES OF INDUSTRY. In this week’s Voices of the Industry Luca Rozzoni, Senior Product Manager for Europe – Chatsworth Products explains the importance of the three phase PDU for [...]

Executive Roundtable: Cloud Growth Drives Wholesale Demand
By: Data Center POST - 03 August 2016 - Comments Off on Executive Roundtable: Cloud Growth Drives Wholesale Demand

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Welcome to our fourth Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

Emerging Power Architectures: New Alternatives for Today’s Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 03 August 2016 - Comments Off on Emerging Power Architectures: New Alternatives for Today’s Data Center

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by VOICES OF INDUSTRY. In this week’s Voices of Industry, Peter Panfil, VP Global Power, Emerson Network Power, discusses data center transformation: The impact of emerging power architectures on [...]

Roundtable: Making Renewable Energy Work for Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 03 August 2016 - Comments Off on Roundtable: Making Renewable Energy Work for Data Centers

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

How to Design HPC Solutions in High Density Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 03 August 2016 - Comments Off on How to Design HPC Solutions in High Density Data Centers

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Bill Kleyman. Computers are the engines that drive the discoveries that truly impact all of our lives. The massive compute power they provide allows leading research institutions [...]

The Importance of Comprehensive Environment Monitoring in Your Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 03 August 2016 - Comments Off on The Importance of Comprehensive Environment Monitoring in Your Data Center

By Richard Grundy, Director of Engineering, AVTECH Every data center operator knows how critical it is to monitor the temperature in their facility. A quick spike of only a few degrees can put undue [...]

Netrality Acquires St. Louis Properties from Digital Realty
By: Data Center POST - 02 August 2016 - Comments Off on Netrality Acquires St. Louis Properties from Digital Realty

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Netrality Properties continues to build its national network of carrier hotels, acquiring two Internet gateway properties in St. Louis from Digital Realty. Netrality is buying [...]

Seeking the Next Frontier in Data Center Energy Efficiency
By: Data Center POST - 02 August 2016 - Comments Off on Seeking the Next Frontier in Data Center Energy Efficiency

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

IoT, Virtual Reality Will Create More Data, More Demand
By: Data Center POST - 02 August 2016 - Comments Off on IoT, Virtual Reality Will Create More Data, More Demand

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

VIRTUS Data Centres Expands Global Footprint with Global Cloud Xchange
By: Data Center POST - 02 August 2016 - Comments Off on VIRTUS Data Centres Expands Global Footprint with Global Cloud Xchange

London – 25 July 2016 – VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, today announced a partnership with Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, to expand its connectivity globally, [...]

Three Key Ways Big Data and HPC are Joining Forces
By: Data Center POST - 01 August 2016 - Comments Off on Three Key Ways Big Data and HPC are Joining Forces

By Leo Reiter, Chief Technology Officer, Nimbix Big Data is becoming much more than just widespread distribution of cheap storage and cheap computation on commodity hardware. Big Data analytics may soon become the new “killer [...]

Less Is More:  Effective IT Operations Across Multiple Branch Offices
By: Data Center POST - 01 August 2016 - Comments Off on Less Is More: Effective IT Operations Across Multiple Branch Offices

By Alison Hubbard, Senior Director at Riverbed Technology In our age of powerful mobile devices and cloud computing that enable employees to work anytime, anywhere, you might think the critical role the Remote Office [...]

Don’t Sleep on Northern Virginia:  Prince William County is Data Center Ready
By: Data Center POST - 19 July 2016 - Comments Off on Don’t Sleep on Northern Virginia: Prince William County is Data Center Ready

Originally posted to LinkedIn PULSE by Dan Ephraim. When it comes to determining a location for new data center builds, organizations have multiple considerations to keep top-of-mind in order to ensure successful site planning, [...]

Oracle Seeking Data Center Space for Cloud Push
By: Data Center POST - 19 July 2016 - Comments Off on Oracle Seeking Data Center Space for Cloud Push

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. There’s a major new player in the cloud data center arms race, as database giant Oracle Corp. is seeking to add capacity to support its [...]

Big Sur: A Closer Look at the Engine Powering Facebook’s AI
By: Data Center POST - 18 July 2016 - Comments Off on Big Sur: A Closer Look at the Engine Powering Facebook’s AI

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. PRINEVILLE, Ore. – In a row of racks deep inside a massive data center sits the engine of Facebook’s ambitions in artificial intelligence. Each server [...]

Rapid Cloud Growth Drives Building Boom in Northern Virginia
By: Data Center POST - 18 July 2016 - Comments Off on Rapid Cloud Growth Drives Building Boom in Northern Virginia

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. Data center developers continue to buy up land and properties in Northern Virginia, seeking to keep pace with unprecedented levels of demand for server space [...]

Building A Better Workforce By Investing In Your Employees
By: Data Center POST - 15 July 2016 - Comments Off on Building A Better Workforce By Investing In Your Employees

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Tracy Brown, Switch’s Vice President of Talent Development, discusses the unique education partnerships and workforce training initiatives that helps [...]

Building the Phone Rack for Facebook’s Mobile Lab
By: Data Center POST - 15 July 2016 - Comments Off on Building the Phone Rack for Facebook’s Mobile Lab

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller. To scale up its Mobile Device Lab, Facebook built custom racks to house 2,000 smartphones for application testing in its Prineville data center. Here’s a [...]

Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016
By: Data Center POST - 14 July 2016 - Comments Off on Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016

It’s the last call to register for HostingCon Global 2016, the largest gathering of the hosting and cloud services community in the world. In anticipation of this event, taking place July 24-27 at the [...]

DE-CIX North America’s Ed d’Agostino Discusses Company Growth and Its New VLAN Solution
By: Data Center POST - 12 July 2016 - Comments Off on DE-CIX North America’s Ed d’Agostino Discusses Company Growth and Its New VLAN Solution

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange (DE-CIX) North America’s Vice President, Ed d’Agostino, to discuss the keys behind the company’s exponential grown in the [...]

Extending the Internet’s Reach Through a New Edge of the Network
By: Data Center POST - 05 July 2016 - Comments Off on Extending the Internet’s Reach Through a New Edge of the Network

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently spoke with Phill Lawson-Shanks, EdgeConneX®’s Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation. EdgeConneX is a global provider of data center solutions at the Edge of [...]

UCC’s Eric Gutshall Discusses Key Differentiators, Goals, and the Meaning of the Company’s Tagline, “Links with Distinction”
By: Data Center POST - 05 July 2016 - Comments Off on UCC’s Eric Gutshall Discusses Key Differentiators, Goals, and the Meaning of the Company’s Tagline, “Links with Distinction”

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with United Cable Company’s Founder and Global Head of Asset and Capacity Sales, Eric Gutshall, to discuss company differentiators and future goals. United [...]

Surprising Benefits to Colocation on Staten Island
By: Data Center POST - 10 June 2016 - Comments Off on Surprising Benefits to Colocation on Staten Island

Originally posted to Telehouse The New Silicon Island Only 11 miles from Manhattan, and a stone’s throw from New Jersey, the Staten Island Teleport offers many surprising benefits to any business looking for Colocation [...]

What Does Agile Colocation Look Like?
By: Data Center POST - 08 June 2016 - Comments Off on What Does Agile Colocation Look Like?

Originally posted on CloudPost By Jeff Plank, “In a business context, agility is the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways.” Wise words lifted [...]

Phonoscope LIGHTWAVE Teams Up with Quasar Data Center to Deliver Cloud-Based Solutions and Colocation in Houston
By: Data Center POST - 07 June 2016 - Comments Off on Phonoscope LIGHTWAVE Teams Up with Quasar Data Center to Deliver Cloud-Based Solutions and Colocation in Houston

On June 2, 2016, Phonoscope LIGHTWAVE and Quasar Data Center entered into a joint partnership to offer organizations cloud solutions, high-speed optical transport and Department of Information Resources (DIR) purchase opportunities in Houston, Texas, [...]

Unfold the Hidden Mysteries of Your Data Center – There are few Apps for that…
By: Data Center POST - 06 June 2016 - Comments Off on Unfold the Hidden Mysteries of Your Data Center – There are few Apps for that…

Only novels can have unresolved mysteries… Data Centers can’t. It is a fact that data centers are tough to manage with several challenges that begin right from the design and layout of the room, [...]

Simon Dodsworth, Chair of the Global Business Exchange for Telecom, Discusses the Organization’s Mission and Vision at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 06 June 2016 - Comments Off on Simon Dodsworth, Chair of the Global Business Exchange for Telecom, Discusses the Organization’s Mission and Vision at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently met with Simon Dodsworth, Vice President, Head of Voice and Mobile at Telia Carrier, as well as the newly elected Chair of the Executive Council [...]

France-IX’s Managing Director, Franck Simon, Talks Internet Exchange at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 03 June 2016 - Comments Off on France-IX’s Managing Director, Franck Simon, Talks Internet Exchange at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently interviewed Franck Simon, Managing Director of France-IX, during International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016 to discuss the ways in which the company is solving challenges within [...]

XO Communications Establishes Point of Presence in Tenth vXchnge Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 03 June 2016 - Comments Off on XO Communications Establishes Point of Presence in Tenth vXchnge Data Center

XO Communications (XO) has established a point of presence (PoP) in vXchnge’s Philadelphia data center. vXchnge is a Designed for Performance® carrier-neutral colocation service provider. XO now has connections in ten vXchnge data centers [...]

Batteries for Hybrid Off-Grid Power – Five Key Questions you Should Ask
By: Data Center POST - 03 June 2016 - Comments Off on Batteries for Hybrid Off-Grid Power – Five Key Questions you Should Ask

By Anders Hansson, Power Solutions Manager, Flexenclosure and Thomas Rahkonen, Chief Technology Officer, Flexenclosure In backup applications for telecom sites in developed markets with stable grids, battery operation is a well-understood topic with expected [...]

Propelling the Presence of Women in Telecommunications
By: Data Center POST - 02 June 2016 - Comments Off on Propelling the Presence of Women in Telecommunications

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Following its success at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015, the panel “Advancing Women in Telco” returned this year to ITW 2016 in Chicago to discuss the role of women [...]

3 Keys to Maximizing the Value of Big Data Integration
By: Data Center POST - 02 June 2016 - Comments Off on 3 Keys to Maximizing the Value of Big Data Integration

Over the past several years, we’ve graduated from the general buzz surrounding the concept of big data to actually being able to implement big data projects. Unfortunately, data center IT teams tasked with implementing [...]

Datacloud Europe 2016: Where Deals Are Made in the Cloud Economy
By: Data Center POST - 01 June 2016 - Comments Off on Datacloud Europe 2016: Where Deals Are Made in the Cloud Economy

Arguably the most widely recognized gesture in the world, a simple handshake is a universal expression that often conveys reciprocity and agreement between two business parties. In the cloud technology marketplace, networking opportunities that [...]

Electronic Environments’ Assessment Services Used to Evaluate Merritt’s Data Center Facility in the Ashburn Market
By: Data Center POST - 01 June 2016 - Comments Off on Electronic Environments’ Assessment Services Used to Evaluate Merritt’s Data Center Facility in the Ashburn Market

Originally posted to PR Web MARLBOROUGH, MA (PRWEB) MAY 26, 2016 Electronic Environments Co. (EEC) a leading provider of telecom and data center design, construction and service solutions; just completed an engineering assessment to [...]

Ernest Sampera Shares How vXchnge is Reinventing the Digital Hosting Experience at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 01 June 2016 - Comments Off on Ernest Sampera Shares How vXchnge is Reinventing the Digital Hosting Experience at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu While at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, the industry’s largest meeting place for the global wholesale telecommunications community, Data Center POST sat down with vXchnge Senior Vice President of [...]

Floor Utilization Effectiveness: The Data Center Design Metric You’re Not Considering
By: Data Center POST - 01 June 2016 - Comments Off on Floor Utilization Effectiveness: The Data Center Design Metric You’re Not Considering

Originally posted on Compu Dynamics by Steve Altizer, President, Compu Dynamics, LLC, As a service provider to the colocation industry, we see the interiors of many wholesale, large retail and retail data centers both [...]

Will Quantum Computation Destroy the Colocation Data Center Industry?
By: Data Center POST - 31 May 2016 - Comments Off on Will Quantum Computation Destroy the Colocation Data Center Industry?

Quantum computing is coming. It will make headlines any day now. And when it comes in force the data center colocation industry will need to adapt with it. [...]

Orange announces improved Internet connectivity in the Middle East with the launch of a new IP Point of Presence in Amman, Jordan
By: Data Center POST - 31 May 2016 - Comments Off on Orange announces improved Internet connectivity in the Middle East with the launch of a new IP Point of Presence in Amman, Jordan

Today, Orange has opened a very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP) in the Middle East. The facility, which is located in Amman, Jordan, is operational from today and will enhance Internet connectivity in the [...]

Interview with Almir Gonçalves, FPT Telecoms’ Business Strategy Director, at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 31 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Almir Gonçalves, FPT Telecoms’ Business Strategy Director, at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently met with Almir Gonçalves, Business Strategy Director of FPT Telecom, at International Telecoms Week (ITW) — the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications [...]

Felipe Alvarez, CEO of Axiom Fiber Networks, Discusses Growing Fiber Demand during ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 31 May 2016 - Comments Off on Felipe Alvarez, CEO of Axiom Fiber Networks, Discusses Growing Fiber Demand during ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Following the recent International Telecoms Week (ITW) event, which took place May 8-11 in Chicago, Data Center POST had the opportunity to speak with CEO of Axiom Fiber Networks, [...]

Patrick Shutt, CEO of Unitas Global, Discusses the Convergence of Cloud and Telecom at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 27 May 2016 - Comments Off on Patrick Shutt, CEO of Unitas Global, Discusses the Convergence of Cloud and Telecom at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu At International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, Data Center POST met with Unitas Global CEO, Patrick Shutt, to discuss how the company has adapted to meet consumer demands with flexible [...]

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Moving A Data Center…
By: Data Center POST - 26 May 2016 - Comments Off on 8 Questions You Should Ask Before Moving A Data Center…

Originally posted on Kip & Gary by Diane Alber A colleague of mine, Blaine Berger, just authored an awesome book, “What Everybody Ought To Know Before Moving a Data Center”.  There was a great deal of relevant [...]

Digital Realty Acquires Equinix Data Centers in Key European Markets
By: Data Center POST - 25 May 2016 - Comments Off on Digital Realty Acquires Equinix Data Centers in Key European Markets

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller In a major deal between the industry’s two largest players, Digital Realty has agreed to acquire eight data centers being divested by Equinix as part [...]

Reducing Data Center Cost, Time, and Physical Constraints
By: Data Center POST - 25 May 2016 - Comments Off on Reducing Data Center Cost, Time, and Physical Constraints

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry Starting from scratch is liberating. It is also imperative for true innovation. Indeed, instead of incrementally improving on what’s been done before, new entrants [...]

Scaling Up: Google Building Four-Story Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 25 May 2016 - Comments Off on Scaling Up: Google Building Four-Story Data Centers

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller The explosive growth of cloud computing has prompted Google to rethink how it constructs its data centers. To boost its cloud capacity, Google is going [...]

LayerZero Power Systems Releases eRPP-SL2 Slim Power Panel
By: Data Center POST - 25 May 2016 - Comments Off on LayerZero Power Systems Releases eRPP-SL2 Slim Power Panel

5/23/2016 (Aurora, OH) – LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70: eRPP-SL2 Slim Remote Power Panel.  The eRPP-SL2 distributes electrical power, maximizes the effectiveness of available critical space, and [...]

A Major Earthquake is Likely Near, Here’s How to Protect Critical Networking Equipment
By: Data Center POST - 25 May 2016 - Comments Off on A Major Earthquake is Likely Near, Here’s How to Protect Critical Networking Equipment

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry Earthquake scientists gathered at the National Earthquake Conference early this month to share the latest on seismic news, best practices and technologies. A [...]

Iron Box and PDUWhips.com Bets Big with zLock Power Cords
By: Data Center POST - 24 May 2016 - Comments Off on Iron Box and PDUWhips.com Bets Big with zLock Power Cords

PDUWhips.com announces new contract with Zonit zLock locking power cords. Raleigh, N.C. – PDUWhips.com is excited to announce the addition of zLock power cords by Zonit Solutions, the world’s first universal dual-locking power cord, [...]

Extending the Edge: New Thinking on Data Security
By: Data Center POST - 20 May 2016 - Comments Off on Extending the Edge: New Thinking on Data Security

Security, like most aspects of IT infrastructure, has historically been a siloed function. Focused on protecting data, applications, network connections, and with the advent of BYOD (bring your own device) policies, network endpoints, it [...]

Epsilon Delivers Intelligent Networking for Daisy Worldwide
By: Data Center POST - 18 May 2016 - Comments Off on Epsilon Delivers Intelligent Networking for Daisy Worldwide

UK-based Daisy Worldwide, part of Daisy Group Ltd, benefits from intelligent routing and end-to-end quality of service with intelligent networks connecting New York, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. LONDON, 10 May 2016 – Epsilon, [...]

Registration is Now Open for the NEDAS Boston Workshops & Social!
By: Data Center POST - 18 May 2016 - Comments Off on Registration is Now Open for the NEDAS Boston Workshops & Social!

What: NEDAS Boston Workshops & Social: “Innovating the Future of In-Building Wireless Where: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 When: July 13, 2016 Time: 2:00-6:00 PM Workshops; 6:30-9:30 PM Networking Social The [...]

The Importance of Reliable Fuel Monitoring for Hybrid Power Systems for Telecom Sites
By: Data Center POST - 16 May 2016 - Comments Off on The Importance of Reliable Fuel Monitoring for Hybrid Power Systems for Telecom Sites

By Mattias Karlsson, Vice President eSite, Flexenclosure With generators powering most of the telecom sites in Africa and other developing regions, diesel is the number one factor driving operational cost. Obvious questions result: How much [...]

Cisco Drives Gender Inclusion in ICT through its Girls Power Tech Initiative
By: Data Center POST - 13 May 2016 - Comments Off on Cisco Drives Gender Inclusion in ICT through its Girls Power Tech Initiative

Originally posted on CloudPost Cisco hosts global mentoring initiative to encourage girls around the world to enter careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) 60 female students from various schools to experience technology first-hand and [...]

Telstra’s Director of Cloud Practice, Jim Fagan, Talks Exchange, Marketplace and SDN Network Solutions at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 11 May 2016 - Comments Off on Telstra’s Director of Cloud Practice, Jim Fagan, Talks Exchange, Marketplace and SDN Network Solutions at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with Jim Fagan, Director of Cloud Practice at Telstra Corporation Limited, to discuss the Telstra PEN platform, Software-defined Network (SDN) capabilities and what [...]

Interview with INOC CEO, Prasad Ravi, at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 11 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with INOC CEO, Prasad Ravi, at ITW 2016

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with Prasad Ravi, Co-Founder and CEO of INOC, at International Telecoms Week (ITW), the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community. [...]

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal Opens New State of the Art Manufacturing Facility in Rawdon
By: Data Center POST - 11 May 2016 - Comments Off on Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal Opens New State of the Art Manufacturing Facility in Rawdon

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Airedale International’s new state of the art manufacturing facility in Rawdon, Leeds, during a visit on 10th May 2016. The British cooling systems manufacturer moved into [...]

HIBERNIA NETWORKS ANNOUNCES PROTECTED WAVELENGTH SERVICE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC FOR UNMATCHED RESILIENCY
By: Data Center POST - 11 May 2016 - Comments Off on HIBERNIA NETWORKS ANNOUNCES PROTECTED WAVELENGTH SERVICE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC FOR UNMATCHED RESILIENCY

Originally posted on Cloud Post Leverages unique route diversity in the transatlantic corridor for highly resilient, low latency connectivity between North America and Europe DUBLIN, IRELAND – May 9, 2016 – Hibernia Networks, a provider [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks Establishes Point of Presence in Digital Realty’s 111 8th Avenue Colocation Facility in New York City
By: Data Center POST - 10 May 2016 - Comments Off on Cleareon Fiber Networks Establishes Point of Presence in Digital Realty’s 111 8th Avenue Colocation Facility in New York City

Cleareon Dark Fiber is Now Available to Digital Realty Customers and Others Within its 111 8th Avenue Facility NEW YORK, NY – May 9, 2016 – Cleareon Fiber Networks, a New York City-based provider [...]

Cyber Threats Your Business Should Look Out for in 2016
By: Data Center POST - 10 May 2016 - Comments Off on Cyber Threats Your Business Should Look Out for in 2016

Unfortunately, many businesses face threats that didn’t exist only ten to twenty years ago. These aren’t threats from competitors or the market. They are threats that arrive from the fact that using computer systems [...]

Four Trends for Data Centres in 2016
By: Data Center POST - 10 May 2016 - Comments Off on Four Trends for Data Centres in 2016

By Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure The proliferation of smart handsets, constant rollout of new applications and the on-going expansion of mobile networks into previously under- or entirely un-served communities in developing [...]

Interview with Tommy Gwinner, Infomart Data Centers’ Director of Technology, for ITW
By: Data Center POST - 08 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Tommy Gwinner, Infomart Data Centers’ Director of Technology, for ITW

Data Center POST recently spoke with Tommy Gwinner, Director of Technology at Infomart Data Centers, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW), the world’s largest meeting for [...]

AMS-IX and Megaport Join Forces
By: Data Center POST - 08 May 2016 - Comments Off on AMS-IX and Megaport Join Forces

Gates and Allen, Hewlett and Packard, Jobs and Wozniak. Some partnerships produce astounding results. But whether it’s two idealistic visionaries or a holistic collaboration between innovative companies, a symbiotic relationship can deliver remarkable products [...]

Interview with Lenny Chesal, Chief Evangelist of Host.net for ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 06 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Lenny Chesal, Chief Evangelist of Host.net for ITW 2016

Data Center POST recently spoke with Lenny Chesal, Host.net’s Chief Evangelist, about what the company would like to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW), the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale [...]

Do Report Cards Still Haunt CIOs?
By: Data Center POST - 05 May 2016 - Comments Off on Do Report Cards Still Haunt CIOs?

There’s a CIO from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY who figured out predictive analytics can tell if a student is likely to fail a course by the third week in a semester. By analyzing [...]

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 05 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016 Data Center POST recently spoke with Ron Kormos, Chief Strategy Officer and Jim Hintze, SVP of Sales from FiberLight, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming [...]

Interview with Gina Nomellini, CMO of GTT for ITW
By: Data Center POST - 04 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Gina Nomellini, CMO of GTT for ITW

Interview with Gina Nomellini, CMO of GTT for ITW Data Center POST recently spoke with GTT Communications Inc.’s (GTT) Chief Marketing Officer, Gina Nomellini, about the company’s goals for the upcoming International Telecoms Week [...]

Empowering Business Growth: IMN’s Provider Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (East)
By: Data Center POST - 03 May 2016 - Comments Off on Empowering Business Growth: IMN’s Provider Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (East)

C-suite executives know that a Darwinian marketplace requires companies to adapt to survive and to grow in order to flourish. Telecom companies, including data center, colocation and cloud service providers, face fiscal challenges that [...]

The Future of Computing – It’s Processing Power, but Not as We Know It
By: Data Center POST - 03 May 2016 - Comments Off on The Future of Computing – It’s Processing Power, but Not as We Know It

By Darren Watkins, managing director of VIRTUS Data Centres Moore’s Law had been the bedrock of modern computing for the last forty years.  Until now, companies have crammed more and more functionality into devices, [...]

Interview with Mark Cooper, CCO of AMS-IX for ITW
By: Data Center POST - 02 May 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Mark Cooper, CCO of AMS-IX for ITW

Data Center POST recently spoke with Mark Cooper, Amsterdam Internet Exchange’s (AMS-IX) Chief Commercial Officer, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW) event, the world’s largest meeting [...]

5 Technology Trends to Keep Your Data Secure
By: Data Center POST - 02 May 2016 - Comments Off on 5 Technology Trends to Keep Your Data Secure

In the dynamic world of business, an important criterion is to protect your company’s data. With data breaches in the news almost daily, large corporations as well as small and mid-sized companies need to [...]

Microsoft May Deploy More Undersea Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 28 April 2016 - Comments Off on Microsoft May Deploy More Undersea Data Centers

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Microsoft will continue to develop its design for undersea data centers. The cloud giant is intrigued with the potential benefits of unmanned server farms on the [...]

Pop Quiz, Hotshot: Test Your Data Center IQ
By: Data Center POST - 28 April 2016 - Comments Off on Pop Quiz, Hotshot: Test Your Data Center IQ

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry Some of the smartest people I know work in the data center. Think about it — you need to be an expert in [...]

How Cloud Consumption Myths Confuse the Cost Control Challenge
By: Data Center POST - 27 April 2016 - Comments Off on How Cloud Consumption Myths Confuse the Cost Control Challenge

By Fraser McKay, Head of Product at Cloud Cruiser Now that we have a grip on our nebulous worries about virtualized everything, adoption of cloud services and infrastructure is becoming business as usual. IDC predicts [...]

At ScaleMatrix, Cabinet Design Drives Extreme Density
By: Data Center POST - 27 April 2016 - Comments Off on At ScaleMatrix, Cabinet Design Drives Extreme Density

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller After years of building data centers, Chris Orlando and Mark Ortenzi paused in 2009 to go back to the drawing board. The industry veterans took three [...]

Moving Forward Toward Enhanced Connectivity: NJFX Continues Development of “Tier 3 by the Subsea”
By: Data Center POST - 26 April 2016 - Comments Off on Moving Forward Toward Enhanced Connectivity: NJFX Continues Development of “Tier 3 by the Subsea”

By: Gil Santaliz, Founder and Managing Director, NJFX The past six months have been an incredible journey for NJFX as we hit the ground running with the development of our groundbreaking Tier 3 data [...]

ICTroom wins 2016 European Frost & Sullivan Award for its highly flexible Integrated Modular Data Centre (IMD)
By: Data Center POST - 26 April 2016 - Comments Off on ICTroom wins 2016 European Frost & Sullivan Award for its highly flexible Integrated Modular Data Centre (IMD)

Based on its recent analysis of the modular data centre market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised ICTroom with the 2016 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. ICTroom has carved a [...]

Mind the Gap – Data Disconnect and Energy Availability
By: Data Center POST - 22 April 2016 - Comments Off on Mind the Gap – Data Disconnect and Energy Availability

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Bill Kleyman Today’s CIO faces a host of challenges and new trends. Budgets are tight and in many cases decreasing. At the same time, IT is becoming more [...]

The Top Causes of Data Center Downtime
By: Data Center POST - 22 April 2016 - Comments Off on The Top Causes of Data Center Downtime

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Josh Moody, FORTRUST’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, explores the top causes for Data Center [...]

More Acquisition Action Ahead for the Data Center Sector
By: Data Center POST - 21 April 2016 - Comments Off on More Acquisition Action Ahead for the Data Center Sector

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller A row of cabinets inside one of the data halls at the TierPoint TekPark data center near Allentown, Pa. TierPoint continues to grow through acquisition. (Photo: [...]

Readying Your Business for the Internet of Things
By: Data Center POST - 20 April 2016 - Comments Off on Readying Your Business for the Internet of Things

By David Mettler, Vice President Sales, Market Director – U.S., IO (www.io.com) From finance and healthcare to manufacturing and education, organizations in many markets are looking to tap one of the latest technology trends: [...]

The State of DCIM in 2016
By: Data Center POST - 20 April 2016 - Comments Off on The State of DCIM in 2016

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Our Executive Roundtable looks at the state of the market for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software solutions. (Image: BASELAYER) Today we continue our Data Center [...]

Data Center IQ Survey – A Look at Cost, Deployment, and Risk
By: Data Center POST - 20 April 2016 - Comments Off on Data Center IQ Survey – A Look at Cost, Deployment, and Risk

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Bill Kleyman Cost of Downtime is a popular number and a useful metric to have when making the case for additional resources. (Photo courtesy of Emerson Network Power) [...]

Hybrid Cloud: What It Means for Multi-Tenant Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 19 April 2016 - Comments Off on Hybrid Cloud: What It Means for Multi-Tenant Data Centers

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and [...]

Examining the Proposed ASHRAE 90.4 Standard
By: Data Center POST - 19 April 2016 - Comments Off on Examining the Proposed ASHRAE 90.4 Standard

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Julius Neudorfer The stated purpose of the of the proposed ASHRAE 90.4P standard is “to establish the minimum energy efficiency requirements of Data Centers for: the design, [...]

A Call for Data Center Sustainability
By: Data Center POST - 18 April 2016 - Comments Off on A Call for Data Center Sustainability

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry We know that data runs the planet, which is why we want to ensure that data doesn’t ruin the planet. As leaders in the [...]

Executive Roundtable: Cloud Trends for 2016
By: Data Center POST - 18 April 2016 - Comments Off on Executive Roundtable: Cloud Trends for 2016

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Welcome to our third Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, [...]

By: Data Center POST - 18 April 2016 - Comments Off on Expanding the Network Edge at Data Center World Global 2016

By: Laura Sperandeo, iMiller Public Relations Every year, telecommunications industry representatives from around the globe congregate at the annual Data Center World Global event to discuss the trends and technologies affecting the state of [...]

How to Select the Right Security Certification to Advance Your Career
By: Data Center POST - 15 April 2016 - Comments Off on How to Select the Right Security Certification to Advance Your Career

As an IT professional, you are undoubtedly aware that earning certifications is an important step toward qualifying for most jobs. While it’s possible to land an entry-level job with a degree, or at least [...]

How the Green Datacenter Revolution Affects Your Website
By: Data Center POST - 15 April 2016 - Comments Off on How the Green Datacenter Revolution Affects Your Website

Originally posted on Hosting Facts What increasingly energy efficient datacenter design can mean for you When you hire a company to host your website, you’re basically paying that company to arrange for the code [...]

By: Data Center POST - 14 April 2016 - Comments Off on The 2016 INCOMPAS Show Roundup: Six Companies That Are Shaping the Future of the Internet

By: Ilissa Miller, Featured Contributor The 2016 INCOMPAS Show, (formerly known as COMPTEL PLUS), which took place April 10-13 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., was a “who’s who” [...]

HITEC Discloses Details on Industry’s Most Efficient Ups Power Solution at DCD Enterprise Event
By: Data Center POST - 14 April 2016 - Comments Off on HITEC Discloses Details on Industry’s Most Efficient Ups Power Solution at DCD Enterprise Event

Company Sets New standard for Continuous UPS Power ROSENBERG, TX – April 12, 2016 –  HITEC Power Protection, the inventor of diesel rotary UPS, today announced that it will disclose details regarding its newly [...]

HIPAA Compliance: Protecting Electronic Health Information
By: Data Center POST - 14 April 2016 - Comments Off on HIPAA Compliance: Protecting Electronic Health Information

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TELEHOUSE and Verizon Digital Media Services Announce Plan to Unite on Further Internet Exchange Points
By: Data Center POST - 14 April 2016 - Comments Off on TELEHOUSE and Verizon Digital Media Services Announce Plan to Unite on Further Internet Exchange Points

The two industry leading companies will work together to ensure longevity for Internet Exchanges NEW YORK, April 14, 2016– TELEHOUSE, a global leader for data centers, international Internet exchanges and managed IT services, today [...]

Facebook Takes Open Compute Hardware to the Next Level
By: Data Center POST - 12 April 2016 - Comments Off on Facebook Takes Open Compute Hardware to the Next Level

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller SAN JOSE, Calif. – Facebook is creating the next generation of open hardware, building new technologies into its data center platform. The social network is leveraging [...]

Hammer Fiber Optic Launches in vXchnge’s Philadelphia Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 12 April 2016 - Comments Off on Hammer Fiber Optic Launches in vXchnge’s Philadelphia Data Center

Looking to establish a direct route from Philadelphia to New York, Hammer Fiber Optic Investments, the New Jersey based Fiber Services provider, has launched in vXchnge’s Philadelphia facility. The announcement was made today by [...]

FiberLight CFO Kevin Coyne Talks Bandwidth, Backhaul and Big Pipes
By: Data Center POST - 12 April 2016 - Comments Off on FiberLight CFO Kevin Coyne Talks Bandwidth, Backhaul and Big Pipes

By: Laurie Samper, Contributing Writer, CloudPOST Welcome to the digital world where the only constant is perpetual change and evolution. As companies navigate through this continuous state of flux, they often look to industry [...]

Virginia Extends Data Center Economic Incentives
By: Data Center POST - 07 April 2016 - Comments Off on Virginia Extends Data Center Economic Incentives

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Virginia has extended its data center economic incentives through 2035, ensuring that one of the industry’s major markets will remain competitive amid rising demand for large [...]

Connectivity and Sustainability Are the Twin Pillars of Infomart Data Centers’ Market Expansion
By: Data Center POST - 05 April 2016 - Comments Off on Connectivity and Sustainability Are the Twin Pillars of Infomart Data Centers’ Market Expansion

By: Daniel Highet, Featured Contributor, Data Center POST Rick Kurtzbein at 451 Research® has written a comprehensive article assessing Infomart Data Centers’ expansion of its U.S. footprint since Fortune Data Centers and the Dallas [...]

IO Lines Up $505 Million for Data Center Growth
By: Data Center POST - 05 April 2016 - Comments Off on IO Lines Up $505 Million for Data Center Growth

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Data center service provider IO has raised $445 million in debt capital from Deutsche Bank, and $60 million in additional growth capital from an affiliate of [...]

Understanding Data Center Temperature Guidelines
By: Data Center POST - 04 April 2016 - Comments Off on Understanding Data Center Temperature Guidelines

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Julius Neudorfer It is important to note that while closely followed by the industry, the TC9.9 data center temperature guidelines are only recommendations for the environmental operating ranges [...]

Shake Hands, Make Deals, Gain Insight at the 2016 INCOMPAS Show in Washington, D.C.
By: Data Center POST - 01 April 2016 - Comments Off on Shake Hands, Make Deals, Gain Insight at the 2016 INCOMPAS Show in Washington, D.C.

The 2016 INCOMPAS Show, taking place April 10-13 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., will represent a renewed focus on networks, innovation and growth this year. For those of [...]

Depicting the True Value of Airflow Containment
By: Data Center POST - 01 April 2016 - Comments Off on Depicting the True Value of Airflow Containment

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier In this week’s Voices of the Industry Sam Rodriguez, Sr. Product Manager of Cabinet & Thermal Solutions for Chatsworth Products share some great advice on airflow containment strategies. Properly [...]

Meet the Press at ITW 2016
By: Data Center POST - 31 March 2016 - Comments Off on Meet the Press at ITW 2016

For the second year running, International Telecoms Week (ITW), the premier meeting place for the international wholesale telecom community, is hosting an event Press Room featuring distinguished media organizations from across the globe. International [...]

Skybox Datacenters Enters Dallas Market
By: Data Center POST - 30 March 2016 - Comments Off on Skybox Datacenters Enters Dallas Market

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller The booming Dallas data center market is about to welcome another new player. Skybox Datacenters, which operates a data center in Houston, has broken ground on [...]

Colocation – An Enabler for Business Growth
By: Data Center POST - 28 March 2016 - Comments Off on Colocation – An Enabler for Business Growth

  By Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort Trends such as Internet of things (IoT), digitization, cloud, mobility and social media have been responsible for the exponential growth of data and higher complexity of enterprise [...]

RagingWire Scales Up Its Data Centers, and its Ambitions
By: Data Center POST - 28 March 2016 - Comments Off on RagingWire Scales Up Its Data Centers, and its Ambitions

Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller ASHBURN, Va. – The world of IT services is being slowly transformed by huge global cloud platforms operated by Amazon, Google and Microsoft. How can colocation [...]

Bare Metal Switching Stall Continues; Data Center Networking Market Up 6 Percent in 2015
By: Data Center POST - 25 March 2016 - Comments Off on Bare Metal Switching Stall Continues; Data Center Networking Market Up 6 Percent in 2015

By Cliff Grossner, Ph.D., senior research director, data center, cloud and SDN, IHS Technology Analysis The global data center network equipment market, including data center Ethernet switches, application delivery controllers (ADCs) and WAN optimization appliances [...]

Interview with Suchita Nagale, VP of information technology for Vision Solutions
By: Data Center POST - 24 March 2016 - Comments Off on Interview with Suchita Nagale, VP of information technology for Vision Solutions

By Suchita Nagale, Vice President of Information Technology for Vision Solutions On April 16, 2016, extended support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 ends. As we become closer to the end-of-life, what are businesses risking by delaying migration? [...]

“Ireland, Data’s Gateway to Europe” Event to Converge Leading Authorities on EU-US Data Protection
By: Data Center POST - 24 March 2016 - Comments Off on “Ireland, Data’s Gateway to Europe” Event to Converge Leading Authorities on EU-US Data Protection

By: Garry Connolly, President & Founder of Host in Ireland Secure data transmission is critical when hosting digital assets abroad, especially in a time when data breaches run rampant and threats grow more sophisticated with [...]

Sven Hammar, CEO of Web Experts Apica Systems, Predicts the Three Strongest Trends in E-Commerce 2016
By: Data Center POST - 22 March 2016 - Comments Off on Sven Hammar, CEO of Web Experts Apica Systems, Predicts the Three Strongest Trends in E-Commerce 2016

Continuous technological development with multiple choices. Players in e-commerce today have far more choices of infrastructure for their digital market places, with migration to the cloud and especially hybrid platforms, which sets higher demands on [...]

Needle Found in Haystack – Nalanda Technology Unleashes the Power of Precision Data Search
By: Data Center POST - 22 March 2016 - Comments Off on Needle Found in Haystack – Nalanda Technology Unleashes the Power of Precision Data Search

We live in a world where data volume is growing exponentially and where information is not only accessed through a number of devices but can be stored in a disparate number of places, from [...]

Digging Deep for an Enhanced Network
By: Data Center POST - 22 March 2016 - Comments Off on Digging Deep for an Enhanced Network

By: Laurie Samper, Technical Writer, iMiller Public Relations They say the cloud is everywhere – but what does that even mean? Whether we’re sitting at home playing Clash of Clans on the latest iPhone, [...]

NANOG On The Road Comes to Raleigh, NC April 12, 2016 and Denver, CO May 10, 2016
By: Data Center POST - 22 March 2016 - Comments Off on NANOG On The Road Comes to Raleigh, NC April 12, 2016 and Denver, CO May 10, 2016

One-Day Programs Offer Professional Education and Networking Opportunities for Internet Professionals, Students and Individuals Interested in Network Operations ANN ARBOR, MI, MARCH 22, 2016 – The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) is pleased [...]

SQUAN Acquires Osmose Communication Services
By: Data Center POST - 14 March 2016 - Comments Off on SQUAN Acquires Osmose Communication Services

As originally published on TelecomNewsroom Leading infrastructure service provider, SQUAN, has announced the acquisition of Osmose Communication Services (OCS) from its parent company Osmose Utilities Services. Osmose is known  as a leader in pole [...]

EdgeConneX® to Discuss the Evolving Global Colocation Market
By: Data Center POST - 11 March 2016 - Comments Off on EdgeConneX® to Discuss the Evolving Global Colocation Market

As originally published on TelecomNewsroom Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Present at OFC in Anaheim, California EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, [...]

A Look Inside the Rackspace Open Compute Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 10 March 2016 - Comments Off on A Look Inside the Rackspace Open Compute Cloud

As originally published on Data Center Frontier The Open Compute Project set out to start a revolution in data center hardware. Hatched inside Facebook’s highly-customized data centers, the open source project’s lofty ambition is [...]

How Cloud Consumption Myths Confuse the Cost Control Challenge
By: Data Center POST - 09 March 2016 - Comments Off on How Cloud Consumption Myths Confuse the Cost Control Challenge

By Fraser McKay, Head of Product at Cloud Cruiser Now that we have a grip on our nebulous worries about virtualized everything, adoption of cloud services and infrastructure is becoming business as usual. [...]

2016: The Year of the Edge
By: Data Center POST - 08 March 2016 - Comments Off on 2016: The Year of the Edge

By: Clint Heiden, Chief Commercial Officer Enabling Digital Transformation and the Internet of Everywhere The Darwinian theory of natural selection is rooted in the belief that in order for a species to survive, it must [...]

COLO-D Joins Console Data Centers Partner Program, Offering Direct Access to Console’s Services
By: Data Center POST - 04 March 2016 - Comments Off on COLO-D Joins Console Data Centers Partner Program, Offering Direct Access to Console’s Services

The largest neutral colocation service provider in Eastern Canada, COLO-D, recently announced it has joined forces with enterprise software and interconnection leader Console.  COLO-D has entered into the Console Data Center Partner Program, and will [...]

The State of Data Center Design: 2016
By: Data Center POST - 03 March 2016 - Comments Off on The State of Data Center Design: 2016

As originally published on Data Center Frontier At Data Center Frontier, design is one of the major themes we see shaping the industry. Our thesis: New markets will require new approaches to data center [...]

Groupon Expands Its Enterprise Data Center Portfolio with 1 MW of Power and 5,000 Square Feet of Space at RagingWire’s CA3 Data Center in Sacramento, California
By: Data Center POST - 01 March 2016 - Comments Off on Groupon Expands Its Enterprise Data Center Portfolio with 1 MW of Power and 5,000 Square Feet of Space at RagingWire’s CA3 Data Center in Sacramento, California

Local commerce leader leverages advanced in-house computing systems and wholesale data center solutions from RagingWire to drive its global business RagingWire Data Centers, the nation’s premier data center provider and an NTT Communications group company, [...]

Douglas S. Adams Named President of RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.
By: Data Center POST - 01 March 2016 - Comments Off on Douglas S. Adams Named President of RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.

Long term RagingWire executive promoted to lead company’s strategic growth plan. Tim Nicols named Vice President of Sales and Business Development to expand wholesale business and open new markets. RagingWire Data Centers, Inc., the [...]

Bank of America & Ticketmaster Share DC Optimization Stories
By: Data Center POST - 29 February 2016 - Comments Off on Bank of America & Ticketmaster Share DC Optimization Stories

Software-defined data center to dominate the airwaves at New York conference The newly launched “Software-Defined” conference track at DCD Enterprise in New York on April 19-20 will explore the subject from every angle. “SDDC [...]

Sentinel Expanding its Research Triangle Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 26 February 2016 - Comments Off on Sentinel Expanding its Research Triangle Data Center

As originally published on Data Center Frontier North Carolina has built a reputation as a destination for large, single-tenant data centers from companies like Apple, Google and Facebook. But how about large multi-tenant facilities? [...]

Nlyte Software First DCSM to Earn VerAfied Status
By: Data Center POST - 26 February 2016 - Comments Off on Nlyte Software First DCSM to Earn VerAfied Status

VerAfied Status Demonstrates Nlyte’s Commitment to Best Security Development Practices to Protect Critical Data Center Information Nlyte Software today announced that the company has earned VerAfied status for its data center service management (DCSM) [...]

Efficiency versus Resilience in Data Centre UPS Systems
By: Data Center POST - 25 February 2016 - Comments Off on Efficiency versus Resilience in Data Centre UPS Systems

A large number of entrepreneurs believe that improving the resilience of a data centre UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) system would mean a decrease in energy efficiency and an increase in running costs. However, it [...]

Effective Ideas to Stop Hackers in Their Tracks
By: Data Center POST - 25 February 2016 - Comments Off on Effective Ideas to Stop Hackers in Their Tracks

By:  Brooke Chaplan, Technical Writer Hacking is big business, and the people who want to get inside your computer are doing it for the money. There are proven techniques to stop hackers from targeting your [...]

Modular Goes Multi-Story: IO Plans Huge Expansion in Phoenix
By: Data Center POST - 19 February 2016 - Comments Off on Modular Goes Multi-Story: IO Plans Huge Expansion in Phoenix

As originally published on Data Center Frontier: You can go big or go home. Or, if you’re IO, you do both. The colocation and cloud specialist is planning a huge expansion of its data [...]

Top Data Center Markets Offer Tax Benefits, Renewable Energy—and New Clients
By: Data Center POST - 19 February 2016 - Comments Off on Top Data Center Markets Offer Tax Benefits, Renewable Energy—and New Clients

By: Andy Cvengros, Vice President, JLL The pressure is on for data center operators, as client organizations raise their demands for broader reach, more support and new services, all while controlling cost. In response, [...]

Be A Network Game Changer
By: Data Center POST - 18 February 2016 - Comments Off on Be A Network Game Changer

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Infomart Data Centers to Discuss Strategies and Innovative Models Needed to Compete with Growth of the Cloud in 2016
By: Data Center POST - 17 February 2016 - Comments Off on Infomart Data Centers to Discuss Strategies and Innovative Models Needed to Compete with Growth of the Cloud in 2016

As originally published on TelecomNewsroom Infomart Data Centers President, John Sheputis, to Join Executive Panel During The Fifth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit in San Francisco Infomart Data Centers, a national wholesale data center [...]

Equinix Updates its Data Center Design
By: Data Center POST - 16 February 2016 - Comments Off on Equinix Updates its Data Center Design

As originally published on Data Center Frontier The blue-lit corridors of Equinix colocation centers will soon be getting a new look. Seeking further gains in energy efficiency, Equinix is adopting a new data center [...]

Play the Game. Own the Hustle. ‘The RiVal’ By Benjamin Von Seeger Is a Must-Read
By: Data Center POST - 12 February 2016 - Comments Off on Play the Game. Own the Hustle. ‘The RiVal’ By Benjamin Von Seeger Is a Must-Read

Whether you’re a senior executive, a young entrepreneur or a student just entering into the workforce, today’s business landscape is more complex, competitive and difficult to navigate than ever before — and there is [...]

Easiest Systems to Incorporate into Your Company Trainings
By: Data Center POST - 12 February 2016 - Comments Off on Easiest Systems to Incorporate into Your Company Trainings

By:  Brooke Chaplan, Technical Writer Training programs function as an added value to business. The cost of training programs vs. the value of the enhancements they provide is well worth the minimal time expended. The [...]

Infomart Portland’s Latest Tenant Expansion Brings 125 New Jobs to Hillsboro
By: Data Center POST - 12 February 2016 - Comments Off on Infomart Portland’s Latest Tenant Expansion Brings 125 New Jobs to Hillsboro

A tenant of national wholesale data center provider Infomart Data Centers has expanded its IT operations at Infomart Portland.  The expansion will add 125 staff members to the tenant’s existing IT operation, bringing IT [...]

How People Use Smartphones
By: Data Center POST - 11 February 2016 - Comments Off on How People Use Smartphones

What is the most important thing in your life? A thing which is always with you, which goes with you to work, goes with you on your business meetings, on trips, at home, and sometimes [...]

How Data Centers Make the World Go Round
By: Data Center POST - 10 February 2016 - Comments Off on How Data Centers Make the World Go Round

Did you know that every time you use the internet or save a piece of data, you’re accessing a data center, like FORTRUST? FORTRUST offers agile, reliable, sustainable and secure colocation services for any-sized [...]

TidalScale Launches Within vXchnge’s Santa Clara Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 09 February 2016 - Comments Off on TidalScale Launches Within vXchnge’s Santa Clara Data Center

TidalScale, Inc. has launched in vXchnge’s, a Designed for Performance® carrier-neutral colocation services provider, Santa Clara, California facility. TidalScale, a startup founded by Dr. Ike Nassi, and focuses on developing a computing architecture for customers trying [...]

Where Websites Live
By: Data Center POST - 08 February 2016 - Comments Off on Where Websites Live

Data centers are becoming larger and larger now, with the migration to the cloud. Businesses of all sizes are beginning to move their websites and data to third party venues, rather than purchase, setup, [...]

RagingWire Bets on Cloud, Big Data with New Focus on Wholesale
By: Data Center POST - 05 February 2016 - Comments Off on RagingWire Bets on Cloud, Big Data with New Focus on Wholesale

As originally posted on WHIR Much of the future IT infrastructure will be split between massive wholesale data centers and public cloud services, a big part of the latter sitting in those wholesale data [...]

Incredible opportunities offered by the “API economy”
By: Data Center POST - 05 February 2016 - Comments Off on Incredible opportunities offered by the “API economy”

by Sven Hammar, CEO, Apica System   API, application program interface, is becoming a buzzword in the IT world. According to Wikipedia, API is “a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software [...]

What Most Data Centers Don’t Understand About PII
By: Data Center POST - 05 February 2016 - Comments Off on What Most Data Centers Don’t Understand About PII

By Tim Williams, CEO, Index Engines It’s a very common misconception that credit card numbers are PII, but the truth is, PII is your email address, your home address, your phone number…any information that [...]

INTERSERVE AND SUDLOWS WIN FTSE 100  UTILITY COMPANY DATA CENTRE CONTRACT
By: Data Center POST - 05 February 2016 - Comments Off on INTERSERVE AND SUDLOWS WIN FTSE 100 UTILITY COMPANY DATA CENTRE CONTRACT

Interserve, working in partnership with Sudlows, has completed a contract to support a FTSE 100 utility company in the development and delivery of its data centre strategy. This is the latest in a number [...]

Our Modern Workforce and Why Encryption Security Practices Can’t Keep Up
By: Data Center POST - 02 February 2016 - Comments Off on Our Modern Workforce and Why Encryption Security Practices Can’t Keep Up

The way we work has changed significantly since businesses started using encryption products to secure their data.  Today, we’re working from everywhere, on multiple devices and we need our data to keep up with [...]

2016 Technology Convergence Conference to Feature Case Studies Presented by Leading Building Technology Professionals
By: Data Center POST - 01 February 2016 - Comments Off on 2016 Technology Convergence Conference to Feature Case Studies Presented by Leading Building Technology Professionals

By: Shad Davis, Digital Marketing and Event Specialist at TELADATA TELADATA, a leading consulting firm for converging building technologies will feature cutting edge technology case studies at the 2016 Technology Convergence Conference (TCC) The [...]

Reasons Why Cloud is the Future of Enterprise Mobile Apps
By: Data Center POST - 29 January 2016 - Comments Off on Reasons Why Cloud is the Future of Enterprise Mobile Apps

As Originally Published on CloudPOST By: Ritesh Patil,co-founder of Mobisoft Infotech Technology has become easier with cloud computing, especially for huge enterprises. Earlier it was difficult to have the easy access to technology which [...]

Adopt the Edge or Prepare to be Disrupted, Is the Message from EdgeConneX® Webinar
By: Data Center POST - 28 January 2016 - Comments Off on Adopt the Edge or Prepare to be Disrupted, Is the Message from EdgeConneX® Webinar

The message from “2016: The Year of the Edge”, a webinar held on January 12, 2016, was strong and clear. Given the emerging importance of edge infrastructure and the role it plays in the [...]

Who Knew Increasing Productivity Was This Easy?
By: Data Center POST - 27 January 2016 - Comments Off on Who Knew Increasing Productivity Was This Easy?

By: Frank Toscano, Director of Product Management at Cleo A company with employees in the building and across the world relies on quick communication and easy collaboration with all of its team members and partners [...]

Mindbreeze: Trends in the area of incoming mail classification for 2016
By: Data Center POST - 26 January 2016 - Comments Off on Mindbreeze: Trends in the area of incoming mail classification for 2016

While service portfolios in the banking and insurance sectors are analogous, the evergrowing mountain of data resulting from digitization offers a huge opportunity to improve customer service. Automated incoming mail classification allows companies to [...]

The Application Performance Gap: What It Is, Why It’s Bad and How to Close It
By: Data Center POST - 25 January 2016 - Comments Off on The Application Performance Gap: What It Is, Why It’s Bad and How to Close It

By Steve Brar, Director of Platform and Solutions Marketing, Riverbed Technology Although enterprises are growing increasingly comfortable with migrating on-premise applications to the cloud, new research finds that this is creating a significant gap [...]

Windstream Extends 100G Network from Ashburn, VA to NJFX
By: Data Center POST - 22 January 2016 - Comments Off on Windstream Extends 100G Network from Ashburn, VA to NJFX

As originally published on TelecomNewsroom Leading data center and colocation solutions provider New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) and large bandwidth transport provider Windstream(NASDAQ: WIN) have successfully expanded Windstream’s 100G long-haul express network. [...]

Webair and 1025Connect Partner To Provide Long Island with Stronger Connectivity and Interconnection Services
By: Data Center POST - 21 January 2016 - Comments Off on Webair and 1025Connect Partner To Provide Long Island with Stronger Connectivity and Interconnection Services

As Originally Published on TelecomNewsroom Fully managed cloud, colocation and managed solutions provider Webair has announced a new strategic partnership with Long Island’s premier carrier-neutral Meet-Me Room (MMR), 1025Connect.  The partnership will establish direct, [...]

Alert to IT workers – continue honing your programming skills or possibly perish
By: Data Center POST - 20 January 2016 - Comments Off on Alert to IT workers – continue honing your programming skills or possibly perish

By: Russ Elsner, Consulting Architect at ScienceLogic The pace of today’s business activity requires that IT move faster.   The traditional approaches to technology, tools, process, and organization are not capable of achieving the necessary [...]

Aqua Comms’ America Europe Connect Is Now Live and Available for Service
By: Data Center POST - 18 January 2016 - Comments Off on Aqua Comms’ America Europe Connect Is Now Live and Available for Service

As originally published on TelecomNewsroom The highly anticipated subsea fiber-optic cable network, America Europe Connect (AEConnect), from Aqua Comms Limited, is now live and providing high-speed transatlantic connectivity for its first customer. A 100G-compliant [...]

Data Centers, Fiber & Cloud Services Top Metro Connect USA 2016 Agenda
By: Data Center POST - 18 January 2016 - Comments Off on Data Centers, Fiber & Cloud Services Top Metro Connect USA 2016 Agenda

Don’t worry; the new “edge”, Big Data, Over-The-Top (OTT) content and the Internet of Things (IoT) will be there, too.  Metro Connect USA 2016, taking place January 26-27 in Miami, is the meeting point [...]

Scaling Up the Lights Out Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 14 January 2016 - Comments Off on Scaling Up the Lights Out Data Center

As Originally published on Data Center Frontier The “lights out” server farm has been living large in the imaginations of data center futurists. It’s been 10 years since HP first made headlines with its [...]

Better, Faster, Stronger – How the Edge is Shaking up the Internet Community
By: Data Center POST - 14 January 2016 - Comments Off on Better, Faster, Stronger – How the Edge is Shaking up the Internet Community

As Originally Published on TelecomNewsroom No matter how fast you’re going on an expressway, it’s quicker to drive across the street than across the country.  The same rule applies to the Internet superhighway: when [...]

How the Edge is Changing the Face of Content Delivery
By: Data Center POST - 13 January 2016 - Comments Off on How the Edge is Changing the Face of Content Delivery

They say the universe is constantly expanding; that as light continues to travel further into the depths of space, the universe constantly pushes out the edges before it.  The same can be said about [...]

Progress on Aisle Containment for Data Center Cooling
By: Data Center POST - 12 January 2016 - Comments Off on Progress on Aisle Containment for Data Center Cooling

As Originally Published on Data Center Frontier Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where [...]

Why the EU’s New Data Protection Regulation is a Board Room Issue
By: Data Center POST - 07 January 2016 - Comments Off on Why the EU’s New Data Protection Regulation is a Board Room Issue

As originally published on Host In Ireland After four years of negotiations, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission have agreed on the final text of the EU General [...]

Lighthouse eDiscovery Expands Services to European Market with Addition of Two UK-Based Data Centers
By: Data Center POST - 07 January 2016 - Comments Off on Lighthouse eDiscovery Expands Services to European Market with Addition of Two UK-Based Data Centers

The amount of space and power consumed by European data centers is projected to grow by nearly 20% between now and 2020, with the United Kingdom being the largest single market in Europe, spurred [...]

Why Your Ecommerce Site Needs Dedicated Hosting
By: Data Center POST - 06 January 2016 - Comments Off on Why Your Ecommerce Site Needs Dedicated Hosting

When you first launch your ecommerce website, you’re probably looking to get up and running as quickly and inexpensively as possible. One area where it’s easy to trim costs is website hosting. For many [...]

Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Your Clients [SlideShare]
By: Data Center POST - 06 January 2016 - Comments Off on Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Your Clients [SlideShare]

As originally published by Global Capacity: On December 8th, 2015 we hosted a webinar designed specifically for Application Service Providers (ASPs) on “Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Your Clients” in which we discussed the biggest [...]

Five Keys to ICT Project Success in Developing Nations
By: Data Center POST - 04 January 2016 - Comments Off on Five Keys to ICT Project Success in Developing Nations

By: Shalini Lagrutta, Regional Director, APAC, Flexenclosure With the data boom in parts of Asia and much of Africa continuing to grow exponentially, business opportunities in the ICT sector have never been more exciting. [...]

2015 – 2016 Balance Sheet and Outlook for the Data Center Industry in Latin America
By: Data Center POST - 04 January 2016 - Comments Off on 2015 – 2016 Balance Sheet and Outlook for the Data Center Industry in Latin America

By: Fernando García, CEO, INGENIUM The data center industry in Latin America (LATAM) is going through one of the most hectic moments in memory. This does not imply that things are necessarily “rose colored” south [...]

The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2015
By: Data Center POST - 30 December 2015 - Comments Off on The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2015

As Originally Published on Data Center Frontier The data center industry never stands still. Innovation is our focus here at Data Center Frontier, so it’s not surprising that many of our most popular stories of [...]

Why You Need Enterprise Apps on the Cloud?
By: Data Center POST - 28 December 2015 - Comments Off on Why You Need Enterprise Apps on the Cloud?

Ritesh Patil, co-founder, Mobisoft Infotech Cloud computing is widely used term, but cloud has various benefits. It is secure mode and gives access to the information to the user irrespective of the location. Thus, you [...]

Knowing When Dedicated Data Centers are Just Not Enough
By: Data Center POST - 28 December 2015 - Comments Off on Knowing When Dedicated Data Centers are Just Not Enough

Originally Published on Data Center Frontier The data center has become the home of all new digital content, cloud services, and a number of new kinds of industry disrupting organizations. As more companies find benefits [...]

Four Top Workload Automation Trends for 2016
By: Data Center POST - 23 December 2015 - Comments Off on Four Top Workload Automation Trends for 2016

By Kaitlin Olcott, Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc.   As business teams reflect on 2015 and plan for the New Year, IT Automation is an area of opportunity and possibility. What’s most exciting about 2016 [...]

Webair, Megaport Partnership Provides Customers with Additional Access to Leading Public Clouds
By: Data Center POST - 22 December 2015 - Comments Off on Webair, Megaport Partnership Provides Customers with Additional Access to Leading Public Clouds

Leading colocation and managed solutions provider Webair recently announced a strategic partnership with software-defined networking (SDN) provider Megaport that will offer many advantages to its Dedicated Server, Private, Hybrid and Public Cloud customers. The partnership, [...]

Infomart Portland Receives Green Light to Offer Direct Access Power
By: Data Center POST - 21 December 2015 - Comments Off on Infomart Portland Receives Green Light to Offer Direct Access Power

National wholesale data center provider Infomart Data Centers was recently approved by Portland General Electric (PGE) to offer Direct Access (DA) power service in its Portlandfacility. The announcement is a major victory for Infomart’s Hillsboro, Oregon tenants. [...]

Iron Box Locks in IEC Locking Power Cords on PDUWhips.com
By: Data Center POST - 18 December 2015 - Comments Off on Iron Box Locks in IEC Locking Power Cords on PDUWhips.com

PDUWhips.com announces the availability of locking IEC power cords. Raleigh, N.C. – PDUWhips.com has added locking IEC power cords to their existing catalogue of power cords, PDU whips, plug adapters, and custom cables. PDUWhips.com, a [...]

Your Secret Weapon in 2016: The Design of your Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 17 December 2015 - Comments Off on Your Secret Weapon in 2016: The Design of your Data Center

Michael Rane Downey, Global Mission Critical Practice, Gensler The data center isn’t back of house business anymore. Long gone are the days when company data centers were out of sight and out of the [...]

Speaker Spotlight: Global Capacity’s Mary Stanhope Speaks up on the Evolution of the WAN for Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 16 December 2015 - Comments Off on Speaker Spotlight: Global Capacity’s Mary Stanhope Speaks up on the Evolution of the WAN for Cloud

Originally posted by: Amy Atwood, Global Capacity How businesses use and connect to the cloud is changing. With the accelerated use of private and hybrid cloud applications and computing, network and application service providers alike [...]

Choosing the Right Scale-Out Storage Solution for Your Virtualized Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 15 December 2015 - Comments Off on Choosing the Right Scale-Out Storage Solution for Your Virtualized Data Center

By Mahesh Patil, Sr. Technical Director, PernixData Virtualization and storage problems have become synonymous. We all have experienced the joy of virtualization first hand. A virtualized infrastructure is a great productivity enhancer for the IT [...]

AT&T Boosts Colocation Footprint By Joining Forces  With Digital Realty
By: Data Center POST - 14 December 2015 - Comments Off on AT&T Boosts Colocation Footprint By Joining Forces With Digital Realty

AT&T and Digital Realty Trust have announced they are broadening AT&T’s colocation service offerings by expanding their alliance. The move will enable AT&T to incorporate Digital Realty colocation capacity directly into its solutions and [...]

SD-WAN: Make Your Network as Fast and Efficient as the President’s Motorcade
By: Data Center POST - 10 December 2015 - Comments Off on SD-WAN: Make Your Network as Fast and Efficient as the President’s Motorcade

Hansang Bae, CTO, Riverbed Technology I’ve lost count of how many Gartner Symposium/ITxpos I’ve been to over the years, but I’m confident the 2015 event in October will always stand out in my mind [...]

LDeX Group Adds Zayo to it’s List of Connectivity Providers at Manchester Data Centre
By: Data Center POST - 10 December 2015 - Comments Off on LDeX Group Adds Zayo to it’s List of Connectivity Providers at Manchester Data Centre

As originally written and published on TelecomNewsroom Point of presence offers both company’s customers expanded capabilities and reach London, United Kingdom – 10th December 2015: LDeX Group has today announced that Zayo will be the latest connectivity [...]

Five Things to Consider When Buying A Big Data Solution
By: Data Center POST - 09 December 2015 - Comments Off on Five Things to Consider When Buying A Big Data Solution

By Abhishek Rathi, Vice President, Opera Solutions Buying Big Data software and services is a Big Deal — regardless of the size of your organization. The category is ambiguous: There are too many providers [...]

A Guide to Getting More Secure Software for Your Small Business
By: Data Center POST - 08 December 2015 - Comments Off on A Guide to Getting More Secure Software for Your Small Business

Brooke Chaplan, Content Writer Software security is emerging as one of the next great areas of concern for small business. Software security means resisting hostile cyber-attacks and keeping records and information safe and undisturbed. [...]

Achieving Backup and Restore Success in 5 Easy Points
By: Data Center POST - 07 December 2015 - Comments Off on Achieving Backup and Restore Success in 5 Easy Points

By: Michael Johnson, Technical Writer, Rocket Software A common fact within the IT sphere is this:  backup and restore failures are inevitable.  With failure comes the fact that expense and possible data loss soon will [...]

6 Facts on Data Center Dominance
By: Data Center POST - 07 December 2015 - Comments Off on 6 Facts on Data Center Dominance

As originally written and published on FirstPost Data, a buzzword in the tech realm, is everywhere. And it’s huge; growing at a phenomenal, exponential rate with no plans of stopping. As Big Data gets bigger, [...]

European Data Center Bodies Team Up
By: Data Center POST - 07 December 2015 - Comments Off on European Data Center Bodies Team Up

As originally written and published on DatacenterDynamics Five industry associations vow to raise the profile of data centers in Europe Groups from five European countries are teaming up to promote data centers in Europe. The [...]

USA FIBER and Montgomery County Focus on the Future of a Fiber Connected World
By: Data Center POST - 04 December 2015 - Comments Off on USA FIBER and Montgomery County Focus on the Future of a Fiber Connected World

USA FIBER, a company that engineers, builds and operates mission critical dark fiber networks for clients in the telecommunications, Internet, data center, government, research & education and enterprise space, has joined forces with Montgomery [...]

Greening Colo: Equinix Pursues a More Sustainable Internet
By: Data Center POST - 03 December 2015 - Comments Off on Greening Colo: Equinix Pursues a More Sustainable Internet

As originally written and published on Data Center Frontier The four rows of silver cubes glimmer in the afternoon sun, sitting inconspicuously behind a data center in the southern end of Silicon Valley. These [...]

The New Edge: Creating a Smarter Internet
By: Data Center POST - 03 December 2015 - Comments Off on The New Edge: Creating a Smarter Internet

By Laurie Samper, Technical Writer, iMiller Public Relations The Internet has become a staple within our society as a highly sought-after and necessary commodity to enable many aspects of our daily lives, evidenced by [...]

Check Business Continuity off your List
By: Data Center POST - 01 December 2015 - Comments Off on Check Business Continuity off your List

Follow these tips to plan and execute an effective disaster recovery plan. By: Alan Arnold, EVP and CTO at Vision Solutions The vast majority of disaster movies depict the overtly dramatic fallout of catastrophes, [...]

The Top 10 Cloud Campuses
By: Data Center POST - 30 November 2015 - Comments Off on The Top 10 Cloud Campuses

As originally written and published on Data Center Frontier BY RICH MILLER – NOVEMBER 23, 2015 Today we provide a look inside the Top 10 Cloud Campuses, the places where the cloud resides. Cloud [...]

The Economics of Power Usage Effectiveness
By: Data Center POST - 30 November 2015 - Comments Off on The Economics of Power Usage Effectiveness

How data center vendors and operators can maximize their facilities’ performance By Tomas Rahkonen, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President eCentre, Flexenclosure Power usage effectiveness, PUE, has been an important metric in the data centre world [...]

iMiller Public Relations CEO Named a Finalist for PR News’ PR People Awards for Agency Professional of the Year
By: Data Center POST - 24 November 2015 - Comments Off on iMiller Public Relations CEO Named a Finalist for PR News’ PR People Awards for Agency Professional of the Year

By: Joshua Dawson, Content Creator, iMiller Public Relations iMiller Public Relations (iMPR) is proud to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Ilissa Miller, has been selected as a finalist in the “Professional of the [...]

The Weather Outside is Frightful – Make Sure Your Data Center Is Prepared
By: Data Center POST - 24 November 2015 - Comments Off on The Weather Outside is Frightful – Make Sure Your Data Center Is Prepared

By: Ed Meier, Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Electronic Environments Co. It’s that time of year again…winter is almost upon us.  For many data center operators, this means preparing servers and other equipment for [...]

Content is King, Except When It’s a Pauper
By: Data Center POST - 23 November 2015 - Comments Off on Content is King, Except When It’s a Pauper

As originally written and published on TelecomNewsroom Twenty years ago, Bill Gates wrote in an article titled, “Content is King,” that “Those who succeed will propel the Internet forward as a marketplace of ideas, experiences, [...]

Global Capacity’s Pact with IntelePeer Signals Increased Market Opportunities for Application Service Providers
By: Data Center POST - 19 November 2015 - Comments Off on Global Capacity’s Pact with IntelePeer Signals Increased Market Opportunities for Application Service Providers

IntelePeer has extended its network reach to 9.6 million commercial locations across the country, providing an even greater enterprise market penetration and opportunity for its CoreCloud SIP trunking service. The development materialized when the [...]

Reaping the Benefits of Communications Growth: How Today’s VARs and SIs Are Simplifying UCaaS Delivery
By: Data Center POST - 18 November 2015 - Comments Off on Reaping the Benefits of Communications Growth: How Today’s VARs and SIs Are Simplifying UCaaS Delivery

Thanks to the unprecedented growth of cloud communications, enterprise mobility, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), the telecommunications marketplace continues to expand rapidly.  In the next five years, recent research suggests [...]

Continued Confidence in Console Earns IIX $26M in Series B Funding
By: Data Center POST - 17 November 2015 - Comments Off on Continued Confidence in Console Earns IIX $26M in Series B Funding

By Joanna Styczen, Director of Technical Writing, iMiller Public Relations We’re in the midst of an interconnection revolution.  Interconnection 1.0, as many industry experts call the antiquated interconnection technique, requires companies to build into data centers [...]

Five Questions You Should Ask About PUE
By: Data Center POST - 17 November 2015 - Comments Off on Five Questions You Should Ask About PUE

By Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure Developed by The Green Grid, PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) is a very useful metric for measuring the energy efficiency of a data centre. PUE is simply [...]

The Future of the Industry Lies at the Edge
By: Data Center POST - 13 November 2015 - Comments Off on The Future of the Industry Lies at the Edge

INCOMPAS™, formerly known as COMPTEL, recently held a CEO panel discussion at its Fall Business Expo in San Francisco, which brought together more than 1,500 attendees for four days of education and deal-making., Chip [...]

Containers Enable DevOps and Hybrid Clouds, But Sandboxes Are Also Critical for IT Success
By: Data Center POST - 13 November 2015 - Comments Off on Containers Enable DevOps and Hybrid Clouds, But Sandboxes Are Also Critical for IT Success

By Hans Ashlock, Technical Marketing Manager, QualiSystems  Gartner predicts that by 2016, nearly 25% of the Global 2000 IT organizations will be mainstreaming DevOps methodologies for bringing applications into production IT. A recent 451 Research [...]

Atos and ICTroom join forces on Data Centre services
By: Data Center POST - 12 November 2015 - Comments Off on Atos and ICTroom join forces on Data Centre services

Atos, an international leader in digital services, and ICTroom, experts in customised data centre solutions, have signed a global alliance agreement that establishes a partnership to deliver end-to-end Data Centre Services to their clients. [...]

Hyper-Convergence Market Overview and Definition
By: Data Center POST - 10 November 2015 - Comments Off on Hyper-Convergence Market Overview and Definition

By: Kiran Sreenivasamurthy, Director of Product Management & Product Marketing, Maxta Hyper-Convergence Experts have noted that the storage space has not seen much innovation in the past decade.  As many enterprise data center technologies have [...]

Airedale International Exhibits New Inverter Driven PAC System and Other Award-Winning Solutions at DCD Converged
By: Data Center POST - 10 November 2015 - Comments Off on Airedale International Exhibits New Inverter Driven PAC System and Other Award-Winning Solutions at DCD Converged

British cooling systems specialist, Airedale International, returns to this year’s DatacenterDynamics Converged (ExCel London 18 & 19 November 2015, Stand 424) with more innovations in cooling and even more trophies to its credit. A [...]

We Have the Technology: The End of Safe Harbor Does Not Signify the End to SMB Tech Companies
By: Data Center POST - 05 November 2015 - Comments Off on We Have the Technology: The End of Safe Harbor Does Not Signify the End to SMB Tech Companies

By Michael Hollander, Managing Partner, MOD Mission Critical The Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision to invalidate the “Safe Harbor” system under which companies transfer customer data from Europe to the United [...]

Infomart Data Centers Announces One of the Largest New Capacity Expansions in the Market This Year
By: Data Center POST - 05 November 2015 - Comments Off on Infomart Data Centers Announces One of the Largest New Capacity Expansions in the Market This Year

Infomart Data Centers is expanding its Portland data center at 21515 NW Evergreen Parkway in Hillsboro, adding a total of 16 MW of power capacity to address growing demand for high-density capacity, clean, low-cost power and [...]

Hyper Storage Approaches for Today’s Data Demands
By: Data Center POST - 04 November 2015 - Comments Off on Hyper Storage Approaches for Today’s Data Demands

By: Stefan Bernbo, founder and CEO of Compuverde According to IBM, humans create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. In fact, 90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the [...]

This is Cloud Hosting’s Moment: No Longer Any Reason to be Up in the Air
By: Data Center POST - 04 November 2015 - Comments Off on This is Cloud Hosting’s Moment: No Longer Any Reason to be Up in the Air

By Adam Stern, founder and CEO of Infinitely Virtual As a group, small businesses tend to be wired for DIY.  Self-reliance runs deep, which is why many small to midsize businesses (SMBs) still manage their own [...]

What the End of the Safe Harbor Act Means for Companies Using Cloud Services
By: Data Center POST - 03 November 2015 - Comments Off on What the End of the Safe Harbor Act Means for Companies Using Cloud Services

By Daniel Arthursson, founder and CEO of CloudMe It’s common knowledge that you shouldn’t leave sensitive data open to the public, but companies are willingly handing over private information in the cloud even though they [...]

Don’t Let Your Worst Nightmares Run Rampant  Through Your Network this Halloween!
By: Data Center POST - 03 November 2015 - Comments Off on Don’t Let Your Worst Nightmares Run Rampant Through Your Network this Halloween!

With AA NPM, Avert Mysterious Performance Scares By Gary Kaiser, Subject Matter Expert, Network Performance Analytics, Dynatrace There’s nothing more frightening than the unknown. Digital Performance experts know that more clearly than anyone in [...]

Infomart Data Centers Announces 16 MW Expansion of Its Portland Data Center, 50% Pre-leased
By: Data Center POST - 03 November 2015 - Comments Off on Infomart Data Centers Announces 16 MW Expansion of Its Portland Data Center, 50% Pre-leased

Capacity Growth Driven by the Addition of New Anchor Tenant Requiring a High-Density, Energy-Efficient Facility for Sustainable IT Operations PORTLAND, OREGON – November 03, 2015 – Infomart Data Centers, a national wholesale data center [...]

Three Ways to Use Solar Energy for Data Centres
By: Data Center POST - 02 November 2015 - Comments Off on Three Ways to Use Solar Energy for Data Centres

By: Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure “Energy efficiency” is undoubtedly a watchword in the telecoms and data centre industry. Many ICT companies now have corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes focussed specifically on reducing [...]

Enterprise IT is Under Pressure; Are Containers the Answer?
By: Data Center POST - 30 October 2015 - Comments Off on Enterprise IT is Under Pressure; Are Containers the Answer?

Expectations of enterprise IT have never been higher. By Bill Bryce, Univa Vice President of Products Because of intense competition in the marketplace, IT is pressured to deliver more, and do it faster. IT [...]

DataGryd and TELEHOUSE Partner to Provide Enterprises and SMBs with Broad Range of Colocation and Connectivity Options
By: Data Center POST - 29 October 2015 - Comments Off on DataGryd and TELEHOUSE Partner to Provide Enterprises and SMBs with Broad Range of Colocation and Connectivity Options

Large enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses continue to look for data center space in high-density markets that they can customize, along with strong connectivity. This is especially true in Manhattan, where such space [...]

New Jersey Fiber Exchange to Speak at Capacity Europe 2015
By: Data Center POST - 28 October 2015 - Comments Off on New Jersey Fiber Exchange to Speak at Capacity Europe 2015

NJFX Founder and Managing Member Gil Santaliz to Participate on Panel Examining the Demands of the New Age Enterprise Customer WALL, NJ – OCTOBER 28, 2015 – New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first [...]

State of Emergency:  How Data Movement is Key to Surviving a Business Disaster
By: Data Center POST - 27 October 2015 - Comments Off on State of Emergency: How Data Movement is Key to Surviving a Business Disaster

By: Paul Lavery, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Cleo August marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the most devastating storms in recorded history both in terms of cost and loss of [...]

Two-Platform IT: Mainframe and the Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 26 October 2015 - Comments Off on Two-Platform IT: Mainframe and the Cloud

By Chris O’Malley, President and CEO, Compuware Conventional wisdom maintains that companies should abandon the mainframe and do all their computing in so-called “hybrid cloud” environments that combine virtualized x86 infrastructure in their own [...]

From the Edge to the Cloud: Data Center Highlights from Comptel Plus Fall 2015 (INCOMPAS)
By: Data Center POST - 22 October 2015 - Comments Off on From the Edge to the Cloud: Data Center Highlights from Comptel Plus Fall 2015 (INCOMPAS)

  From what’s happening at the edge, to simplifying Cloud connectivity, to overcoming mobile traffic challenges of major metros, this Fall’s COMPTEL Plus event in San Francisco – now INCOMPAS – was chock-full of [...]

Open-IX Association Director Gabe Cole to Speak at DCD As-A-Service Chicago
By: Data Center POST - 22 October 2015 - Comments Off on Open-IX Association Director Gabe Cole to Speak at DCD As-A-Service Chicago

Though predictions about overall IoT growth tend to differ from report to report, one thing is clear: IoT growth over the next few years will be massive. In fact, according to Gartner, as many [...]

A Thriving Digital Economy Can Respect Individuals’ Privacy While Ensuring the Global Community’s Safety and Protection
By: Data Center POST - 21 October 2015 - Comments Off on A Thriving Digital Economy Can Respect Individuals’ Privacy While Ensuring the Global Community’s Safety and Protection

As originally written and published on Host In Ireland As Helen Dixon, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, pointed out in a statement issued by her Office, the issues dealt with in the decision by the Court [...]

“Turnkey” versus “Design and Build”: Advantages and Disadvantages When it comes to a new Data Center which way to go?
By: Data Center POST - 21 October 2015 - Comments Off on “Turnkey” versus “Design and Build”: Advantages and Disadvantages When it comes to a new Data Center which way to go?

By: Juan Carlos Londoño Z. – INGENIUM When planning a new data center project, the most important decision is who we are making responsible for such an important project. What is better? A turnkey [...]

Open-IX Association Announces Board of Directors Election Results
By: Data Center POST - 21 October 2015 - Comments Off on Open-IX Association Announces Board of Directors Election Results

Rainy weather and concerns about a looming hurricane couldn’t keep attendees away from the Open-IX Association’s (OIX’s) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, October 2 at Intergate.Manhattan.  The meeting featured a full agenda of [...]

6 Considerations for Picking the Right Online Data Backup or Cloud Storage Service
By: Data Center POST - 20 October 2015 - Comments Off on 6 Considerations for Picking the Right Online Data Backup or Cloud Storage Service

By Morgan O’Mara, Content Coordinator, Record Nations One of the main questions people ask when considering switching to cloud services is, “Who owns the data in cloud storage?” This can be a major concern for businesses that [...]

Digital Realty to Speak on the Service Evolution for the Wholesale Carrier
By: Data Center POST - 20 October 2015 - Comments Off on Digital Realty to Speak on the Service Evolution for the Wholesale Carrier

MEDIA ALERT Chief Operating Officer Jarrett Appleby to Present at Capacity Europe 2015 London, UK – October 20, 2015 – Digital Realty Trust, Inc.  (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre solutions, announces [...]

Dispatch from Capacity North America 2015: NJFX’s Gil Santaliz on Net Neutrality Versus Network Neutrality
By: Data Center POST - 19 October 2015 - Comments Off on Dispatch from Capacity North America 2015: NJFX’s Gil Santaliz on Net Neutrality Versus Network Neutrality

By Daniel Freedman, Vice President, Operations, iMiller Public Relations The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) didn’t go nearly far enough in its net neutrality decision, according to Gil Santaliz, Founder and Managing Member of the [...]

Direct Is Best:  Bank Robbery, Hungry CPUs, and New Memory Technology
By: Data Center POST - 19 October 2015 - Comments Off on Direct Is Best: Bank Robbery, Hungry CPUs, and New Memory Technology

By: Jerome McFarland, Director of Marketing, Diablo Technologies “Why do you rob banks, Willie?” – Unknown Interviewer “I rob banks because that’s where the money is.” – “Slick” Willie Sutton, Bank Robber Most often, [...]

How to Move Beyond Monitoring and Alerts
By: Data Center POST - 16 October 2015 - Comments Off on How to Move Beyond Monitoring and Alerts

By: Per Bauer, Director of Global Services at TeamQuest For businesses looking to get out in front of problems before they appear, smart analytics can take your system monitoring to a whole new level. [...]

A Simple Strategy for Greening the Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 15 October 2015 - Comments Off on A Simple Strategy for Greening the Data Center

By: Maya Ber Lerner, Vice President of Product Management, QualiSystems Data centers have emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing energy hogs in the country, consuming roughly 2% of all U.S. electricity [...]

Why Hosting is the Secret to Successful Mobile Apps
By: Data Center POST - 14 October 2015 - Comments Off on Why Hosting is the Secret to Successful Mobile Apps

By: Toby Owen, VP product management, Peer 1 Hosting & Cogeco Data Services For cutting-edge entrepreneurs and software developers, mobile app development is a swiftly growing industry full of promise and potential. As of [...]

7 Ways to Improve Your Data Center Energy Efficiency
By: Data Center POST - 14 October 2015 - Comments Off on 7 Ways to Improve Your Data Center Energy Efficiency

By: Jim Harmon, President, MCFS (Mission Critical Facility Services) at EEC It’s no secret, data centers are some of the largest and fastest-growing power consumers, contributing to high energy expenses, decreased efficiency, and even environmental [...]

Software-Defined Storage is a Game-Changer, but not yet a Game-Winner
By: Data Center POST - 13 October 2015 - Comments Off on Software-Defined Storage is a Game-Changer, but not yet a Game-Winner

By: Steven Lamb, CEO, ioFABRIC  The increasing interest in Software-Defined Storage (SDS) to reduce data center complexity is helping companies increase business agility and realize a better return on investment. It’s being called – [...]

Technology from 2015 Your Company is Missing Out On
By: Data Center POST - 13 October 2015 - Comments Off on Technology from 2015 Your Company is Missing Out On

By: Brooke Chaplan Technology changes today on what seems like a daily basis. Just when you feel like you have updated your smartphone, or adopted a new process, it seems like new devices are [...]

Console: A New Paradigm in Direct Connect
By: Data Center POST - 12 October 2015 - Comments Off on Console: A New Paradigm in Direct Connect

By: Joanna Styczen, Technical Writing Director, iMiller Public Relations The growth of Internet network hijacking, Internet congestion and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is causing major concerns for enterprises that wish to connect [...]

5 Tips for better Storage Performance by implementing Top-Of-The-Line Hardware Solutions
By: Data Center POST - 12 October 2015 - Comments Off on 5 Tips for better Storage Performance by implementing Top-Of-The-Line Hardware Solutions

By: Phillip Roberto, CEO of Savage IO In a quest for improved efficiency, higher performance and maximized storage utility, organizations operating in increasingly demanding IT environments continue to deploy expensive proprietary products or ineffective heterogeneous [...]

Cloud Computing for Small Businesses
By: Data Center POST - 12 October 2015 - Comments Off on Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

By: Jake Anderson Sometimes, we need to talk to a large group of people at the same time. Regardless of whether it is for a work conference or a family catch up, we all [...]

Monetizing the Cloud – Top Tips for MSPs
By: Data Center POST - 06 October 2015 - Comments Off on Monetizing the Cloud – Top Tips for MSPs

By: Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic  Managed Service Providers (MSP) have a massive opportunity to take advantage of today’s cloud gold rush. While MSPs customers’ upside from leveraging the public cloud is significant, difficulty abounds [...]

Tridium Launches Next-Generation IoT Framework: Niagara 4
By: Data Center POST - 06 October 2015 - Comments Off on Tridium Launches Next-Generation IoT Framework: Niagara 4

By Terry Komperda, Sr. Product Manager  This month, Tridium, Inc., introduced Niagara 4, the next generation of its iconic Niagara Framework® — the operating system of the Internet of Things (IoT). Niagara 4 includes [...]

What Is Console?
By: Data Center POST - 06 October 2015 - Comments Off on What Is Console?

By: Daniel Freedman, Data Center POST The growing proliferation of security and performance issues has spurred an increased demand from enterprises for secure, direct network-to-network interconnection to business-critical cloud infrastructure, SaaS providers and other [...]

Cloud Exchanges Are Transforming the As-A-Service Data Center Sector
By: Data Center POST - 05 October 2015 - Comments Off on Cloud Exchanges Are Transforming the As-A-Service Data Center Sector

Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange, UCXchange, and 6Fusion share their visions of a commoditized future at Chicago conference For a significant proportion of leaders in the data center services community ‘cloud’ continues to be a [...]

Wholesale Carriers: Putting the End-User First
By: Data Center POST - 02 October 2015 - Comments Off on Wholesale Carriers: Putting the End-User First

By Daniel Freedman, Vice President, Operations, iMiller Public Relations The end-user is very much in the driver’s seat as wholesale carriers decide where to invest and how to best monetize new technologies such as [...]

Infomart Data Centers to Speak on the State of the Data Center Market
By: Data Center POST - 02 October 2015 - Comments Off on Infomart Data Centers to Speak on the State of the Data Center Market

President John Sheputis to Present at the Third Annual Texas Data Center Summit Infomart Data Centers, a national wholesale data center provider, today announces that its President, John Sheputis, will participate in a panel during [...]

Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center: Part 2
By: Data Center POST - 01 October 2015 - Comments Off on Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center: Part 2

By Mike Hicks, Senior Product Manager for Network Performance Monitoring at Compuware October 1, 2015 – In last week’s post about Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center, I pointed out that whatever approach you choose [...]

Data Center Water Use: A Broader Conversation
By: Data Center POST - 30 September 2015 - Comments Off on Data Center Water Use: A Broader Conversation

By: Patrick Flynn, Group Leader of Sustainability, IO Data centers play an inextricable role in our everyday lives. We use data centers to access social media, pay bills online, and take out money from [...]

Key Nordic Data Center and Cloud Stakeholders to Converge at  Datacloud Nordic 2015
By: Data Center POST - 29 September 2015 - Comments Off on Key Nordic Data Center and Cloud Stakeholders to Converge at Datacloud Nordic 2015

With data center investment reports forecasting substantial growth for the Nordic region, the land of ice and snow is now serving up some heated data center competition.  According to a report by data center [...]

Five Steps to Insuring a Successful Cloud Migration
By: Data Center POST - 28 September 2015 - Comments Off on Five Steps to Insuring a Successful Cloud Migration

By: Penny Collen, Financial Solutions Architect for Cloud Cruiser, Inc The momentum for cloud deployments is building. Most entities have some level of cloud strategy in place and are trying move workloads in an [...]

Today’s Globalized and Data-Centric World
By: Data Center POST - 28 September 2015 - Comments Off on Today’s Globalized and Data-Centric World

By: Guy Willner, CEO at IXcellerate In today’s globalised and ‘data-centric’ world we live, it is unreasonable to ignore possible risks. Companies are more than ever are under pressure to be aware of any possible [...]

Get Ready for the OIXA Annual General Meeting
By: Data Center POST - 28 September 2015 - Comments Off on Get Ready for the OIXA Annual General Meeting

Consider this: In the year 2000, the Internet supported just 738 million people. Today, this number is hovering around a staggering 3.2 billion people. And all signs indicate that the Web will grow significantly [...]

Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 24 September 2015 - Comments Off on Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center

By Mike Hicks, Senior Product Manager for Network Performance Monitoring September 24, 2015 – I was recently having a discussion with one of my clients about the concept of network virtualization. During the conversation, in attempting [...]

How Businesses Can Boost Their Confidence in the Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 24 September 2015 - Comments Off on How Businesses Can Boost Their Confidence in the Cloud

By Rafael Laguna, CEO, Open-Xchange Are you on the cloud? That’s a question that many businesses are having to face these days, and one that more and more is being followed up with: well, [...]

Critical Facilities Summit Welcomes Speakers from Compass Data Centers and Wells Fargo to Keynote at 2015 Conference
By: Data Center POST - 23 September 2015 - Comments Off on Critical Facilities Summit Welcomes Speakers from Compass Data Centers and Wells Fargo to Keynote at 2015 Conference

Caroline Haley, Manager of Client Relations, Milldam Public Relations The Critical Facilities Summit (CFS), a conference and product expo designed for mission critical facilities professionals, consulting engineers and design/build firms has announced its engaging [...]

The Five P’s of DITA Implementations: Lessons from Successful Initiatives
By: Data Center POST - 23 September 2015 - Comments Off on The Five P’s of DITA Implementations: Lessons from Successful Initiatives

By Naveh Greenberg, Director, US Defense Development, DCL The world of converting and managing content is complex… all the more so when you choose to move to a standard such as Darwin Information Typing [...]

Capacity North America 2015: Change and Growth
By: Data Center POST - 23 September 2015 - Comments Off on Capacity North America 2015: Change and Growth

By Daniel Freedman Change and growth will top the agenda when three hundred executives and 25 key industry expert speakers gather in at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Toronto, Canada on September 30 and October 1, 2015 [...]

Mafi Mushkila and Optimum Power Services join forces for data centre testing
By: Data Center POST - 22 September 2015 - Comments Off on Mafi Mushkila and Optimum Power Services join forces for data centre testing

Mafi Mushkila, a leading provider of data centre services, has announced that it has entered into a formal strategic partnership with load bank testing, generator and UPS rental equipment provider, Optimum Power Services (OPS). [...]

Ensure Availability & Performance in SAP’s Digital Economy
By: Data Center POST - 22 September 2015 - Comments Off on Ensure Availability & Performance in SAP’s Digital Economy

By Pawel Siwek, Product Manager at Dynatrace September 22, 2015 SAP applications play a key role in fulfilling business processes in today’s digital enterprises. Availability problems, even those that impact single users, result in efficiency [...]

Why Cloud is the Future of Enterprise Apps?
By: Data Center POST - 21 September 2015 - Comments Off on Why Cloud is the Future of Enterprise Apps?

By: Juned Ahmed, Co-founder of IndianAppDevelopers Company In the fast transforming world of business access to information at the right time and right context is increasingly becoming important. It is already the mobile ready [...]

Take Action to Ensure HIPAA-HITECH Compliance
By: Ilissa MIller - 21 September 2015 - Comments Off on Take Action to Ensure HIPAA-HITECH Compliance

By: Sagi Brody, CTO, Webair The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a landmark piece of legislation initially introduced in Congress as the Kennedy-Kassebaum Bill, was enacted in 1996 and represented a broad [...]

The Five Key Questions to Ask When Designing a New Data Centre
By: Ilissa MIller - 17 September 2015 - Comments Off on The Five Key Questions to Ask When Designing a New Data Centre

  By Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure When considering what you need in a new data centre, it is very easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and get caught up [...]

The Catalyst Alliance – helping IT transform to meet the digital future
By: Ilissa MIller - 16 September 2015 - Comments Off on The Catalyst Alliance – helping IT transform to meet the digital future

By: Steve Joubert | Dimension Data | Group Executive | Next-generation Data Centres If you ask today’s IT leaders about their cloud computing plans, it quickly becomes clear that it’s no longer a question [...]

Why Standard Data Centre Designs Do Not Work
By: Ilissa MIller - 16 September 2015 - Comments Off on Why Standard Data Centre Designs Do Not Work

By Srikanth Murugan, Global Director Sales Engineering, Flexenclosure Fast deployment time compared to traditional brick and mortar facilities is one of the biggest advantages of prefabricated data centres. Time can be saved in many areas [...]

FORTRUST Achieves Milestone of 14 Years Continuous Critical Systems Uptime
By: Ilissa MIller - 15 September 2015 - Comments Off on FORTRUST Achieves Milestone of 14 Years Continuous Critical Systems Uptime

Colorado Data Center Colocation Services Provider FORTRUST Celebrates a Long Track Record of Reliability in the Rocky Mountain Region By: Robert D. McClary, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FORTRUST Data Center Serving clients [...]

How to Create a Data Center Energy Efficiency Plan in Five Steps
By: Ilissa MIller - 14 September 2015 - Comments Off on How to Create a Data Center Energy Efficiency Plan in Five Steps

By: Jeremy Swanner, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Future Resource Engineering Maximizing energy efficiency is one of the most important jobs of a data center manager. Whether you’re in charge of a [...]

ST Telemedia investment ushers in new era for VIRTUS
By: Ilissa MIller - 11 September 2015 - Comments Off on ST Telemedia investment ushers in new era for VIRTUS

By Neil Cresswell, CEO, VIRTUS Data Centres  In June, VIRTUS Data Centres announced that a significant investment had been made in the company by ST Telemedia, a Singapore-based global investor focused on building and [...]

3 Key Reasons Behind the Creation of Open-IX
By: Ilissa MIller - 09 September 2015 - Comments Off on 3 Key Reasons Behind the Creation of Open-IX

  According to EMC Corporation, the digital universe is doubling in size every two years.  It will experience 10-fold growth from 4.4 trillion gigabytes in 2013 to 44 trillion gigabytes in 2020. Throughout this [...]