Powering the Digital Economy with the Right Data Center
By: Data Center POST - 24 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by VOICES OF THE INDUSTRY In this week’s Voices of the Industry Mark Wachtmann, IO/VP, Product & Technology and Samir Shah, BASELAYER/VP, Product Management & Marketing discuss how innovative, next-generation [...]

With LinkedIn Deal, Microsoft Expands Wholesale Data Center Presence
By: Data Center POST - 23 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller With its $26 billion deal to acquire LinkedIn, Microsoft stands to become an even larger player in the market for wholesale data center space. LinkedIn [...]

Daunting Data: Tips for Better Business Storage and Organization
By: Data Center POST - 23 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Brooke Chaplan Proper storage and organization of your business’ data is helpful when you need to mine it for targeted marketing campaigns or just need quick access while on the go. Efficient storage [...]

Cisco Targets Data Center Monitoring With Tetration Analytics
By: Data Center POST - 21 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller NEW YORK – Cisco has entered the data center monitoring market with Tetration, a solution that combines hardware, software, analytics and machine learning. The new [...]

Global Telecommunications Firm Selects Compu Dynamics to Provide Multi-Site Data Center Preventative Maintenance Services
By: Data Center POST - 21 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Compu Dynamics has been selected by a global telecommunications company to provide electrical and mechanical maintenance for multiple mission-critical data centers across the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Supporting in [...]

Integrating Colo with the Cloud
By: Data Center POST - 21 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally posted on CloudPost by Jeff Plank Raise your hand if you’re not using AWS in any way. Be honest. I’ll wait. Everybody has some kind of cloud footprint. It is just too good [...]

Unitas Global Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner
By: Data Center POST - 20 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally posted to Business Wire NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Wednesday, Red Herring announced its Top 100 North America award winners in recognition of the leading private companies from the region, celebrating these startups’ innovations [...]

GENBAND’s Ashish Jain Shares How the Company is Keeping Up with Ever-Changing Communications Software Solutions Demands
By: Data Center POST - 17 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Following this year’s International Telecoms Week (ITW), Data Center POST had the opportunity to speak with Ashish Jain, GENBAND’s Director of Solutions Marketing, about his experience at ITW, the [...]

Angola Cables Announces the Launch of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS)
By: Data Center POST - 17 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Kathy Xu, Contributing Editor At International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, Data Center POST had the opportunity to sit in on Angola Cables’ corporate breakfast presentation featuring the company’s COO Artur Mendez and Program [...]

NJFX’s Gil Santaliz Discusses Wall, New Jersey’s “Tier 3 by the Subsea”
By: Data Center POST - 16 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with Gil Santaliz, Founder and Managing Member at New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), to discuss the company’s “Tier 3 By the Subsea” facility [...]

DataGryd Introduces Core Cloud Core Ecology™ (Cx2)
By: Data Center POST - 16 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Data Center POST recently sat down with DataGryd CEO and Principal, Peter Feldman, Arthur Valhuerdi, SVP of Operations, Mona Weisberg, Director of Real Estate, and John Sarkis, Head of [...]

BridgeVoice CEO, Bankim Brahmbhatt, Discusses the Company’s New Online Funding-Bidding-Earning Portal
By: Data Center POST - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Data Center POST recently spoke with BridgeVoice CEO Bankim Brahmbhatt regarding the latest news from the company, as well as its current position within the marketplace.  An integral subsidiary of Bankai Group, BridgeVoice is [...]

Facilities Network Hacks
By: Data Center POST - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Originally published on TelecomNewsroom by Jeff Plank The number of data breaches and hacks is constantly increasing. The question is, how long will it be until someone hacks the most vulnerable piece of the [...]

Learn, Network and Grow Business at HostingCon Global
By: Data Center POST - 10 June 2016 - Comments Off on Learn, Network and Grow Business at HostingCon Global

Registration for Event Passes is Now Open For its 12th annual conference, HostingCon Global is coming to the Big Easy this summer. Taking place July 24-27, 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center [...]

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

Download the full infographic here. [...]

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 [...]

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