Colorado Data Center Development Approved for $55 Million in Public Finance

On Sept. 28 the Vineyard Data Center Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado, received unanimous approval from the Colorado Springs City Council for $55 million in public funds. The funds will be used for land development for the Vineyards project, including telecommunications infrastructure, utility improvements, and open space to be used for recreation. The complete improvements will … Read more

Silicon Valley Data Center, Cloud Networking Event

Please join us on October 27th for a little BBQ, beverages, tours and content at the WiredRE Data Center and Silicon Valley Cloud Center. Our last event drew over 120 participants, from some of the largest brands in Silicon Valley.   WiredRE SV1, 222 Caspian Drive, Sunnyvale, California October 27, 2011 – 3:30 PM TO … Read more

Data Center Fire Suppression Equipment, Services Offered by WiredRE, Fenwal Protection Systems

Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”) today announced an alliance with Fenwal Protection Systems, a UTC Fire & Security Company, to offer data center fire suppression technology and services. As a leading colocation and data center real estate advisor, WiredRE is an early stage participant in some of the nation’s largest developments, including Vineyard Data … Read more

Data Center Design Research by Deerns

Research by Deerns has has produced numerous smart “add-ons” to data center infrastructure. What’s an “add-on” you ask? Could it be a “modular” solution? Whatever the definition, the research is leading to dramatic reduction in PUEs…see this white paper, Data Center Design Research by Deerns GC-DC 20110913 v1.0

Data Center Market Trends, As the Office Market Goes, So Goes the Data Center…Sort Of

I’ve never been a believer in the infamous reports of data center supply shortage. In my mind, “data center shortage” is the number one myth in our industry. From where I sit, there’s a shortage in data center planning and operators, not the underlying facilities. Further, it’s far too simplistic to lump all demand and … Read more

Japan Data Center News – Power Predicament

We have all heard about Japan’s power crisis, and possible load reduction mandates for their data center industry due to power shortages, created by the shutdown of seven Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) nuclear reactors and several thermal-power stations. The question being asked now is, will the data center industry handle almost certain blackouts throughout … Read more

California Data Center News

The following is a summary of recent news on investments, buys, and builds of data centers in California: TeliaSonera Chooses CoreSite’s Los Angeles Data Center Product for Its Gaming Service. The decision was based on CoreSite’s flexibility, scalability, and local customer base of more than 200 companies, including an established gaming, media, and entertainment ecosystem. … Read more

Tokyo, Japan Data Center News

The following is a summary of recent news on investments, buys, and builds of data centers in Japan: Catalyst Repository Systems Opens Tokyo Data Center – A pioneer in providing cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, Catalyst announced the opening of its full-featured, high-security data center in the Shinagawa ward of … Read more

Equinix Quietly Enters US Wholesale Market

If you are current on recent Equinix news, you probably noted their intent to build a 10th data center in Ashburn, Virginia. The news was noteworthy for several reasons, firstly because the new data center will be built by Digital Realty Trust (DLR), the world’s largest data center REIT. Second, the deal represents tacit acknowledgement … Read more