Yearly Archives: 2012

Equinix, DuPont Fabros, and Colocation Market Direction

Nov 21, 2012

HURRICANE SANDY I’ve been really impressed with the coverage of Hurricane Sandy and how much more mature the reporting has become in comparison to Katrina. While here at 7×24 in Phoenix, I’ve had some great conversations with experts like Bill Beck of Credit Suisse who were at ground zero in the recent storm…CS performed flawlessly, […] READ MORE »

Cloud, Colocation, and Data Center Real Estate by the Numbers

Oct 20, 2012

The Data Center Real Estate Group (“DCRE Group”) we host on LinkedIn just received its first acting member of Congress as a member, and I’m exceedingly pleased to see Anthony Wanger, Founder of i/o, posting regularly. If you haven’t seen their modular approach to data centers, I encourage you to check them out. As the […] READ MORE »

Data Center for Lease Pittsburgh, Chicago, New Jersey, New York Iron Mountain Wholesale

Oct 18, 2012

The Iron Mountain Wholesale Data Center Solution is unlike any other. Housed 220 feet below ground, in a former limestone mine, this facility covers 145 acres, contains its own fire department, and operates more like a small city than a single data center facility. The site boasts numerous natural features, such as low ambient temperatures, […] READ MORE »

WiredRE CEO Selected for Southwest Data Center Finance Summit

Oct 12, 2012

Everett Thompson to Share Industry Insight on Data Center Trends San Francisco, CA – October 12, 2012 –Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”), the nations leading data center advisor, announces that its founder and CEO, Everett Thompson, will participate in a panel at the Southwest Data Center Summit. The event takes place on Wednesday October […] READ MORE »

Southwest Data Center Real Estate Proving to be a ‘Hot’ Commodity

Oct 12, 2012

While many investors cringe at the mention of real estate in this economy, data center real estate in the Southwest has seen consistent, positive growth over the past few years. With a near-perfect climate, limited risk of flooding, and low costs being just a handful of advantages peaking the interest of more and more national […] READ MORE »

WiredRE Exhibiting at HostingCon 2012

Jul 10, 2012

Tradeshows are all about the meetings. So let’s talk! Schedule a short meeting with us to discuss current business and financial trends in the data center market. Email: And stop by the WiredRE booth #624 Register for HostingCon 2012 Here -> READ MORE »

Iron Mountain Data Centers Partners with WiredRE

Jun 20, 2012

Exciting news in the Data Center Real Estate world today. WiredRE is excited to announce a new partnership with Iron Mountain to represent their colocation services nationally. Iron Mountain, the sixth-largest property owner in the US, is rolling out a new wholesale colocation offering. Iron Mountain’s flagship data center development in Western PA was designed […] READ MORE »

Video: Iron Mountain Underground Data Center

Jun 19, 2012

People keeping tabs on the real estate market know that Iron Mountain recently announced its intention to form a REIT. Some news that you may not have heard about is Iron Mountain’s announcement that it will start offering colocation services. Serious colocation services. The 1,000 underground acres of ultra-secure, 1.08 PUE kind of colocation services. […] READ MORE »

Bay Area Company Supermicro Powers the DCRE Market

May 30, 2012

Franz Seidelhuber, head of WiredRE’s national assessment practice, recently toured the test lab of Supermicro in San Jose, California. Supermicro will be a $1B firm locally manufacturing and providing B2B servers, blades, and completely pre-racked, stacked, and cabled 2x10kw cabinets ready for deployment. This firm has a 10% global market share for servers, and their […] READ MORE »

Northern Virginia Colocation Market Q1, 2012

May 30, 2012

Northern Virginia Colocation market is the second largest in the US with over 4-million sq-ft already built and close to another one-million planned to come on-line in the near future. Historically, it was driven by the federal government and Telcos (AT&T, UUNET, MCI) and the technology corridor they fueled. But it truly started to grow […] READ MORE »

Data Center Design and Low Energy, HVAC Cooling

May 21, 2012

Written by Lisa Huff The proliferation of data brings the energy efficiency of data centers to the forefront in an effort to lower investment and operating costs, as well as their impact on the environment. Deerns Consulting Engineers has developed a three step approach to reducing the energy used to cool data centers by 80 […] READ MORE »

Chicago Colocation Market 2012

May 18, 2012

Written by Lisa Huff Chicago has become an increasingly important market for data center operators. More than 35 data center firms have facilities in the Chicago area – mostly retail providers. Less than 10 of these are wholesale, retail hybrid or shell. Data center demand in Chicago has historically come from telecom providers with ties […] READ MORE »

Low Energy Data Center HVAC Cooling

May 11, 2012

The proliferation of data brings the energy efficiency of data centers to the forefront in an effort to lower investment and operating costs, as well as their impact on the environment. Deerns Consulting Engineers has developed a three step approach to reducing the energy used to cool data centers by 80 percent while maintaining the […] READ MORE »

WiredRE and FiberMedia to speak at IMN’s 2nd Annual Spring Forum on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development

May 10, 2012

Information Management Network’s 2nd Annual Forum on Financing, Investing and Real Estate Development will take place on May 23rd and 24th in New York, at the Marriott Downtown. The event will host over 350 data center owners, tenants, investors, capital and service providers. It will feature engaging panel discussions covering relevant topics such as: The […] READ MORE »

Northeast (New York, New Jersey) Data Center Market

May 09, 2012

Written by Lisa Huff Many other analyst firms claim that demand outstrips supply in the data center co-location market. The fact is that this may be true in some regions, but is absolutely false in others. Gone are the days when telecom and co-location providers say “build it and they will come.” All have taken […] READ MORE »

Colorado Data Center Vineyard Provides Options

Apr 27, 2012

There’s been quite a bit of ‘rumble’ about Wal-Mart’s Colorado Spring Data Center. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the world’s No. 1 retailer has a 210,000 square foot data center under construction. As previous photo blogs have shown, it is well on its way to be completed by the end of 2012. So if […] READ MORE »

Colorado Data Centers and Technology Finance and Investment

Apr 23, 2012

Colorado Springs is a hot bed for technology companies. In the most recent years leading companies such as FedEx, Progressive Insurance, Verizon Wireless, HP, Agilent and Wal-Mart have decided to make Colorado Springs, CO the home for their data centers. Is Colorado Springs quickly becoming the Silicon Valley or shall we dub it ‘Technology Valley’ […] READ MORE »

It’s Criticality Dummy

Apr 20, 2012

We all read frequently about rising cooling and power demand in the data center. It seems like the trend is back to the mainframe world where computers will be housed in water cooled cabinets. My reaction to all of that is, who cares? Of all the considerations for a data center deployment, power density has […] READ MORE »

BSNL’s Data Center Fire Reminds Us to Know Our Fire Suppression Options

Apr 16, 2012

Though it was about half way across the world, the fire that affected BSNL’s network in India was another reminder of the importance of ensuring your telecom infrastructure is protected with the right fire suppression solution. A bit closer to home, back in October 2011 the New York Stock Exchange experienced a small fire in […] READ MORE »

Energy Efficient Data Center Design

Apr 11, 2012

This is the question asked by Deerns Consulting Engineers’ white paper published in the fall of 2011. The white paper addresses key issues associated with energy optimization of data centers, with an emphasis on implementing cost-savings solutions. “Based on Deerns’ experience, energy savings of 15-35% with a payback time of less than one year are […] READ MORE »

Data Center Design Engineering Firm Deerns on Cooling Energy

Apr 09, 2012

When it comes to data center engineering, there are certain specific attributes that must be considered. When selecting an international engineering group, just one focused on data centers may not be in the most ‘know’ as those that have experience in other areas such as Energy Neutral Building design, Airports, Medical facilities and Clean Rooms […] READ MORE »

San Francisco Data Center, Brannan Street

Apr 03, 2012

Telco grade with cooling loops and commercial power to space. 4 MW Utility Power. Leased facility – 2019 expiration with renewal rights. Common cooling loop with Level 3 presence – dedicated power could be configured. Major interconnection location in San Francisco 24 x 7 Building Security READ MORE »

San Francisco Data Center, Carrier Hotel

Apr 03, 2012

This state-of-the-art, secure data center provide a resilient, high performance environment for your IT operations. Cloud Services and Managed Services offerings span a variety of services and technologies and result in end-to-end infrastructure solutions that allow enterprises, service providers and small and medium businesses to realize the efficiencies that can be gained from hosting and […] READ MORE »

Fire Suppression Considerations for Your Data Center

Apr 03, 2012

Researching information on the different methods of fire suppression for data centers, I came across this article from 2006 written by Matt Stansberry of TechTarget. He writes, “fire suppression experts determined one method is not enough to keep your facility safe and equipment functioning. You need both.” What are the options? There’s water and gas. […] READ MORE »

Virginia Data Center, Sublease

Apr 02, 2012

This Data Center is just minutes from Washington D.C. This Data Center has received Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Moderate Authorization and Accreditation from the U.S. General Services Administration. FISMA requires federal agencies to develop, document, and implement an information security system for its data and infrastructure. Government entities can now utilize these infrastructure […] READ MORE »

WiredRE Continues to Move Data Centers – Partnership With Five Universities In Massachusetts

Mar 30, 2012

MIT, Northeastern University, Boston University, the University of Massachusetts and Harvard University are collaborating on an exciting project called the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). One of the goals of this project is to implement high efficiency systems and use state-of –the-art power distributions and cooling which will make it LEED certified. The […] READ MORE »

Boston Data Center for Lease

Mar 27, 2012

Built with scalability in mind, this high-performance data center features high-power density, energy efficient design and robust connectivity options providing customers flexible colocation configurations with room to grow. SOC 2 Type II audited facilities feature the latest innovations in data center design, including: Scalable power density up to 12kW per rack allowing you to upgrade […] READ MORE »

Massachusetts Data Center WiredRE Advise Universities on Major Development

Mar 27, 2012

WiredRE’s Share Growing with Recent Transactions in Denver, California, Massachusetts Key Highlights: WiredRE advise five-university partnership of MIT, Northeastern University, Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and Harvard University. Work follows Colorado data center and California data center transactions by WiredRE. Holyoke site received New Market Tax Credits, which offset capital cost of project. When completed, […] READ MORE »

Northern California Data Center Presence Strong…And Getting Stronger

Mar 26, 2012

With an estimated three million square feet of data center real estate, the greater San Francisco area is one of the top three data center markets in the nation. And as the northern California region hits a refreshed economic stride, the region that is synonymous with technology will benefit from the recession’s pent up demand, […] READ MORE »

Colorado Major Data Center Projects, Vineyard Data Center Park Makes the Region Accessible

Mar 15, 2012

What has lured Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world to build its new Data Center in Colorado Springs? Land is one thing but incentives sealed the deal. The local government in Colorado Springs offered Wal-Mart $4.5 million in sales and business personal property tax rebates as incentives to close the deal. And Wal-Mart isn’t […] READ MORE »

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