Yearly Archives: 2013

Impact of Cloud Computing on Today’s Data Centers

Dec 31, 2013

Cloud-based applications must be stored and supported by hardware, creating increased demands on data center facilities as this sector sees considerable growth. READ MORE »

Gartner Recommends Two Data Centers Per Continent

Dec 31, 2013

Recent data center research from Gartner showed that if organizations want to hone their service delivery and cut costs, they should limit their facility locations to two data centers per continent. READ MORE »

Data Center Demand, Cloud, and Sustainability Drive Market Growth

Dec 30, 2013

The global data center networking market is poised to grow from 2013's $12.49 billion to reach $21.85 billion by 2018 at a compound annual growth rate of 11.8 percent within the five year period. READ MORE »

Fujitsu Expands Akashi System Center with New Modular Data Center Facilities

Dec 30, 2013

Fujitsu recently announced the opening of two new facilities to support the company's growing service footprint in Western Japan. The structures, deployed at the Akashi System Center, leverage Fujitsu's modular data center technology. READ MORE »

Analyzing Data Center Design; Space Efficiency

Dec 24, 2013

Decision makers can analyze the effective use of data center space by examining existing IT systems relative to the availability of total space to be used for IT. The Gartner DCSE metric is one approach that can be used. READ MORE »

Data Center Security and Virtualization in 2014

Dec 24, 2013

The new year will bring a number of changes to data center processes for both facility operators and clients. READ MORE »

CoreSite Opens New Jersey Data Center

Dec 18, 2013

CoreSite recently announced the opening of its newest data center in Secaucus, New Jersey. The facility has been dubbed NY2 and is connected to the company's NY1 data center in Manhattan. READ MORE »

Google Announces Additional Investment in Taiwan Data Center

Dec 18, 2013

Google recently announced plans to invest $600 million in the company's Taiwan data center. READ MORE »

Internap New Jersey Data Center Goes Online

Dec 17, 2013

High-performance hosting services provider Internap Network Services Corporation recently announced the opening of its New Jersey data center. READ MORE »

Texas Data Center Tax Incentives Attract Business

Dec 17, 2013

CyrusOne recently announced the customer benefits to be had at its new facility in Carrollton, Texas. The state boasts significant data center tax incentives, as well as new legislation that affects Carrollton specifically. READ MORE »

Modular Data Center Market to Reach $40.41 Billion by 2018

Dec 17, 2013

According to a recent report, the modular data center market will hit $40.41 billion by 2018. As customers become more aware of the benefits of such a facility design, there will be significant industry growth in the next three to five years. READ MORE »

Rapid Growth Expected in Malaysian Data Center Market

Dec 17, 2013

A recent study predicted that the Malaysian data center market is set to more than double, hitting $355.9 million by the end of 2019. READ MORE »

Equinix Opens First Western Japan Data Center

Dec 08, 2013

Global interconnection company Equinix, Inc. recently opened its first data center in Osaka, expanding its service footprint in Japan's second largest market. READ MORE »

Microsoft to Expand Dublin Data Center

Dec 06, 2013

Microsoft recently announced plans to expand its Dublin data center in response to increased demands for the company's cloud services around the world. READ MORE »

Experts Predict Significant Growth in Data Center Markets

Dec 06, 2013

Current forecasts for the overall data center market project that the industry will post a compound annual growth rate of 10.71 percent during the 2012 to 2016 timeframe. READ MORE »

3M, Allied Control Introduce Immersion Cooling Data Center Design

Dec 06, 2013

3M recently partnered with Allied Control to design and introduce a new data center cooling system featuring a two-phase immersion arrangement. READ MORE »

FORTRUST Receives Uptime Certification for Modular Data Center Design

Dec 04, 2013

FORTRUST, a data center colocation provider, recently received Tier III data center design certification from the Uptime Institute. The certification is for its newest modular planned data center expansion at its Colorado facility. READ MORE »

CyrusOne Expands Ohio Data Center to Meet Growing Customer Demands

Dec 03, 2013

CyrusOne recently announced the expansion of its Cincinnati data center, which came as a response to increased customer needs in the area. READ MORE »

Online Tech Building New Michigan Data Center

Nov 26, 2013

Online Tech, a leading provider of data center colocation, cloud and managed services, plans to grow its service footprint with the addition of a fourth data center in Michigan. READ MORE »

IBM Offers Clients Greener Cloud Options

Nov 26, 2013

IBM recently patented a new technological method that allows data center operators to significantly decrease the environmental impact of their cloud computing data center infrastructure designs. READ MORE »

Oracle Adds Four Data Centers to Support Global Cloud Infrastructure

Nov 26, 2013

In order to expand its growing global cloud infrastructure, Oracle has invested in four new data center sites in Canada and Germany. READ MORE »

COMLINK Adds New Fiber Paths to Liberty Center One’s Michigan Data Center

Nov 26, 2013

COMLINK, a leading provider of network, voice and cloud services, recently partnered with data center operator Liberty Center One to construct three new data center fiber optic cable paths to Liberty Center One's Michigan data center. READ MORE »

IBM Makes $17 Million Investment in Cloud Data Center

Nov 26, 2013

IBM recently announced that it will make a $17 million investment in a new Colombian data center. READ MORE »

Cavern Technologies’ Additional Build Will Make Data Center Midwest’s Largest

Nov 26, 2013

Cavern Technologies recently announced it will build an additional 100,000 square feet of data center space, expanding its current 60,000-square-foot Kansas facility. Once the build is complete, Cavern Technologies will have the largest data center in the Midwest region. READ MORE »

Facebook to Utilize Wind for Data Center Power Alternative

Nov 19, 2013

Recently, the Facebook announced that when its newest facility it Iowa opens, it will be completely powered by renewable energy sources, including wind power. READ MORE »

Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud Data Center Design

Nov 19, 2013

Recently, Juniper grew its service footprint with the introduction of its new cloud data center infrastructure, MetaFabric, an overarching management solution of multiple facility locations. READ MORE »

Sify Technologies Launches Tier III Green Data Center

Nov 19, 2013

Sify Technologies Limited recently announced the launch its newest data center in Noida, India. This is the company's fifth data center in the country. READ MORE »

WiredRE Sells 275,000 Sq-Ft Denver, Colorado Data Center to California Data Center Operator

Nov 12, 2013

Key Highlights: Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”) has advised two of the top three global telecom firms and over half of the top banks in the US in transactions up to $100 million. Transaction follows doubling of revenue in 2013 and recent wins in Colorado, Chicago, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Denver, CO / Las Vegas, […] READ MORE »

AMS-IX to Launch US Internet Exchanges

Nov 12, 2013

A global leader in Internet Exchange, AMS-IX USA Inc., recently announced that the company will build and operate a neutral, distributed Internet Exchange within New Jersey and New York data center facilities. READ MORE »

Cisco Offers Integrated Management Solution for Data Center Visibility

Nov 12, 2013

Cisco recently announced the release of Application Centric Infrastructure, the company's newest platform for enhancing data center efficiency. The solution is the first data center and cloud system built with a focus on applications that offers customers integrated management of physical and online resources, as well as full visibility of IT components. READ MORE »

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